DRi_TEMPLATE BASEDirect Recruiters is an executive search firm that recruits high-impact employees for organizations and their suppliers in the USA plastics industry. DRI provides plastics companies and their suppliers with executive search, recruitment, interim placement & staffing services to fill plastics jobs. For recruiting assistance, placement assistance or to be considered for a plastics job, please contact our plastics recruiter, David Peterson at 440-996-0590 or dpeterson@directrecruiters.com.

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, staffing, plastics interim placement, flexible packaging interim placement, 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. The executive recruiters at DRI place candidates in senior-level and executive positions at Plastics companies all across the United States. DRI executive recruiters are some of the best in the business at filling job openings for U.S. based plastics businesses organizations. DRI plastics recruiters source specialists in the plastics industry that are extremely skilled and experienced.

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:

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 & Recruitment Director of Plastics & Flexible Packaging: 440-996-0590 or dpeterson@directrecruiters.com and connect with David on LinkedIn.

David Peterson
Managing Partner of Plastics & Flexible Packaging
Plastics Executive Recruiter

Ashley Gannon
Plastics Executive Recruiter

Dan Miller
Recruitment Director of Label & Narrow Web and Flexography
Plastics Executive Recruiter

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John Manila
Industrial Recruiter
Plastics Recruiter

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