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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 Director, Dave Bevington at 440-996-0584 or

Finding Top Talent

Automation plays a vital role in spurring economic growth in the United States. This growth continues 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 industrial recruitment team's 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 recruiters provide 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 candidates in positions that help them meet their 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.

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Automation Recruiting Areas of Focus

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:

  • AI/Artificial Intelligence
  • BLDC Motors
  • Connectivity
  • DCS Controls
  • Drives
  • Electronic Control Systems
  • Flow Meters
  • Fluid Power
  • High Precision Motors
  • HMI’s
  • Hydraulics
  • Industrial Connectivity and Device Networks
  • Industrial Sensors
  • Instrumentation
  • IoT/Internet of Things
  • Linear Motion
  • Machine Vision
  • Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Information Systems
  • Metrology
  • Motion Control
  • Motors/Motor Controls
  • PLC Controls
  • Pneumatics
  • Power Distribution
  • Power Transmission
  • RFID and Machine Vision
  • Robotics/Mechatronics
  • Sensors
  • SCADA and Process Management
  • Stepper Motors
  • Systems Integration
  • Test/Measurement
  • Variable Frequency Drives and Drive Systems


  • ABB
  • Allen-Bradley
  • &R
  • Beckhoff
  • DeltaV
  • High Precision Drives
  • Drives
  • FactoryTalk
  • HMI
  • IEC 61131-3
  • Mitsubishi
  • Modbus
  • Motion
  • Omron
  • PanelView
  • PLC / Programmable logic controls
  • Siemens
  • Wonderware
  • IR Vision, Cognex Keyence

Automation Roles We Place

Functional Occupations:

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact Dave Bevington, Partner and Director of Automation at 440-996-0584, and connect with Dave 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.

Dave Bevington | Partner | Director of Automation | 440-996-0584

Josh Olgin | Managing Partner | Director of Robotics | 440-996-0585

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

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

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

Kylie Taylor | Automation Executive Recruiter | 440-975-7842|

Andrew Cugliari | Automation Executive Recruiter | 440-534-2535 |

Kanika Kalra | Automation Researcher |

Automation Testimonials

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S.A. – Candidate

“Before working with Dave Bevington, my experience with most recruiters was that they were only trying to place me in a position in order to reach their quota and did not have my best interest at heart. My first impression…

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R.W. – Candidate

“I have worked with Direct Recruiters in the past and want to share my experience. In this day and age, good recruiters are a necessary part of a career path especially with large corporations so when Dave Bevington called, I…

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V.L. – Candidate

“Dave is an awesome recruiter to work with. He made sure to note what I was looking for in a job and did his best to find a job that fit my needs. I’m very happy at the location that…

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Andy – Client

Dave is a top performing and professional recruiter, very ethical and hard working. He hones in on the key attributes and skills you are looking for and has a very good understanding on personal fit into the organization / position…

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