Case Study

Director of Demand Planning search for $4B food manufacturer in California
BY 3P Partners | October 4, 2021

$4B food manufacturer required a Director of Demand Planning to build the demand planning function and leverage the company’s investment in technology as a platform for continued growth. The business sought a strong background in analytics coupled with a track record of optimizing systems and scaling high performing teams at large, complex food companies.

As a member of the leadership team, this individual would lead planning sessions with a range of stakeholders, including executives and cross-functional subject matter experts across 7 manufacturing facilities in California. The challenge was finding a strategic candidate someone who had maintained hands-on responsibility for statistical forecasting, demand planning systems and improving the SO&P process for a company with multiple sites and routes to market.

3P Partners ran a confidential search and delivered a highly qualified shortlist of candidates from the food & beverage industry within two weeks. Within 12 weeks, 3P concluded the search and secured a Director of Demand Planning with a background in optimizing systems and scaling high performing teams within the food & beverage industry.

This was an exciting search assignment and opportunity to partner with a business with a strong industry reputation, excellent benefits, and employee-orientated culture.