Engineering & Operations

About the Practice
Engineering & Operations


3 Interviews, 1 Hire
It is an astounding ratio: 3.18:1 since 2009. For every three candidates we present, the odds say you'll hire at least one.
Sky-High Retention
We have one of the highest retention rates in recruiting: 76% of our placements remain with your organization after three years.
Global Capability
Our global reach stems from recruitment in 44 states and extends to 55 countries in nearly 100 offices around the world.
The Charles Aris Engineering & Operations leadership team has two decades of executive search experience and more than two decades of collective operations experience across multiple industry verticals. We leverage our own histories to help clients and candidates transform businesses and careers. Over the past decade, we’ve placed 250 individuals in key positions across the engineering and operations landscape.
What sets us apart? We leverage our firm’s 14-Step Priority Search Process to find, vet and attract the world’s top talent in these functions for client organizations. We pride ourselves on serving the needs of hiring authorities across a variety of industries and business models – from industrial manufacturing to consumer goods, B2B to B2C and everything in between.
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Engineering & Operations Thought Leadership

2020 Fall Engineering & Operations Offer Report
We've completed more than 50 accepted offers to leaders in the Engineering & Operations function in the past two years. View the complete report now.
Engineering & Operations Newsletter
Our bimonthly publication revolving around the latest news, insights and roles we're filling across this high-demand space.
Succession planning for the aging workforce
Succession planning is important to long-term organizational success but isn’t regularly discussed by leadership teams.

Practice Leaders

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