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Ceramics

Industry Overview:
 

This industry is far more complicated than many laypeople realize; it’s not just your grandma’s ceramics anymore. Technical advances mean ceramics now are used not only in traditional domestic, industrial and building products, but also in armored fighting vehicles, biomedical implants and jet turbine engine blades.

In the United States, domestic manufacturers must compete with aggressive price-cutting from overseas firms, so personnel must understand speed, cost controls, safety concerns and state-of-the-art processing equipment to develop advanced products.

Hands-on experience, computer knowledge and technical insights help engineering develop ceramic products and applications. The positions require expertise in mechanical, chemical and electrical issues and other concerns in producing and marketing ceramics, which offer great advantages over many other products. Ropella is immersed in the ceramics industry, with years of experience identifying and recruiting top performers.

Common Applications:
 
  • Crystalline / non-crystalline
  • Metallurgy
  • Glazing
  • Machining
  • Thermal stress
  • Abrasives, kaolin, etc.
  • Ceramic engineering
Solutions:
 
Look for our articles in International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology and other industry publications..

Ropella understands the unique recruiting challenges faced by the fast-changing Technology industry. Our understanding of current industry innovations, manufacturing, components, developers, and your customers means we can find just the right talent with the perfect expertise, quickly and efficiently.

Our Executive Search Consultants attend the same technology events you attend, and are usually members of the same industry trade associations and shows, 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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What sets Ropella apart from other search firms and recruiters?

 

For more information, contact:

Scott Schmieder

850-983-9003
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I truly enjoyed working with Ropella, and will definitely be reaching out to them for my next search

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Head of Regional Business Management Americas
Lanxess
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