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Going Beyond Recruiting in Philadelphia

Established in 2000, RAI is proud to be a premier recruiting resource within the markets we serve. RAI has formed many successful relationships with some of the world’s leading Manufacturers, Engineering Service Companies, Power Producers, EPC’s and A&E’s. Our extensive industry experience, knowledge, and contacts allow us to quickly develop precise search strategies complementing our clients hiring needs and talent challenges. RAI has continually been recognized by both clients and candidates for it’s professionalism, confidentiality, and commitment to the success of the search process.

A Tailored Recruiting Experience

We’ve been successful because of our 360-degree approach to each assignment, ensuring that we have an in-depth understanding of our client’s culture, values, and strategic vision. Our focus has been on “Quality” not “Quantity” in an effort to make our client’s jobs easier. While transparency and trust are keys to our success, our corporate HR background, has provided us the understanding that confidentiality may be needed in certain assignments.

Recruiting Services

We offer various services that can be customized to work within our client’s resources and requirements. We understand that different clients have different needs and as such we offer a variety of services. With respect to Recruiting, these services are:

Retained Search
Recommended for senior level leadership or positions of specific expertise. Search structure is established with specific time frame parameters and set payment terms. Full commitment of RAI resources and guaranteed successful completion of the search is assured. Typical qualifying tools include: personal interviews, background verifications, reference checks, and personality assessments.


Engaged Search
Recommended for mid-senior level leadership or highly technical positions. Search fee is established with a non-refundable portion to be paid upon search commencement with remainder due upon completion. Full commitment will be made by RAI to allocate all necessary resources to complete this search. Specific time frame parameters and additional services as found in retained search can be included.


Project Based Recruiting
Recommended for multiple positions of a similar function or location. Time frame and payment interval schedule is established. RAI will commit all necessary resources for successful completion of recruiting project.
Contingency Recruiting
Used for general recruiting needs. Execution of standard RAI contingency fee agreement is required. Fee is incurred upon successful candidate placement.
Supplemental Recruitment Process Outsourcing
Augments the use of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) utilizing RAI’s expertise for highly technical or specific positions. Any of the above recruiting services can be used.

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General Markets

Original Equipment Manufactures (OEM), General Industrial, Power Generation, Energy, Utility, Oil & Gas, Pulp & Paper, Mining, Water/Wastewater, Municipal, Automation, Construction, Environmental, Chemical, Specialty/Industrial Gas, Cryogenic, LNG, Minerals, Metals, Government, Marine, and more.

General Disciplines

Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing, Commercial, Sales/Business Development, Lean/Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain/Purchasing/Procurement, Aftermarket/Service, Project Management, Marketing/Product Management, Construction, Research & Development, Program Management, Value Stream, Applications, Finance/Accounting, HR, and more.

Successful Search Assignments

Operations and Support Services
SVP Global Quality, SVP Global Operations, VP/GM, General Manager, Sr. Global Director Operations Excellence, Director Global SCM & Quality, Director Supply Chain Management, Director Plant Operations, Plant Manager, Director Human Resources, Director EHS, Manager Manufacturing Engineering, Production/Lean Manager, Pricing Manager, Cost Accounting Manager, Regional Manager Health Safety Environmental, Value Stream Leader, Purchasing Specialist, Buyer, Manufacturing Engineer

Engineering and Technical Professionals

SVP Construction, SVP Engineering, VP Engineering Services, Global Director Product Development, Director Aftermarket Services, Director Projects, Director Product Management, Director Program Management Office, Manager Engineering, Service Center Manager, Program Manager, Sr. Aerodynamic Engineer, Sr. Structural Mechanics Engineer, Emissions Subject Matter Expert, Product Design Engineer, Development Engineer, Test Engineer, Aftermarket Engineer

Commercial Services Professionals

SVP Sales & Marketing, VP Business Development, Global Director Sales & Marketing, Director North America Sales, Director Global Marketing, Director Business Development & Sales, Director Commercial Operations, Manager Applications & Proposals, Regional Sales Manager, Territory Manager, Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Sr. Manager Sub-Contract Management, Proposal Development Manager, Sr. Estimator, Sr. Application Engineer, Project Manager

What People Say About Working With RAI

RAI has continually proved to be a go to source for my recruiting needs. Their professionalism and attention to details throughout the recruiting process are excellent. No matter what type of position I ask them to fill, they always provide well-qualified candidates.
VP HR Equipment Manufacturing Company

I have always been impressed with RAI’s ability to find very specific candidates. Their main strength is that they will only submit truly qualified candidates instead of submitting numerous candidates who meet some of our criteria. RAI is the first firm I think of when hiring needs arise.
VP/GM Operations Manufacturing Company

RAI has produced time and time again for various positions I have asked them to recruit for me. Their communication is very timely and always very professional. They have helped us fill the more difficult and specific positions we have ever had open. They are a top-notch engineering recruiting firm.
SVP HR – Power Generation Services Company

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