Plant Manager Employment | Chicago Operations Recruiters | Injection Molded Plastics

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago recruiting agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and management recruitment and placement. We are currently recruiting for a Plant Manager with injection molded plastics manufacturing expertise.


  • Implement and manage plans to achieve best in class manufacturing status.
  • Provide operational leadership to the manufacturing plant.
  • Be a hands-on manager of the plant. Will walk the production floors on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for overall performance, efficiency and safety of the facility.
  • Manage financial performance and make changes as needed to meet customer requirements while maximizing company profit margins.
  • Coordinate the effective utilization of production capacity, planning, organizing and factory scheduling.
  • Provide leadership to production, maintenance, safety and quality departments.
  • Encourage, motivate, and support the development of all direct supervisory reports.


  • Bachelors degree in engineering, manufacturing or other technical discipline preferred.
  • Several years experience as a production or manufacturing professional in a molded plastics environment
  • 3-5 years managerial experience in a production environment, preferably plastics manufacturing.
  • Must be a change agent who is well versed in continuous process improvements.
  • Proven plant management record with a facility size of at least 50,000 square feet and 100 + personnel.