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Industry Overview:

Technology has conquered some of the environmental challenges facing the coal industry, but many more advances are needed to maintain a secure spot in the market place. Rivals are developing other energy sources and health concerns are deterring customers.

“Clean coal” and other improvements need a boost from technologically advanced thinkers who look for break-through ideas and who communicate well with numerous constituencies – consumers, environmental regulators and others.

To reach the best performers, Ropella will tap its vast network of contacts in chemical, industrial, health science and related fields. Our 12-step process is proven; it often takes only 60 days to complete a job search and have the best candidate reporting to work.

Common Applications:
  • Processing, cleaning etc.
  • Coke manufacturing
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Liquifying
  • Waste products
  • Syngas, etc.
  • Scrubbers, etc.
  • Coal gasification
  • Low-sulfur, bituminous or sub bituminous coal
  • Peat, lignite, graphite, and anthracite
  • Processing and milling
  • Refining
  • Production of chemicals
  • Environmental regulation, sustainability, etc.
Look for our articles in Coal USA and other industry publications..

Ropella understands the unique recruitment challenges faced by the growing Energy industry. Our understanding of current industry advancements, manufacturing, markets, developers, and your customers means we can find just the right expert, quickly and efficiently.

Our consultants attend the same energy 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

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It is quite clear that you have a well developed networking system and a broad base of contacts in the chemical industry…you were able to generate a group of high quality candidates…in a short period of time.  I appreciate the time you took getting to know our needs, personalties, and corporate culture.  In closing, your follow up skills and ability to convey the candidates feelings and positions…were very professional.  I enjoy your stick-to-itivness and style.

President & CEO
Mona Industries
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