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Kappa Search Inc. is a technical recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, technology and supply chain recruitment and placement. One of our clients, a leading oil and gas industry firm, seeks a Manufacturing Manager as outlined below. We are recruiting for a Manufacturing Manager to lead initiatives in cost savings, procurement of equipment, labor, and overall continuous improvement for a major international client in Houston, TX that works within the oil and gas industry.


We are searching for a candidate that can run projects from raw stock and print to finished products that are made from CNC machine tools and lead continuous improvement in the shop.  This candidate will also act as a part of management and be asked upon to procure equipment, analyze manufacturing methods, and liaise with customers.


  • Manage the introduction of new products and processes for the manufacturing equipment and team
  • Ensure the company is manufacturing products in the most efficient and effective way
  • Organize and introduce continuous improvement and lean business techniques
  • Solve technical problems
  • Communicate and act as a part of the management team while also acting as a liaison for the customers
  • Have the ability to lead and take a print to a finished product
  • Analyze current manufacturing practices, processes, and review modifications with the machinists
  • Introduce manufacturing equipment, new materials, products, and technology to the manufacturing group


  • Knowledge in Tooling and Product design        
  •  8-10 years of experience in a Manufacturing/Industrial setting-         
  • 5+ years and strong expertise in CNC machining, CNC programming, welding, metal forming, and overall knowledge of the machining process-         
  • Project management experience a plus