PrintDirect Recruiters has been recognized as the relationship-focused search firm that assists Factory Automation Manufacturing organizations with recruiting, acquiring and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions. We provide executive search, recruitment and staffing services to fill automation and industrial technology jobs in the manufacturing industry.

Finding Top Talent

Automation is playing a vital role in spurring economic growth in North America. This growth is expected to accelerate due to smarter, more connected, and collaborative systems. Through the use of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic devices and computers, more and more processes are becoming automated; namely in the manufacturing industry.

Automation is driven by efficiency and our goal is to apply that same principle to your specific search for top talent. We streamline the overall hiring process, making it easier and faster, while keeping you informed every step of the way.

The DRI team is comprised of Automation Senior Recruiters and Research Associates who have a thorough understanding of the industry and current job market. On a daily basis, we are in contact with executive management and hiring authorities looking to hire top professionals in the areas below:

Core Competencies:

  • Industrial Sensors
  • Motion Control
  • Variable Frequency Drives and Drive Systems
  • PLCs, HMI’s, and other Automation Componentry
  • Industrial Connectivity and Device Networks
  • RFID and Machine Vision
  • Robotics/Mechatronics
  • SCADA and Process Management
  • Systems Integration
  • Manufacturing
  • Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Linear Motion, and Electronic Control Systems

Functional Occupations:

  • Territory Sales and Executive Management for Manufacturers, Distributors, and Integrators (up to C-level)
  • Engineering (Automation/Controls, Project Management…etc.)
  • Product Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Channel Management
  • Product Management
  • Turnkey System and Equipment Sales Engineering
  • Mechanical and Electrical Design Engineering
  • Program/Project Management
  • Applications Engineering and Field Service
  • Programmers of all types
  • In-House Counsel
  • Legal Staffing

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact Robert Cohn, Managing Partner at 440-996-0595, and connect with Robert on Linkedin. For Robotics, contact Josh Olgin, Director of Robotics at 440-996-0585 or

Please join our LinkedIn networking group, Motion Control Professionals Network.

Robert Cohn

Managing Partner

Josh Olgin

Director of Robotics

Dave Bevington

Director of Automation

Justin Doyle

Director of Water Technology / Automation Manager

Kelly McCort

Executive Recruiter of Automation, Robotics & Controls

Gary Varvaro

Project Manager

Leo Golubitsky

Director of Consumer & Professional Technologies

Joe Terry


Nick Saddleton

Executive Recruiter

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