Relentless. Resourceful. Reliable.
We’re PlasticS Recruiters.

 

 

Welcome to the home of The Plastics Recruiter™ Ed Keil, and the amazing team of 10 Plastics Recruiters and Researchers who consistently strive to find the top 10% of talent for our industry leading clients.

We find the “A-Players”, the “Impact Players”, the “Difference Makers” that position your company as the market leader, and help elevate your career in the process.

Our Hiring Blueprint covers the entire market (not just the 20% active job seekers), focusing on direct-recruiting the top talent who never see advertisements or job board postings.

We’ve filled thousands of positions with hundreds of the industry’s best companies in Injection Molding, Profile Extrusion, Film and Sheet extrusion, Thermoforming, Blow Molding, Rotational Molding, Compounding, Processing Equipment, Materials, Resins, Color Concentrates, and Masterbatches.

Our clients include some of the industry’s best in Building and Construction (Plumbing, Pipe, Fence, Deck, Siding) Packaging (bottles, containers, trays, cartons, food packaging), Consumer Products, Automotive, Medical Device, Lawn and Garden, and Aerospace, not to mention a variety of custom industries.

If you’re looking for Plastics Recruiters who are relentless, resourceful, and reliable, look no further.

 

Relentless.
Resourceful.
Reliable.
We’re PlasticS
Recruiters.

 

Welcome to the home of The Plastics Recruiter™ Ed Keil, and the amazing team of 10 Plastics Recruiters and Researchers who consistently strive to find the top 10% of talent for our industry leading clients.

We find the “A-Players”, the “Impact Players”, the “Difference Makers” that position your company as the market leader, and help elevate your career in the process.

Our Hiring Blueprint covers the entire market (not just the 20% active job seekers), focusing on direct-recruiting the top talent who never see advertisements or job board postings.

We’ve filled thousands of positions with hundreds of the industry’s best companies in Injection Molding, Profile Extrusion, Film and Sheet extrusion, Thermoforming, Blow Molding, Rotational Molding, Compounding, Processing Equipment, Materials, Resins, Color Concentrates, and Masterbatches.

Our clients include some of the industry’s best in Building and Construction (Plumbing, Pipe, Fence, Deck, Siding) Packaging (bottles, containers, trays, cartons, food packaging), Consumer Products, Automotive, Medical Device, Lawn and Garden, and Aerospace, not to mention a variety of custom industries.

If you’re looking for Plastics Recruiters who are relentless, resourceful, and reliable, look no further.

 

 

Our Specialties

Processes

Injection Molding / 3D Printing

  • Automotive: Interiors, Exteriors, Engines
  • Packaging: Cups, Closures, Bottles, Food Storage
  • Consumer Products / Building Materials
  • Medical / Dental: Syringes, Surgical Instruments

Profile Extrusion / Tubing / Pipe

  • Building Materials: Fence Siding Deck, Pipe, Windows
  • Medical Products: Tubing, Catheters
  • Automotive: Trim, Gaskets
  • Point of Purchase: Displays, Price Tag Holders, Signs
  • Sheet Film Membrane Extrusion

    • Bags: Trash, Liners, Liquid Packaging, Food
    • Laminates: Barriers, Printing
    • Food Packaging: Barrier Films, Zipper Tape
    • Thick Gauge: Trays

    Blow Molding

    • Automotive: Under Hood, Ventilation
    • Bottles: Drink, Chemicals, Cleaners
    • Consumer Products, Lawn & Garden, Furniture
    • Marine, POP, Toys, Sporting Goods, Safety

    Thermoforming, Vacuum-Forming

    • Food Packaging: Egg Cartons, Fruit Trays, To-Go Containers
    • Industrial: Bins, Carts, Crates
    • Lawn and Garden: Mower Hoods, Shrouds, Plant Trays
    • Consumer Good Packaging: Clam shells, clear packs.

