Plant Manager – We are looking for a plant manager for a well-established consumer products and food ingredient manufacturer.  The ideal candidate will have successful food/ingredient manufacturing leadership experience and be well versed in both employee engagement and continuous improvement. Union experience is must.

Confidential contact: Jane McDowell at janem@catalystrecruitmentpartners.com / 630-660-4787


Director of Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability We are seeking a Corporate Director of Environmental, Health, Safety and Sustainability for a client in the Chicagoland area. We are looking for someone who is an experienced EH&S Leader, who can leverage this background to design and create policies and programs across multiple food manufacturing facilities in the USA – and who can gradually start to integrate and include sustainability initiatives into the overall plan.

Confidential contact: Jane McDowell at janem@catalystrecruitmentpartners.com / 630-660-4787


Quality SupervisorWe are conducting searches on the behalf of a rapidly expanding financially secure highly entrepreneurial food ingredient company which specializes in plant-based sweeteners, proteins, and milks.  We are looking for QA/QS leaders with technical expertise in the production of plant based bases and milks.

Confidential contact:  Jane McDowell at janem@catalystrecruitmentpartners.com / 630-660-4787


Senior ScientistWe are looking for a Senior/Principal Scientist for one of our private clients in the Chicagoland area. We are looking for a creative, entrepreneurial chemist with experience in synthesis – specifically alkoxylations and/or siloxane chemistry. Our client is growing rapidly, offering custom chemistries for the personal care and CASE markets.

Confidential contact:  Jane McDowell at janem@catalystrecruitmentpartners.com / 630-660-4787


Commercial Development ManagerWe are seeking a Commercial Development Manager for a thriving company in the oleochemical/lipid space.  This experienced sales professional will continue to develop our client’s business on the East Coast. He or she will build on existing profitable business and customer relationships, primarily targeting personal care and HI&I customers.

Confidential contact: Jane McDowell at janem@catalystrecruitmentpartners.com / 630-660-4787


National Sales ManagerWe are in search of a National Sales Manager for a rapidly growing private company in the Plant Based Ingredients space: sweeteners, starches, milks, and proteins. We are looking for someone who enjoys true business development – who likes the “hunt” and can close new business.  Our client is highly innovative – and very market focused.

Confidential contact: Jane McDowell at janem@catalystrecruitmentpartners.com / 630-660-4787