Facilities Engineer | Operations Recruiters | Maintenance Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting firm that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and operations recruitment and placement. One of our top clients, a major automotive parts manufacturer, seeks a Facilities Engineer as follows.
Responsible for all aspects of facilities and grounds management, maintenance and security. In that capacity, the incumbent must oversee the allocation and coordination of all facility space for manufacturing, equipment, utilities, support systems, offices and warehouse.
  • Manage facility equipment/systems preventive and reactive maintenance
  • Manage facility upgrade/modification planning and costs
  • Manage facility support systems/utilities monitoring and performance
  • Manage contractor/supplier/external service providers
  • Manage facility security monitoring and performance
  • Lead short and long term facility improvement planning
  • Lead short and long term facility equipment forecast
  • Lead manufacturing equipment installations and layout changes
  • Lead cost improvement and recovery initiatives
  • Support EH&S audits and improvement initiatives
  • Support site Lean initiatives, projects and programs
  • Support corporate Facilities standardization/improvement initiatives
  • Support North America site Facilities programs and initiatives
  • Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business


  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience is preferred for this position; an Associate’s degree in a Facilities Management related field is required.
  • Experience of 4 years is required for this position, assuming education requirements are met. Equivalent industry experience of 2 or more years is highly desirable.
  • Journeyman Electrician rating preferred