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.


Technical Sales Manager, Europe – Marine Coatings

Mackenzie Stuart is working closely with a global Coatings Manufacturer who specialise in Marine Coatings who require an ambitious Sales professional with the …

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Salary Range

€70,000 - 110,000




Sales Manager, South East of USA – Marine & Protective Coatings

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with an established Coatings Manufacturer who are looking for a Specialist with the following background …

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Salary Range

$100,000 - 160,000


USA, South East


Divisional Director – Packaging Coatings, Construction Chemicals & Industrial Coatings

Mackenzie Stuart is working in close partnership with an international Coatings Manufacturer who are currently looking for a Business Director to expand …

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Salary Range

€180,000 - 200,000


Spain, Barcelona

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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