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Industry Overview:
  Biotechnology (biotech) is the use of living systems and organisms to develop or make useful products. Depending on the tools and applications, it often overlaps with the related fields of bioengineering and biomedical engineering. From its use in agriculture to medicine, the need for recruiting efficient and smart professionals is crucial for this industry to advance.
Common Applications:
  • Agricultural biotechnology (green biotechnology)
  • Pharmaceutical and medical biotechnology (red biotechnology)
  • Industrial biotechnology (white biotechnology)
  • Manufacturing
  • Alternative energy / bioenergy
  • Biomaterials
  • Bioinformatics
  • Bioremediation, biotransformation, and biodegradation
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Ropella understands the unique recruiting challenges faced by the Pharma and Biotech industry. Our understanding of current industry trends, manufacturing, facility requirements, chemists, and your customers means we can find just the right personnel, quickly and efficiently.

Our Executive Search Consultants attend the same Pharma and Biotech events as you, and are usually members of the same industry trade associations and exhibitions, networking with potential expert candidates for your company. If you are looking for a highly qualified and professional recruiter, or executive search consultant (headhunter), give Ropella a call and put our people and process to work for you!


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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Business Analytics Group Leader,
Dow Agrosciences
What sets Ropella apart from other search firms and recruiters?


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Scott Schmieder

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Robbie you and your team deserve the utmost thanks and “great work” on this search. You understood our needs and were relentless in finding a candidate with all that we require.
Thank you Robbie, JD, and all others who were involved.

Vice-President Human Resources - Oleochemicals
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