Product Manager – Detroit, MI suburb

Product Manager

 

Company Information

  • Founded many decades ago, my client is one of the world’s most respected materials companies.
  • This division is well known for its high-performance, highly engineered specialty thermoplastic resins.
  • Manufacturing facilities are located around the world.
  • This position is in a suburb of Detroit, MI

 

Benefits and Features

  • Paid vacation and holidays.
  • 401k: 4% company match plus additional contribution by the company.
  • Very competitive medical, dental, vision and prescription program.
  • A global company that moves quickly, invests heavily into R&D, doesn’t have many layers of management,  fosters communication and empowers employees to make decisions.  This is a dynamic organization where innovation is the driving force behind the business.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.  20% bonus.
  • Relocation is available.

 

Your Role with the Company

  • In this very influential role, the Product Manager is Quarterback for the Sales team, a bridge between R&D and the Commercial group in introducing new product lines to the Sales team as well as educating them existing products.
  • This person will help support business to the largest automotive manufacturers based out of Detroit as well other large well-known OEM’s.
  • This person will work with Corporate headquarters and manufacturing plants all over the world in rolling out products. Travel is about 10-15%
  • You will assist the Sales team at customers if/when needed, facilitate training on products and applications, and be responsible for pricing & margins.

 

Background Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred.
  • Technical Sales/ Marketing, Applications, Business Development, customer facing experience in highly engineered thermoplastic resins.
  • Global exposure with either customers or internal departments within the company.
  • High energy and a desire to move up within the company.
  • This could lead to an international career if one desires.

 

This client has also retained me to help them find an APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER AND ACCOUNT MANAGER IN CUPERTINO, CA.  These positions also requiring someone with experience in highly engineered thermoplastic resins.  If you know anyone for those roles, feel free to forward my info to them or contact me with any questions.

For more information, contact: 

Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group LLC

Work Phone: 440-357-7600

Email:  dregovich@ajaugur.com  

 

Injection Molding Production Manager – SE Ohio

Our client is a very profitable and well-established North American manufacturer of plastics products that is experiencing significant growth organically and by acquisition. They have retained us to help them find a Production Manager for their plant in SE Ohio.

We are looking for someone with management and injection molding experience. The Production Manager reports to the Plant Manager and will have responsibility over the department managers within the plant. This person must be able to manage a lot of change going on right now and be able to implement different processes.

Being offered is a full relocation package to SE Ohio which has a reasonable cost of living and is within a short drive to several major cities. Also offered is salary commensurate with experience and bonus, medical benefits, paid vacation and paid holidays.

If you are interested in being a part of a company that is aggressively growing and enjoy the challenge of expanding and all the change that comes along with it, send your resume to dregovich at ajaugur.com or call 440-357-7600.

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – is an executive search firm that specializes in the plastics industry on a national basis that is run by Dan Regovich, a veteran of the industry since 1997. Within plastics, we have worked in injection molding, blow molding, blown film, thermoforming, extrusion and compounding to name a few. Markets have been in packaging, medical/pharma, industrial, consumer products, automotive. www.ajaugur.com

Sales Account Manager – Engineering Resins – West Coast

I am working on a retained search for a global engineering thermoplastics resin producer with a very strong history of financial performance. They are well known for their high-performance materials, bio-based solutions, and sustainability. They work with some of the most recognizable brand names in the world.

We are in search of an ACCOUNT MANAGER which is a newly created position in which the qualified candidate will be responsible for the entire West Coast with a focus on the Southern California injection molding market.

Required is a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and prior experience within a commercial/sales/customer-facing role in plastics, thermoplastics, adhesives, coatings, resins and/or materials selling into injection molders directly or through OEM’s.

Salary is commensurate with experience but will pay a base salary of up to $165,000 plus a 25% bonus potential. Paid vacation, holidays, 401k, excellent health benefits and a company car are being offered. This is a home-based position and all home office expenses will be paid as well as all travel expenses.

The ideal candidate will live in Southern California but could potentially live anywhere on the West Coast.

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – is owned and operated by Dan Regovich, a veteran of the industry since 1997. www.ajaugur.com

Account Manager – Engineering Resins – Cupertino, CA

I am working on a retained search for a global engineering thermoplastics resin producer with a very strong history of financial performance. They are well known for their high-performance materials, bio-based solutions, and sustainability. They work with some of the most recognizable brand names in the world.

We are in search of an ACCOUNT MANAGER which is a newly created position in which the qualified candidate must live within a 2 to 3 hour drive of Cupertino, California. This person will take over and manage established accounts in that area.

Required is a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and prior experience within a commercial/sales/customer-facing role in plastics, thermoplastics, adhesives, coatings, resins and/or materials.

Salary is commensurate with experience but will pay a base salary of up to $165,000 plus a 25% bonus potential. Paid vacation, holidays, 401k, excellent health benefits and a company car are being offered. This is a home-based position and all home office expenses will be paid as well as all travel expenses.

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – is owned and operated by Dan Regovich, a veteran of the industry since 1997. www.ajaugur.com

Application Development Engineer – Cupertino, CA Thermoplastic Resins

I am working on a retained search for a global engineering thermoplastics resin producer with a very strong history of financial performance. They are well known for their high-performance materials, bio-based solutions, and sustainability.

