DRi_TEMPLATE BASEDirect Recruiters has been recognized as the relationship-focused search firm that assists Plastics companies and their suppliers with recruiting, acquiring and retaining high-impact talent for mission-critical positions. We provide executive search, recruitment & staffing services to fill Plastics jobs in the manufacturing industry.

Finding Top Talent

DRI has a long history of assisting clients through our industry-specific concentration within the Plastics industry. We have led the way in providing executive search, consulting services and solutions. DRI has a reputation for delivering qualified candidates quickly and professionally when filling a mission-critical position.

The Plastics industry includes thermoplastics, polyurethanes, thermosets, adhesives, coatings and sealants, and is extremely important to a variety of industries. In order to survive in today’s business environment and continue to thrive in the Plastics industry, companies need a solid base of the right employees and executives to continue the planned growth of your company. DRI has the experience and ability to fill the missing pieces of your team.

On a national basis, we serve the following Plastics categories:

Primary Processing Machinery / Equipment:

  • Injection Molding
  • Blow Molding
  • Extrusion
  • Thermoforming
  • Rotational Molding
  • Recycling
  • Other

Auxiliary Equipment:

  • Conveying
  • Material Handling
  • Drying
  • Feeding / Blending
  • Size Reduction
  • Temperature Control
  • Granulators
  • Other

Rigid Packaging:

  • Blow Molding
  • Thermoforming
  • Injection Molding
  • Foam
  • Film / Sheet Extrusion
  • Other

Processors (Non-Packaging):

  • Rotational Molding
  • Pipe / Profile / Tubing
  • Recycling
  • Compression Molding
  • Injection Molding
  • Blow Molding
  • Thermoforming
  • Other


  • Polymers
  • Resins
  • Master Batch
  • Compounding
  • Other

The DRI executive search team is comprised of Senior Recruiters and Research Associates who have a thorough understanding of the Plastics industry, current job market, and what it takes to fill an open position. On a daily basis, we are in contact with executive management and hiring authorities looking to recruit and hire top industry professionals including:

  • C-Level
  • VP Level
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Engineers
  • Technical
  • Operations

View the DRI Flexible Packaging Practice Area Page

View the DRI Labels Practice Area Page

Get in Touch with Our Team

To Fill a Position or Discuss a Recruiting Assignment, contact David Peterson, Managing Partner & Director of Plastics & Flexible Packaging: 440-996-0590 or dpeterson@directrecruiters.com and connect with David on LinkedIn.

David Peterson

Managing Partner and Director of Plastics & Flexible Packaging and HR Solutions

Ken Strebelow

Executive Recruiter of Label & Narrow Web and Flexography

Ashley Gannon

Executive Recruiter

Dan Miller

Director of Label & Narrow Web and Flexography

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