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Candidates from the newsletter of April 25, 2018


To speak with any of these candidates contact Doug Swiatecki at 800-548-3506 ext. 3278 or

Email  doug@swiftrecruiters.com

77968 Film Sales Representative – Midwestern candidate has excellent experience with UV resistant and monolayer and multilayer PET, PLA, PVC, polystyrene, polypropylene and other films, as well as roll stock thermoforming trays and blister pack products nationwide, and is willing to travel

  • Results-orientated sales management professional with solid technical sales background experience within flexible and rigid packaging industry, having to work on a diverse set of products and markets, including rigid plastics, flexible plastics, machinery, supply chain and contract packers

  • Previous background mainly consisted of sales and distribution of laboratory and pharmaceutical chemicals (cGMP) standards, consumable sales, and capital equipment and instrumentation sales

  • Excellent track record in training distribution channels, both domestic and international, and motivating staff to achieve sales and corporate objectives

  • Proven track record with the ability to drive new business through establishing strategic partnerships and building relationships with key decision makers

  • Consistent development of high volume and high profit accounts delivering healthy revenues

  • Successful design and implementation of innovative national sales promotions and advertising campaigns

  • Adept at forecasting, budgeting and P&L

  • Managed and grew existing accounts with manufacturers by selling total packaging solutions

78518 Structural Packaging Designer – This new designer has experience with ArtiosCAD and SolidWorks, and has been designing structure and POP for a large national group during an internship

  • Works cross-functionally with design, sales and project management in a fast-paced, team-centric atmosphere

  • Drafts and develops concepts, prototypes, specifications, BOMs and palletizations for POP displays and packaging

  • Utilizes team meetings to discuss current POP display and packaging trends

  • BS in Packaging Systems and Design, Minor in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Expected May 2018

78455 Production Supervisor – Corrugated production supervisor with over 10 years of experience in making stock boxes and other boxes, with experience with Bobst, Hycorr, Apstar, 3-color Martin, Emba folder gluers, Saturn flexo folder gluer, KDF, 5-color Ward and others is seeking an opportunity in the Midwest

  • Troubleshoots machinery
  • Works well with employees and can adapt to work environment successfully
  • Operates high-speed presses with little training needed
  • Familiar with Excel spreadsheets to show employees’ progress to sustain daily goals as well as figure out minimum hourly output to meet goals for the day to be productive
  • Helps maintain a safe work place for employees
  • Performs employees’ reviews based on performance
  • Has done supervisor consultation notes on employees
  • Forklift certified on stand up Raymonds, Hyster 80 and Komotsu propane forklifts
  • CPR trained and AED certified and trained
  • Trained and certified new employees on forklifts, machines, and lock-out/tag-out policies
  • Worked with quality management and sales to finesse production to meet client expectations

47723 Corrugated Sales Representative – This corrugated sales representative has experience selling brown box corrugated products in the DFW area

  • Deep DFW+ market knowledge

  • Strategic and tenacious in attaining goals

  • Resilient through company name changes – bought out, merged, plants shut and added, manufacturing capabilities narrowed/upgrades

  • 2016, sold 10 new accounts, more than any other local representative, highest new margin account, similar results in previous years

  • 2004, earned sales achievement Cabo trip for new business, only local representative

  • 2002, sold 19 new accounts

  • Built great, warm, broad customer relationships, helping them achieve what they wanted while presenting our competitive advantages

  • Empathetic questioner to uncover customer pressures, burning platforms and whys

  • Calm under pressure and creative problem solver

  • Highly respected by co-workers

  • Energetic and enthusiastic team player

61251 Flexible Packaging Sales Representative – This candidate has experience selling flexible packaging products for the food, beverage and dairy industries, as well as selling trigger sprayers, and is seeking a new opportunity in the western US

  • Strong proficiency in cold-calling to large organizations as well as leveraging existing networks, and proactively hunting and tactfully closing new accounts
  • Highly accomplished in consultative selling and able to build and maintain relationships
  • Sales proficiency
  • Strategic planning/analysis
  • B2B sales
  • Territory management
  • Competitive intelligence
  • New business development
  • Sales cycle compression
  • Sales/forecast management

77733 Packaging Sales Representative – This candidate has over 10 years of experience selling packaging products in a Midwestern territory, selling items such as stretch film, shrink film, tape, boxes, bubble wrap, steel and poly banding boxes, foam, bags, stretch wrap machines, case tapers, strap machines, etc.

  • Highly qualified sales professional with a record of success within the industrial, manufacturing and distribution industries
  • Entrepreneurial business development professional with a passion for sales and service excellence
  • Consistently recognized for superior performance and contributions to the company’s profitability
  • Adept at building a strong bond with each prospect and customer - from lead generation to close and beyond - through a consultative, solution-based approach
  • Outstanding sales, relationship building and presentation skills
  • Intelligent, articulate and driven to succeed

75833 Maintenance Manager – Candidate has assumed responsibility for bolstering operations for a plant facility with over 40 personnel and three direct reports based on a manufacturing schedule that stressed manpower efficiency along with establishing a foundational structured environment for a corrugated manufacturing facility with millions in annual sales

