Case Study

Head of Supply Chain - Food Industry 

Talent Recruitment Details

  • Industry
  • Project Manager Location
  • Client Position
    Head of Supply Chain
Project Director



To hire a Head of Supply Chain for a food processing plant in Cork.

Candidates were required to meet the following critera:

  • Be a strong team player
  • Have demonstrated experience of providing leadership, strategic direction and day to day supervision for employees within the Supply Chain function.

  • Have a proven background in leading CI (Continuous Improvement) initiatives across purchasing, planning, inventory management, warehousing and export management.


Using our 12-step research-led process, a project plan was prepared which involved mapping of food and other relevant industries in Ireland and abroad.

InterSearch maintained regular communication with the client on the research progress which ensured the integrity of the search requirements were maintained. 

The most qualified, available and interested candidates were presented to the client and invited for interview. Two candidates were brought to final round interviews. 



The successful candidate appointed was living within commuting distance of the site and so could maintain a healthy work/life balance.

This candidate came with over 20 years experience in supply chain, including experience across international markets. 

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