manufacturing recruitment

75+ Years of Combined Manufacturing Recruitment Experience

The manufacturing industry has a profound impact on the U.S. economy and our global competitiveness. Securing and retaining top-tier talent is crucial for driving innovation, job growth, and overall success. With extensive experie collaborating with leading manufacturing companies, Masthead can serve as your strategic recruiting partner, aligning with your distinct goals and ensuring the cultivation of a future-ready workforce.

Your Success Starts Here: The Masthead Commitment

150+ clients globally

A testament to our relationship-driven approach, we’ve forged trusted partnerships with top mid-size and Fortune 500 companies. Our relationships speak to the quality and value we consistently deliver.

90% retention after 3 years

Our rigorous screening process goes beyond experience, emphasizing cultural fit. This ensures that candidates not only meet your needs but also integrate seamlessly into your organization, fostering long-term success.

62 days average time to fill

We stand out in providing faster access to top-tier talent. Leveraging our extensive network and industry insights, we swiftly identify leaders who align with your goals, saving you valuable time in the recruitment process.

Consult with an Operating Partner today!

We fully immerse ourselves in your mission and business objectives. Act now; the right senior leaders are paramount to your success. Explore how our talent acquisition services can make an impact on your business performance.

 Clients We’ve Worked With


Elevate Your Team: Experts in Executive Recruitment in Manufacturing

The Masthead team excels in executive search and leadership selection for the manufacturing industry. Our comprehensive recruiting process emphasizes not only the technical skills and experience necessary for manufacturing excellence but also the leadership qualities that inspire teams to achieve their highest potential. By focusing on both the tangible and intangible qualities of candidates, we ensure your new leaders can drive innovation, efficiency, and productivity. Explore the industries we serve and let’s shape your future together:

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Metals
  • Engineered Materials
  • Food & Beverage
  • Medical Device
  • Building Materials
  • Packaging
  • Equipment & Machinery
  • Chemicals
  • Industrial Automation
  • Consumer Products

Functional Expertise

 Hire People Who Make a Difference in Manufacturing Leadership

As your dedicated manufacturing recruiting partners, we’re committed to empowering your organization’s growth and adaptation in the rapidly evolving industry, ensuring your path to success. We recognize the valuable skill sets that manufacturing talent brings to the table. With our rigorously vetted talent pool, you’ll experience direct benefits, receiving a submission of qualified candidates.


  • COO
  • VP of Manufacturing
  • Director of Operations
  • Multi-Site Director
  • General Management
  • Plant Manager or Site Leader
  • Lean/CI Transformation

Supply Chain

  • CSCO
  • VP of Supply Chain
  • Multi-Site Supply Chain
  • S&OP Strategy
  • Logistics Leader
  • Distribution & Warehousing
  • Site Supply Chain Lead


  • CTO
  • VP of Engineering
  • Advance Manufacturing
  • Industry 4.0
  • Head of Product
  • Development & Technology
  • Site Engineering Lead

Sales & Marketing

  • CMO
  • VP of Sales
  • VP of Marketing
  • Director of Sales
  • Product Management
  • Business Development

  • eCommerce Leadership

Accounting & Finance

  • CFO
  • VP of Finance
  • Director of FP&A
  • Director of Accounting
  • Corporate Controller
  • Plant Controller
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Human Resources

  • CHRO

  • VP of Human Resources

  • Director of Human Resources

  • Director of Talent Acquisition

  • HR Business Partner

  • Labor Relations

  • Benefits/Total Rewards

Talk With a Manufacturing Search Partner Today

Choosing the right leader is a critical decision. Rely on our retained executive search team to pinpoint the ideal C-suite or senior-level manager who will foster a positive and productive work environment. Let’s start a conversation about your leadership needs.