2017-12-04

Product Manager - Plastic Packaging
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Dec 4

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Chicago, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143866

Product Manager – Plastic Packaging
 
Company:  My client is a leading manufacturer of high quality plastic packaging products. They have been in business for over four decades and have multiple production facilities through the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. More importantly they have several divisions like rigid packaging, flexible packaging and machinery. By being so versatile it has allowed them to be very successful and continue to grow rapidly.
  • The ownership is committed to the growth of the organization and is willing to invest money back into the company.
  • Dedicated to employee investment and offers ample opportunities for growth. With little turnover as well, the pay special attention to employee satisfaction.
  • Innovative packaging solutions, offer state-of-the-art technology, and excellent customer service.
 
They appreciate employees by providing:
 
  • Salaries that are above industry average and bonus potential
  • Growth opportunities as the organization continues to expand
  • 401K, generous benefits, relocation assistance, and more
 
 
Your unique role with the company will be to manage several products and materials throughout this companies portfolio. You will facilitate product planning and execution throughout the entire product lifecycle. You will be an integral part of the innovation and product development team by identifying potential products, conduct market research, and develop product specifications. We are looking for a true project leader and someone who can manage a project, the time table, and see it through from concept to commercialization. You will also be responsible for assessing customer needs, troubleshoot, and provide creative solutions.
 
We are seeking strong leaders that are capable of growing with this company!  You will need to have the ability to perform at a high level every day and possess a creative thinking mentality.
 
Background Profile:
  • 2-5 years experience in sales, product management, or packaging engineering in the plastics or packaging industry
  • Technical degree preferred but will consider equivalent experience
  • Experience in leading projects, establishing timelines, and ensuring on-time completion
 
This position is located south of Chicago. This area is a great suburban community with a lower cost of living but still has everything that a major city has to offer by being close to downtown Chicago. Strong local economy with good schools makes this location a great place for a growing family.
 
This position will do some travel as you go on-site with the sales team and meets with customers. Travel is expected to be 20-40%.
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