Owner, Kent G. Kirkland, C.P.C., has worked continuously in this industry since 1981. KirklandSEARCH, established in 1993, complies with the National Association of Personnel Consultants Standards of Ethical Practices. Kent Kirkland obtained certification from The National Association of Personnel Consultants in 1984. National searches are routine practice. All job applicants shall be considered on the basis of job qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran, or handicapped status. Referrals of qualified minority group candidates are encouraged. KirklandSEARCH is licensed to fill permanent positions and is not setup for temporary or “temp to perm” employment.

Why use KirklandSEARCH?

-Kirkland has a vast range of recruiting experience in a diverse number of industries and professions.
-Recruits are screened very closely to your specifications, saving you time. Candidates with poor attitude, itinerants, “mercinaries” and “job hoppers” will not be presented.
-Kirkland attempts to understand not only the important job requirements– he looks for the aspects of your position, as well as your company atmosphere, features, and benefits which will attract talented professionals.
-Kirkland does a better job of summarizing the candidate’s backgrounds, interests, and desires than the competition.
-He points out candidates’ deficiencies, as well as attributes.
-Kirkland’s approach is direct and transparent.
-Kirkland’s focus is on developing long-term relationships through using “trust-based” methods to satisfy all parties’ goals.
-Kirkland maintains company confidentiality. References are available upon request.

KirklandSEARCH offers diverse recruiting expertise which includes the following:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Quality Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Controls Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Quality Engineering
  • Applications & Sales Engineering
  • Research & Development Engineers/Scientists
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Safety Engineering/ EHS
  • Systems Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Plastics Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Field Service Engineering
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Mechanical, Electromechanical, and Electronic Technicians
  • Human Resources

KirklandSEARCH’s industry experience includes:

Capital and Automated Equipment, Machine Tools, Aerospace, CNC Machining, Prepackaged Software, Chemicals & Coatings, Metal Stampings, Plastic Injection Molding, Bearings, Sheet Metal Fabrication, Consumer Products, Medical Devices, Biotechnology, Electronics, Screw Machine Products, Refrigeration & Boilers, Fluid Power Equipment, Instruments, Energy, Construction Materials, and more.