Chicago Manufacturing Recruitment Agency Seeks a Manufacturing Manager with 5S

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Manager as follows: The Manufacturing Manager is responsible for leading and guiding an automated manufacturing system.


  • The Manufacturing Manager will lead a staff of over twenty-five manufacturing personnel and supervision in a highly automated setting
  • Create and implement the TPM program for all equipment
  • Build change-over techniques and practices to enhance uptime
  • Execute root cause analysis on product/equipment failure
  • Organize inventory to guarantee best efficiency of the work force.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment
  • Gauge and improve line performance

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering and manufacturing
  • Experience in 5S and Lean manufacturing (Toyota Production System)
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in a high volume high automation manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, PLC control and adjustable frequency drives (A/C motor control).
  • Strong communication skills.  (Bi-lingual English-Spanish a plus)