Chicago operations recruitment firm seeks an Operations Manager for a contract manufacturer

Kappa Search is a Chicago technical recruitment agency that specializes in the recruitment and placement of engineering, operations, manufacturing and technical management professionals. We are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager for an excellent growth opportunity. The incumbent will be responsible for day-to-day operations, production and strategic growth initiatives.


  • The Operations Manager will oversee the productivity and operation quality of mechanical products
  • Will develop and manage the operations efficiency program.
  • Assists senior management in the recruitment of talent, new staff training and performance evaluations.
  • Will be responsible for reducing operating costs, and executing comprehensive financial evaluations of business operations and new opportunities.
  • Will develop a service strategy and preventive maintenance program to deliver efficiency and serve as a blueprint for growth.
  • As necessary, will manage the daily workforce schedule and planning for production.
  • Conducts customer surveys on services and defines new business requirements for future development of the company.
  • Maintains relationships with key customers and machine OEMs to ensure customer satisfaction and to drive future business opportunities.


  • !0 + years operations management experience.
  • Bachelors degree preferred. Business Operations or Finance preferred.
  • 4 + years experience managing manufacturing/production organizations.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and ISO
  • Experience implementing a preventive maintenance program.
  • Must be a results-oriented performance driven individual.