VAN GRACE ASSOCIATES, INC. is a professional recruiting firm specializing in the adhesives, biotechnology, chemical, coated fabrics, coating, composites, converting, film, instrumentation, medical device, nanotechnology, non-woven, pharmaceutical, plastics, polymer, rubber and textile industries Founded in 1962 we work on retained and contingency assignments at the Individual Contributor, Managerial, Director and Corporate levels for small and mid-sized firms, startups and major manufacturers.
Type of positions in engineering include: applications, automation, continuous improvement, design, development, EH&S, facility, maintenance, manufacturing, process, process control, project, plant, QC/QA, six sigma and technical service at the Individual Contributor, Managerial, Director and Corporate levels.
Types of positions in chemistry include: applications, analytical, formulations, product development, process, manufacturing, QC/QA, research, and technical service at the Individual Contributor, Managerial, Director and Corporate levels.
Types of positions in manufacturing include: plant managers, operations managers, business unit managers, supply chain, general managers and positions at the Director and Corporate level.
Steve Morris is the President of Van/Grace Associates and spent three years in industry and did a two year tour with the Marine Corps prior to joining the firm. He has over 20 years recruiting experience and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and attended Clark University’s MBA program.
Steve is a member of a variety of technical societies and trade associations, including: American Chemical Society (ACS), Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), New England Coatings Association (NESCT) Steve also belongs to NPA Worldwide (NPA), the largest international exchange network in the world, National Association of Professional Services NAPS, AOEP a statewide employment association and Massachusetts Professional Placement Consultants (MPPC), a statewide trade organization. He has served on the board of directors for NPA Worldwide and AOEP and is currently the President of MPPC.