TriVista Recruits COO for Private Equity Backed Manufacturing Company

A $150M private equity owned building products manufacturer.

Focus

Recruited an executive operations leader with a background in:

  • Engineering
  • Wood products manufacturing
  • Operational turnarounds

Approach

  • Leveraged TriVista’s extensive experience recruiting senior manufacturing executives using a proprietary database of highly qualified candidates
  • In conjunction with seasoned subject matter experts from the TriVista Operations and Supply Chain team, the Recruitment team hosted advanced technical screening evaluations
  • Conducted weekly client update calls with members of the private equity firm

Outcome

  • Within 6 weeks, 3 qualified candidates interviewed with the hiring decision makers
  • 2 finalists were selected for on-site interviews. Both candidates demonstrated outstanding operational leadership and communication skills, having a proven track record of implementing lean manufacturing processes. In addition, both candidates resided locally and shared the company’s cultural values
  • The selected candidate effectively led the organization by creating a Lean culture and improving upon current and future business objectives