Chicago technical recruiting agency seeks a Plant Manager with PET blow molding

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 Plant Manager, and someone who is comfortable leading plant operations, for our client. We are specifically looking for someone who can be responsible for about 35 employees in a large plant site. In addition, this person will need to be cognizant of all plant manufacturing processes to ensure quality, profitability, and safety.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and direct responsibility toward all plant processes accordingly
  • Ensure plant operations comply with all established requirements
  • Oversee plant utilization, labor, and efficiency
  • Maintain profitability of plant through review of production costs and quality


  • College Degree (preferred)
  • At least 3 years of PET blow molding experience
  • At least 5 years of direct manufacturing operations experience as plant manager/assistant
  • Experience in implementing process improvement techniques such as ISO
  • Working understanding of proper operations and maintenance procedures
  • Knowledge of Oracle (preferred)