Maintenance Recruiters | Equipment Maintenance | Maintenance Managers

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, maintenance and operations recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Manager for a growing company.


  • Manages maintenance projects involving cost reduction, process equipment improvements, process equipment optimization, and validation support as assigned by the Plant Manager.
  • Will develop, manage, and effectively utilize Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), Autonomous Maintenance, Key Performance Indicators (KPI), a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), and general improvement in current maintenance programs.
  • Develop and maintain the Preventative Maintenance (PM) system.
  • Will lead cross functional problem solving processes to evaluate, develop, document and implement process improvement projects designed to improve reliability, safety and quality results.


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment in maintaining industrial equipment and machine repair including manual, programmable and CNC machines.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience managing a diverse, multi-functional team in a manufacturing or related environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel Power Point and Outlook
  • Experience in driving the implementation of Total Productive Maintenance Programs.
  • Experience in leading the implementation of Corrective and Preventive Maintenance Programs.
  • Development of a system to measure maintenance performance.
  • The willingness and ability to meet all company safety requirements and demonstrate support for the company’s zero recordable incidents objective


  • Experience in budget development and budget reporting