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Apple & Associates is an
executive search firm that specializes in the Pharmaceutical, Medical
Device, Biotech, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Banking, Plastics
and Rubber Industries. We
provide extensive coverage of these worldwide markets and have
forged a solid reputation in the industry as a competent, aggressive,
and resource-rich recruiting firm. Apple & Associates
is a nation-wide employment search company. We belong to
Top Echelon Network, Inc. and Intercity Personnel Associates (IPA),
large recruiting networks with several hundred search firms' each
from around the country. Through these networks, we can share
confidentially coded information about a job and receive qualified
candidates within a short period of time. The advantage for
you is that with one phone call you not only have rapid access
to our candidates, but also to several hundred recruiting firm’s
industry specific resources and candidates. Because our executive
recruiters specialize in different industry segments, we can give
you the service you deserve in a fast, focused, and efficient manner.
We realize the importance of hiring professionals who understand
and are able to assimilate with your company’s business model,
culture, process, equipment, and materials. Our team has
studied the hiring decisions that make the firms in the Pharmaceutical
and Medical Device industries so successful. Our candidates
will meet the standard your company is striving for, with the technical
and industry background to match.
Apple & Associates has filled positions
in the following disciplines:
- Executive Management: CEO, VP, Sr. Level Managers
- Manufacturing Operations: VP, Operations Manager,
Plant Manager, Engineering Manager, Production Manager, Production
Supervisor, Quality Manager, Logistics, Supply Chain, Regulatory
- Engineering: Mechanical,
Design, Process, Manufacturing, Project, Electrical, Maintenance,
Quality, Environmental, Health & Safety
- R&D Scientists: Product Development, Principle
Scientists, Research Associates, Chemists
- Process Improvement: Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing,
TQM, Quality, Engineering, Training, Implementation
- Human Resources: Director, Manager, Generalist,
Benefits, Compensation, Training
- Supply Chain, Procurement, Materials Management, Logistics,
- Sales: Representatives,
Specialists, Trainers, Regional Managers, District Managers,
Directors and VP’s
- Marketing: Marketing
Directors, Marketing Managers, Product Managers, Brand Managers, Advertising,
- Administration, Accounting, Finance, IT
Apple & Associates promises uncompromised one-on-one attention
to your employment search until it is filled with the right candidate. Our
search process includes:
- Written Confirmation of Your Search Assignment.
- Thorough Industry Search. Including our database, our
network databases, advertisements, referrals from industry insiders
and recruitment of candidates from specific companies.
- Interviewing beyond the resume to decipher cultural preferences,
sociological background, strengths/weaknesses, and standard relocation/salary
preferences. All of this information will be presented
to you via cover letter.
- Presentation by phone, E-mail and follow-up calls to answer
- Reference Checks, including verification of Degrees and Certificates
Behavioral Interviews: Apple & Associates
works with many employers who require behavioral-based interviews/tests
as a part of their hiring process. Our interview includes
questions that subjectively evaluate some of these traits:
Personal Accountability: Identifies opportunities
and takes initiative to resolve issues, sound judgment.
Team Player: Able to technically lead or support
a team in order to reach a desired Goal.
Integrity: High standards of conduct.
Leadership: General Leadership, Leadership
initiative of change-Courage, Commitment.
Managerial: Ability to handle difficult
situations, stress, unpleasant tasks, and frustration.
Results Oriented/Resourceful: Discovers
ways to get things done with limited resources.
Critical Thinker: Problem Solver,
Practical: Takes ideas and turn them
into Reality in support of organizational strategies, tactics
Growth Potential: Upward mobility one to
Business Savvy: Understanding of how a Business
operates and what it takes to succeed.
Teamwork: Willing to cooperate, pitch in.
Intellectual Curiosity: Recognizing change
is necessary, Ability to learn, Innovative verses maintenance.
Risk Taker: Appropriate risk taker,
Emotional Maturity/Intelligence: Maturity-Self
knowledge, Trust builder, Empathy, Understanding others, Less