Industry 4.0 Retained Executive Search

The industrial retained executive search consultants of NextGen have served clients in identifying and placing top performers in industrial automation (robotics and RPA, SCM and logistics, energy and smart factories; digital transportation and customer experience., data centers and OT; cyber security for commercial and government.

Our clients range from Series A and C startups to mid-cap high growth and spin-offs of global conglomerates that include manufacturers, systems integrators, cloud and ecosystem providers. Our expertise is recruiting C-levels and functional leaders who increase market share, develop IP, and increase shareholder value.

Digital Transformation and Customer Experience

As part of Industry 4.0, companies need to elevate their IT, workforce, and manufacturing process with digital transformation as well as advance the customer experience including CDP and DMP as many move to fabless, smart factories and next generation virtual enterprise manufacturing.

Robotics
Industry 4.0

Why Choose NextGen?

Our IA retained executive search consultants only recruit “A players” – the top 10% performers who produce 8x to 10x more than “B players”. It is why we provide an industry leading 24 to 36 months replacement guarantee. Client feedback is that candidates we deliver and they hire not only meet objectives, but exceed expectations.

  • Industry 4.0: cyber-physical systems, cloud / cognitive computing, smart factory, data centers, cyber security
  • Industrial Robotics: cartesian, SCARA, cylindrical, delta, polar and vertically articulated
  • RPA: Process automation software bots utilizing AI and machine learning
  • NGMS and NGME: next generation manufacturing systems and enterprise including VEs.
  • Motor Controls and Drives: AC / DC, VFD / VSD, power electronics modules. 

Kelley Reinhardt - Senior Partner

Kelley brings 25 years of experience leading retained search, talent acquisition, and leadership development to clients. Her expertise is in wireless and manufacturing. As a Sr. Partner for NextGen, Kelley leads the Industry 4.0 (automation, robotics, IIoT, LED lighting, motor controls, digital transformation and customer experience) practice. Kelley works for clients ranging from start-ups, mid-side to Fortune 500 manufacturers.

Get On Our Radar

Please understand that we are a retained executive search firm who works on behalf of clients in succession bench, confidential, and non-confidential retained executive search.

What we look for in a potential candidate: If you are considered an “A player” – part of the top 10% of the workforce that produce 8 to 10 times more than the 35% of “B players”, and you have made significant impacts in an industry you work within – as a leader in one of the following areas outlined below, we want to talk to you.

Corporate Leadership – (entire P&L, develop and lead strategy, investor relationships, increase shareholder value, high impact speaker)

Engineering – (lead R&D full life-cycle, developed new IP and products/services successful in the marketplace, reducing COGS, new UI/UX, financial modeling for P&L, staff retention)

Sales / Business Development – (revenue rainmaking, increased market share, increased profit margins, revitalizing markets)

We look forward to speaking with you.

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