Global Specialist Executive Search & Career Development
  • Excellence in global executive search, talent management and career development across the chemicals, materials, natural resources and bioscience world. We offer eight world-class services.

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  • From humble beginnings we have grown to a worldwide team able to complete assignments seamlessly and delight our clients, time and again. Our success rate to date? Over 95%

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  • Our clients range from global multinationals to technology spin-outs. Our goal is always the same; to deliver better talent, faster and help people to grow and make a lasting impact.

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  • Our international consulting team is leveraged by a growing board of executive advisors and business developers who endorse our activities and extend our reach.

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  • We partner with a growing range of associations, institutions, event organisers and businesses offering specialist coaching and training to help those working across our sectors.

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  • ChemExec℠, our Executive Network offers faster, simpler, professional networking, just when you need it.

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  • With offices in London, New York and Singapore we have a global footprint and local expertise to offer clients a truly borderless experience. For an exploratory chat, please get in touch.

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Welcome to Chemical Search International

Founded in 2000, we specialise exclusively in retained executive search, team recruitment, talent acquisition and career development services for the global chemicals and related sectors.

Our international consultants are all highly experienced sector professionals. This guarantees we will better understand your business and be able to deliver more relevant talent, faster. Please also join our revolutionary ChemExec℠ | Executive Network, which offers a whole new experience in professional networking and services to accelerate your career.

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Our Services

Executive Search
Team Acquisition
Interim & Contract
Coaching & Learning
Executive Network
Global Careers
Event Partnerships
News & Discussions

Latest careers

  • Electronics Market Development...

    Location: DE, USA

    Our client is seeking a Market Development Manager to join the growing Fluoropolymers team based at their Wilmington DE location with responsibility f...

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  • Sales Representative

    Location: NJ or PA, USA

    The position of sales representative will work closely with the commercial team to manage the assigned territory, which includes the development of ne...

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  • Experienced Business Developme...

    Location: UK, East Midlands

    The company is a fast growing chemistry CRO looking for a business development executive that can support the next stage of the company's growth, thou...

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  • Maintenance and Reliability Le...

    Location: Parkersburg, WV, USA

    Our client is seeking Maintenance and Reliablity Leader within their Flouroproducts division based at their Washington Works near Parkersburg, WV. Her...

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  • Vice President / Principal | E...

    Location: Houston, TX, USA

    High-profile opportunity to lead growth and development of US energy & chemicals consulting activities for a major specialist consulting company. ...

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  • Product Manager | Regulated Sy...

    Location: London area, UK

    Regulated Synthesis, a fast-growing business line within the Pharma business area, has created a new opening for a Product Manager (PM). Reporting to ...

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  • Business Development Manager U...

    Location: Flexible base USA

    The company is building commercial capabilities in the USA and is looking to appoint a Business Development Manager with experience selling new solven...

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  • Global Expert Consultant in Pa...

    Location: South East Asia

    Our client is looking for a consultant to work on a short term assignment (1-3 months) to provide technical production support....

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Latest events

  • 2nd International Conference o...

    Location: Orlando, USA

    Date: Thu, May 30 2019

      2nd International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research & Innovations in Pharma Industry, (PHARMA RESEARCH 2019) scheduled to be held duri...

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  • Inhalation & Respiratory Drug ...

    Location: New York

    Date: Thu, May 30 2019

    On 30 & 31 May 2019, New York (USA) will host the BioTech Pharma Summit: Inhalation & Respiratory Drug Delivery 2019 conference. This year&rsq...

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  • Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Ma...

    Location: Chatham, Kent

    Date: Tue, Jun 4 2019

    Overview: This intensive 2 day course looks at system components, design techniques, operation and control of blow tank systems, explosion haz...

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  • Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Ma...

    Location: Chatham, Kent

    Date: Tue, Jun 4 2019

    Overview: This intensive 2 day course looks at system components, design techniques, operation and control of blow tank systems, explosion haz...

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  • International Conference on M...

    Location: Rome, Italy

    Date: Mon, Jun 10 2019

    International Conference on Materials Research and Nanotechnology will be held in Rome, Italy, during June 10-12, 2019.  ICMRN-2019 is aiming to ...

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  • Global Chemistry Congress

    Location: Rome, Italy

    Date: Mon, Jun 10 2019

    We take pleasure to announce Global Chemistry Congress (GCC 2019)” scheduled on June 10-12, 2019 in Rome, Italy.  GCC 2019 aims to bri...

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  • International Conference on M...

