Global Director Biomaterials

I was hoping you could help.

My client is a global, very well-established biomedical company with aggressive growth plans. 

This newly created up-stream Marketing role will focus on biomaterials (TPU and Polymers) into their end-markets.  This person will be responsible for the P&L of these product lines and for the go-to-market approach and the strategy for bringing new products and services into the market.

We need someone with solid commercial experience, up-stream marketing, product management/product marketing, P&L, medical device experience and some knowledge of biomaterials. 

The salary range for this role is from $135k to about $195k, depending on experience, 20% target bonus potential which can go higher, excellent benefits, paid holidays and vacation, excellent 401k plan match and automatic contributions, solid health insurance. 

This person can be located anywhere in the Eastern or Central time zones. 

Do you know of anyone that I might speak with about this role?

Thank you!

Plant Manager – NW Ohio – Profile extrusion

My client is a small, successful, privately held plastics profile extruder located in NW Ohio. They are embarking on very aggressive growth plans.

Due to a retirement, we are looking for a Plant Manager for this location. What we are looking for is someone who will be the Technical Expert in plastic profile extrusions and will be responsible for all aspects of the of the plant including Engineering, Fabrication, Maintenance, Shipping/Receiving, Safety, Quality, Quoting, Tooling and Scheduling.

This is a great opportunity for someone who’s wanted the next step but hasn’t had enough experience to reach it because the President of this company is willing to TRAIN and COACH this person to develop him or her into this role.

NO DEGREE IS REQUIRED but is helpful.

This person could also be a potential candidate to take over the President’s role in 5 to 7 years when he retires.

This position pays, depending on experience, up to $125k which includes profit sharing, paid vacation, paid holidays and a great work environment. Relocation benefits are also provided.

If you are very technically savvy in profile extrusions and have at least 5 years of Management/Supervisory experience and are looking for an opportunity to take the next step in your career, call me or email.

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

440-357-7600 – dregovich@ajaugur.com

Plant Manager – South of Atlanta, GA – Injection Molding

My client is a very profitable and well-established North American manufacturer of plastics products that is experiencing significant growth both organically and by acquisition. They have retained me to help them a Plant Manager with injection molding experience.

This plant is typically runs 24×5 but currently at 24×7 due to high demand. We are looking for a strong manager to build and develop the team at this location.

Being offered is a relocation package along with a salary commensurate with experience, bonus, and a competitive benefits package.

Contact Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group LLC – 440-357-7600 or dregovich@ajaugur.com. Plastics Recruiters / Headhunters

Market Development / New Business Development Manager- Medical

We are 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 the most recognizable brand names in the world.

We are in search of a Market Development Manager to focus on the Medical industry.  This position is a part of brand-new business segment.  The qualified candidate will have plastics experience in a Sales role selling into the Medical market.  This could be someone selling resins into medical contract manufacturers or experience with medical plastics contract manufacturer selling into the actual medical device manufacturers. 

The salary is based on experience with the range from $130k to $185k with a potential target bonus of 20% to 25%.  Being offered are affordable medical/dental benefits, excellent 401k match, paid vacation, paid holidays and company car.

This is a home-based position ideally based within a few hour’s drive of Boston, MA or Minneapolis, MN. 

Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group LLC – 440-357-7600 – dregovich@ajaugur.com

Global Director of Total Quality – 100 miles south of Chicago, IL. – Flexible or Rigid Packaging (filled)

I am working on a retained search for a Global Director of Total Quality located about 100 miles Southwest of Chicago, IL.

My client is a is very successful mid-sized global leader in a niche of the packaging industry that they dominate. Their products are used in the food & beverage, pharmaceutical, medical and other consumer product markets.

They are known for their technical innovation, quality products and exceptional level of customer service. They are supported by the strong financial backing of a parent company that is committed to sponsoring management-led initiatives that accelerate growth, upgrading key business processes and improving productivity. They are well-positioned for continued growth and profitability this year and beyond.

