Global Technical Customer Service Manager (Hybrid)

  • Location: Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42703

SkyWater is partnering with an international plastics/polymer manufacturer that is in need of a Technical Customer Service Manager. This position will have responsibility for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of the customer service function, including supporting the logistics function of the business.

Design Engineer

  • Location: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42650

SkyWater Search Partners has partnered with a global provider in custom water treatment solutions is looking for a Design Engineer to join their team! You’ll be joining a well-respected firm here in Minneapolis, who helps provide innovative and sustainable technologies for clean water throughout the world! 

Senior Director of IT

  • Location: Minneapolis / St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42640

Our client is a fast-growing PE backed mission driven company that’s Twin Cities based, and they have been in business for decades. We have been retained by this organization to recruit for a Senior Director of IT (#1 in IT). This hire will report their CFO and will be responsible for setting the strategy for their technology roadmap and executing on those plans.

This role will be heavily focused on IT operations, infrastructure, security and will be responsible for managing a small team. They are seeking an IT leader who has climbed the technical ranks who can collaborate cross functionally with company leadership to help support future growth initiatives. This organization has plans to double its revenue in the next 5 years. Experience working for a small to mid-size company where you have help support an aggressive growth trajectory is highly preferred.

If you are interested and qualified, please apply.

Purchasing Lead

  • Location: Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42598

The Purchasing Lead ensures that Production is never without the parts it needs to fulfill and customer’s order on time.

Sourcing Director

  • Location: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42595

Our local client is looking to add a proven leader within sourcing that can put stronger systems in place, assess the make vs. buy decisions, and rationalize the current supplier list while potentially sourcing for other options.

If you’re looking to make an immediate impact with an industry leading supplier of high-quality tools and equipment this could be the role for you.

Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

  • Location: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42527

A mid-sized electronics manufacturing firm here locally is in need of an experience Manufacturing/Process Engineer to join their team. My client is a well established firm that works work many recognizable brands here in the US! You'll be working with a small engineering team and gain exposure to all areas of manufacturing in the electronics field. 

Commercial Insurance Sales Executive

  • Location: Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42367

Title: Commercial Insurance Sales Executive

Location: Fully Remote – may require 25% or more of overnight travel

SkyWater Search Partners has been engaged in the search for a Commercial Insurance Sales Executive.  In this position, you will build recurring income and a client portfolio that drives growth and profitability.

Our client is a national insurance general agency whose goal is to spearhead innovation while simplifying the insurance experience. With around 1,000 employees and seven offices nationwide, their focus is on building trust and reducing uncertainty for their clients with a suite of 30+ products. 

This role is a unique opportunity for someone with sales experience who has a desire to build or continue building their career in the automotive insurance space. In this role you will partner with the Regional Vice President to build a sales plan and quickly begin mining customers. You will refine the customer experience to deliver unique products and solutions to enhance their business and yours.

This opportunity offers a competitive compensation package, excellent benefits including 401k, and opportunities for career growth.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build successful and lasting relationships
  • Analyze current products and provide recommendations for customers to improve processes, enhance services and create efficiencies
  • Collaborate with RVP and SVP to develop and execute a sales plan
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the market, current /future trends and competition advise the best solutions for customers
  • Identify and understand the issues of your customer and develop solutions using the suite of products
  • Drive growth and profitability through unique sales techniques, skilled negotiations, and understand risk management tools.  
  • Provide consultation and training to customers on products and services


  • 3+ years of sales experience working directly with customers
  • Successful track record of business-to-business sales, or territory management
  • Strong business acumen to explain implications of decisions and align products with goals
  • Adaptability to work in different environments and with different customers
  • Strong communication and partnership skills to leverage and build relationships
  • Developed skills (written, oral and listening) to effectively communicate with diverse audiences
  • Insurance licensing and training completion within 90 days of start date

Production Supervisor

  • Location: Minneapolis-St. Paul
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42244

SkyWater is partnering with a global aerospace manufacturer who’s looking to add a Production Manager to their team! The Production Manager will be responsible for using metrics to drive business objectives, managing their team, implementing lean concepts in the department and much more. This is a permanent/direct-hire opportunity working on 1st shift and overseeing a team of 50. We’re looking for someone with 5+ years of production experience (at least 3 years of management, supervisory or lead experience), a strong communicator and someone who can drive change/motive employees. It’s an exciting opportunity to join an industry leading company and grow your career with them!



  • Train, mentor and grow employees. Set goals and hold employees accountable to achieve these goals.
  • Manage production scheduling and work with internal department heads on any issues or corrective actions that need to be taken.
  • Create and maintain a culture that emphasizes safety, continuous improvement, and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Use metrics to drive business objectives.
  • Other duties or projects as assigned.



  • High School Diploma required (Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred).
  • 5+ years of experience in a production environment.
  • At least 3 years of management, supervisory or lead experience.
  • Strong communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.

New Product Design Engineer

  • Location: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42104

Looking for an opportunity to wear multiple hats, while working with a small team in a high growth environment? My client is a local manufacturing firm looking to add a New Product Design Engineer. This is a small, but growing team, so ability to work cross functionally within a manufacturing environment is key (along with technical skills)!

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