Patina offers a broad range of engineering expertise and resources with impressive skills and backgrounds. Many of our clients have difficulty recruiting engineering talent – and we give them a highly experienced pool of resources to access and utilize for special expertise or as an extra pair of hands to complete work even when recruiting is difficult or slow.
Our engineering resources have worked in many industries including manufacturing, defense, communications, energy, food, consumer products, packaging and others. And, the types of engineers we have include electrical, mechanical, civil, structural, industrial, chemical, process and environmental.
Patina Engineering Professionals can help you in the plant, office, lab or classroom in the following ways and situations:
These examples explain how we can help in a variety of situations:
Patina helped improve product features and enhance functionality in key product lines for a large industrial products company. Our Patina Professionals assisted in developing a better process for helping the client’s products to more regularly meet promised delivery dates.
Interim VP - Engineering
Patina provided an Interim Vice President - Engineering to keep technical development and project management under control while our client looked for a permanent replacement. Our Patina Professional was instrumental in the interview and selection process involving the new Vice President hire.
Technical Sales Leadership
One of our Patina Professionals coached and trained a client's technical sales force team on how to better work with high-level buyers in major corporations.
Due Diligence Support
Patina provided a client with experienced engineering resources to support the evaluation of an acquisition target that was a stretch for the background of the existing team.
China Supplier Issues
Patina sent a specialty chemical engineer to China to help resolve some quality problems with a key supplier for a product manufacturer.
When you need an experienced professional, or team of professionals, to execute and/or manage a special project or key initiative, you can trust Patina to provide the right solution. We match your needs with talented executives who have done it before.
When a key position must be filled on an interim basis, Patina has the proven resources to help. We’ll provide a highly experienced, precisely-matched professional to fill that role on a flexible basis — and we will act with the utmost urgency on your behalf. In some cases, these interim roles become interim-to-hire positions.
Patina can help you complete your management team by providing ongoing, part-time executives in key leadership functions where a full-time role is not needed or desired. This is a great way to have a well-rounded, world-class leadership team no matter the size of your company.
Our Patina Professionals give back by developing the high-potential leaders of the future. Many of our professionals enjoy spending a few hours a month by phone, email, Skype or in person meetings working to develop your up-and-coming talent. This is the most objective and confidential way to implement mentoring and coaching.
Patina is an excellent resource for board members and advisory board members. We have access to a deep and experienced portfolio of professional talent ready to serve.
Patina provides consulting, advisory and thought leadership solutions that meet the unique requirements of a broad range of companies — all on a flexible basis. This work is delivered by highly experienced executives who bring specialized expertise with a focus on tangible and practical results and outcomes.
When you are facing vacancies in executive leadership roles, Patina can conduct an intense executive search to precisely match top-level candidates to your needs. We go beyond traditional executive search by leveraging our existing relationships with proven, accomplished executives - shortening the timeframe to place quality candidates in your open roles. Our process ensures candidates are thoroughly vetted and tailored to your unique selection criteria.
Whether your challenge is simple and direct — or multi-faceted and complex — we start by gaining an intimate understanding of your business, objectives and situation.
Our solution development phase is incisive and collaborative. We structure a customized solution within your budget that will meet your business objectives — and help you realize your vision or address any critical issues.
Every step of the way, Patina maintains the highest quality standards for all our clients. Whether it’s a single person or a team, we precisely match our professionals’ expertise to your specific needs. Our team narrows down the options and selects one or more Patina Professionals to present to you. Every talent resource is chosen with your input and approval.
Marked by close collaboration, regular communication, weekly reporting, and the highest level of project accountability and responsibility, we monitor and manage each engagement closely to ensure success.
Learn about Patina from our founders