Case Study

3P completes Senior Director of Operations Search for Dairy Processor In Michigan

Michigan based dairy producer with multiple sites sought a Senior Director of Operations to develop, execute, and maintain a strategy to navigate asset utilization.

Completed Searches

Framing the search assignment.

Position: Senior Director of Operations | Client: $1B Milk Cooperative in Michigan

The Challenge

Michigan based dairy producer with multiple sites sought a Senior Director of Operations to develop, execute, and maintain a strategy to navigate asset utilization.

The challenge came in identifying a candidate with a strong background in dairy processing operations to lead the redevelopment of assets, optimization of throughput, and centralize equipment to serve customer interests, match volume demands, and support expansion efforts.

3P Partners embraced the task of finding individuals with a track record of developing a strategic plan to improve capacity across multiple dairy facilities.

The Solution

3P Partners conducted a confidential search and were able to successfully place an accomplished technical leader with 20+ years of operational experience within the dairy industry. This is individual was recognized for their leadership and technical problem-solving capabilities. Most notably, this candidate completed an installation and start-up of a $25MM factory expansion, which increased factory efficiency/OEE by 50%.

The 3P Difference

We are the industry leading food and agribusiness executive search firm and approach experienced candidates who are not actively looking for a new position and conduct comprehensive interviews to give you access to a broader, more qualified talent pool. Our reputation relies on our ability to deliver high quality service and timely results. Our DNA is in our focus on the 3 Ps:

People – We treat every search as if we were hiring for our own team. We take the time to understand your business needs and tailor our search to suit requirements.

 

Partnerships – As a result of our collaborative approach, more than 87% of our search assignments are granted due to repeat business or Dairy industry referrals.

 

Performance – We pride ourselves to deliver high quality and timely results for each strategic placement. There is no fee unless we provide a solution to your hiring needs.

The Results

The client was extremely pleased with our collaborative hiring process and ability to identify a candidate who not only had extensive industry experience but was a great cultural fit.

Through the search process, 3P Partners forged a strong relationship with the client and gained a solid understanding of their business needs.