Jim Hipskind, CPC

Division Manager

Production, Processing & Engineering

With over 30 years of experience in recruiting for manufacturing, production, processing, and sales roles, Jim Hipskind brings a wealth of expertise to Continental Search. Joining our team in 2010, Jim previously worked for Midwest Headhunters, where he successfully recruited manufacturing managers and engineers throughout the Midwest. His extensive background in placing supervisors, managers, and executives in various manufacturing settings gives him a unique perspective and deep understanding of what it takes to excel in these positions. By leveraging this knowledge and aligning it with the specific needs of our clients, Jim consistently identifies and secures top-performing candidates who exceed expectations.

Noteworthy placements under Jim’s guidance include:

  • Area General Manager for one of the world’s largest pork producers
  • Optimization Manager, QA Manager, and Plant Supervisor for a prominent meat packer
  • Senior Process Engineer for a large integrated egg producer
  • Leaders in Refrigeration, Maintenance, EHS, & Process Engineering for a leading pork producer
  • Vice President of Nursery for a major swine grower
  • Feed Mill Manager for a large poultry company in California

Jim’s accomplishments and recognition include:

  • Certification as a Personnel Consultant by the National Association of Personnel Services
  • Award winner in the Top Echelon Network

Jim Hipskind’s extensive experience, industry knowledge, and track record of successful placements make him an invaluable asset to our team and ensure that our clients receive top-tier talent for their manufacturing, processing, and engineering needs.