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Industry Overview:
  The advancement of technology and the applications within Robotics has been crucial to the safety and efficiency of the manufacturing process. Robotics is the highly complex study, design and use of robots throughout a variety of industries. The implementation of industrial robots has created an integrated environment between people and machinery. The design, construction, operation, application, and maintenance of robots have become realistic aspects of the manufacturing process and add value by completing tasks that are harmful to humans. Robotics fill a need within society, not just in safety but also in meeting the demands of our emerging green economy. Whether our clients are looking for an excellent problem-solver who is skilled in pneumatics, or a sales director with mechanical aptitude, Ropella understands the unique recruitment challenges faced by the robotics industry.
Common Applications:
  Robots are used in a variety of industries including, the automotive, agriculture, aerospace, metals, nuclear, mining, medicine, and textile industries. Robotics is a rapidly growing field that has many applications, including:
  • Sensory Feedback
  • Information Processing
  • Actuators
  • Computer Vision
  • Control Systems
  • Dynamics and Kinematics
  • Engineering Cybernetics
  • Mechatronics
  • Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs)
  • Domestic Robots - Vacuum Cleaning, Floor Washing, Lawn Mowing
  • Surveillance
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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)
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Scott Schmieder

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The team at Ropella was instrumental in sourcing the right candidate for our VP of R&D role.  Pat specifically knew just how to persuade this HR Director (who doesn’t like to be pushed by recruiters) into making what may be one of the better staffing decisions for our company.

Director, Human Resources
EP Minerals, LLC
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