Research and Development


Are you in need of exceptional talent in Research and Development for your organisation? Lime Talent specialises in connecting you with top-quality candidates across various roles within this field. Whether you require expertise in product innovation, formulation, or scientific research, we have access to a diverse pool of skilled professionals. Based in London, we offer expert guidance in recruiting for Research and Development positions within the FMCG sector across the UK and internationally.

We recognize the importance of finding candidates who not only possess the necessary technical skills, but also align with your organisation’s culture and values. Our team excels in identifying individuals who demonstrate self-motivation, strong functional expertise, and a commitment to driving innovation. We are dedicated to connecting you with candidates who possess the precise competencies needed to excel in these vital roles within your organisation.

Why Use Us?

Established in 2013, we excel in recruiting talent for a variety of Research and Development roles within blue-chip organisations and fast-growing challenger brands in the manufacturing sector. Each member of our team is a dedicated FMCG recruitment specialist, ensuring that you collaborate closely with someone who comprehensively understands the unique needs and intricacies of your specific requirements.

You can see some of our clients below

Within Research and Development FMCG we cover the following sub categories:

What our clients say


Paul Jackson is co-founder of Lime Talent. He started his career in 2004 and has extensive experience placing senior Supply Chain, Buying, Technical and NPD candidates with some of the world’s leading consumer goods brands and exciting high growth startups.


    Client Portfolio

    • Tony's Chocolonely
      Track Record
      We started working with Tony’s in 2018 to assist with their UK launch securing them:
      - UKI Head of Marketing
      - UK Head of Sales
      - UK Operations & Finance Manager
      “I used Lime Talent in the very early days of our UK launch with the team helping me hire my (now) UK leadership team who are all still with us since 2018. "
      "Lime Talent are responsive, flexible, honest and therefore very easy to work with. When I need support for trickier roles, then Lime are my first port of call and I always recommend them as they strike a good balance of challenge/blue chip from their network.” UK Country Manager
    • Danone
      Track Record
      Preferred supplier for roles within commercial and supply chain functions
    • who gives a crap
      Track Record
      Helping to build their EU team with roles including:
      - EU Head of Consumer
      - EU Head of Commercial
      - As well as various other roles
      “Lime Talent have been a fantastic partner to me as I've built out the UK & Europe team for Who Gives a Crap. Their ability to get a quick understanding of our business, the needs I had for the roles and the calibre of Lime's candidate pool has been invaluable. "
      "It's allowed us to move quickly to build out a team from scratch, hiring roles across a range of functions including commercial, marketing, strategy & insights. I simply wouldn't have been able to do this without Lime's support & expertise!" MD UK & Europe
    • L'Oreal
      Track Record
      Various projects from Manager to Director level within functions such as
      - eCommerce
      - Market Intelligence
      - Revenue Growth
      - Category Strategy
      - Business & Data analysis