Engineering Manager [Code: 2353JL]

Responsible for managing and scheduling the projects of the engineering team, developing timelines and goals, collaborating with all involved departments, and ensuring timely and accurate completion of projects.  Establishes, implements, and maintains Engineering Department’s standards and operating procedures.  Regularly provides reports and feedback to the Executive Leadership Team regarding engineering project status, processes, and corrective actions.  Also responsible for leading the Technical Steering Committee tasked with reviewing and developing standards and procedures for technical processes.  The successful candidate will be very adept at leading project teams to achieve desired outcomes within the established time frames while ensuring effective collaboration among the many diverse people working to complete their individual tasks.  Bachelor's degree in an engineering field required.  Seven or more years of experience leading engineering in a technical organization with highly engineered, complex projects.  Five or more years of experience with project management in a manufacturing environment.  Background in Lean systems, training, and project implementation.  Working knowledge of AutoCAD and MS Office.  Excellent mechanical aptitude required.

Northeast Wisconsin: $70-90K

Plant Engineer [Code: 2363JDL]

Searching for an experienced Plant Engineer to direct and coordinate the design, construction, installation, modification and maintenance of all equipment and machinery in the plant.  Manages the buildings, vehicles, equipment and utilities of the manufacturing plant as well as the maintenance and automation personnel. Responsible for supporting a safe and productive work environment through ensuring all equipment follows engineering principles and safety and environmental regulations.  Uses CAD/CAM programs to evaluate technical drawings and develop plant layouts.  Responsible for implementing and monitoring the Capital Expenditure Program budget and overseeing all new capital expenditure items.  Supervises new business development programs that add equipment and/or expand plant capacity.  Prepares bid sheets and contracts for construction and facilities acquisition.  Coordinates the activities of outside contract services. Supports efforts for environmental improvement through providing technical assistance.  Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience and three to five years of experience in a similar role in a heavy manufacturing environment.  Demonstrated ability to lead plant maintenance and manage multi-faceted projects.  Background in using project planning software, CAD/CAM, IQMS, and Microsoft Office Suite.

Upper Midwest: To $80K plus other compensation

Electrical Engineer [Code: 2365JRL]

Searching for an Electrical Engineer to coordinate and execute all aspects of electrical design for new products and modifications and enhancements for existing equipment, including sizing and selecting electrical components, designing system layouts and programming machines.  Addresses all electrical design errors and complications and makes appropriate changes to equipment and processes as needed to correct issues.  Provides technical assistance for customers with electrical issues on installed machines.  Adheres to all electrical design codes and standards as well as company policies and procedures, ensuring accuracy, quality and compliance in workmanship.  Also responsible for staying current on the latest component technologies and trends in the industrial and motion control industries and testing new technologies.  Bachelor's degree in engineering and 10 years of experience in the design and programming of machinery as well as skill in programming PLCs, motion controls and HMIs required.  Understanding of all relevant regulations and codes is necessary.

Northeast Wisconsin - Central Lakeshore Area: To $80K plus other 



Talent Search Consultant [Code: 2370JDL]

The H.S. Group is seeking a full-time Talent Search Consultant.  The H.S. Group has been a leader in talent recruiting for more than 50 years and offers organizations a cost-effective search process for middle and senior management roles.  We are looking for a professional search consultant to source candidates on behalf of our clients for key roles within highly respected companies.  The successful candidate will be able to attract first-rate talent to ensure lasting and successful placements, exceed clients’ expectations and add value to their business.  Successful candidates will receive a very competitive salary plus 401(k) match, paid vacation, health insurance and opportunity for significant performance bonus.  


