Lucas Group Announces Supply Chain & Operations Recruitment Division

11 February 2020

Executive recruiting firm announces a name change for its Manufacturing Division to “Supply Chain & Operations” to better reflect functional hiring and recruiter expertise.

Atlanta, GA – February 11, 2020 – Lucas Group, ranked sixth on Forbes’ Best Professional Recruiting Firms list for 2019, announced that the firm’s Manufacturing Division has changed its name to “Supply Chain & Operations.” The name change reflects the firm’s expanded functional expertise in these direct-hire recruiting specialties.

In addition to direct hire, the division provides contract placement services with a specialty in technical engineering and interim operations management, meeting the growing market demand for a fast, flexible workforce in the gig economy.

“This new name better reflects a more modern and broadened approach to servicing our clients’ and candidates’ needs in the complex world of supply chain management and plant operations,” said Charlie Wilgus, General Manager.

With a team of more than 50 industry experts nationwide, Lucas Group Supply Chain & Operations recruiters understand the challenges and costs that manufacturers and service companies face staying current with innovative technology and enhanced best practices in today’s competitive market.

“Having the right talent in place minimizes uncertainties and unlocks new opportunities for business growth,” said Wilgus. “From advancements in artificial intelligence and automation to supply chain optimization and sustainability, our recruiters are on the pulse of this rapidly changing market. Our teams are uniquely experienced and geographically located to support our clients across the U.S. with today’s most forward-thinking supply chain talent.”

Lucas Group’s Supply Chain & Operations Division, along with its fast-growing Contract Engineering team, delivers a wide spectrum of services, from technical engineering assignments scaling up through manager, director, vice president and other critical executive-level positions.  Frequent direct hire projects include such titles as COO, Vice President of Supply Chain, General Manager and Plant Manager, with continuing emphasis in functional areas like engineering, procurement, operations, logistics and distribution.

The division’s redesign will allow Lucas Group to continue to support its mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients across all industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer goods, electrical manufacturing, building materials, packaging, chemical, food & beverage, industrial manufacturing, pharmaceutical and many more.

A full-service recruitment firm, Lucas Group’s complementary lines of business work in concert to provide customized talent solutions that span organizational needs. The firm accelerates hiring timelines for contract, interim, project-based, contract-to-hire and permanent/direct hire professionals.

In addition to Supply Chain & Operations, Lucas Group recruits transformative talent for the following industries: Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Technology, Legal, Military Transition and Sales & Marketing.

About Lucas Group

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist clients ranging in size from small to medium-sized businesses to Fortune 500 companies find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their ambitions; and associates find professional success. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at and connect with us on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.