Manufacturing recruitment firm seeks a Manufacturing Manager

Kappa Search, Inc. is the city of Chicago’s leading technical recruiting firm that specializes in the permanent placement of manufacturing roles. Currently, we are seeking a Manufacturing Manager. We are specifically looking for someone who is able to take the initiative in the planning, managing, directing, and developing of all aspects involved in the manufacturing position. This person will need to be an excellent leader in order to properly manage a large team (about 86 employees). He/She will also be responsible for developing a yearly, strategic plan in order to utilize resources as successfully as possible. This person will need to be comfortable supporting the success of the immediate staff as well as upholding the success of the overall business in North America.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct and delegate specific responsibilities and areas to members of immediate team
  • Maintain surveillance of various practices through meetings, observation, and personal contact
  • Insure that the department is both technically and organizationally sound as a means to support manufacturing activities
  • Continuously focus and develop department personnel to improve personal performance and facility performance


  • College degree in applicable field (such as engineering or science)
  • 10 years of preparatory supervisor or managerial experience
  • Effective team-oriented individual
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • 10% travel