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Petrochemical and Refinery Chemicals

Industry Overview:

Alternative methods and cost-saving approaches are prized as industries adapt to global competition, fluctuations in supply and demand, and environmental issues. Bright thinkers can harness science and technology to improve advanced process control, reduce corrosion and deal with other factors.

This area also welcomes new uses to expand its already significant market reach beyond fuel, solvents, polymers and so many others. Talented individuals who can work with people from other disciplines will make up the teams that lead to major accomplishments.

To find high achievers in technology and science for your business, call Ropella. Since our founding in 1987 we have kept a constant lookout for top performers -- people who combine passion and curiosity with education and experience.

Common Applications:
  • Impurities
  • Atmospheric distillation
  • Conversion
  • Treatment
  • Blending
  • Naptha fraction – steam cracking, polymerization, etc.
  • Classes: olefins, aromatics, synthetic gas, etc.
  • Integrated manufacturing
  • Molecular masses
  • Alkylation -- dimerization
  • Catalytic reforming
Look for our articles in Oil & Gas Journal 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)
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We have served and developed relationships with leading companies in the industry, including:
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I wanted to personally thank you for your effort and persistence to get me to include Kristie into the mix.  I enjoyed working with you in the process to hire Kristie, and I am confident that she will provide immediate results within our organization.
Again, you are a complete professional and have the unique ability to understand the culture and personality of an organization and match that up with individuals in your network of clients.
Thanks again for all your work and look forward to working with you again in the future.

National Sales Manager
Acme-Hardesty Company
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