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Contract, Toll, and Custom Manufacturing

Industry Overview:

Along with scientific and technical skills, personal integrity is a critical quality needed to assure customers that their intellectual property will be safeguarded and handled properly.

Skills include design, engineering, formulating and trouble-shooting for industries that cover the gamut, from auto interiors to medical packaging to liquefied natural gas infrastructures. Opportunities include developing new products, improving existing products and finding ways to save customers time and money, in line with best practices for health, the environment and cost controls.

Security is paramount to ensure customers’ formulas and processes are protected. Knowledge of marketing, business and IT are valuable assets; a commitment to continuous improvement is necessary. With our numerous contacts, Ropella can find the best individuals to help your firm grow.

Common Applications:
  • Raw material sourcing
  • Packaging and bagging
  • Flammable and hazardous materials
  • Glues, primers
  • Research & Development
  • Supply chain
  • Quality Assurance
Look for our articles in Contract Manufacturing and Packaging Magazine 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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Contract, Toll, & Custom Manufacturing
Product Development Chemist/Manager, Personal Care,
Polysciences, Inc.
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Scott Schmieder

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Our success was a direct result of your professionalism…Thank you for your dedicated performance and the contribution you have made to Diversey Corporation.

Vice President of Human Resources
Diversey Corporation
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