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Resin Product Developer – Charlotte, NC

A leading provider of innovative solutions in the field of polyolefin compounded resins used in the manufacture of automotive plastic parts and components is searching for a Product Developer.

The Product Developer will be a resin compounding professional with command of diverse practices in applications and complex concepts and principles in Automotive product design and end use performance. This knowledge is acquired through deep and/or broad experience typically combined with an academic/ professional qualification. This person is well recognized within the industry as expert in the given application and technology field. Executing product management activities for defined portfolio/segment.

The primary purpose of the Product Developer is to secure and support running business, and build upon current automotive portfolio based on TPO’s.  The following experience is required:

  • Expertise in mineral / short glass fiber filled polyolefin compounds for Interior and Exterior automotive application.  Well versed with thermoplastic resins and their formulations, including high performance engineering resins, TPE, TPOs, functional additives, stabilizers packages, flow enhancing additives, pigments and mineral based fillers
  • Understanding of OEM specifications and approval processes
  • Expertise in liaising with cross-functional teams, production/QA, marketing/sales for diversification of existing portfolio, cost reduction efforts, competitive use of emerging technologies and resolving internal or customer-end issues and concerns
  • Understanding of all the elements of commercial product development including scale up, production scale compounding, formulation & grade development, materials management, etc.
  • Ability to optimize Cost & Complexity of defined product portfolio and define improvement actions
  • Setting the general quality standards for commercial products.
  • Capable to provide technical support in customer and supplier Quality audits
  • Capable to provide technical expertise internally, e.g., for trouble shooting in production, value chain marketing projects, as well as for external presentations and industrial state-of-the-art training of internal engineers.
  • Ability to lead technical investigation and decide on justification of product claims
  • Expertise in identification and implementation of incremental product modifications to improve product performance, reduce product cost, improve product quality or change asset source

In addition to an annual salary in the $110,000 to $150,000 range, the company offers an extensive and competitive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • Paid vacation, sick and personal time
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 401K match of 6%
  • Incentive plan and profit sharing plan
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Relocation
Plastic Compounding Outside Salesperson – Southwest

A growing plastic resin compounding company, located in the Southeastern US,  is searching for a Plastic Compounding Outside Salesperson for the Southwest Territory.  The company wants to hire a Plastic Compounding Outside Salesperson who already resides somewhere in the Southwestern, US and can work out of a home office.

The company offers a base salary in the $80,00 to $100,000 range, a commission/bonus structure, a per mile car allowance, and company paid medical benefits requiring no employee contribution.

 Requirements

  • Several years of sales experience.
    •Already residing in the Great Lakes, U.S. area
    •Experience selling plastic resins, plastic additives, compounded plastic resins, etc.
    •Own a fairly new automobile.
    •Valid drivers license.

Compounding Salesperson – Northeastern, United States

A plastic resin compounding company, located in the Northeastern US,  is searching for a Salesperson for the Northeastern Territory.  The company wants a Salesperson who already resides somewhere in the Northeastern U.S. and can work out of a home office.

The company offers an annual base salary in the $80,000 to $100,000 range, a commission/bonus structure, a per mile car allowance, and company paid medical benefits requiring no employee contribution.

Requirements

  • Several years of sales experience.
    •Already residing in the Northeastern, U.S.
    •Experience selling plastic resins, plastic additives, compounded plastic resins, etc.
    •Own a fairly new automobile.
    •Valid drivers license.
Polymer Compounding Production Manager-Morristown, NJ

A large plastic polymer compounding company is searching for a hands-on Polymer Compounding Production Manager.  The Polymer Compounding Production Manager is responsible for ensuring top performance in operations – specifically in the areas of operability and quality performance in manufacturing. Must have strong people development skills, an improvement mindset and experience in polymer processing.

Polymer Compounding Production Manager responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing and delivering improvements on operational performance
  • Ensuring availability of products, as required by the market
  • Providing input to ensure inventory levels are maintained to minimum required for delivery of market needs and operational excellence
  • Promoting healthy working practices for all employees
  • Managing safety through line organization
  • Actively seeking and implementing improvement opportunities
  • Leads and coaches department in delivery of results
  • Ensuring the development of direct reports and their teams
  • Provides regular feedback on performance and makes time for people issues
  • Ensuring that products meet (or exceed) customer expectations in terms of quality, availability and manufacturing cost
  • Working actively to maintain a good working environment within the management team and between departments

In addition to an annual salary in the $110,000 to $125,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, a 10% bonus potential, profit sharing and relocation assistance.

Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Production Management or equivalent (a Master’s Degree is preferred).
  • Minimum 10 years professional experience in a relevant management position

Required Knowledge:

  • Economic effects of productivity, etc.
  • Trouble shooting and root cause analysis
  • Policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Process management and optimization
  • Risk management

Experience

  • Polymer processing and process engineering
  • Performance management and coaching
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal)
  • High ethical standards
  • Ability to simultaneously work in line and matrix organization

Plastic Resin Sales Representative – Minneapolis, MN

A custom engineered plastics resin company specializing in precise color matching is searching for a Sales Representative.  The Sales Representative will work out of a home office and cover an area from Minnesota to Missouri.  The company ships custom colors within 4 weeks or less and standard black and natural resins within 2 weeks. Many black and natural resins are readily available in stock. Additionally, the company has stocking programs available in one of many regional warehouses for even faster shipping and receiving.

The company is profitable and has no debt.  In addition to competitive healthcare benefits, the company offers bonus opportunities.

  Requirements
  • Must have several years of experience selling compounded resins directly from a compounding company.
Plastic Compounding Production Manager – Greenville, SC

Description

A growing company specializing in the compounding of nylon and polyester resin is searching for a Production Manager to assist the General Manager with the overall plastic compounding and twin extrusion operation.  The Production Manager must also be capable of specifying, purchasing and managing the installation of a new twin screw extrusion machine and all of the associated equipment.   

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range the company offers an $10,000 bonus, health care benefits fully paid by the company and relocation assistance.

Requirements

  • Must have hands-on plastic extrusion management experience.
  • Must have nylon and polyester hands-on compounding experience.
  • Must have the ability to train others on extruder operation and compounding.
  • Engineering experience would be a real plus.

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