  • Partner with clients to focus on their strategic objectives and hiring needs
  • Devise and carry out a targeted research strategy
  • Track and identify prospective candidates using a variety of channels
  • Assess candidates to ensure qualification match, company culture fit and compatibility
  • Conduct confidential interviews
  • Offer guidance and facilitate the negotiation process through to its completion
  • Follow up with clients and assist with the candidate’s transition and onboarding process
  • Network and build long-lasting client relationships


  • Knowledge of and experience utilizing various candidate identification methods
  • Client focus along with relationship building skills
  • Business acumen and market insight
  • Effective negotiation, influencing and communication skills
  • Integrity and confidentiality


Logistics/Warehouse Manager [Code: 2369JDL]

Searching for an experienced Logistics/Warehouse Manager to direct day-to-day warehousing, trucking and maintenance operations.  Responsibilities include creating and implementing processes, procedures, policies and documentation which ensure efficient and cost effective operations in adherence with all applicable company regulations.  Controls inventory and conducts cycle counts to maintain accuracy of information.  Addresses all customer service inquiries and promptly resolves issues.  Also responsible for management of the facility employees.  Coordinates employee planning and scheduling.  Conducts employee performance reviews and holds employees accountable for meeting workplace standards.  Tasked with building strong workplace teams and morale through the use of excellent leadership skills and practices.  Serves as a champion of workplace safety.  Four-year degree in a related discipline and previous experience in a management or supervisory role in a similar environment as well as a background in logistics, warehousing and/or trucking is strongly preferred.  Previous experience with forklift and/or truck operation is a plus.  Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently in a self-directed environment.

Southern Indiana: Compensation commensurate with experience


Maintenance Manager [Code: 2364JDL]

Searching for a hands-on Maintenance Manager to lead the maintenance function within a manufacturing environment.  Responsible for developing and running reliability centered maintenance (RCM) and total productive maintenance (TPM) programs that strive for maximum availability of equipment.  Develops and administers training for RCM/TPM programs, ensuring all employees understand and support maintenance activities.  Monitors and measures equipment availability to develop productivity goals.  Addresses and resolves all quality concerns related to maintenance and supports continuous improvement projects. Ensures all processes and procedures follow OSHA standards.  Promotes and adheres to all safety protocol and Personal Protective Equipment requirements. Also responsible for overseeing the team of maintenance employees.  Delegates maintenance-related tasks to maintenance team and monitors performance to ensure timely completion, safe practices and quality workmanship.  Serves as a resource and mentor for employees, providing constructive feedback to promote employee development.  Bachelor's degree in engineering, three years of team leadership experience and a background in maintenance in a manufacturing company is preferred.  Working knowledge of electronics, controls and programming is desired.  Experience in project management is ideal.

Southern Minnesota: To $100K plus other

Director of Operations [Code: 2371JRL]

We are currently seeking a Director of Operations to be responsible for leading and directing the company’s food manufacturing operations, including safety, production efficiencies, quality, customer service and financial performance of the business.  Provides support for multiple facilities across the plants.  Champions continuous improvement efforts to ensure safety, quality, cost and customer service goals are met and/or exceeded.  Creates and maintains an engaged and team-oriented workforce equipped to meet the business’ demands.  Grows direct reports through positive coaching and challenging expectations.  Applies understanding of OE, quality and financial reports to analyze, draw conclusions and develop improvement plans.  Successfully functions as a change agent and develops and implements continuous improvement initiatives and accountability programs.  Degree in Engineering, Business Management, Supply Chain or a related field and a minimum of 10 years of experience in a multi-plant, multi-shift management position is required.  Experience in a food manufacturing environment (consumer-packaged goods, dairy, vegetables, etc.) is strongly preferred.  Prior involvement in leading through an acquisition/expansion/major capital project is favored.  Proven success leading management teams consisting of Plant Managers, Quality, Materials Managers, Production, Maintenance, Warehouse and EHS employees is strongly desired.  Background in industrial engineering is preferred.

Green Bay, Wisconsin: $150-200K plus bonus

Operations Manager [Code: 2372JRL]

Searching for an Operations Manager to be responsible for leading all rotomolding operations as well as working in concert with support functions, including scheduling and shipping.  Plans, organizes and directs the manufacturing operations while ensuring efficiency and effectiveness of assets.  Implements manufacturing strategies and action plans to ensure that the facility supports the company’s strategic goals and initiatives.  Works to minimize manufacturing costs through effective use of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital.  Also leads projects and processes that support continuous improvement.  Develops and trains staff by implementing and supporting processes that enable employees to realize productive potential and meet organizational needs. Responsible for implementing and maintaining safe and efficient plan operations, optimizing operations sustainability and controlling costs to sustain and improve the competitive position of the business.  Four-year technical degree or equivalent is preferred.  Five years of experience in a manufacturing environment and/or management role with a background in rotomolding is strongly preferred.

