Manufacturing Manager Employment | Manufacturing Recruiters in Illinois

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical staffing agency that offers retained exectuive search and contingency recruitment for manufacturing, supply chain, operations and procurement professionals. We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Manager as outlined below:


  • Meet or exceed company quality, productivity and safety goals.
  • Provide operational leadership on a daily basis.
  • Manage production supervisors, team leaders and other production personnel for all 3 shifts.
  • Be a leader in continuous process improvements, six sigma and lean manufacturing methods.
  • Support a supply chain strategy to optimize value added processes.
  • Develop and promote value streams within the organization
  • Maintain and follow ISO procedures
  • Serve as resource for team members to drive continuous improvement.
  • Drive Five S process implementation.
  • Create a vision for the department and lead the team to achieve it.
  • Meet customer expectations while maintaining productivity and profitability.
  • Analytical problem solving ability, process oriented.
  • Recruit top manufacturing talent as necessary.
  • Drive hands-on production floor management
  • Able to adapt and manage in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment..


  • BS in engineering, supply chain mangement or operations.
  • 3 years of manufacturing or production management experience.
  • Green Belt or Black Belt Certification.
  • Experience in cross functional team environments.
  • Experience with injection molded plastics operations.
  • Solid business acumen.
  • Demonstrated ability to act decisively, set priorities & drive results.