Chicago Steel Industry Recruiters Seek a General Manager with Automotive Experience

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a General Manager with steel industry experience. The General Manager will have overall plant operational control including P&L responsibility. Responsibilities and requirements as outlined below:


  • Will have overall responsibility for plant operations.
  • Actively manage and improve P&L statements.
  • Streamline production efficiency of flat rolled steel processing.
  • Maintain 5S program.
  • Will lead scheduling, budgeting and inventory improvement initiatives.
  • Meet or exceed corporate budgeting metrics.
  • Assure quality standards are met according TS 16949
  • Implements and leads safety practices to exceed OSHA requirements

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or related experience
  • 10 + years experience in a steel manufacturing or steel processing environment.
  • 5+ years experience in a managerial role.
  • P&L responsibility including income statements and forecasting.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Experience with automotive industry preferred