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

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

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

Account Manager – Southeast USA – Plastic Resin (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 the most recognizable brand names in the world. I am in search of an Account Manager to work from home and cover the geographic territory of TX, MS, AL, FL, GA, SC, NC, TN. This person must be living in one of those states.

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

• This person must be a hunter and must be able to handle an existing book of business.

• These existing clients and the focus of this is all NON-AUTOMOTIVE! • Required is someone with at least 5 years of sales experience in engineered resins (or related) 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.

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

Plant Controller – 2 hours South of Chicago, IL (filled)

I am working on a retained search for a client of mine looking for a Controller for their IL location, which is about 2 hours South of Chicago.

My client is a is a global leader in a niche of the flexible 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 and has quickly broadened its reach to include operations in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Required is someone with at least 5 years of Financial Management experience within manufacturing. Being offered is an attractive base salary, bonus with a strong history paying out, paid vacation and holidays and excellent benefits

Feel free to call or email me for more details. Dan Regovich – Plastics Recruiter – 440-357-7600 – dregovich@ajaugur.com

Plant Engineer – Northern suburb of Toronto, ON, Canada – (filled)

My client is a world-wide leader within their niche of the flexible packaging industry. They have experienced significant growth over the last several years and are very profitable. They have retained us to help them find a Plant Engineer.

Their Canadian operation is in northern suburb of Toronto. This facility has grown significantly over the last few years and this position is open because the last person in it was promoted. Some of the key responsibilities are:

· Providing guidance on Preventative Maintenance and Repair.

· Working with all the leaders of the plant to help them reach their goals.

· Design and improve processes to increase plant production efficiency and quality.

· Technical and trouble-shooting assistance on machinery

· Manage contractors and the installation of new equipment.

REQUIRED:

· An Engineering degree

· FLEXIBLE PACKAGING, EXTRUSION, ADHESIVES, LAMINATING, PLASTIC FILM, PAPER, FOIL, PRINTING and SLITTING experience is a plus but not required.

· AutoCad, Lean Manufacturing and Project Management experience.

Being offered is a base salary commensurate with experience, plus bonus as well as a great working environment with a very successful company!

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

Technical Manager – Purging Compounds – home-based USA (filled)

My client is a small but aggressively growing supplier to the plastics industry.  I am working on a retained search for Technical Manager to oversee my client’s purging compound line. 

This will be a home-based position.  You will be responsible for handling all questions, concerns and troubleshooting regarding the purging compound line with customers and internal Sales people.  There is some travel required to headquarters or to customers sights but most of this role can be done from home. 

Required is someone who can work independently, who has experience in purging with all different types of plastics machinery and who has access to a major airport. 

Being offered is base salary commensurate with experience, 401k match, 100% company-paid health insurance, paid holidays and paid vacation.   There is the flexibility for someone to work part-time on a commission-based compensation structure.

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

Account Manager – Midwest – (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 to manage an existing territory of $18 million as well as develop new clientele.

I am in search of an Account Manager to cover a geographic territory and must be already located in MN, WI, IN, IL, MO, OK, KS, NE or IA. 

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

This person must be both a hunter but know how to manage existing business.

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

Required is someone with at least 5 years of sales experience in engineered resins (or related) and who can perform a value-added sell vs. selling on price.  Someone very strong who is outside of the industry would be considered.

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

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