The global chemicals & plastics market is something that impacts hugely on a wide variety of industries & everyday life. It is an essential industry that has grown rapidly over the years & its importance can not be underestimated to the global economy. Mackenzie Stuart has developed a practise that operates globally & works with some of the leading names in the industry. We have wide experience within the commodity, speciality, bio-chemicals, polymers & plastics sectors and have placed mid management to board level assignments within verticals including:

  • Adhesives & Sealants
  • Agrochemicals
  • Coatings & Inks
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Flavour & Fragrances
  • Food & Beverage
  • Home & Personal Care
  • Lubricants & Fuels
  • Metals & Mining
  • Oilfield Chemicals
  • Polymers & Plastics
  • Textile & Leather Chemicals

By offering both Executive Search & Contingent Recruitment strategies, we can be flexible in our recruitment model based on each client’s specific requirements. This flexible approach gives Mackenzie Stuart the unique capacity to cater to each management problem with a value-adding, tailored recruitment solution.

Working on a global basis we place mid to senior candidates from all functional backgrounds.


Marketing Manager – Emissions Control Catalysts

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a privately-owned manufacturer of emissions control catalysts based in Munich, Germany. Due to rapid …

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€100,000 - 140,000


Munich, Germany


Director of Operations – Specialty Catalysts

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a privately-owned manufacturer of refinery catalysts based in Houston, Texas. We are currently recruiting …

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Salary Range

$150,000 - 180,000


Houston, Texas


Sr. R&D Specialist – Petroleum Products

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with a privately owned, mid-sized refiner and marketer of oils, lubricants and specialty products. The …

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Salary Range

$0 - 0


Bradford, Pennsylvania


Chingis Bazaraliyev

Polymers & Packaging

Having joined Mackenzie Stuart in 2016, Chingis now heads the Polymers & Packaging Division, specialising in plastics for multiple industry applic...

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James Connelly


James joined Mackenzie Stuart in 2015, having initial responsibility for mid- to senior level placements in the Chemicals sector. During his first yea...

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