There is a reason skilled professionals in the textile, non-woven, fiber, manufacturing, engineering and medical imaging industries call SP Associates when they are ready for their next big opportunity. We have deep experience pairing individuals with the perfect employer and role.

Our Specialties:

  • Contingency-Based Recruiting

  • Retainer-Based Recruiting

  • Confidential Executive Search

Textile, Non-Woven & Fiber

We have decades of experience filling key roles such as production, development, engineering, plant managers, chemists, quality control, field technicians and multiple C-level executives.


We have extensive experience finding qualified professionals in endoscopy, including repair technicians, Endoscopy Repair Techs I & II, and a Lead Endoscopy Trainer. Additionally, we excel in sourcing skilled technicians for other imaging areas, such as ultrasound.

Engineering & manufacturing

We have delivered quality candidates in multiple engineering functions including chemical, electrical, civil, mechanical, industrial and more.


SP Associates is a family-owned business formed in 1969. Over the years, much has changed in the way we conduct business, but what has not changed is the effort it takes to locate candidates who will truly make a positive difference for our clients.

Today, SP Associates is led by CEO, Joel McIntyre. The team is comprised of industry professionals who all recruited high-caliber employees prior to joining the Executive Search industry.  We understand our client’s perspective because we have been there ourselves.  Our proven processes and diligence ensure that the candidates we submit are absolutely the best available. We would love to talk to you if you need to add someone to your team or if you are a professional who is considering making a change.

Depth, Breadth and experience.

Founded in 1969, SP Associates, Inc. places officers, managers, and skilled professionals in a broad range of industries.  Exclusive Retained Search, Contingency Recruiting, and Contract Assignments are accepted.

enabling career growth.

Our clients keep us posted on their key job openings, so we are continually searching for quality candidates using a range of resources which include multiple contacts and a large database.


If you represent a corporation and are interested in candidates with specific skills, please contact us and/or view our Top Candidates.If you would like to look at some of our Current Opportunities, please review that list and send us a detailed resume for your consideration.

Leadership Team

Joel McIntyre


JOEL McIntyre


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For a full listing of available opportunities, visit: http://sp-associates.workable.com