Hiring the right executive talent is critical to your company’s overall success. Candidates must demonstrate deep knowledge of your industry and a proven track record — but they also must share your company’s vision and embody its culture. SRI recruiters are here to quickly and accurately address your executive search needs, with valuable candidates suitable for business leader positions like CEO, CFO, executive vice president, senior director and many others.

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SRI looks beyond what’s presented on paper to uncover a true sense of a candidate’s professional philosophy. We target executive talent with personal integrity and strong leadership skills, and gauge their passion and creativity. We offer a fresh portfolio of executive talent that can deliver in today’s most crucial areas, like risk management, sustainability and social responsibility.
Start your search by reviewing the SRI prescreened executive talent profiles below.

Motivated and results-focused Operations leader (Bachelor of Business Administration) with 12+ years of proven knowledge and experience in various production, operations, and shop floor settings within fast-paced, deadline-driven, and high-stress environments. Possess a combination of effective team leadership, a process improvement mindset, and an array of project management and technical skills. Demonstrated ability to manage multimillion dollar equipment, implement lean manufacturing initiatives, and cultivate relationships with vendors and employees at all levels. Expertise in hydraulics / pneumatics, welding, coatings application, heavy equipment operation, preventative maintenance, production processes, and product quality. Communicative and detail-oriented, will learn and adapt quickly, work meticulously, and serve internal and external customers with poise and professionalism.

Strategic finance leader (Master of Business Administration, Finance and Accounting; Bachelor of Science, Mathematics) with a history of success in developing effective solutions to drive efficiency, performance, and cost savings. Adept at analyzing and organizing disparate data sets to gather valuable performance insight and optimize financial operations. Ability to coordinate activities across multiple operations, build strong cross-functional relationships, and bridge communication at all levels.

Accomplished business leader (Technology Management MBA; Bachelor of Arts – Accounting) with over 20 years of success and impact in turnarounds, organizational leadership, financial restructuring, M&A transactions and integration, ERP installation, SEC reporting, financial controls, and process reengineering. Outstanding record navigating ambiguity from companies on the brink of bankruptcy to high-growth companies, from startups through $600MM enterprises, spanning diverse industries. Repeatedly recruited to reverse underperformance, quickly devise clear, analytical-based strategic plans and lead the company forward. Very comfortable being dropped into a crisis and quickly making company-altering decisions. Brings a high willingness to act along with confidant leadership.

Corporate Director of Facilities, Corporate Safety and Environmental Manager, Corporate Security Manager, Data Center Facility Manager, Project Manager, Construction Manager, Certified Plant Maintenance Manager (CPMM), Certified Emergency Power Systems Specialist (CEPSS), and Lean leader (Master of Science / Airport and Bus. Man.; Bachelor of Science / Airport and Bus. Man.) who has completed 26 major construction projects ranging from $1.5M to $45M. Found ways to reduce energy costs, $875K savings. Worked with multiple departments to integrate an $84M acquisition in 90 days. Developed and managed an annual maintenance budget of $18M.

A performance-driven, results-oriented, Executive leader (Master of Science in Business Administration; Bachelor of Science – Aerospace Management; Associate Degree in Applied Science) who will provide sound vision, exceptional crisis management, and problem-solving skills. Over 10 years’ experience at the Director level in the following capacities: Director Airline Fleet Management Operations leading departments in Engineering, Maintenance Program, Reliability, Aircraft Records, Training, and Maintenance Execution Departments; Director Heavy Maintenance; Director Line Maintenance.

Experienced, holistic Lean Operations specialist (Master of Science, Lean Operations; Bachelors of English [Hon]) 1st Class Engineering) with an international background in aerospace covering avionics, actuation, power generation, and flight surfaces plus automotive covering harness, metals, and trim manufacturing. Proven record of leadership across many facets devising and implementing sustained innovative solutions to challenging operational requirements across all aspects of the business and creating / sustaining a quality-continuous improvement culture to drive performance. Strengths include a zest for achievement, reasoned analytical and problem-solving abilities, project management, creativity, leadership, and genuine understanding of the ethos of lean operations across the whole business in manufacturing, repair activity, and administrative processes.

Inventory Supervisor (Bachelor of Science in Forest Resources [Ecology and Conservation]) who possesses an exceptional manufacturing and operations background with a proven track record of both organizational profit and team member advancement gained through a series of production management positions of increasing responsibility. Excels at empowering and motivating teams by creating a close-knit culture that boosts morale, encourages professionalism, welcomes continuous improvement, and produces results. This, coupled with a robust knowledge base in lean manufacturing, JIT practices, the strong execution of MRP/ERP systems, and leading Kaizen events, while adhering to surpassing budget and exceeding KPIs on a daily, monthly, and annual basis, will generate organizational success.

Production Manager (Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management), a growth-oriented and motivated professional in manufacturing with a strong background in production supervision. Managed departments of up to 37 people, cut costs, and increased productivity in departments managed.

Facilities Management professional with a career background that spans construction assistant, United States Air Force Security Patrolman, Security Systems Manager, and Operations Lead. Constantly selected to take on additional tasks and high-visibility projects. Recognized for strong work ethic and commitment to efficiencies resulting in positive outcomes.

Value Stream Manager / Operations leader (Master of Business Administration; Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering) with 20 plus years’ experience driving strategic direction and change management implementation in Aerospace, OEM, and contract manufacturing industries. Leadership execution is grounded on integrity, accountability, fact-driven assessments, casting clear vision, applying intuitive solutions, and solid business practices. Proven ability to exceed day-to-day fulfillment requirements while ensuring organizational alignment, building high-performance team cultures, developing key metrics, creating value stream maps, and fostering cross-functional team engagement.

