Engineering & Operations

AP Professionals partners with the top manufacturing companies in the greater Rochester, NY area to recruit and place top engineering and operations job candidates.

Job Placement & Recruitment Specialties

We have a dedicated Engineering & Operations staffing team, who specialize in recruiting and placement for technical disciplines such as:


  • VP/Director
  • Manager
  • Automation
  • Applications
  • Chemical
  • Controls
  • Design
  • Electrical
  • Industrial
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Plastics
  • Process
  • Product
  • Project
  • Quality
  • R&D
  • Sales


  • VP/Director of Operations
  • Operations Manager
  • Facilities Manager
  • Plant Manager
  • Warehouse Manager
  • Distribution (all levels)
  • Production Planner
  • Production Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • EHS
  • Quality
  • Supply Chain
  • Purchasing
  • Buyer
  • Logistics
  • Continuous Improvement
Engineering and Operations Team

Our Engineering and Operations Placement Team: Melissa Kline, Dave Miller, and Jennifer Garigen.

The AP Professionals Team

With decades of recruiting experience, we have developed a way to bring a higher level of service to local engineering and operations job placement.

Our approach is based on making personal connections and building trust to ensure that clients find the right employees for critical positions. We carefully screen each applicant through a personal interview to really understand their goals and the keys to their success. Then, we match them to our clients based on their skill set, education/background, and position requirements to ensure both the company and the candidate find a great fit.

We are able to ensure a great fit by taking a detailed approach. When possible, we tour our business partners’ facilities and sit down to talk directly with Human Resources and/or the hiring manager to understand their unique needs and culture.

We know the Rochester, NY market. Help us get to know your goals and start a relationship that will last a lifetime.


“[AP was] extremely helpful, I had been looking for a job for a while and the process improved greatly once AP got involved.” -Engineering & Operations Job Seeker

“Working with AP Professionals was great. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, they were able to find me a job and get me started in less than 2 weeks, and were incredibly responsive and helpful to any and all questions I had. The job I worked paid very well, and all of my coworkers were friendly. I would highly recommend the services of AP Professionals to any and all interested!” -Engineering & Operations Job Seeker

“I currently love my job and could not thank AP Professionals (especially my specific team) enough for what they have done. Thank you all.” -Engineering & Operations Job Seeker

“Their service has been invaluable towards the achievement of my goals.” -Engineering & Operations Job Seeker

“Everyone I’ve worked with at AP Professionals has been attentive, knowledgeable, responsive and very professional.  It’s always a pleasure to work with you!” -Engineering & Operations Client Company

“Our partnership with AP Professionals has made a huge impact on our business! They have been finding great candidates that we can put into key positions to help us scale and adapt to our customer’s needs.” -Engineering & Operations Client Company

“Everyone has been excellent! Dave, Melissa, Jenn, we really value our partnership with AP Professionals.” -Engineering & Operations Client Company

“I was blown away by the service and professionalism I experienced when working with Melissa, Jennifer, and Dave. The most positive experience I have had with a recruiting agency.” -Engineering & Operations Job Seeker

“Jennifer, Samantha, and Dave, I want to send a tremendous THANK YOU to all of you. I really appreciate the time you took to help me find such a good placement. From the initial interview to finally accepting an offer, you listened to my “wants” and turned them into a reality. My past week has been truly amazing and I can’t wait to see what the future holds for me! I can’t thank you enough for your support!!!” -Engineering & Operations Job Seeker

“Thank you for the help that you have extended while I was job hunting. I have passed your name along to others because you’re one of the few recruiters that actually did keep me in mind for future jobs and would always return phone calls. Most recruiters I have worked with are short-sighted and only focusing on filling the positions actively in front of them and not always very good at returning calls to candidates that might not fit the criteria for the jobs in front of them. You never did that to me and would take the time to get back to me and tell me if you didn’t have anything that was a good fit, and then when something that might be a good fit came up you called down the road. I really appreciated that, thanks again!” -Engineering & Operations Job Seeker

“AP Professionals took the time to sit down with me and get an understanding of what type of job I was looking for. I worked with over 50 recruiters over the last few years and can tell you this is a rarity in the recruiting field. They were sincerely motivated to place me with an opportunity that I was looking for, not just fill their openings. The team maintained constant communication and worked with me through every step. They all shared a precise, thorough, and professional attitude throughout the entire process. In the end they got me a better offer than I was originally looking for. I just finished my first week and my new position and am very pleased with my new company. 10/10 would recommend AP to a friend.” -Engineering & Operations Job Seeker

“We filled a critical role for a new line of business that is being transferred to our Rochester location. The candidate has the right skill set and will make the business transition much easier. The experience with AP was tremendous! Jennifer has an outstanding team and they provided several excellent candidates for the positions we were looking to fill.” -Engineering & Operations Client Company

“AP helped us grow our engineering team with a candidate who fits our culture. AP has really set the bar high. I have worked with other agencies and the service isn’t even close.” -Engineering & Operations Client Company

“He is fitting in very well. I am pleased to say after two weeks, he has really grasped what we do here and has jumped right in. I was not expecting him to be this far so quickly; he is a breath of fresh air for me, and now I can really get things going here and start doing my own job. Thanks again for the help in finding him…and thank you very much for the cookies, I love Leo’s!” – Engineering & Operations Client Company

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In addition to being your local staffing and job placement resource in Rochester, New York, AP Professionals is able to assist you on a national level. AP is proud to be a member of the American Association of Finance and Accounting, or AAFA. Learn more

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