  • Plant management

  • Maintenance management

  • Production management

  • Process reengineering

  • Quality assurance

  • Team leadership

  • Lean manufacturing

  • Regulatory compliance

  • P&L accountability

  • Just-in-time (JIT) production

  • Total quality management (TQM)

  • Policy/procedure development

  • Team building and training

  • Resource allocation

  • Cost reduction/avoidance

  • Warehouse control systems and communications

  • PLCs (AB Control Logics) controllers

  • VFDs (Allen-Bradley/Rockwell) drive systems

  • Bar code (SICK) scanning systems

  • Computer-aided design (CAD)

  • Computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)

71369 Printing and Cartons Estimator – The candidate is an experienced estimator in folding cartons and printing, and is seeking an opportunity in the Chicago area

  • Organized sales and production departments to increase sales volume 40% without an increase in number of employees

  • Company was then able to invest in new equipment and better conditions for employees

  • Worked with outside vendors to establish pricing

  • Confirmed pricing on orders before beginning production

  • Worked with large sales department and house accounts to establish pricing

  • Negotiated more favorable pricing with vendors to lower costs

  • Trained three apprentices who were able to increase their salaries by 50% after six months

  • Developed curriculum and tests for teaching classes in sheet-fed printing and finishing

78054 Customer Service & Inside Sales – This middle NJ candidate has experience with packaging supplies, handling inside sales and customer service, including pricing for products, order, inventory control, working with vendors and more

  • Assisted sales people with information regarding orders for customers, which included info regarding pricing for products and stock

  • Placed orders and followed up with warehouse to ensure delivery

  • Customer returns were also issued when needed

  • Tasks included cycle counts, system adjustments to inventory and transferring product from one warehouse to another warehouse
  • Received in product for all warehouses via writing up paperwork when product arrived at warehouse for receiving in
  • Placed POs with vendors
  • Job also included follow-up with vendor for ETA and ensuring product was ready

77634 Thermoforming Sales Representative – This sales candidate has over 20 years of experience selling thermoformed products made from paper, PET, foam, polypropylene and polystyrene, including clamshells, cups, containers, utensils and related, in the Midwest

  • High-achieving district sales representative successful in managing accounts, with annual revenue exceeding $5 million

  • Expert in needs analysis, product presentations and closing tactics

  • Consistently effective at building long-term relationships with customers while meeting and exceeding sales targets

  • Skills include territory sales management, organization, powerful negotiator, building strong relationships and being goal-oriented

76689 Plant Superintendent – Southeastern candidate is highly experienced in corrugated and POP plant manufacturing techniques, overseeing up to seven salaried supervisors and over 60 corrugator, converting and shipping hourly employees

  • Expert in printing, die cutting and flexo-folder gluers

  • Extensive machine knowledge with Bobst, Martin, Langston, Emba and Hycorr
  • Proficient in plant scheduling and planning
  • Program knowledge includes KIWI, Amtech, Zytech and Harry Rohde
  • Directs and leads the daily activities of seven salaried supervisors and 67 corrugator, converting and shipping hourly employees
  • Directed the installation of a Sun 625 4-color die cutter; as project manager, the machine was at production levels within 45 days
  • Ensures that safety within the facility is top priority
  • Works directly with the human resources department for the hiring, placement and training of all new associates
  • Makes sure the new hires are trained and properly and follows the 7S lean manufacturing principles
  • In charge of tracking and following the MSF and labor dollars per man hour to ensure the company’s expectations are met
  • Collaborates with customer service and sales to establish a proper workflow throughout the plant
  • In charge of plant waste tracking
  • Establishes and maintains plant production efficiencies

77625 Protective Packaging and Film Sales Representative – Candidate has experience generating sales of protective packaging products and film in the southern California marketplace through distribution to end users

  • Skilled in business to business selling using consultative techniques to develop new business and accounts
  • Extensive background managing large and independent customers
  • Diverse background in prospecting end users, developing relationships and solution selling
  • Extensive experience in closing end users in a highly competitive market
  • Strengths include cold calling, developing relationships, launching new products, prospecting/end user sales, solution selling, training customers and team leadership

77779 Packaging Sales Representative – Candidate is currently selling supplies, plastic, jan/san, film and equipment in New Jersey

  • Experienced and effective sales professional with a keen business acumen
  • Skilled at quickly learning a product or service and fine-tuning sales skills to promote it successfully
  • Effective at building and maintaining relationships by providing the customer with professionalism and excellent customer service skills
  • CRM Software: ACT!, Goldmine and Base
  • Successful at maintaining and growing a book of business by providing excellent service and follow-up
  • Strategizes to target potential business and makes daily cold calls
  • Qualifies deals and closes sales
  • Provides excellent customer service and follow-up
  • Sourced and called prospective customers
  • Responsible for business-to-business sales throughout all 50 states

53742 Corrugated Sales Representative – This candidate has over 10 years of experience selling corrugated packaging to industrial manufactures and others in the Midwest

  • Competitive, resourceful sales professional
  • Strong history of outside sales achievement within a variety of industries
  • Accomplished in cold calling, closing for business and account management within a multi-state territory
  • Aggressive closer of new business with documented success in obtaining new accounts and new business within existing accounts
  • Strong organizational skills and use of technology in order to manage and grow territory market share
  • Drives business through strategic planning and adaptability to support sales growth



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