Robert C. Markt

Senior Search Consultant

Rob comes to Markt & Markworth with several years of experience as a process and manufacturing engineer in the Automotive and Specialty Chemicals industries. He specializes in innovative candidate sourcing strategies and is a Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR, AIRS).

Rob began his career at Toyota (TEMA) focusing on lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and all aspects of the world-renowned Toyota Production System (TPS) at vehicle design and assembly facilities in Texas, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan. He also functioned as a design-for-manufacturability project manager during development of the Toyota Sienna minivan and Avalon sedan. More recently, Rob broadened his engineering experience at Clariant inc. (formerly Süd-Chemie, Inc.), applying lean and six sigma concepts to labor-intensive and safety-critical chemical manufacturing processes in their Boston, MA-based Air Purification Catalyst unit.

Rob is a graduate of the College of Engineering at Cornell University with a BS in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. At Cornell he interned with Mercedes-Benz, conducted research for Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and was a letterman on the Varsity Lightweight Rowing Team. He has studied abroad in Goslar, Germany and speaks conversational German. Rob is married to Sarah Coseo Markt, who is an Epidemiologist at Harvard University’s School of Public Health. They reside in Boston.