Top Recruiters in India

Top Ten FMCG Recruiters India

Total No. Of jobs
1. Parle Agro
2. Pidilite
3. Pepsi Co
4. Hindustan Unilever Ltd
5. Nestle India
6. Coco Cola India
7. ITC Limited
8. Nivea India Pvt Ltd
9. Britannia Industries
10. Dabur
The ranking is based on the number of jobs notified by the company on different job portals (Till 19th January 2008)

Brief about FMCG Sector

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), are products that have a quick turnover, and relatively low cost. FMCG products, which are generally replaced less than once a year (e.g. kitchen appliances).

Examples of FMCG generally includes a wide range of frequently purchased consumer products such as toiletries, soap, cosmetics, teeth cleaning products, shaving products and detergents, as well as other non-durables such as glassware, bulbs, batteries, paper products and plastic goods. FMCG may also include pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, packaged food products and drinks, although these are often categorized separately.

Examples of FMCGs are soft drinks, tissue paper, and chocolate bars. A subset of FMCGs are Fast Moving Consumer Electronics which contain innovative electronic products such as mobile phones, MP3 players, digital cameras, GPS Systems and Laptops which are replaced more frequently than other electronic products. White goods in FMCG refers to house hold electronic items such as Refrigerator, T.V, Music Systems etc.

Major players in FMCG sector
  • Britannia India ltd
  • Dabur India ltd.
  • Marico
  • Nirma ltd.
  • Cadbury India ltd
  • Cargill
  • Coca-cola
  • Colgate-Palmolive India
  • Hj Heinz co.
  • HLL
  • Nestle
  • Pepsi co.
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Samsung
  • LG
  • Videocon
  • Jyothy Laboratories


    The Indian FMCG sector having a market size of US$13.1 billion is the fourth largest sector in the economy. A well-established distribution network, intense competition between the organized and unorganized segments, characterizes FMCG sector. FMCG in India has strong MNC presence. FMCG in India has gained a competitive, presence across the entire value chain. It has been expected that FMCG market will reach to US$ 33.4 billion in 2015 from US $ billion 11.6 in 2003. Most of the product categories like jams, toothpaste, skin care, hair wash etc in India has low per capita consumption as well as low penetration level that is a sign of untapped market potential. The middle class and the rural segments of Indian population gives the opportunity to brand makers to convert consumers to branded products.

    Now gradually people are shifting to processed and packaged food and the figures are expected to 200 million people by 2010. This left India with the requirement of US $28 million in the food processing Industry.

    India is one of the largest emerging markets in FMCG sector because of

  • Large domestic market
  • India – an extravagant spender on consumer goods
  • Demand-supply gap
  • Rapid urbanization, increased literacy and rising per capita income
    Our evaluation of the above 10 companies as the top recruiters of the week is based on the online job postings they have done this week on India’s major job sites.