We are looking for someone with experience in building, implementing and managing a global Quality system in the U.S., Canada and Europe. The ideal candidate should have experience in one of the following industries: Flexible Packaging, Consumer Packaged Goods, plastic rigid packaging such as closures and containers, polymers, resins, adhesives, coatings, laminations, food & beverage, pharma and medical.

This position is very hands-on role and will be responsible for identifying short-comings and then coming up with a plan to address those issues globally to build a top-notch Quality program. International travel is required (10-25%).

Being offered is a base salary commensurate with that of a Director level position. A bonus potential of 25% or more that has a solid history of paying out, paid vacation, and holidays, generous 401k and excellent benefits. Relocation is being offered.

Contact Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – 440-357-7600 – dregovich@ajaugur.com.

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Manufacturing Engineer – Injection Molding – SE Indiana (filled)

I’m working on a search for a client of mine that is a state of the art, highly automated molding company located in Southern Indiana.  They have experienced significant growth over the years and particularly in the last few months.  First and foremost, they look for the right people with good character and then secondly, they look at their technical competency.

We are in search of a MANUFACTURING ENGINEER that can wear many hats and contribute wherever needed.  Some of the overall responsibilities include:

  1. Troubleshoot and document the manufacturing process
  2. Set up molds, automation and secondary equipment
  3. Provide support to Operations, Engineering and Quality.

Required is:

  1. A team player with a great attitude
  2. 5+ years of injection molding experience
  3. Familiarity with processes such as PMP, IPQP, QPAP, RJG, ISO, FSSC 22000

Being offered is a competitive base salary, paid vacation and holidays, medical benefits, 401k match and a great entrepreneurial work environment. 

Call or email me with any Questions. Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group LLC – 440-357-7600 / dregovich@ajaugur.com. AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search and Recruitment Experts – is owned and operated by Dan Regovich, a veteran of the industry since 1997.

Director of Sales – Naperville, IL (filled)

I am working on a retained search for a Director of Sales located in Naperville, IL. My client is a is a mid-sized global leader in a niche of the packaging industry used in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and other consumer product markets. They are known for their technical innovation, quality products and exceptional level of customer service.

They are supported by the strong financial backing of a parent company that is committed to sponsoring management-led initiatives that accelerate growth, upgrading key business processes and improving productivity. They are well-positioned for continued growth and profitability this year and beyond.

We are looking for someone with experience managing a Sales force and who is familiar plastic caps, closures, dispensers or containers. Someone with plastic film/flexible packaging would also fit. This position will be responsible for North America and have 8 direct reports. The goal for this person would be to take over the VP Global Sales role when that person retires in a few years.

Being offered is a base salary with a range of up to $270k, based on experience. A bonus potential of 30% or more with a strong history paying out, paid vacation and holidays and excellent benefits. Do you know of anyone that I might speak to about this position? Thank you for your help! Don’t hesitate to call or email me with any questions.

Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group LLC – 440-357-7600 – dregovich@ajaugur.com

Account Manager – San Jose, CA – Engineered Resins (filled)

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 ideally live within a 2 to 3 hour drive of San Jose, 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. Experience in working with Tesla or Microsoft is a big plus or someone with experience in Automotive or Electronics.

Salary is commensurate with experience but will pay a base salary of up to $160,000 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 – Engineered thermoplastic resins – San Jose, CA – Great relocation package (on hold)

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 (ADE) to be located in San Jose, California.

The ADE is the primary technical contact to one very well-known company in Silicon Valley. The ADE 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 this customer.

Required is at least a Master’s Degree in 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. Injection molding experience is also required.

A base salary up to $175k plus a 25% target bonus, paid vacation and holidays, excellent 401k match, solid medical benefits and an excellent relocation package that covers the entire cost of a move and includes a housing stipend to off-set the high housing prices.

For someone who has a technical thermoplastics resin background and wants 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