Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agencies | HVAC Operations Manager

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing and operations recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for an Operations Manager with commercial HVAC industry experience.

Postion: Operations Manager


  • Ten or more years of increasing operations experience, including five or more years of direct management experience
  • Previous Sales or Account Management Experience a plus.
  • Previous Business Systems Experience a plus.
  • Building construction, building service, HVAC supply chain including manufactures or reps, or similar industrial company supply chains.


Four year degree business degree required; technical or engineering degree preferred.

MBA desirable


Management Team Member

Leads/Manages/Supervises approximately 12 EEs

Provides Sales Team support

Fosters and enhances customer and vendor relationships

Functional Scope:

Quotation Process and Staff

Customer Service Staff

Inventory Management and Warehouse Operations

Information Technology Environment

Personal Qualities:

Demonstrated leadership skills – earns the respect of peers, subordinates, and customers.

Effective team leader – demonstrates empathy, establishes rapport, and gets the job done.

Solid problem solving skills – balances creative ideas with effective execution

Positive change agent – persuasive, assertive, resilient

Well organized self starter

Recognizes, respects, and enhances the culture of the business