Finance Manager (MBA; Bachelor in Finance) with 7+ years of professional experience in corporate finance with a focus on Financial Management & Analysis, Team Leadership, and Process Improvements.

Production Supervisor (Master of Business Administration in Human Resources; Bachelor of Science Management) with 5+ years of supervisory experience in the manufacturing industry to include audit processes, team member management, quality assurance standards, inventory management, production management, warehouse / distribution management, occupational safety standards, 5S standards, and Lean / Kaizen manufacturing concepts. 24-year military veteran with over 20 years in supervisory expertise at various levels, from entry level to mid-level management positions.

Senior Contract Management professional (Bachelor of Science, Business Administration) with a Master Certificate in Government and Commercial Contract Management, and 10+ years of experience launching continuous improvement contract processes, identifying cost savings, and developing strategic plans. Recognized for consistently achieving gains in productivity, efficiency, and profits. Highly adept at managing multiple projects with contract values up to $200M.

Project Management professional (Candidate for Master of Business Administration – Technology; Bachelor of Science, Commerce and Business Administration) with experience through multiple MBA projects for Fortune 500 clients. Diverse background with skills in organizational leadership, proactive planning, and cross-functionality. Enthusiastic problem solver with strong analytical abilities and outstanding communications and presentation skills. Core competencies include: Operations and project management, team building, and solutions implementation that deliver results.

Process-oriented Operations / Maintenance / Facilities Manager with responsibilities for plant and facility operations and managing maintenance and tooling departments to support aggressive manufacturing goals. Key strengths are in Safety, Project Management, Purchasing, Lean Manufacturing, Energy Conservation, scheduling, training, and problem resolution. Hands-on troubleshooter, background in mechanical and electrical processing equipment and lean manufacturing business applications. Very familiar with many CMM programs.

Tooling Supervisor / Design Engineer (Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering), a results-oriented professional with significant project management and leadership skills and a strong track record of success in design and manufacturing engineering roles. Strategic leader with proven ability to direct and manage cross-functional teams and ensure projects are delivered on time and under budget. Skilled engineer and supervisor who fosters a culture of safety and quality. Continually focused on improving processes, ensuring safety, and building relationships across units to drive productivity and profitability.

Regional Quality Manager (Master of Business Administration; Master of Science, Industrial Engineering; Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering) with 15 years of experience working in manufacturing dealing with quality, reliability, strategic deployment, new product development, training, project management, six sigma, APQP, ISO9001, ISO14001, TS16949, DFSS, cost of poor quality, CAPA, warranty management, and process development. Develop and execute strategy for global plants to deliver world-class quality. Manage and develop global teams to achieve organizational goals and KPIs. Expert on various quality, reliability tools, and techniques such as design of experiments (DOE), regression analysis, statistical process control (SPC), FMEA, QFD (house of quality), supplier assessment, PPAP, 8D, 5why, A3, management by fact (MBF), Kaizen, warranty analysis, GD&T, tolerance stack up, and capability study. Experienced in automotive and consumer product industries.

Mechanical Engineer (Master of Science Degree in Engineering Management; Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering) with strong, diverse work experience. Responsibilities encompass 2D/3D modeling, customer relations, project management, and leading design development. Experience has led to thorough knowledge and understanding of R&D, production manufacturing, people management, design for manufacturing, EPDM, SolidWorks, lathes, and Failure Modes and Effect Analysis.

Forward-focused Engineering Manager (BSME) with a strong ability to identify opportunities for revenue growth and build high-performance teams to support company objectives. Earned a reputation as a hard-charging leader with distinctive ability to train and lead efficient, goal-focused teams. Provide strategic guidance, business analysis, and project management capabilities to fuel success in a production environment.

A successful, results-driven Facilities Manager (Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering) with extensive operations, facilities, and equipment reliability experience. Recognized as leading and developing highly motivated teams of up to 200 employees with a passion for continuous improvement and improving bottom-line growth. Led the transition of a large manufacturing facility maintenance program from reactive to predictive maintenance practices.

Solutions-focused, results-driven Production & Operations Management professional offering experience in leading and managing technicians supporting production and manufacturing initiatives. Honed rich expertise in CNC training, achievement of production schedules, coordinating manufacturing operations, and providing strategic support to daily production processes. Collaborative, innovative, and solutions-oriented professional who determines technical parameters and oversees the complete manufacturing cycle that consistently surpass service delivery expectations. Expert presenter, capable of building solid relationships with strategic partners and generating consensus at all organizational levels. Recognized as a savvy, resourceful leader demanding and delivering unwavering pragmatism in employee engagements and large-scale deployments.

Customer-focused Operations Manager & Analyst (Bachelor of Arts in Psychology / Sociology) with 25+ years of experience building exceptional teams, processes, and cultures, committed to safety and compliance. Uses lean methodologies to deliver quality in public health, environmental, and manufacturing industries. Committed to elevating morale and productivity through training, professional development, and coaching.

Dedicated and innovative Quality & Production Supervisor able to leverage extensive professional experience that includes strategic planning, project / product management, operations, quality assurance, quality control, internal audits, inspections, and cross-functional team leadership, with emphasis on the aerospace industry. Focused on values, organizational objectives, and product lifecycle planning to directly impact the success and growth of the organization.