PrintDirect Recruiters is an executive search firm that recruits high-impact employees for organizations in the USA Automation industry. We provide executive search, recruitment and staffing services to fill automation and industrial technology jobs in the manufacturing and automation industry. For recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for an automation job, contact our Automation recruiter, Robert Cohn at 440-996-0595 or

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. Direct Recruiters Automation team provides retained, contingency and temporary solutions for organizations looking for top talent. Our team is dedicated to sourcing, identifying, acquiring, and retaining top performing professionals to elevate the success of our clients' organizations. In addition, DRI's automation executive search specialists are experienced in working with Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Growth Equity firms to recruit their portfolio company leaders and teams.

Our Automation executive search consultants place the job applicants in positions that they find to be the most agreeable. Specialized search consultants and automation recruiters at DRI do more than just find people new jobs, we find Americans the jobs that best suit their lifestyle and career objectives.  DRI is a third-party (3rd) recruitment agency that recruits experienced automation specialists and executives for full-time, temporary and part-time employment opportunities within industrial companies.

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

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Get in Touch with Our Team

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

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

Robert Cohn | Managing Partner | Automation Executive Search Practice Leader | 440-996-0595 |

Dave Bevington | Director of Automation | Automation Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0584 |

Justin Doyle | Director of Water Technology / Automation Manager | Automation Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0056 |

Nick Saddleton | Automation Executive Recruiter | 440-971-1193 |

Joe Terry | Automation Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0872 |

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Tim Sullen | Automation Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0862 |

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Kanika Kalra | Automation Researcher |

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Jacob Dengg | Automation Executive Recruiter | 440-996-0879 |

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