US Controller – Central, IL

My client is a very successful well-established international packaging company that dominates it’s niche with their high quality products. They have a great reputation and have been around for a long time. This position is located at corporate headquarters which is in Central Illinois and has retained us to help them find a Controller to manage its US operations.

The US Controller will be a key part of the management team for guiding and directing the operations in the US. We are looking for a strong leader with accounting and finance experience from any end of the manufacturing sector.

Some of the things that this position is responsible for:

  • Report financial results in US GAAP
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual financial close
  • Year-end audit
  • Financial analyses and recommendations
  • Analyze metrics such as material margins, gross margins, inventory levels, receivables, capital expenditures
  • Continuous improvement of financial data
  • Maximize the effectiveness of the company’s ERP system
  • Oversee a small staff
  • Tax compliance

Being offered is a base salary commensurate with experience, bonus potential, paid vacation, paid holidays, medical benefits, 401k match and a great working environment. If you think you might be a fit for this Controller’s position, send your resume to dregovich@ajaugur.com.

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – is owned and operated by Dan Regovich, a veteran of the industry since 1997. All candidates and resumes are treated in strict confidence. No resumes are sent to our clients without your permission.

Logistics / Distribution Manager

My client is a well-established and very profitable plastics manufacturer with a great reputation that is experiencing significant growth.  It’s because of this growth that they have retained me to help them find a Logistics / Distribution Manager.

As a Logistics / Distribution Manager, you will have responsibility of acting like a Project Manager making sure this division’s products get delivered to selected local warehouses, then assembled and delivered to individual households.   You will work directly with Sales and manufacturing from the time an RFP comes in to making sure the final product gets to its final destination.  You will act as a liaison between the company and its customer in making sure their products get delivered on time.  This position often deals with municipalities and requires travel to different cities around the US and Canada to make sure everything is being assembled and delivered correctly.  About 25% travel is required in this role.

Required is someone who understands manufacturing operations, logistics and who is detail oriented.

Being offered is a very competitive base salary with bonus, medical/dental benefits, 401k match, paid vacation and paid holidays.  This position could be home based or be located in one of several plants in the US.

Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group, LLC – 440-357-7600

Division Vice President – Kansas City, MO

My client is a very successful and well-established manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging.  They have retained me to help them fill the position of Vice President.  The VP will have full P&L responsibility over a very profitable division which has 3 locations in North America.

The qualified candidate must have a technical background in injection molding as well as business development and multi-plant operations experience.  Experience with Retail end users is preferred.

The VP will run the entire business for this division and report into the CEO.  Responsibilities will include overseeing R&D, Engineering, Sales and Operations.  The new VP will continue the company’s plan to grow the company organically and by acquisition.

Being offered is a salary commensurate with experience and a very lucrative bonus structure that can pay well above 100% of the base salary.  Full medical benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401k match and a full relocation package are being offered.  The position is located in Kansas City, MO.

Plant 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 Plant Manager for their plant in SE Ohio.

We are looking for someone with management experience within some type of plastics manufacturing. The Plant Manager reports to the VP Operations at corporate headquarters and will have full P&L responsibility with several direct reports. This person must be able to manage a lot of change going on right now and be able to implement different processes. The Plant Manager will have a big impact on the profitability of the plant.

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

Director of Sales & Marketing

My client is a very successful, well-established manufacturer of highly engineered products to the plastics industry. They are looking for a Director of Sales & Marketing over see their Sales team and the Independent Reps they use.

With a brand new state of the art facility, my client is poised for growth and needs someone to head up the charge to gain market share. The new Director of Sales & Marketing needs to have injection molding or extrusion experience and understand those markets in order to guide the sales force through them. Someone with a mechanical aptitude is needed in order to help customers solve their problems. We are looking for someone with the ability to move up into executive level positions within the next few years.

The position is located in the Wichita, KS area and requires relocation. A full relocation package is available as well as an aggressive base salary and bonus, excellent health and medical benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays and a great working environment.

If you think you might be fit, please send your resume or call with any questions.  All resumes are treated in strict confidence.

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

440-357-7600 – dregovich@ajaugur.com

Plant Controller – SE Ohio

My client is a very profitable and well-established plastics manufacturer which has several locations throughout North America. They are aggressively growing both by acquisition and by organic growth. They have retained me to help them find a Plant Controller for their manufacturing location in southeast Ohio.

This position is also responsible for directing the financial activities for another small plant located in the South. The Plant Controller reports to the CFO but works very closely with the Plant Management team. Travel is required to corporate headquarters, to the other plant and other locations at times.

