DRi_TEMPLATE BASEDirect Recruiters is an executive search firm that recruits high-impact employees for companies in the USA Material Handling industry. DRI assists Automated Material Handling Equipment organizations with recruiting, acquiring, and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions. For recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for a material handling job, please contact our material handling recruiters, Cherie Shepard at 440-996-0582 or cshepard@directrecruiters.com and Jason Herbert at 440-996-0591 or jherbert@directrecruiters.com.

Finding Top Talent

Automated Material Handling Equipment is essential within the manufacturing industry. Industrial plants, warehouses and more are dependent on capital equipment, industrial equipment, and material handling equipment to keep operations and production steady and efficient. The four categories of Material Handling Equipment can be classified into transport equipment, including conveyors, cranes and trucks, positioning equipment, unit load formation equipment, and storage equipment. Direct Recruiters has extensive knowledge of this industry and our material handling recruiters and capital equipment recruiters work to assist Automated Material Handling Equipment organizations in recruiting, acquiring and retaining top teams. We provide retained, contingency and temporary solutions for organizations looking for top material handling talent. In addition, DRI's human resource executive search specialists are experienced in working with Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Growth Equity firms to recruit their portfolio company leaders and teams.

DRI's success can be attributed to the trust and relationships we have built with clients and candidates alike. Discretion, confidentiality, honesty and integrity are the guiding principles of our business and our promise to those we serve.

The executive search consultants and "headhunters" at DRI are always actively attending Material Handling trade shows and networking in order to seek out and recruit the most talented and ambitious candidates for mission critical industrial equipment positions. The executive recruiters at DRI place candidates in senior-level and executive positions at Material Handling companies and Industrial Equipment companies all across the United States.

The DRI team is comprised of Automated Material Handling Equipment specialists including Researchers, Senior Recruiters, and Practice Leaders who devote 100% of their efforts in this industry. They have a thorough understanding of the current job market and what it takes to fill open positions.

DRI acquires talent within Automated Material Handling Equipment including but not limited to:

  • Warehouse/Distribution
  • Parcel/Post
  • Airport/Baggage Handling

Primary and Secondary Packaging Equipment

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Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact our Automated Packaging Equipment, Processing Equipment, and Material Handling Recruiters, Jason Herbert at 440-996-0591/jherbert@directrecruiters.com, or Cherie Shepard at 440-996-0582/cshepard@directrecruiters.com.

Please join our LinkedIn networking group, Material Handling and Supply Chain Logistics Executive Networking. 

Robert Cohn | Managing Partner | Material Handling Equipment Recruiter | 440-996-0595 | rcohn@directrecruiters.com

Cherie Shepard | Partner | Director of Material Handling Equipment Recruitment | Material Handling Equipment Recruiter | 440-996-0582 | cshepard@directrecruiters.com

Jason Herbert | Partner | Executive Search Practice Leader of Material Handling Equipment | Material Handling Equipment Recruiter | 440-996-0591 | jherbert@directrecruiters.com

Joel Jelinek | Material Handling Equipment Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0864 | jjelinek@directrecruiters.com

David Cremi | Material Handling Equipment Recruitment Recruiter | 440-996-0592 | dcremi@directrecruiters.com


Nick Saddleton | Material Handling Equipment Executive Recruiter | 440-971-1193 | nsaddleton@directrecruiters.com


Joe Terry | Material Handling Equipment Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0872 | jterry@directrecruiters.com

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Tim Sullen | Material Handling Equipment Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0862 | tsullen@directrecruiters.com

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Jacob Dengg | Material Handling Equipment Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0879 | jdengg@directrecruiters.com

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Kanika Kalra | Material Handling Equipment Researcher | kkalra@directrecruiters.com


Jerry Falcon | Material Handling Equipment Researcher | gfalcon@directrecruiters.com