Director of Global Sales – Plastic Resin / Compounding

Our client is a small, well-established European black masterbatch producer that is expanding its presence in the U.S. Their focus is on producing high quality materials to higher-end markets in pharma, auto, packaging and other areas.

They are newer to the U.S. market and are looking for someone to head up a small but growing team here in the US and also a small, established Sales team along with customer service in Europe. They use a proprietary dispersion technology that gives them a 40% concentration of carbon black so compounders who use it don’t have to use much of it. It blends very well into prime resin.

We are in search of someone who is ideally located in Eastern Time Zone or perhaps the Central Time zone. Along with managing Sales people, this person MUST have experience selling plastic colorants, masterbatches, plastic compounds or prime resin. This person must be very independent who can work from and needs little oversight. Travel will be about 50%. Selling this product is a value-added sell and needs someone who can educate potential customers on the value and teach and lead the Sales teams to do the same.

The base salary for this role is commensurate with experience, and also includes bonus, medical benefits, 401k and mileage reimbursement. This is a home-based, remote, US-based position.

AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – Is owned and operated by Dan Regovich,  a veteran of the industry since 1997.  Contact Dan at 440-357-7600

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Plant Manager – Injection Molding – North Carolina

My client is an established, privately held 2nd generation plastic injection molder of packaging products to the Food & Beverage, Cosmetic, Personal Care and Pharmaceutical industries. They have been in business for several decades and continue to experience significant growth.

We have been retained to help them find a Plant Manager in North Carolina, located about half way between Charlotte and Fayetteville. Within about a 30 commute of the plant, there are great neighborhoods and school systems. This position is open due to an up-coming retirement. The new Plant Manager will be mentored by out-going Plant Manager for a smooth transition.

This is a highly automated plant that runs 24×7 and supplies one major customer. We are looking for a Plant Manager that must have a technical understanding of injection molding preferably in an environment that has high cavitation molds. This plant does high volumes of production and also assembly. Must have P&L experience and understand KPI’s very well.

Being offered is a lucrative base salary commensurate with experience, bonus, paid vacation, paid holidays, 401 and health insurance. A RELOCATION package is also being offered.

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

Sales Manager – Eastern half of the U.S. – Plastic Colorants/Black Masterbatch

Our client is a small, well-established European black masterbatch producer that is looking to expand its presences in the U.S.  Their focus is on producing high quality materials to higher-end markets in pharma, auto, packaging and other areas. 

They are new to the U.S. market and are looking for a direct Sales person who has the ability to work without much supervision but still have all the support that he or she needs.  They use a proprietary dispersion technology that gives them a 40% concentration of carbon black so compounders who use it don’t have to use much of it.  It blends very well into prime resin. 

We are in search of someone who is ideally located in the Mid to Eastern half of the U.S. with experience selling thermoplastic resin, color, masterbatches or compounds.  This person must be very independent who can work from and needs little oversight.  Travel will be about 50%. Selling this product is a value-added sell and needs someone who can educate potential customers on the value. 

The base salary for this role is up to around $140k plus bonus, medical benefits, 401k and mileage reimbursement.  This is a home-based, remote position. 

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

Account Manager / Sales – Injection Molding – Michigan

My client is a well-established injection molder with plants in the US, China and Canada. They have a history of success and are in the process of investing a lot of money back into their business.

I’m working on a retained search for an Account Manager who can both manage book of current accounts and grow business within those automotive accounts.

The qualified candidate must have plastic injection molding sales/account management experience selling into the Tier 2 or 3 manufacturers or someone coming from a Tier 1 automotive manufacturer. Someone selling plastic resin into these markets could also be fit.

This is a remote, home-based position and the ideal person will be located in Michigan which is close to much of this client base.

Being offered is a base salary of up to about $140k but can be flexible for someone higher level. A bonus, 401k match, paid vacation, car allowance, paid holidays and medical insurance is being offered.

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

Dan Regovich * AJ Augur Group LLC * Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts * 440-357-7600 * dregoviich@ajaugur.com * Plastics Recruiter * Plastics Headhunters

Application Development Engineer – Engineered thermoplastic resins – Eastern half of the US – Filled

My client is global manufacturer of highly engineered thermoplastic resin. They have retained me to help them find an APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER (ADE) located in the Eastern half of the US.

The ADE is the primary technical contact to one very well-known electronics company located on the East Coast with locations all over the US. 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 Bachelor’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.

