Specialty Chemicals & Materials

Specialty Chemicals & Materials Recruiters

Relationship-based recruiting down to a science

We understand your business

At Kuhn Global Talent, we understand that it’s meaningful for you to partner with a recruiting firm who are industry experts as well as people experts. Our experience recruiting globally in the specialty chemicals space positions our team to quickly get up to speed on your business goals and comprehensively understand the needs behind your search. Because of this, we get to hit the ground running and dedicate more time to finding you your next top performer.

PREVIOUS PLACEMENTS

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President

$110M global specialty chemicals company

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Managing Director – India

$900M global specialty chemicals & materials company based in NC & SC

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Managing Director – Asia Pacific

$110M global specialty chemicals company based in NJ

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Global Director of Compliance & Product Stewardship

$850M global specialty chemicals company based in OH

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Global Security Director

$900M global specialty chemicals & materials company based in NC & SC

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Commercial Director – Lubricants

$14B global specialty chemicals & materials company

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Global GM – Coatings & Ingredients

$850M/year global specialty chemicals company based in OH

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CFO

$10B global coatings company based in OH

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General Manager – China

$10B global coatings company

Where do you need people?

There’s a healthy variety of crucial specialty chemical roles that our dynamic clients ask us to help them fill with exceptional people in order to continue to thrive in a highly competitive space. Wielding our decades of experience recruiting globally within this niche, we partner with you to find you the exact person you’ve been looking for, no matter the experience level or technical expertise the job demands.

To get a better idea of what positions we can help your business fill with the best talent in the market, view a few of our recently completed searches above.

ADDITIONAL ROLES/ FUNCTIONS

Below are some additional roles/ functional areas we have helped companies within the specialty chemicals & materials industry recruit for:

  • CEO
  • COO
  • President
  • General Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Managing Director
  • Regional Manager
  • Director
  • Vice President
  • C-suite & Non-executive Board Member
  • Commercial Development
  • Merger & Acquisition VP and Director
  • New Business Development
  • Key Account Management
  • Technical Service
  • Customer Service Regional, National, and Global in scope
  • VP
  • Commercial Director
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • Public Relations
  • Communications
  • Digital Marketing
  • New Product Development
  • Product Management
  • Operations
  • Production
  • Engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Site Manager
  • Multi-site Director
  • Global Director
  • Executive & VP Level Roles
  • Exploratory Research
  • Discovery Research
  • Synthesis
  • Analytical
  • Applications Development
  • New Product Development
  • Formulations
  • Compounding
  • Quality Control
  • Environmental
  • Regulatory
  • Health & Safety
  • Finance
  • Treasury
  • Tax
  • Controller
  • CFO
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • Human Resources
  • Procurement
  • Supply Chain
  • Logistics
  • Information Technology

Win the leading talent you’ve been wanting

Acquiring the best people in the market is always challenging, but this is especially true in the specialty chemicals industry. At Kuhn Global Talent, we exist to help you hire the exact candidate you need to continue to be leaders in your space. It’s that simple. The international network and hiring expertise we’ve steadily gained over 25 years working in this space becomes your network and expertise. When you partner with us, we act as a true extension of your company and collaborate closely with you to achieve your ultimate goal: having the most talented people in the field proudly say they work for you.

TESTIMONIALS

$10B coatings & specialty chemicals company
$10B coatings company
President/ CEO

“Jim has recruited for me since 2004, first as a direct report, and then as a third-party recruiter at two other companies. He is an exceptional recruiter because he consistently earns my TRUST, and the TRUST of hiring managers, HR business partners, and candidates, and he delivers results with SPEED and VALUE.”

$900M global manufacturer of pine chemicals & carbon materials
$900M global manufacturer of pine chemicals & carbon materials
President

“Jim recruited most of the commercial and technical positions located outside the USA for my company from 2011 to 2016 when the company was spun off of the parent company. We relied on Jim like he was an employee. His commitment, trustworthiness, and results make him someone I continue to partner with. I recently engaged Jim to lead the talent management component of an acquisition project for my Private Equity firm.”

$850M global manufacturer of specialty chemicals & polymer materials
$850M global manufacturer of specialty chemicals & polymer materials
VP of HR

“Jim has been an exceptional partner with our organization; he took the time to understand our organization and needs to be able to provide us with candidates who were clear fits for our needs, finding candidates for high-level domestic and international roles. He went above and beyond to ensure that both my company, and our candidates, were cared for. If you are seeking a partner who is committed, responsive, and effective–I highly recommend Jim.”

$900M global manufacturer of specialty chemicals
$900M global manufacturer of specialty chemicals
President

“Jim’s commitment, trustworthiness, and results make him someone I continue to partner with. He has completed over 60 searches in the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific regions for my previous company; and I recently engaged Jim to lead the talent management component of an acquisition project for a Private Equity firm.”

$850M global manufacturer of specialty chemicals & polymer materials
$850M global manufacturer of specialty chemicals & polymer materials
VP of HR

“Jim has been an exceptional partner with our organization; he took the time to understand our organization and needs to be able to provide us with candidates who were clear fits for our needs, finding candidates for high-level domestic and international roles.. He went above and beyond to ensure that both my company, and our candidates, were cared for. If you are seeking a partner who is committed, responsive, and effective–I highly recommend Jim.”

PRACTICE AREAS

Over the years, we've done a little bit of everything. But we do specialize and have vast networks of top talent and key relationships in select industries. You can learn more about each one below.

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