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Candidates from the newsletter of May 18, 2016


To speak with any of these candidates contact Ray Swiatecki at 800-548-3506 ext. 3275 or

Email ray@swiftrecruiters.com

68762 Structural Designer – This candidate has eight years of experience with corrugated/POP and secondary packaging, and is looking to relocate within a few hours of the ocean

  • Experienced artist and designer with strong visual communication skills
  • Abilities include researching, conceptualizing and executing ideas
  • Motivated worker with a focus on organization and time management
  • Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency
  • Designs point of purchase displays and secondary packaging
  • Prepares drawings and physical samples of proposed designs
  • Works directly with customers to understand and meet their needs
  • Uses written, oral and visual communication to share information and ideas
  • Manages and prioritizes projects, keeping to set timelines
  • Designs with important customer needs in mind, including cost and material savings, production and shipping efficiency

68926 Lead Man/Supervisor – Candidate has over 25 years of experience in pouch machinery/Totani and similar bag machines, slitters, wicketers and flatbeds, and is familiar with AIB/BRT inspection; looking for an opportunity in the Southeast

  • Setups

  • Trained all new operators

  • Mechanic

  • Troubleshooting specialist

  • Production scheduling

  • Repaired broad range of machines or systems

  • Personally managed production activities

  • Contributed to an annual increase in productivity through improvements in operations, quality, safety and administration

32070 Sales Representative – This sales representative has 20 years of experience selling capital corrugated equipment, rotary die cutters, folder gluers, flat bed dire cutters, pre feeders, rotary forming, stackers, conveyors and other related equipment in a Midwest/national territory from his Chicago base

  • Capital equipment specialist
  • Computer literate in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Office Outlook, ACT!, Goldmine and Citrix on various platforms
  • Project management responsibilities from conception to fruition
  • Secure in closing at all levels of management (shop floor to boardroom)
  • Provides sales and technical information, needs assessment, methodology and creative solutions
  • Budget, forecasting and closing the sale
  • Uncovered five strong prospects for 2016 at 80-85%
  • Improved independent penetration and awareness while maintaining and improving integrated sales
  • Reacquainted and reestablished 78% of territory with company
  • Smoothed relationships between disgruntled customers and corporate, thereby opening the door for further business

69469 Service Repair Technician – This Georgia candidate has 20 years of strong experience on Ranpak, Advanced Poly Bagging, Orion, Lantech, Dynaric/Strapping Machinery, Signode, Loveshaw, Sharp Bagging, 3M Seal/Erecting, FP International and others, and is looking for an opportunity to advance himself in either technical or sales

  • Works well independently or in a team setting, providing all facets of technical support such as troubleshooting, installations and maintenance

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of numerous manufacturers’ equipment and operating systems

  • Skilled in providing technicians and end users technical support

  • Easily identifies and resolves technical issues and concerns, minimizing automation downtime

  • Excellent communication and presentation capabilities

  • Excellent customer relationship skills culminated in increased sales in service, parts and new equipment on multiple occasions

61261 Sales Representative – Candidate has 20 years of experience selling bottles, jars, jugs, stretch film, corrugated, folding cartons, cans and plastic bags in southern California, and would consider distributor/manufacturer sales as well as brokering for the right opportunity

  • Results-orientated, high energy packaging sales professional
  • History of success generating new accounts
  • Builds and maintains long-term relationships with suppliers and customers
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Outstanding work ethic
  • Highly versatile skill set with the ability to quickly master new roles and responsibilities
  • Core qualifications include self-motivation, leadership, follow through, persistence and computer literacy
  • Areas of expertise include plastic bottles, jugs, corrugated, tape, stretch film, folding cartons, metal cans and plastic bags

53833 Regional/National Account Manager – This manager has 20 years of experience in bags/food films and food packaging selling to distributors, food processors, bakers, candy and other similar manufacturers; located in Virginia

  • Sales and account management professional with proven skills in new business development and organic growth of existing accounts

  • Extensive experience in packaging sales to demanding regional and national accounts

  • Consistent focus on developing relationships with relevant decision makers at all levels in an account

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new environments and realize success

65765 Senior Sales Representative – Candidate has over 26 years of experience selling poly products, pressure sensitive films, business forms, chemicals and labels; located in southern Indiana and would strongly consider label sales positon with national label converter

  • Highly qualified and dedicated sales, customer service and management professional offering versatile strengths and a record of successful job performance
  • Experienced professional with a history of exceeding goals and increasing revenues
  • Experienced in developing plans for achieving maximum profits by studying the competition, analyzing the needs of the market, creating effective sales/market strategies and building sales momentum
  • Effectively handles customer relations and resolves critical issues with diplomacy
  • Consistent in follow-through with customers and co-workers to ensure exceptional customer satisfaction and proper product performance and, as a result, develops successful relationships with customers and vendors on a long-term basis
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

68067 National Account Manager – This Chicago area candidate has 13 years of experience in flexible film sales in industrial, food and medical fields and an additional six years in paperboard sales

