Manufacturing & PPE Executive Search

Manufacturing & PPE Executive Search

Executive Search for:
Process Manufacturing
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Biotech & Chemicals

Solid, durable, and tangible – these are some words that describe the love many people express about working for manufacturing businesses.

Is your business involved in plastics, rubber, precious metals, paper, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), or any other material? Do you use extrusion, injection molding, die-stamping, casting, or highly automated assembly line processing to manufacture your product? BEST has led many challenging searches and filled key roles from Electrical to Mechanical Engineers, Plant Managers to Process Metallurgists, and we are ready and able to support your business needs.


Search & Hire Examples

BEST has an extensive amount of connections in the manufacturing space. Whether you are interested in finding a career or hiring for your business, review these noteworthy BEST search and hire examples:

  • C-Level
    • Chief Executive Officer
    • Chief Accounting Officer
    • Chief Financial Officer
    • Chief Human Resources Officer
    • Chief Operating Officer
  • Accounting and Controller
  • Engineering
    • Chemical
    • Electrical
    • Industrial
    • Manufacturing/Production
    • Mechanical
    • Quality
    • Process
  • Finance and FP&A
  • Human Resources
    • VPHR, HR Director, and HR Manager
  • Operations (Plant Manager, Director of Operations)
  • Sales & Marketing Executives
    (VP of Business Development, VP of Sales, Director of Sales, National Account Sales Manager, Regional Sales Manager)

Experienced Executive Search

Are you a manufacturer expanding your research team or looking for executive leadership? We can align you quickly with highly talented individuals to successfully guide your company. We look at the specific technical knowledge and proper behavior profile to successfully navigate the urgency and intensity of your hiring needs.


Manufacturing Executive Search

  • Thorough Skill & Behavioral Assessment
  • Confidential Searching & Screening
  • Financial Flexibility
  • High Integrity 
  • Full-Service Business & HR Advisory

Practice Leaders


Michael Maggiotto, Jr. PHR, SHRM-SCP

Bringing over 20 years of experience in Operations, Management, Human Resources, Project Management, and Business Ownership, Michael has worked with manufacturing companies large and small. From food manufacturers such as Hartland Food Products Group through large multinational companies such as Newell Brands where he supported legacy Jarden businesses such as the Food Division (Ball Jars), Rawlings Sporting Goods, Pure Fishing, LIFOAM, Jarden Zinc, Jarden Consumer Solutions, The Waddington Group, and United States Playing Cards. Michael guides an efficient process recommending top quality candidates for your tactical and strategic leadership needs.

Ben Molenda

Ben Molenda

Since joining BEST in 2018, Ben has excelled in executive recruiting, business analysis, client intake, candidate assessments, and pre-and post-screening for manufacturing, especially in the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) industry. “I look forward to working with you and helping you find your next BEST hire in manufacturing and PPE.”



Do you need Company leadership, Sales and Marketing Managers, VPs, Directors, or Production/Supply Chain leaders to build, enhance, or grow your product channels? Whether you are focused on overall revenue growth, product or market expansion, or a shrinking budget, contact us today:

+1 317 757 3888

5809 N. Post Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46216 USA

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    BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group

    BEST Human Capital & Advisory Group is a retained executive search and business advisory/consulting firm that specializes in small-to-medium sized companies, with an emphasis in the horticultural, hydroponics, consumer products, crisis management and business restructuring categories. BEST serves companies nationwide and globally in an active and evolving market. Through a well-connected network of colleagues and a sophisticated predictive behavioral screening system (that we call “BEST Behaviors”), BEST drives our client’s growth and success through a focused and consultative approach.


    5809 N. Post Rd.
    Indianapolis, IN 46216