Wisconsin Lakeshore: To $70K

Maintenance Manager [Code: 2373JRL]

Searching for a Maintenance Manager to oversee all of the maintenance needs of the manufacturing facilities.  Responsibilities include coordinating scheduling for employees and contractors, managing the execution of corrective work and directing preventative maintenance.  Analyzes the results of performance tests and implements changes as necessary to improve the manufacturing processes and equipment.  Collaborates with all areas of manufacturing to assist in meeting production goals, reduce mechanical downtime, support process improvements and enhance the performance of company equipment.  Partners with Production Management and the Finance Department to maintain the maintenance budget within financial allocations as well as to control the costs of the department according to financial constraints.  Supports and adheres to the 5S Principles.  Creates and participates in continuous improvement programs which resolve downtime and inefficient operational performance.  Directly manages the Maintenance Supervisor and Maintenance Planner.  Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering is preferred.  Five years of experience in maintenance or mechanical repair and three years of experience in a management position, ideally in a manufacturing environment, is required.  Background in managing contractors as well as coordinating manufacturing budgets is desired.

Upper Michigan: To $80K

Production Supervisor [2375JRL]

Seeking an experienced Production Supervisor to be responsible for leading and overseeing the production processes for the first-shift operations.  Utilizes a strong understanding of manufacturing production methodology, analytics, best practices and industry standards to ensure efficient operations.  Serves as a champion of continuous improvement processes which improve safety, quality and productivity while reducing costs.  Also responsible for managing and developing all shift production staff, ensuring performance meets company standards.  Strong emphasis on building a positive company culture which supports stability in production while consistently improving manufacturing.  Five or more years of experience in production supervision and staff management/development.  Associate degree in Manufacturing Management, Engineering or a related field is required; Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.  Advanced ability to collaborate with all employees and departments to reach company goals.  Working knowledge of ERP systems for scheduling and tracking production data.

Northeast Wisconsin - Lakeshore Area: To $75K

Chief Operating Officer [2374JRL]

Searching for an experienced and visionary Chief Operating Officer to provide strategic leadership for a growing organization with an emphasis on driving continuous improvements, building highly effective teams and leaning processes.  Responsible for managing the Order-to-Cash Cycle of the Products and Services (P&S) and projects functions of the organization.  Also manages the cost structure and scheduling of projects, ensuring budgets are met and timelines are adhered to.  Implements and directs OPEX in manufacturing and the supply chain.  Oversees the areas of Engineering, Purchasing, Project Management and Manufacturing.  Serves as a member of the Regional Management Team and the Global Executive Team.  Also responsible for managing four direct reports at the managerial level and over $130 million in revenue.  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering and/or a related field with 10 years of experience in a manufacturing and/or engineering leadership role is strongly desired.  Background in OPEX and Lean Sigma tools with a Black Belt preferred; strong ability to drive substantial improvements to processes.  Proven success in building and leading large complex teams that reach company goals.

Fox Valley, Wisconsin: To $175K


Sales Engineer [Code: 2340JL]

Seeking a Sales Engineer to provide custom-engineered OEM part solutions for customers’ products in the R&D phase of the product development cycle.  This position will be responsible for developing and growing new and existing customer relationships in a long-cycle, repetitive-buy environment.  Customers include companies like John Deere, Caterpillar, Harley Davidson and Mercury Marine.  A strong technical ability and understanding of custom-engineered solutions is required in addition to a professional approach to sales and customer service.  Four-year degree in a related discipline and five-plus years of B2B sales experience required; prior OEM sales experience preferred.  A background in hydraulics, pneumatics or fluid transfer systems preferred. Ability/willingness to travel 40-50% of the time.

Southeastern Wisconsin base location: Salary commensurate with experience



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