  • Accomplished sales and account management professional with over 20 years of experience developing and expanding large, complex, multi-million dollar accounts, including Dow, PPG, GAF, Procter & Gamble and SC Johnson
  • Highly versatile professional having successfully navigated four major mergers and acquisitions, adapting easily to new cultures, divisions, teams and leadership
  • Results-driven sales professional with consistent annual sales growth of up to 22%, having sold both paper and flexible packaging solutions to customers in industrial, consumer product, medical and food industries
  • Trusted relationship manager with a natural talent for establishing and sustaining long-term partnerships even under intense competitive conditions, volatile markets and operational challenges
  • Instinctive business professional and problem solver with a keen instinct for opportunity, having built several accounts from the ground up and expanded a key relationship from a 20% to 70% supplier
  • Respected colleague and business partner skilled at building productive and collaborative internal relationships with diverse audiences, including plant managers, sales counterparts, customer service, accounting and engineering

66691 Sales Representative – This North Carolina representative has over 20 years of experience selling POP and folding cartons in North Carolina and Virginia, but is looking for possible expanded multi-state territory

  • Top performing account management executive with more than 10 years of business to business sales experience
  • Extensive knowledge of packaging, fulfillment and contract packaging
  • Experience with the lithography and flexography printing industry, as well as the manufacture and design of corrugated and solid fiberboard, plastic, metal and wood display components
  • Committed to quality client service with proven success in building and maintaining long-term relationships with clients
  • Effective in activating stagnant accounts, reversing client dissatisfaction and building lucrative alliances
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills, focused and solution-oriented while consistently exceeding client and management expectations
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills with strengths in negotiating mutually agreeable outcomes
  • Independent sales representative with the ability to work in an unstructured, unsupervised environment
  • Skills include new business development, consultative solution sales, vendor/client negotiations, project management, key account management, team building/motivation, customer market optimization and problem solving/account retention

60404 Sales Representative – This candidate has 25 years of experience selling custom film and bags and also other miscellaneous paper and packaging products, and is located in western Pennsylvania

  • Sells all LDPE/LLDPE/HDPE/recycled films/bags, FDA, etc. into distribution accounts in western Pennsylvania, northeastern Ohio and western New York

  • Responsible for establishing new accounts and maintaining and growing existing business

  • Known for excellent presentation, negotiating, closing and follow through skills, with a strong ability to build an industry presence

  • Distributors included high end packaging companies and many large independents

  • Increased total pounds sold from 100,000 to 2.5 million

  • Has great relationships with distributors which could interest packaging manufacturers

69499 Sales Representative – Candidate has 25 years of experience selling shipping/packaging supplies, jan-san, custom poly, chemicals and maintenance equipment in northern California and the Bay area

  • Talented sales representative with 25 years of sales experience in all aspects of sanitary maintenance products and equipment, shipping/packaging supplies and foodservice disposables
  • Proven ability to gain a customer’s trust and maintain long-term, professional relationships
  • Proficient in prospecting territories, identifying key decision makers and securing their time for presentations or demonstrations of products and services
  • Majority of career spent at a small independent distributor competing daily with the nation’s largest specialty manufacturers and distribution companies, growing customer base to over $2 million per year
  • Trained and comfortable selling janitorial supplies and sanitary maintenance products, maintenance equipment, shipping and packaging supplies, facility supplies, First Aid supplies, office supplies, foodservice packaging and break room supplies

69564 Buyer/Customer Service/Inside Sales – This northeast Ohio candidate has 25 years of experience in distribution/inventory control of supplies such as paper, packaging materials and more

  • Performs replenishment function within a distribution network
  • Products include commercial printing papers, graphics and wide format product categories
  • Serves as department mentor with ERS (enterprise replenishment system)
  • Utilized E3 advanced warehouse replenishment system
  • Served as department super user and trainer for E3
  • Attended numerous training workshops related to E3
  • Attained E3 Level 4 Certification
  • Provides reporting materials for analysis
  • Arranges carriers and optimizes freight costs
  • Provided overall customer service for three sales territories
  • Worked on packaging applications and design
  • Activities included product sourcing, customer quotations and overall inside sales
  • Actively involved on customer strategy with assigned sales representatives
  • Participated on customer sales calls
  • Performed daily order management on company transaction system
  • Subject matter expert (SME) on company-wide system upgrade
  • Traveled to numerous locations as an SME

36676 Sales Representative – This representative has 26 years of experience selling folding cartons in tobacco, food and meat packaging industries; located in Charlotte

  • Senior account manager with dynamic sales and marketing management expertise in the food and meat packaging industry
  • Accomplished in business development, organizational development and performance management
  • Creatively delivers customized solutions to meet and exceed goals in highly competitive markets
  • Known for ability to gain respect and credibility by solving customer needs, developing strong and authentic relationships at all levels
  • Skills include  strategic sales, team leadership/training, relationship management, competitive market positioning, new market development, new product launch, account planning, competitive contracts/bids and account management

64237 Account Manager/Sales Representative – Candidate has 18 years of experience selling packaging consumables, packaging equipment and multi-wall bags in the Midwest

  • 18 years of B2B consultative selling experience within retail and industrial packaging
  • Excels in creating long-term relationships through developing multi-level contacts within an organization by problem solving and identifying total cost of ownership savings
  • Experience in developing relationships with C-level decision makers
  • Excellent communication skills for managing today’s fast-paced business environment



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