Finding manufacturing engineers and manufacturing engineering managers who are responsible for every aspect of process engineering, tooling, and improving operating performance through continuous improvement initiatives can be a tough process. Finding the right engineering recruitment agency to assist in that search can be just as tough. When looking for an engineering recruiter, 180 Engineering knows how to deliver manufacturing engineering talent.
Our clients expect a recruiting agency and executive search firm that understands vital CI methods such as LEAN, Six Sigma, Kaizen, 5S, and TPS to thoroughly vet their candidates. All of our candidates go through a thorough screening process with a recruiter from our team to ensure that every submission is a qualified candidate who is a top performer in their field.
A global leader in heavy industry technology was seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer who would be responsible for the technical leadership, planning, development, and hands-on implementation of Lean manufacturing, supply chain concepts and processes at the client’s manufacturing facilities domestically and internationally. To increase the difficulty, this role would start in a rural location and would require heavy travel.
180 Engineering held a detailed intake meeting with senior leadership, including the COO, in order to capture the most essential skills such as continuous improvement expertise with Lean Six Sigma, experience working in metal fabrication manufacturing environment, and change management. Our recruitment team then went off to work searching our talent network, connecting with passive candidates, and following up on referrals until we felt we had the right batch of candidates who possessed the skills needed and excited at the prospect of traveling to be a change agent at different manufacturing sites.
After multiple conversations with only candidates who matched the criteria needed, a recruiter on our team found a manufacturing engineer with the right experince and who was thrilled about the opportunity to lead continuous improvement projects across multiple sites. The candidate readily accepted the offer after several interviews with the client and felt this opportunity was a great advancement for him while our client had finally found the right person to take on an important role within their organization.