    Location: Rome, Italy

    Date: Mon, Jun 10 2019

    International Conference on Materials Research and Nanotechnology will be held in Rome, Italy, during June 10-12, 2019.  ICMRN-2019 is aiming to ...

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  • Chemical Executive Network Rec...

    Location: Manchester

    Date: Thu, Jun 13 2019

    The Chemical Executive Network Reception on June 13th is an informal yet focused networking event for executives and consultants with interests in the...

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  • 5th Future of Formulations in ...

    Location: Dusseldorf - Germany

    Date: Wed, Jun 19 2019

    We are pleased to announce the 5th edition of ACI’s Future of Formulations in Cosmetics Summit taking place on 19th – 20th June in Dü...

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  • Battery Forum & Energy Storage...

    Location: Beijing, China

    Date: Fri, Jun 21 2019

    The future of the way we make, transmit, and use power rests heavily on the shoulders of energy storage technology. Energy storage is the leading rese...

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  • Smithers Thermoplastic and Sil...

    Location: Cleveland, OH

    Date: Tue, Jun 25 2019

    The elastomers industry is evolving as end-use applications require advanced material specifications and processing techniques. Smithers Thermoplastic...

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  • Chemspec Europe | 26-27 June, ...

    Location: Basel

    Date: Wed, Jun 26 2019

    Chemical Search International returns to Chemspec Europe, this year the 34th in Basel, Switzerland running the ever-popular "Careers Clinic". This off...

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  • Powder Handling and Flow for A...

    Location: Cheshire

    Date: Tue, Jul 2 2019

    This course is organised by the Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology in conjunction with LPW Technology, the Fraunhofer IFAM Institute, ...

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  • Biomass to Power North America...

    Location: Raleigh - North Carolina ...

    Date: Wed, Jul 10 2019

    Broadening horizons on the growing Biomass Power industry for almost a decade at the sell-out Biomass to Power conference in Europe, ACI is thrilled t...

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  • Conference on Renewable Energy...

    Location: London, UK

    Date: Mon, Sep 9 2019

    Renewable Energy 2019 provides an acting stage at the “Capital of England” – London, the UK for energy integration. Join hands in th...

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  • European PVC Industry Summit

    Location: London

    Date: Wed, Sep 25 2019

    With the new European directive on plastic waste, increasing production costs, and the projected growth of the European PVC market, the PVC industry i...

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  • FILTECH 2019

    Location: Cologne

    Date: Tue, Oct 22 2019

    FILTECH is the largest and most important filtration event world-wide. This Exhibition is a must for all those concerned with purchasing, selling, des...

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  • 12th International Conference...

    Location: Vancouver, Canada

    Date: Fri, Oct 25 2019

    Biosensor & Bioelectronics Conferences 2019 | Biosensors Conferences | Bioelectronics Meetings | Biosensor Congress | Nanosensor Congress | Wearab...

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Latest discussions

  • Chemspec Europe | 26-27 June, ...

    Date: Thu, May 23 2019

    Chemical Search International returns to Chemspec Europe, this year the 34th in Basel, Switzerland r...

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  • Chemical Executive Network Rec...

    Date: Mon, May 13 2019

    The Chemical Executive Network Reception on June 13th is an informal yet focused networking event fo...

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  • Upcoming Events - Hope to see ...

    Date: Tue, Mar 12 2019

    We are exhibiting or attending a record number of events this spring.  If you are attending any...

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  • European Coatings Show 2019 - ...

    Date: Wed, Feb 27 2019

    Only three weeks left to register! We are delighted to be a media partner for the European Coatings...

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  • Leadership Team Hire | Petroch...

    Date: Tue, Jan 15 2019

    Chemical Search International has been appointed to conduct a global search for recruitment of a sen...

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  • Chemical Executive Network Rec...

    Date: Fri, Dec 14 2018

    We are delighted that our first Chemical Executive Network face-to-face networking event held togeth...

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  • My Top 5 strategies for mainta...

    Date: Tue, Nov 6 2018

    https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/selling-your-chemicals-business-why-slow-process-can-erode-matt-dixon...

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  • 3rd ANNUAL OPEX IN CHEMICALS S...

    Date: Mon, Oct 22 2018

    To Know More: https://bit.ly/2PgoXc6...

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  • Chemical Executive Networking ...

    Date: Thu, Oct 11 2018

    At the Institute of Directors116 Pall Mall, London, SW1Y 5ED Thursday, 6th December, 20186.30pm &nd...

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  • Chemical Search International ...

    Date: Wed, Oct 3 2018

    I look forward to the opportunity of seeing you there. If you would like to meet up please contact m...

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