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Candidates from the newsletter of March 28, 2017


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

Email ray@swiftrecruiters.com

73516 Design Control Engineer/Electrician – Candidate has over 26 years of experience in designing production machinery, electrical controls, electrical AutoCAD schematics, and programming and repairing PLCs; looking for a new opportunity within 50 miles of Flint, Michigan

  • Designs control systems for food processing, automotive, appliance and paper environments using AutoCAD
  • Programs and debugs PLCs, PCs, servos and variable speed drives
  • Programs HMIs, including PanelView, RedLion, WonderWare, PanelMate and DTAM
  • Interfaces with scanners, welders, presses and various test equipment using Ethernet, ASCII, hardwiring and other protocols
  • Starts up and debugs systems, interfacing with customers, electricians, mechanics, operators and others
  • Creates manuals and trains operators and maintenance personnel

53644 Sales Manager/Divisional Manager – This manager has 27 years of experience in packaging supplies, packaging equipment and corrugated products, and management of sales representatives; located in Georgia and looking for southeastern opportunity

  • Sales, margin and profit growth
  • Revenue and operational performance turnaround pro
  • Executive with extensive experience in packaging and printing industries, both in manufacturing and distribution
  • Excellent track record of increasing sales, profitability and turning around faltering operations with strong skills in coaching, project management, new market and product development
  • Able to establish rapport between multiple divisions, creating new opportunities through synergies

63378 Structural Designer – Candidate has 18 years of experience in corrugated and POP with Artios, Kongsberg and TOPS, and is looking for an opportunity near the Twin Cities, MN

  • Develops solutions and strategies to increase sales and market share
  • Member of a corporate team of industry experts from structure, sales, graphics and retail insights
  • Provides structural design support to 100+ companywide account managers
  • Ensures compatible production execution at 24 converting facilities
  • Develops and maintains innovative CAD library across design network
  • Mentors and assists design staff
  • Supports customization within ArtiosCAD software: database, defaults, reports, outputs, etc.
  • Creates parametric/rebuildable CAD files
  • Mac and PC, ArtiosCAD 12, WebCenter, Kongsberg cutting tables and Adobe CC (Ai, Ps and Acrobat Pro)
  • HP and Epson large format printers, Autodesk 3ds Max, CAPE, TOPS, SAP and Microsoft Office 365

66670 Sales Representative – Candidate has 23 years of experience selling a wide variety of labels, RFID, printers, label applicators, pressure sensitive, thermal and bar code in an array of markets in TX, OK, AR and LA

  • Extensive sales experience calling on C-level executives, directors, managers and buyers
  • Consistently above plan performance
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn product lines and make an immediate impact on sales
  • Strong return on investment (ROI) analytic skills
  • Four years of experience managing technical personnel and operations
  • Exceptional leadership skills and technical aptitude
  • Miller Heiman Strategic Selling and Conceptual Selling Training
  • Tom Daly Sales Training

73202 Estimator/Customer Service – This packaging professional has 28 years of experience in the corrugated industry and is looking for a new opportunity in the Chicago area

  • Monitored the accounts payable and accounts receivable to gauge cash flow
  • Prepared, scheduled and verified inventory for work orders being done by the plant
  • Procured pricing from vendors for coffee packaging
  • Gathered information on costs in order to price out jobs
  • Estimated pricing for standard boxes and multiple piece sets for national customers
  • Coordinated with structural and graphic design departments to estimate sets
  • Generated work order files for manufacturing
  • Harry Rohde corrugated software

  • BoxPro corrugated software

  • QuickBooks

48532 Sales Representative – This person has over 26 years of experience selling end of the line packaging, packaging equipment, automation and consumable supplies both nationally and regionally, and is currently located in MO

  • Sold almost all equipment and consumables associated with production and end line packaging, including plastic and corrugated packaging, tape, glue, stitching, shrink and stretch films, plastic bags (standup pouches), shrink bags, strapping, hooder bags and labels (shrink, pressure sensitive and cold set)
  • Equipment sold includes filler, cappers, erectors, closers, inserters, shrink and stretch wrappers, conveyors, hooders, palletizers and some robotics
  • Extensive knowledge of end users, distributors, manufacturer’s representatives and converters of plastic and paper packaging through national accounts management and sales and marketing management
  • Dynamic, take-charge individual that is well organized and creative
  • Proven ability to develop markets, establish channels of distribution and coordinate national accounts
  • Over 25 years of experience in packaging production, sales and industrial marketing to national accounts

65361 Designer – This structural designer has 20 years of experience with corrugated and POP displays, and is looking for a new opportunity as either lead designer or team design member in locations from Jacksonville to Daytona, FL

  • International design award-winning professional with extensive experience leading global creative teams for Fortune 500 companies across diverse product industries

  • Proven innovator who personally conceptualized and orchestrated creative solutions that effectively reinforced and enhanced brand images

  • Expert in the technical and conceptual development of creative ideas

  • Proven ability to drive development of best-in-class designs and execute for profitable product launches

  • Skills include graphic and structural design, creative innovation, engineering and 3D modeling, finite element analysis (FEA), branding, G7 expert, color management, project management and fluency in Spanish and English

73589 Sales Representative – This Missouri sales representative has 25 years of experience selling design services/flexo plates to prepress users in the corrugated and flexible industries in the Midwest and nationally

