VEAPS Inc., an Indiana-based systems integrator, has launched VEAPS Technical Staffing and hired Shawn Petty as recruiting executive. For nearly a decade, VEAPS has been collaborating with life science, food and beverage, and automotive clients on industrial automation and validation projects. With the groundbreaking addition of recruitment services VEAPS will connect manufacturers with Engineering, Engineering Support and Information Technology professionals to process control, factory automation and software development jobs throughout the Midwest.

Petty is a graduate of Purdue University. He brings more than five years of corporate staffing experience and employs a unique data mining methodology with a focus on human connection. In his new role, he will work closely with clients to grow their businesses through the placement of ideal IT and engineering candidates for direct hire or contract staffing.

VEAPS Technical Staffing employs a modern approach to the recruitment and hiring process with a focus on quickly and efficiently extracting key data from a variety of sources, including social media outlets and professional networking sites. To identify quality candidates, VEAPS also employs the use of digital technology which aids in finding candidates who may not be actively searching for a new role.