Sr. Applications Development Engineer – Cupertino, California

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 a Sr. APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER to be located in Cupertino, California.  An extremely comprehensive relocation package is being offered for this position.  (See Attached for more info on the relocation package)

The Sr. 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.

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, Marketing Manager, Key Account Manager, Technical Marketing Engineer, Project Engineer etc.

A lucrative 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 attached relocation package.

This could be a great opportunity for someone who wants to move to or move back to the West Coast and be Silicon Valley but who hasn’t been able afford.  The salary my client is offering along with the relocation package can make that possible for someone.

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

Injection Molding positions south of Atlanta, GA

My client is a well-established and very successful (non-automotive) injection molder with multiple plants throughout North America that serves several industries.  They are currently experiencing significant growth and have openings at one of their plants located South of Atlanta, Georgia.  The following positions are open and all require Injection Molding experience.  Perhaps you might know of someone that might be a fit for one of these positions?

Production Manager: Reporting to the Plant Manager, this person is responsible for all Injection molding in a 24×7 plant and will have 4 direct reports.    Required is a working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing with ability to drive continuous improvements to create best in class efficiencies.  Looking for experience with progressive QMS such as QS or HACCP certifications.   A very competitive base salary, bonus, profit sharing, medical benefits, paid vacation and holidays and relocation assistance is being offered.

Quality Manager:   Must have Quality management/supervisory experience in an injection molding operation.  Also being offered is a very competitive base salary, bonus, profit sharing, medical benefits, paid vacation and holidays and relocation assistance is being offered.

Also looking for Maintenance Technicians and Production Supervisors.

 

Do you know of anyone that I might speak to regarding these positions?  Or, would you forward this email to someone who might be a closer to fit to one of the positions mentioned above?

 

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

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

Director of Operations

My client is a very successful and well-established manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging.  They have retained me to help them fill a Director of Operations / Plant Manager position in Southeastern Canada.  This person will be responsible for running a plant of about 200 employees and helping to complete a plant expansion.

The qualified candidate must have extensive experience in running an injection molding plant.

This plant is located on the US/Canada border and relocation is necessary. Because it is a rural location, if someone didn’t want to stay there for the long term they do have the option to help with this expansion, train his or her replacement with someone local and move back to the US to take on a similar role after 2 or 3 years.

Being offered is a salary commensurate with experience, bonus, full medical benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401k match and a full relocation package.

Because this description is very brief, feel free to call me or email me with any questions. – Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group, LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – 440-357-7600 – dregovich@ajaugur.com.

 

Director of Human Resources (filled)

My client is a very well-established and successful manufacturer within its niche and is experiencing significant growth.  I have been retained by them to find a Director of Human Resources located just southeast of Kansas City.

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 Canadian operations. HR experience within a manufacturing environment is required.

A base salary commensurate with experience, bonus, paid vacation, paid holidays, medical insurance, 401k match and a great working environment is being offered.

Injection Molding Position – Kingman, AZ (filled)

My client is a privately held injection molder that has started up a new division with that plant being located in Kingman, AZ.  This plant is dedicated to one customer.  It is currently a small plant but will be increasing its employee count by almost 1/3 this year with additional machinery.

We are looking for a Plant support person who is knowledge in plastic injection molding. They will responsible for daily and Preventive maintenance of machines, robots, and molds. They also will need to be able to provide processing support as well as robot programing. Our current machine ranges from 500-1950 ton. We have UBE and Toshiba all electric machines with series 8 Wittmann robots. This person will need to be on call in case of an issue at night or on a weekend. They will be expected to work from 7am-5pm Monday-Friday with over time as needed.

Being offered is a salary commensurate with experience, profit sharing, 401k, paid vacation & holidays and 100% company paid medical benefits for its employees.  Relocation assistance is being provided.

Call Dan Regovich at 440-357-7600 or email at dregovich@ajaugur.com with any questions.

Regional Sales Manager – West Coast (filled)

I have been retained by a very successful and well-established client of mine that is manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging. They continue to be an innovator and leader in technology within their niche.

We are in search of a Sales person for the West Coast, who will work out of his or her home. The qualified candidate could have experience in plastic rigid packaging (blow molding, injection molding) or in flexible packaging, labels, ink or distribution experience. The qualified candidate must have experience selling some type of packaging into the food or industrial markets. There is overnight travel but it is not extensive since this role is regional.

Being offered is a competitive base salary, bonus, car allowance, full medical benefits, and a 401k match.

AJ Augur Group – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – is owned and operated by Dan Regovich, a veteran of the industry since 1997.  AJ Augur has made placements within the plastics industry all over the country.  All resumes are treated with strict confidence and no information is sent to our clients without your permission.

US Controller – Central, IL (filled)

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 (filled)

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 (filled)

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 (filled)

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