About Us

3P Partners is an industry leading food & agribusiness executive search firm.  We specialize in placing senior and middle-management into our global clients, including both Fortune 100 food & beverage manufacturers as well as large privately-held agricultural processors.

The majority of our search assignments are based in the United States, however, we also work in Australia, Canada, and Mexico. Our primary focus is Food & Agribusiness c-level executives.  We also work at a functional level within the following areas: finance, commercial development, plant management and engineering, supply chain and procurement, logistics and transportation, sales and marketing, commodity trading and merchandising, food safety and quality assurance, HR and compliance.

We treat every search as if we are hiring for our own team. As a result, more than 87% of our search assignments are repeat business or referral based because we offer a highly personalized service, focused on quality and timely results.

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

Solutions And Expertise

We are able to draw upon our broad network of food and agribusiness professionals and deep functional knowledge to provide you with a seamless hiring experience.

Our functional expertise lies in finance and commercial development, plant management and engineering, supply chain and procurement, logistics and transportation, sales and marketing, commodity trading and merchandising, food safety and quality assurance, HR and compliance.

  • Board Services
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Executive Search
  • Recruitment Research
  • Talent Acquisition Process
  • Agribusiness
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Beverage & Bottling
  • CPG
  • Dairy & Eggs
  • Food Manufacturing & Ingredients
  • Food Manufacturing Equipment
  • Grain Processing
  • Logistics & Transportation Services
  • Meats & Poultry
  • Pet Food & Ingredients
  • Protein
  • Seafood
  • Business Development
  • Commodity Training
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Food Safety
  • Human Resources
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Logistics & Transportation
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Plant Management & Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

The Secret to Retaining High Performers

In today’s competitive market, it is increasingly difficult to attract and retain high-performers. 3P Partners, which provides search services to the food and agribusiness industry, recently polled clients in its network about the reasons they would look for a new job and what drives them in the workplace. “We spend the majority of our day reaching out

Unemployment Rate Dips to 3.5 Percent

Employers added 136,000 jobs last month as the U.S. unemployment rate declined to 3.5 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The increase was below the 145,000 forecast by economists but close enough to signal a relatively stable and healthy jobs market. The September gain is the 108th consecutive month of job growth. The

Press Releases

President Search for 100-Year Old CPG Company in Northern California

February 24, 2020 – 100-year-old branded dairy company in Northern California required a seasoned marketing executive to revitalize their legacy brand and expand distribution from a regional to a national scale. The company sought an individual with a track record of managing the P&L of a complex business with a diverse product portfolio. The President

Vice President Quality & Regulatory Affairs Search for Large Dairy Producer in California

February 19, 2020 – Multi-billion-dollar dairy producer sought a Vice President of Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs to act as the primary liaison with regulatory bodies and oversee the company’s quality assurance programs across 7 sites, and ensure that the company’s quality systems and policies comply with federal and state regulations. Reporting to the CEO,

QA/QC Director Search for Publicly Listed Ingredients & Biotechnology Company in California

February 18, 2020 – An ingredients and biotechnology company based in Northern CA sought a Director of QA/QC and Compliance to develop and implement complex quality management systems across multiple sites while the business undergoes a commercial transformation. This person would act as the focal point between R&D and commercial production, and demonstrate a strong

Pulse Commodity Trader for International Grain Processor in Oregon

February 18, 2020 – An international commodities company based in Oregon sought a Pulse Merchandiser to add direct value to the organization by working closely with the Senior Vice President to develop planning, procurement and processing programs for their interior handling operations. The ideal candidate would be able to receive and digest input from multiple