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
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Beverage & Bottling
  • Consumer Products
  • CPG
  • Dairy & Eggs
  • E-Commerce
  • Food & Beverage
  • Food Manufacturing & Ingredients
  • Food Manufacturing Equipment
  • Grain Processing
  • Logistics & Transportation Services
  • Meats & Poultry
  • Pet Food & Ingredients
  • Protein
  • Seafood
  • Business Development
  • C-Level
  • CEO/President
  • Commodity Training
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Food Safety
  • Human Resources
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Logistics & Transportation
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Plant Management & Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Supply Chain

News Briefings

Finding a Job During a Pandemic

When it comes to hiring and career changes, the COVID-19 pandemic has complicated an already arduous decision-making process. There are now added complexities around interview logistics, safety and cleanliness within the workplace, and adapting to a growing remote workforce. In a recent report, executive search firm 3P Partners, highlighted three key areas that are affecting candidates’

3P Partners Shares Tips for Virtual Interviews 

As the world of recruitment is adapting to the challenges presented by COVID-19, and in-person interviews are being quickly replaced with Zoom, the 3P Partners recruitment team offers some quick tips to better navigate this virtual platform. The firm said to start with downloading and practicing Zoom before the interview. This might seem obvious but candidates tend

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

Director of Demand Planning at Multi-Billion Dollar Dairy Producer in California

(July 10, 2020) Newly created role for Director of Demand Planning to build a centralized demand planning and forecasting function for a large, complex dairy manufacturing business in the Central Valley, California. The company sought an individual with strong strategic planning skills yet have maintained hands-on responsibility for statistical forecasting, maintaining demand planning systems and

CFO Search for Family-Run Frozen Food Manufacturer in Clovis

(July 8, 2020) Reputable family-run frozen food manufacturer in Clovis sought a tenured CFO to provide thought leadership in determining and driving the company’s financial strategies and participate in setting the company’s overall strategic direction. The company required a high energy executive with a strong work ethic and a fast moving, “get it done” style,

Operations Manager Search for a Global Manufacturing Facility in the Oklahoma City Area

(July 8, 2020) A global, diversified industrial company and an industry leader in innovation required a Manufacturing Operations Manager to help drive safety culture and continuous improvement efficiencies at a plant in the Oklahoma City area. 3P Partners identified a candidate with 10 years of relevant industry experience within 3 months and managed the interview

3P Partners Places Candidate in Northern California CPG Industry

(July 6, 2020) A 100-year-old branded dairy company in Northern California required a West Coast Regional Sales Manager to cover retail accounts and identify new business opportunities in the natural channel. The company sought an experienced retail sales professional with relationships on the West Coast and a track record of increasing sales and profitability through