R&K Associates was founded on January 30, 1993 as a sole
Proprietorship and incorporated in 1997 to provide recruiting services for the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries. While the firm has maintained these
industries as a specialization, it has performed key searches in other industries and technologies such as, Aerospace, Mining/Energy, Medical Devices and Heavy Civil construction.
The President of the firm is Karl J. Reichardt who possesses over
Thirty five years of Human Resources experience. Mr. Reichardt earned his Bachelors degree in Business from the University of Notre Dame and his Masters degree in Human Resources and Labor Relations from Michigan State University. Mr. Reichardt was the Director of Human Resources for Acoustic Imaging Technology Corp. from 1990 to
1993, and before that worked for Motorola Inc. from 1977 to 1990 in
Senior Human Resource management positions primarily in the
Mr. Reichardt's experience ranges from Technical Sales and Marketing positions to process, design, product/test, embedded software, and packaging engineering positions in the Semiconductor industry. In the course of his search activity there have been placements of senior marketing/sales managers, senior manufacturing managers and other
senior non-technical management positions such as Supply Chain and Finance and Accounting.
A partial list of clients would include: Cirrus Logic, ASM America, Chartered Semiconductor now Global Foundries , International Rectifier , Microsemi, Medtronic Microelectronics, Freescale Semiconductor , Atmel, Avnet Electronics and Kiewit Inc. References can be provided if needed.
R&K Associates has been a stable presence in a volatile industry for over 20 years. With
extensive professional networks in the Semiconductor and Electronics Industries, combined with excellent knowledge and understanding of the technologies involved, we have been highly successful in connecting high quality talent with our client companies in a short cycle time. R&K Associates, Inc. is available for your individual search projects or to supply contract Sourcing capability depending on your Recruitment needs.