  • Innovative, creative problem solver who is energized by dealing with a variety of challenges in a fast-paced environment, with experience in defining and analyzing customer requests to resolve issues accurately and quickly
  • Able to effectively communicate with customers using a multitude of channels to provide world class service with every interaction
  • Brand and project strategy
  • Creative design and project management
  • Compliant printing management
  • Print trend analysis
  • Process development
  • Graphic communications design management
  • Collaborative planning and negotiating
  • Team leadership and personnel mentorship
  • Pre-press
  • POP and POS display

72802 Estimator – With 18 years of experience in folding cartons, this estimator is looking for an opportunity in the Richmond, VA area or a position within driving distance from Chicago

  • Attains costs and figures labor hours to mount, die cut, finish and assemble advertising displays
  • Estimated costs for procurement of material, equipment and labor fulfillment for POP corrugate displays
  • Cost analysis, establishment and updates of budgeted hourly rates and contract negotiations
  • Additional titles held: sustainability chairperson and community outreach team leader
  • Produced estimated costs of screen printed sheet and web print paperboard product, incorporating cutting, mechanical and manual labor for glue, assembly and outside sourcing for services or raw materials
  • Used Accelerate printing software
  • Skills Include Microsoft Office (10+ years), supervision, accounts receivable, programming, training, collections, IT help desk, scheduling, ledger reconciliation, data processing and ISO auditor

73609 Customer Service/Outside Sales/HR Certified – With seven years customer service in packaging tubes and cans, Oracle software, four years of sales of paperboard/gift cards, additional product purchasing and HR certification, this candidate is looking for an opportunity in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area

  • Focused, responsible and personable, with the ability to shift between manufacturing, marketing and customer support
  • Recently attained certification in HR management
  • Numbers and data driven decision maker focused on giving customers what they need and supporting the financial needs of the business
  • Skills include manufacturing management, HR certification, developing markets, production scheduling, inventory management, forecasting, Oracle ERP rollout, developing teams and driving results

73242 Maintenance Technician/Mechanic – This technician has 11 years of experience with high speed production lines, is a certified electrician and works with PLCs, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding and packaging equipment repair; looking for an opportunity in the Dallas region

  • Over 10 years of maintenance experience in mechanical and electrical systems
  • Experience in root cause analysis, planning and scheduling, hazmat control and disposal, system schematics, welding and fabricating, and CMMS (MP2)
  • Specialized skills in precision maintenance, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, hydraulics, HSE regulation compliance, electronics, troubleshooting and pneumatics
  • Directly responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining corrugating machinery and supporting systems
  • Conducts root cause analysis to improve reliability of systems
  • Conducts repairs on hydraulics, electronics, mechanical equipment, and boiler and steam systems
  • Performs preventive maintenance with expertise in precision maintenance of valves, hydraulics, air compressors, forklifts, PLCs, pumps, heat exchangers, piping systems and motors

72480 Regional Sales/Territory Sales Representative – Candidate has 12 years of experience selling clamshells, clear packaging, boxes, extruded PET, blister, LDPE, HDPE and extruded foam in the Midwest, MO, NC and TX, and is looking for a MO based sales position

  • Results-driven sales professional with over 12 years of sales experience in industrial, medical and retail sales
  • Outstanding success in building and maintaining relationships with key corporate decision makers in multiple market segments while establishing large-volume, high-profit accounts with excellent levels of retention in territories ranging from $1.2 million to $6.1 million
  • Repeated success achieved through both the hunter and farmer sales philosophies

69208 Plant Manager – This southeastern manager has 26 years of experience in the corrugated industry, with six of them as plant manager after having risen through the ranks from corrugator supervisor, converting supervisor and plant superintendent

  • Reduced recordable accidents by half in 2015 as compared to 2014
  • Reduced returns from over 1% on net sales to less than .25% in six months
  • Reduced waste from over 15% to 11.5% in 2015 to below 8.6%
  • Designed the layout for the shipping warehouse to allow for FIFO, including bar code scanning for each bay
  • Added a waste program to accurately track waste to within .15% of the financial waste number
  • Turned plant around $4.5 million comparing 2014 to 2015, becoming profitable five months into the process
  • Made a total $8 million turnaround in two years and has been in the black for 18 months straight
  • 2 billion SF plant in 2nd full year of operation
  • 1.4 billion SF through four converting machines, including  38” and 50” FFGs and two 66” DCs
  • 46000 lineal per hour off corrugator
  • Involved in all aspects of a startup

72348 Sales Representative – Candidate has 25 years of experience selling packaging, packaging supplies and jan/san, including corrugated, folding and flexible products in the Sacramento/Stockton region

  • Corrugated, folding cartons and flexible packaging
  • Increased janitorial and sanitation product lines by 25%
  • Facilitated the implementation of two major paper and chemical vendors
  • Increased market share in the territory
  • Increased sales revenue from $200K to $1.6M annually
  • Maintained gross profit margin of 36% on average
  • Increased sales volume by adding five new customers each month
  • Developed and maintained customer relationships for 150 customers within the greater Sacramento, Central Valley, Placer and El Dorado counties
  • Responsible for reviewing weekly and monthly inventory, growth and new customer reports to ensure customer product needs were filled and numbers are profitable
  • Mentored new sales representatives in the company
  • Depth of product line knowledge within packaging, chemicals and machinery industries
  • Experience in creating customized packaging design solutions



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