We are in search of an APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER to be located in Cupertino, California.

The ADE is a primary technical contact to customers and offers expertise in thermoplastic materials, applications, production, and testing while coordinating with team members around the world. This person will help maintain and grow business within these customers in the local area.

Required is at least an Engineering or related degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in thermoplastic resins relating to: Applications/Materials/Product development, Polymer Engineer/ Scientist, Plastics Engineer, R&D, Technical Engineer/Support, Product Manager, Technical Marketing Engineer, Project Engineer etc.

A salary to match the cost of living is being offered in addition to a lucrative bonus program, paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefits package and an excellent relocation package.

For someone who has a technical thermoplastics resin background and want to be in the middle of Silicon Valley working for one of the best companies in the industry who supply some of the most recognized brand names in the world, this is a phenomenal opportunity!

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – is owned and operated by Dan Regovich, a veteran of the recruiting industry since 1997.  440-357-7600, dregovich@ajaugur.com

Plant Engineer – South of Chicago (filled)

I am working on a retained search for a client of mine that is over a century old and dominates a niche within the flexible packaging industry. They have a long history of success and profitability.

We are in search of a Plant Engineer, which is a newly created position due to growth. This person will oversee the Maintenance department and be involved in the many capital projects currently underway and coming up. This person will be heavily involved in Safety, Preventative Maintenance, Plant Engineering and Project Management.

We are looking for someone with the experience above from any manufacturing environment.

Being offered is a base salary commensurate with experience, plus bonus, excellent medical benefits, paid vacation and holidays as well as a great working environment.

 

Dan Regovich

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts

440-357-7600

dregovich@ajaugur.com

Plant Manager – West of Akron, OH (filled)

My client is a small, well-established privately held manufacturer that is very profitable and dominates its niche. They have had a huge increase in business this year alone and that upward trend will last for quite some time.

We are in search of someone to possibly take over as Plant Manager for the Ohio plant. This person could eventually be promoted to the Dir. Ops role, who would not only run the Ohio plant but also have indirect responsibility for their other plant and any future plants to be built.

The qualified candidate will have a strong manufacturing background will have possibly managed a plant, or several plants or perhaps managed a part of a large plant. My client does not have a broken system but will need someone who can keep up with their growth by keeping the plant staffed, adding machinery and possibly building a new plant if needed. We are in search of a leader who can create/maintain a great working environment for everyone there.
Being offered is a base salary and bonus commensurate with experience along with excellent benefits, paid holidays and vacation.

My client is located just West of Akron

 

Dan Regovich

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search and Recruitment Experts

440-357-7600

dregovich@ajaugur.com

Director of Operations – Flexible Packaging – (cancelled)

I am working on a retained search for a client of mine that is over a century old and dominates a niche within the flexible packaging industry.  They have a long history of success and profitability.

Due to an up-coming retirement, we are looking for their new Director of Operations for a facility that is South of Chicago, IL.

We are looking for someone with experience in managing an operation within the areas of flexible packaging, extrusion, lamination, plastic film, paper and foil.

Being offered is a base salary commensurate with experience, bonus (which has a long history of paying out), health insurance, 401k match, paid vacation and holidays and a great working environment.  Relocation is also provided.

 

This email is purposely brief because this is a highly confidential search.  If you’d like more information, please call me. 

Thank you!

Dan Regovich, AJ AUGUR GROUP LLC, 440-357-7600, dregovich@ajaugur.com

 

Account Managers – NE and Central USA – Thermoplastic Resins (filled)

I am working on retained searches for a global engineering thermoplastics resin producer with a very strong history of financial performance. They are well known for their high-performance materials, bio-based solutions, and sustainability. They work with the most recognizable brand names in the world.

I am in search of 2 ACCOUNT MANAGERS, 1 for a Northeast US territory and 1 for a Central US territory. This is a home-based position and this person could be located anywhere from Maine, to Illinois, down to Texas and anywhere in between for these roles.

The Account Manager will take over an existing client base and be responsible for growing business within those existing clients and developing new clients and business within the assigned territory.

These existing clients and the focus of these roles is all NON-AUTOMOTIVE!

Required is someone with at least 5 years of sales experience in engineered resins and who can perform a value-added sell vs. selling on price.

A lucrative base salary plus commissions is being offered in addition to paid vacation and holidays, company car and an excellent benefits package

Director of Human Resources – Lévis Quebec, Canada (on hold)

My client is a very well-established and successful international plastics packaging company and is experiencing significant growth. I have been retained by them to find a Director of Human Resources.

The ideal candidate will have a strong Generalist background and will oversee all of HR in the US and Canada for this division. Included in this would be setting up policies and procedures, implementing developmental programs for the exempt workforce and address the needs of an aging workforce that will be retiring soon. Travel is expected to the US operation. HR experience within a manufacturing environment is required.

A base salary commensurate with experience, bonus and paid vacation is being offered.

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – owned an operated by Dan Regovich a veteran of the industry since 1997