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Relationship Driven Recruiting Solutions

Established in 2000, we are proud to be a valued recruiting partner to many leading manufacturing, engineering, service and construction organizations that vary in size, market presence and product, and service offerings. Focusing on relationships, as opposed to transactions, has allowed us to develop many long-term value-added partnerships. With extensive industry experience, knowledge and contacts, we are able to develop precise search strategies to meet each client’s specific hiring needs and talent challenges. Our commitment to finding the right candidates streamlines our clients’ hiring processes, while saving them time and resources. As an extension of our clients, we operate with professionalism, trustworthiness and timeliness, and we recognize the need for confidentiality at certain times and full transparency at others. 

A Tailored, Versatile and Focused Recruiting Experience

With many years of combined corporate human resources and external recruiting service experience, we have vast exposure to and understanding of positional requirements, organizational structure and job levels. Having worked with companies ranging from startups to Fortune 500s in public, private and government sectors, we understand different cultures and environments. Within the markets we service, our expertise spans various disciplines at all levels, as we have successfully recruited for early-career talent up to executive P&L leaders. With a connected and maintained focus on our industries and markets, we have the versatility to be a full-service provider to our clients, to meet their needs in most disciplines and at all levels. We offer an honest evaluation of our ability to service our clients’ needs, which has been key to the mutual success of each search assignment, and ultimately the relationship.

Recruiting Services

We offer various services that can be customized to work within our clients’ resources and requirements. We understand that different clients have different needs, and as such we offer a variety of services. With respect to recruiting, these services are:

Recommended for senior level leadership or positions of specific expertise. Search structure is established with specific time frame parameters and set payment terms. Full commitment of RAI resources and guaranteed successful completion of the search is assured. Typical qualifying tools include: personal interviews, background verifications, reference checks, and personality assessments.

Recommended for mid-senior-level leadership or highly technical positions. Search fee is established with a non-refundable portion to be paid upon search commencement, with remainder due upon completion. Full commitment will be made by RAI to allocate all necessary resources to complete this search. Specific time frame parameters and additional services, as found in retained search, can be included.

Recommended for multiple positions of a similar function or location. Time frame and payment interval schedule is established. RAI will commit all necessary resources for successful completion of recruiting project.

Used for general recruiting needs. Execution of standard RAI contingency fee agreement is required. Fee is incurred upon successful candidate placement.

Augments the use of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO,) utilizing RAI’s expertise for highly technical or specific positions. Any of the above recruiting services can be used.

Industry & Market Expertise

RAI has experience with manufacturing, engineering, service, and construction clients within:

Industrial Equipment, Rotating Equipment, Turbomachinery, Engineered Equipment, Static Equipment, Instrumentation & Controls, Automation, Process Equipment, Pressure & Steam Equipment, API Equipment, ASME Equipment, Power Generation, OEM, Energy, Utility, Oil & Gas, Renewable, Refinery, Air Pollution Control, Petrochemical, Pulp & Paper, Government, Marine, Aerospace, Defense, Transportation & Logistics, Mining, Water/Wastewater, Municipal, Automation, Construction, Material Handling, Environmental, Chemicals, Specialty/Industrial Gas, Cryogenic, LNG, Minerals, Metals, Food & Beverage and more.

Discipline Expertise

RAI has experience in various disciplines up to the executive level, including:

Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing, Commercial, Sales, Business Development, Lean/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain/Purchasing/Procurement, Aftermarket/Service, Maintenance, Facilities, Project Management, Marketing/Product Management, Construction, Research & Development, Core Technologies,  Program Management, Value Stream, Applications, Finance/Accounting, HR, IT, and more.

Successful Search Assignments Expertise

Operations, Support, Business Unit Leadership

Business Unit President, Managing Director, In Country Business Unit VP, Corporate VP and GM, SVP Global Quality, SVP Global Operations, VP/GM, General Manager, VP Fleet Maintenance, VP Facilities Maintenance, CIO/VP IT, CFO, VP Finance, Global Controller, Sr. Global Director Operations Excellence, Director Global SCM & Quality, Director Supply Chain Management, Director Plant Operations, Plant Manager, Director Human Resources, Director EHS, Manager Manufacturing Engineering, Production/Lean Manager, Pricing Manager, Cost Accounting Manager, Regional Manager Health Safety Environmental, Value Stream Leader, Purchasing Specialist, Buyer, Manufacturing Engineer, and more.

Engineering and Technical Professionals

SVP Construction, SVP Engineering, VP Global Engineered Solutions, VP Engineering Services, VP Program Management, VP Aftermarket Services, Global Director Product Development, Global Director Aftermarket Services, Director Projects, Director Product Management, Director Program Management Office, Manager Engineering, Service Center Manager, Program Manager, Technical Service Engineer, Sr. Aerodynamic Engineer, Sr. Structural Mechanics Engineer, Emissions Subject Matter Expert, Product Design Engineer, Development Engineer, Test Engineer, Aftermarket Engineer, and more.

Commercial Services Professionals

SVP Sales & Marketing, SVP Global Sales, VP Business Development, VP Global Account Management, VP Strategic Relationships, VP Engineered Solutions Sales, Global Director Aftermarket Sales, Global Director Product Sales, Global Director Service Sales Global Director Sales & Marketing, Director North America Sales, Director Global Marketing, Director Business Development & Sales, Director Commercial Operations, Manager Applications & Proposals, Regional Sales Manager, Territory Manager, Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Sr. Manager Sub-Contract Management, Proposal Development Manager, Sr. Estimator, Sr. Application Engineer, Project Manager, and more.