How to manage a successful career in the FMCG industry

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Fast Moving Consumer Goods is commonly known as FMCG. The foremost reason that it is called “Fast Moving” is because it offers non-durable goods that you purchase on a regular basis. FMCG being a diverse sector, it is constantly evolving and very fast-paced. Hence, industry picks out quick-minded, hard-working and culturally diverse candidates and also rewards them with more knowledge and experience than any other industry.

Here we bring you an interesting chat of the High-Tea session conducted by TimesJobs on ‘How to manage a successful career in the FMCG industry’, discover how you can strengthen your career in this field.

In a chat session, Parag Bengali, Director, Human Resource and Finance, Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd., said, “Technology innovation plays a big role in the FMCG sector. The FMCG sector works on attractive packaging as well as cost economy since it is a mixture of impulse and durable products. Continuous engineering is done in this industry to minimize the cost and comfort for final consumers. There is a very bright future for the technology. Innovations are continuously done in different kinds of machines for manufacturing and other automations like packaging to reduce labour and increase speed of work.”

On being asked about the suggestion on how one can move in the FMCG industry and build his or her career , Parag said, “You need not be tech savvy to be part of the FMCG Industry. However the education qualification does not become a barrier in the FMCG sector provided you have got an appropriate approach towards your work.”

According to Parag, “There is a bright future for BTech graduates in the FMCG sector and candidates can go ahead with some specialisation courses to grab better opportunities. The FMCG sector keeps on doing innovations almost on an everyday basis the consumer needs and hence this is ever demanding and growing industry. There is a good future in the FMCG sector.”

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