    Polymers and Materials

    • Color Concentrate & Masterbatches
    • Engineering & Commodity Compounds
    • Additives & Processing Aids
    • Biopolymers & Recycling

    Machinery / Automation / Tooling

    • OEM Machinery & Downstream Equipment
    • Automation, Vision Systems, Robotics
    • Tooling for all Processes
    • Auxiliary Equipment: Chillers, Granulators, Feeders

    Rotational Molding

    • Farm/Agriculture: Tanks (All Types)
    • Consumer Products: Gas Cans, Bins, Toys
    • Automotive, Marine, Aerospace, ATV, RV
    • Industrial: Housings, Tanks, Storage

    Composites

    • Aerospace / Automotive / Marine
    • Building Materials: Deck, Fence, Siding, Windows
    • Wind Power: Turbine Blades
    • Toys, Sporting Goods, Kayaks, Safety

    Years' Combined Experience

    EXPERT PLASTICS RECRUITERS AND RESEARCHERS

    Happy Clients / Candidates

    Why Choose us?

    Dedicated Plastics Recruiters.

    Our Contracting service comes with:  

    A unique value proposition, created for you

    Our focus is on securing the Plastics Industry's top talent for our clients. A-Players are difficult to attract. As such, the basis for our engagement is creating a highly refined Unique Value Proposition. The UVP highlights the 10 critical areas important to the most talented people in the market and can be a 20 page presentation.

    Plastics Engagement Campaign

    Our Engagement Campaign employs a robust combination of hard-nosed, old-school work, with cutting edge technology such as Artificial Intelligence. This results in a 7-9 touch cadence of contacts, utilizing email campaigns, texts, phone calls, and social media impressions.

    Scorecard Coversheets

    We provide 'Scorecard Coversheets'. This is an industry first, used to eliminate as much interview bias as possible.

    First Right of Refusal on Candidates

    We give you the first right of refusal on candidates, so you aren't competing with our other clients. We will allow you to review and determine whether you want a given candidate that we recruit for you before we share them with any other company.

    Industry Leading Assessment Techniques

    The assessment (evaluation) techniques we embrace include "Candidate Auditions", Scorecards/Scoreboards, and 2 different reference checking techniques that empower our clients to hire for success nearly every time.

    Pre-boarding and on-boarding training

    We provide Pre-boarding and On-boarding training to keep your new hire engaged from the moment they sign the offer.

    Retention Follow Ups

    We perform retention follow-ups with the hiring manager and employee for up to 6 months after a new hire starts.

    Best Guarantee in the Plastics INdustry

    Up to one full year!

    Plastics recruiters Blueprint

    4 Steps to Hiring Success

    We use a unique four-step method to exceed the expectations of our clients, each and every time.

    Here’s how the process works, from your initial vacancy right on through to fulfilment of the requirement.

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    1. Create Search Foundation

    We create a strong search foundation, based on KPIs and critical success factors. We then help create or refine your Unique Value Proposition. Our research team then combines human effort with the latest in Artificial Intelligence to identify all possible companies and employees to target for your position.

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    2. Engagement Campaign

    Our Engagement Campaign is comprised of a dialing blitz with multiple follow-ups, multiple-touch email campaigns, text campaign, our 24/7 social media marketing, and our daily presence in the market. We introduce you to people that will never see an advertisement or job board. This is targeted at the top talent, who are not active job-seekers.

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    3. Assessment & Selection

    We work closely with our clients, utilizing a proven assessment process that eliminates personal bias in interviews, and determines which person is best fit for your company. This includes Recruiter interviews, company interviews, scorecards, candidate auditions, and 2 types of reference checks. This process has proven to result in much more accurate hires than utilizing “gut feel”.

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    4. Hiring & Retaining

    We have a proven offer making process that closes 85%+ of the time, proven thousands of times. We offer Pre-Boarding and On-Boarding training for our clients to keep candidates engaged from the moment they sign an offer, periodic follow-ups for up to 6 months to ensure a smooth transition, backed by the longest guarantee in the industry, up to one full year.

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