Despite being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, since April, more than 800 companies in Singapore’s food sector have offered close to 6,700 jobs and skills opportunities, of which 44% are for PMETs, i.e. professional, managers, executives and technicians.
These include roles such as Food Technologists, Chefs, F&B Services Managers and Business Development Managers. Roles for non-PMETs include Supervisors and General Foremen (Food Processing), Bakers, Pastry and Confectionery Makers, and Shop and Store Salespersons.
A majority of them are jobs, as confirmed by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its Jobs Situation Report – 6th Edition (21 Sep).
Companies that continue to hire include Tee Yih Jia, Gardenia Foods, Far Ocean, KH Roberts Group, RE&S Enterprises, Creative Eateries, 1855 F&B and HanBaoBao.
Salaries offered for the PMET and non-PMET roles vary according to the specific job nature and skills requirements.
[All salaries cited are in Singapore dollars]
For PMET roles,