A BASE SALARY of up to $165k plus a 25% target bonus (which can triple), paid vacation & holidays, company car, excellent 401k match, solid medical benefits. This is a remote position Let me know if you can think of someone who would be suited for this position or feel free to forward this information to them and they can contact me at their convenience if they choose. If you would like more information on this opportunity for yourself, please give me a call or email me. Thank you!

Dan Regovich AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment ● DRegovich@AJAugur.com ● (440) 357-7600 ● https://www.linkedin.com/in/danregovich/ Plastics Recruiters, Plastics Headhunters, Injection Molding Recruiters

 

Global Director Manufacturing Engineering (on hold)

My client has been around for over 100 years, is a very successful, well-established mid-sized manufacturer in a niche of the flexible packaging industry used in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and other consumer products markets. They dominate this niche!.

They are known for their technical innovation, quality products and exceptional level of customer service. They are growing significantly both organically and by acquisition. They had another record year in 2021.

I am working on a retained search for a Global Director Manufacturing Engineering for them. The qualified candidate must have a PLASTIC FILM, EXTRUSION OR LAMINATION background.

This is a very hands-on role with 2 direct reports and 5 indirect reports which are located in the US, Canada and Europe. The main goal of this newly created position is to get all the plants in sync with each other using the same processes and equipment. The company has aggressive growth plans and needs someone to can integrate new plants from future acquisitions into one organized system. At least 25% domestic and international travel is required.

For someone currently living in Illinois, this position can be based in Naperville but would require regular travel to the corporate headquarters and main plant which is located 1.5 hours South. For someone relocating, the expectation would be to relocate closer to the main plant and HQ’s. Travel will be required to sites in Canada and Europe.

Being offered is a lucrative base salary based on experience, bonus potential of 20% with a strong history paying out, paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefits and a relocation package.

This description is very brief so feel free to call or email me for details. This is a great opportunity with a great company. Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – 440 357 7600 / dregovich@ajaugur.com

Automotive Account Manager – Detroit – Engineering Resins (filled)

I am working on a retained search for a thermoplastics resin producer with a very strong history of financial performance. They are well known for their high-performance materials and other innovative products.

I am in search of an Account Manager ideally located within driving distance of Detroit, MI with experience selling engineered resins into the automotive industry.

Required is someone with at least 5 years of sales experience in automotive engineering resins that understands value-added selling vs. selling on price.

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

Please don’t hesitate to call or email me with any questions. Dan Regovich AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment ● DRegovich@AJAugur.com ● (440) 357-7600 ● https://www.linkedin.com/in/danregovich/ Plastics Recruiter / Plastics Headhunter

Director of Injection Molding Technology, Columbus, OH area. (filled)

I am working on a retained search for a client of mine who is a family-oriented, world-class packaging company that has started producing PLASTIC packaging to provide total packaging solutions to some of the most recognized brand names in the world. They are very successful and have been in business for over 50 years.

We are in search of a Director of Injection Molding Technology located in the Columbus, OH area. This person will be the company’s injection molding expert who will have a huge impact on the plastic packaging side of the business.

My client is looking to aggressively grow the plastic packaging side of the business and this person will be instrumental in that. We need someone from the injection molding industry with who is strong in new product development, mold making and advanced molding techniques to name a few. This person will wear many hats since this is a smaller company.

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

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

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Injection Molding Manager (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 Molding Manager for their plant in SE Ohio.

We are looking for someone with management and injection molding experience. The Molding Manager reports to the Plant Manager and will have responsibility over the injection molding department 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 relocation assistance to SE Ohio which has a very reasonable cost of living and is within a short drive to several major cities including Columbus, OH and Pittsburgh PA. 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. Plastics Recruiters / Plastics Headhunters / Injection molding recruiters. 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

Operations Director – Injection Molding – 4 plants / $200 million in revenue (filled)

My client is a very profitable and well-established North American injection molder that is experiencing significant growth both organically and by acquisition. They have engaged me to help them find an Operations Director with injection molding experience.

This position will have P&L responsibility for a division the consists of 4 plants with all 4 Plant Managers reporting into this person. We are looking for someone who has experience managing multiple plants.

This person must also be located at one of the plants which are in the Phoenix, AZ, Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA or SE OH areas.

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

Please don’t hesitate to call or email me with any questions since I purposely keep my job descriptions brief.

Dan Regovich – AJ Augur Group LLC – Plastics Search & Recruitment Experts – Plastics headhunters, plastics recruiters, injection molding recruiters. dregovich@ajaugur.com – 440-357-7600