Framing The Search Assignment
Position: Director of Plant Operations
Client: A third-generation family-owned processor, marketer, and distributor of feed products
A third-generation family-owned processor, marketer, and distributor of feed products sought a Director of Plant Operations to collaborate with the COO in devising a strategic blueprint to double production within the next 4 years.
The challenge was finding a lean manufacturing expert to oversee the integration of newly acquired facilities and lead a team of 150 individuals across various functions including plant management, operations, production planning, food safety/quality, and maintenance.
Within just 6 weeks of commencing the search, 3P Partners placed a highly qualified candidate with a track record of successfully implementing robotics for automation and continuous improvement initiatives. With over 12 years of experience in food manufacturing, the successful candidate was chosen for their expertise in lean manufacturing and exceptional leadership abilities.
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The client was extremely pleased with our collaborative hiring process and ability to identify a candidate who not only had extensive lean manufacturing and continuous improvement experience but was also a great cultural fit.