Specializing in sourcing for lean manufacturing environments as well as key support areas for full business profit center. Underwood Recruiting, Inc strives for high, repeatable customer satisfaction presenting high quality candidates for each contracted position. We are an independently owned executive search firm incorporated in the state of North Carolina with over a quarter century of Human Resource and manufacturing experience in lean business environments serving furniture ( exposed wood and upholstery ), Japanese tier one automotive, automotive aftermarket, hand tools, and tool storage solutions, plus filtration industry including Gas Turbine filtration and Water filtration. These include wood, metal, and plastics in high volume, repetitive industry both domestic and foreign, along with filtration media and processes. Recruiting affiliation includes membership in Inter-city Personnel Association ( IPA ), a wholly owned professional business association network of independent search firms, for immediate access to a large, current database of candidates who meet specific discipline, industry and geographic requirements. It also furnishes information on salaries, incentive programs, benefits, relocation, and other forms of compensation used to attract and retain top talent. All searches are conducted in a thorough, cost effective manner ensuring top talent recruitment in a minimal time frame. The Principal, Robert L. Underwood has over 20 years of management leadership in lean environments. He served as Director of Human Resources and Associate Development for Arvin's aftermarket ATQPS system of lean and cellularized implementation as well as fully trained in Danaher's Leadership/DBS lean systems for over eight years serving as Vice President of Human Resources for Delta Consolidated Industries / A Danaher Company. Our primary Managing Partner is Rebecca Underwood. She has over 15 years in technical engineering and project management and has had a direct working relationship with Engineers, Field Service personnel, and Managers at all levels. Our firm ensures a recruiting process ( through Value Stream Mapping ) that is robust to insure quality and on time delivery eliminating waste ensuring on boarding of the best talent in a minimal time. This process is customer driven using the voice of the customer in all processes ( identifying and using only what is important to the customer ) in every completed candidate presentation.