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Automotive Chemicals

Industry Overview:

When it comes to anti-freeze, brake fluid and other uses, automotive chemicals can’t simply be just effective anymore. Today, they also must be eco-friendly, safer and less expensive.

Highly skilled innovators are needed to find ways to use chemicals more effectively, ditching toxicity while upgrading performance and value and exploring new uses. Trouble-shooters and problem-solvers welcome challenges, whether they’re reducing energy costs, developing new laminates, conceiving new ways of recycling or accelerating delivery systems.

Ropella’s 12-step process can quickly find the scientific and technological minds to help a company develop breakthrough formulations, upgrade composites and overcome other obstacles to success.

Common Applications:
  • Resins – polyurethane, polypropylene, etc.
  • Specialty resins – polyvinyl butyral, etc.
  • Composites, laminates, etc.
  • Automotive intermediates
  • Silicones, surfactants, etc.
  • Polymers, elastomers, polyolefins, etc.
  • Oils, rubber
  • Performance-enhancing solutions
  • Manufacturing – toll, batch, etc.
  • Formulation
  • Testing
  • Supply chain
  • Recycling, waste disposal, environmental
Look for our articles in Automotive Engineering International and other industry publications..

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)
We read and write for industry publications, including:
We participate in industry associations such as:
We regularly attend industry trade shows, including:
We have served and developed relationships with leading companies in the industry, including:
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What sets Ropella apart from other search firms and recruiters?


For more information, contact:

Jeff Bennett

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I wish to thank you for your great support to our search for a business head for agro. I appreciated especially the very professional approach in first listening and understanding well our true needs and then providing a good selection of candidates. This made the process fluent and it was not difficult for us to select the candidate with the best fit to our business.  Hope for an opportunity to work with you again very soon.

Chief Business Officer, Agro Green
Emery Oleochemicals
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