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Aroma Chemicals

Industry Overview:

The industry is constantly searching for the smell of success from new or better products, especially ones that are eco-friendly and marketable. This is a huge field – not just personal care but also food and many other applications – so it offers plenty of opportunities for employees who have appropriate skills, business sense and intuitive thinking.

Smart science and advanced technology, combined with thoughtful insights, will lead to exciting new permutations and products. Chemistry – culinary and cosmetic – can bring improvements that enhance lives and add value to an employer.

Ropella has a nose for finding the best candidates with sensory and technical skills; let us help you find the scientific and technological leaders who will be the right fit for your company’s specific needs.

Common Applications:
  • Ingredients - natural, synthetic
  • Odor structure, descriptions
  • Essential oils
  • Formulation, quality control, etc.
  • Fragrance ingredients, classifications
  • Integrated aromas
  • Flavorants, food pairing
  • Mixing Compounds – esters, amines, etc.
  • Diffusive properties
  • Odorizers
  • Manufacturing – toll, contract
  • Preservatives
  • Analysis
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With over 25 years as a top chemical industry recruitment agency, Ropella is well-versed in the challenges companies face in their search to find highly qualified professionals. As talent acquisition specialists, we excel at attracting, recruiting and building relationships with potential candidates. Our executive search consultants stay abreast of current industry trends making Ropella a knowledgeable, efficient and effective partner for recruiting top chemical talent.

A proven executive search firm, Ropella is dedicated to helping companies gain a competitive advantage by providing customized and strategic talent solutions. We leverage our industry expertise, proprietary smart search system and global network to deliver exceptional results quickly for even the most challenging searches. Successful industry leaders count on Ropella to find the right talent to drive their business forward.


The typical positions, roles and/or functions our search consultants serve include:

Sales (such as; new business development, key account management, technical service, customer service, branch, district, region, national, global in scope).
Marketing (such as market research, market analyst, consumer research, public relations, social media, communications, product management).
Manufacturing (such as operations, production, engineering, plant design, process development, pilot plant, scale up).
Research & Development (such as exploratory research, discovery research, synthesis, analytical, applications development, new product development, formulations, compounding, quality control, environmental, regulatory, health and safety).
Administration (such as procurement, supply chain, logistics, human resources).
Business Management (such as general management, executive, manager, director, vice president, c-suite and board member, commercial development, merger, acquisition, joint venture).
Venture Capital / Private Equity (such as administration and finance, commercial development, executive level management, human resources, mfg., marketing, r&d, sales)
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For more information, contact:

Jeff Bennett

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The process that Ropella employs clearly works and we are very impressed that you didn’t just talk the talk, as they say.  Eric, you came through with exactly what we were told Ropella would do and that is very pleasing in this day and age when everyone seems to be disappointed about something!

Director of Food Safety & Administration, PCQI
Phoenix Aromas & Essential Oils, LLC
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