Fast Moving Consumer Goods: FMCG Sector in India and Jobs in FMCG

Industry Brief

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Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector refer to products that are highly in-demand, sold quickly, and affordable. Examples include non-durable household goods such as packaged foods, beverages, toiletries, over-the-counter drugs, and other day today consumables. Frequent purchases, rapid consumption, low prices, and short shelf life are main characteristics of FMCGs from consumer’s perspective. On the other hand, high volume, low margins, extensive distribution, and massive inventory turnover are FMCGs characteristics from market perspective.   

Market Size and GDP Share of FMCG Sector in India

FMCG products are sold and purchased on an extensive level everyday in India which leads FMCG sector to be the 4th largest sector in the Indian economy. It has grown from INR 2,20,852.4 Crore in 2011 to  INR 3,68,669.75 Crore in 2017-18 and is expected to reach INR 7,24,759.3 Crore in 2020 with a CAGR (Compound annual growth rate) of 27.86%. 

The FMCG sector is one of the major industries in the Indian market contributing nearly 20% to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Rural segment is a large contributor with approximately 45% share in revenue. The market size and GDP contribution of FMCG shows that there are millions of jobs in FMCG sector. 

Employment/Jobs generated by FMCG in India 

fmcg jobs in india

India is a hub for Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies. Continuously uplifting and supporting economy, FMCG sector provides employment to around 3 million people and as the industry is only expected to grow, more and more job seekers can advance their career by having a job in FMCG companies. 

Indian FMCG Hub

Baddi, the town that lies on the border of Himachal Pradesh and Haryana is known as the manufacturing Hub of fast-moving consumer goods. The town houses a total of 2120 factories of FMCG, pharma, and textile companies. And whenever we talk about a HUB, it points out a job snow for job seekers. Baddi is a great place to get jobs in FMCG.

Top 10 FMCG Companies in India

Fast Moving Consumer Goods are the answer to India’s rapidly growing requirements for goods and to fulfill that need, there are companies emerging as top players in FMCG. These companies always have vacancy for many job aspirants. Let’s have a look at this exclusive list of Top 10 FMCG Companies as per Job Perspective from Gweka Consulting Services.

S. No.Company NameCorporate Office
1.Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL Jobs)Mumbai, Maharashtra
2.Colgate-Palmolive (Colgate Jobs)Mumbai, Maharashtra
3.ITC Limited (ITC Jobs)Kolkata, West Bengal
4.Nestle (Nestle Jobs)Gurugram, Haryana
5.Parle Agro (Parle Jobs)Mumbai, Maharashtra
6.Britannia Industries Limited (Britannia Jobs)Kolkata, West Bengal
7.Marico Limited (Marico Jobs)Bandra, Maharashtra
8.Procter and Gamble (P&G Jobs)Mumbai, Maharashtra
9.The Godrej Group (Godrej Jobs)Mumbai, Maharashtra
10.Amul (Amul Jobs)Anand, Gujarat

Job Roles and Average Salaries in FMCG Sector

FMCG industry is dynamic and diverse, one that offers a wealth of career opportunities. The FMCG industry welcomes any ITI, Diploma, Graduates or PG from any specialization background. This section of blog is crucial as it holds an opportunity for all the job seekers whose dream is to get a job in FMCG industry. We at Gweka Consulting Services provide a quick link here to few of the job roles from the companies engaged in the business of fast-moving consumer goods with average salaries.

S. No.Job RoleAverage Salary*Click to Apply
1.Supply and Distribution Manager Jobs8,40,000APPLY NOW
2.Materials Manager Jobs7,00,000APPLY NOW
3.Warehouse Manager Jobs5,32,000APPLY NOW
4.Process Engineers Jobs4,46,000APPLY NOW
5.Nutritionist Jobs3,00,000APPLY NOW
6.Head of Logistics Jobs6,17,000APPLY NOW
7.Sales Executive Jobs3,38,000APPLY NOW
8.Business Analyst Jobs6,10,000APPLY NOW
9.FMCG Sales Trainer Jobs4,64,000APPLY NOW
10.Retails Buyers 6,78,000APPLY NOW

Source: PayScale & Salaryhood

Note:- Salaries are subjected to experience.

Latest in FMCG Industry

The FMCG industry witnessed 5 major trends; growth of e-commerce, focus on health & hygiene products, customer convenience, promotions via discount, and faster fin-tech solutions in 2019 which will make a big impact in 2020. New ventures & modern technologies will surely bring more jobs in FMCG industry in 2020. 

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