Continental Search’s expertise doubled when Jim Hipskind joined our team in late 2010.  While we knew how to recruit feed mill managers, Jim had already spent 25 years recruiting manufacturing engineers, plant managers and the full spectrum of managers who work in manufacturing.  With Jim’s experience recruiting in manufacturing and our expertise in recruiting sales and technical professionals, we became a full scope recruiting firm in our field.  The National Association of Personnel Services accredits Jim as a Certified Personnel Consultant.

Whether you prefer an engaged search, contingent search, we are ready to help you find a great feed mill manager.  We help you identify and recruit someone who fits your culture and will be engaged.  This engagement leads to longer tenure and higher productivity.

Our ever-expanding client list in manufacturing includes

  • Integrated companies
  • Dairy parlor manufacturers
  • Pet food manufacturers
  • Large commercial feed companies
  • Feed ingredient manufacturers

Significant placements Jim has had in manufacturing include Vice President of Operations for a regional pet food company, Regional Operations Manager for a major integrated food company, Senior Engineer for a global dairy equipment company, and Project Manager for a leading equipment manufacturer.

Let us help you hire confidently by using the right tools when interviewing top candidates.

In search of talent in agriculture manufacturing, contact Jim at (800) 799-4520 or

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