Some of the duties will include: • Inventory management • Lead cost savings analyses • Advisor to the plant management team • Oversee data collection systems related to plant performance • Financial projections and product costing evaluations

Required: • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance • Manufacturing experience • ERP systems experience • Management/Supervisory experience

Being offered is a competitive base salary & bonus, medical, dental & life insurance, 401k match, paid vacation and paid holidays.

Dan Regovich AJ Augur Group, LLC Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts

440-357-7600 dregovich@ajaugur.com

www.ajaugur.com

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Senior Technical Manager – Injection Molding

My client is a very profitable and well-established North American injection molder (primarily rigid packaging) that is experiencing significant growth. Much of this growth is due to acquisitions and they plan to keep on strategically acquiring other competitors. Due to this growth, they are adding a new Senior-level position called a Senior Technical Manager and have retained me to help them find this person.

This position will report to the VP of Operations. The Senior Technical Manager can be located anywhere in the country and will travel to the different plant locations as needed. They will be responsible for building their own team around them that will help make the company’s plants more efficient. This could entail moving machinery to other plants or standardizing manufacturing processes to improve productivity at all the plants.

This person will also be responsible for standardizing manufacturing processes at future plants that are acquired. This new team will be heavily involved in EH&S, Engineering, Maintenance, Quality and work with the different Plant management teams at all the locations.

The qualified person should have the following skills: • Strong technical knowledge of Injection Molding • Experience in managing multiple sites, projects and teams • Ability to work with different cultures within North America

Being offered is a salary commensurate with experience, bonus, and a competitive benefits package. Relocation is not necessary but travel will be required.

Please don’t hesitate to call or email me with any questions.

Dan Regovich AJ Augur Group, LLC Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts

440-357-7600 dregovich@ajaugur.com ajaugur.com

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Regional Sales Manager – Injection Molding

My client is a well-established European based manufacturer of auxiliary equipment to the plastic injection molding industry. They have a reputation for producing a high quality product with their US headquarters located in Charlotte, NC.

They have retained me to help them find a Regional Sales Manager that could be located anywhere from Michigan to Georgia. My client is well-known throughout Europe but not as well-known in North America. They have been experiencing significant growth here in the US and are adding on to its Sales staff. This position will require someone to work from home and travel as needed.  The qualified candidate could be coming from the following areas:  resin, injection mold builders, injection molding machinery manufacturers, auxiliary equipment.

This position will require someone to call on the injection molding industry and to have a technical understanding of the plastic injection molding process. Salary is commensurate with experience which includes commissions. Full medical benefits, paid vacation/holidays and 401k are being offered.

 

Dan Regovich –

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts

dregovich@ajaugur.com

www.ajaugur.com

Jr. Regional Sales Manager – Northeast U.S.

My client is a very well-established manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging products with a great reputation.

We are in search of junior Sales person with some experience selling into the food industry that could be located anywhere in the Northeast USA. The territory is established and consists of Eastern PA/NJ and northward. This person will be responsible for taking over an existing territory and developing new business within a region. This is a home-based position which can require up to 50% travel at times. Most of the travel is regional.

A salary commensurate with experience, commissions, car allowance, health insurance, medical benefits, paid vacation and paid holidays is included. All travel and office expenses are also paid.

AJ Augur Group, LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – is an executive search firm that specializes in the plastics industry within the U.S. and is owned and operated by Dan Regovich, a veteran of the industry since 1997. All resumes are treated in strict confidence. Your information is never sent to a client without your permission.

440-357-7600

dregovich@ajaugur.com

Sr. VP Operations – Iowa

I am working on a retained search for a SR. VP OPERATIONS for a $70 Million business unit owned by my client.  Our client is very-well established and is #1 in the world within its niche.

• We are looking for someone that can help transform this business from the old way of doing business into an online web portal making their business available to anyone in the world with a computer & internet.

• This change has the ability to open up many new revenue streams and grow the business significantly.

• Required is someone with manufacturing operations leadership experience who understands change management and is comfortable with technology.

• This person will develop teams and mentor them. A knowledge of Lean Manufacturing will be important in driving the changes coming up.

 

This position is located the Eastern Iowa and a full relocation package is being offered. A lucrative salary plus bonus, medical benefits, paid time off, 401k match.

Job Summary

Responsible to manage and coordinate all day to day activities, while meeting and/or exceeding KPI objectives for the plant operations. This position has full P/L responsibility, however the sales team reports outside the Business unit. Committed to delivering high quality products, creating a safe and productive work environment, while continually striving to maximize profits and improve operational efficiency and consistency across the business. Responsible to lead and develop the potential in each employee in an effort to maximize their contribution to the organization.

If you are interested, feel free to call or email me at 440-357-7600 or dregovich@ajaugur.com.

Dan Regovich

AJ Augur Group, LLC