Work and live in beautiful Missoula, Montana! Diversified Plastics is a profitable, growing, privately held plastic manufacturer that has been in business over forty years. We are fortunate to have our business located in one of the most livable small cities in the United States. Proclaimed as the locale with the “best summer weather” in the United States by a prominent outoor-oriented magazine, Missoula experiences warm summer days and cool nights. Outdoor activities are almost unlimited, including hiking, water sports, fishing, mountain biking, snow skiing, kayaking, and hunting to name just a few! Missoula is also home to the University of Montana.

Diversified Plastics is continuously reviewing our staffing needs and hiring the most qualified personnel we can locate. Experience in the plastic industry is highly desirable for positions in the sales and production departments. The company offers a broad range of employee benefit programs as part of our commitment to our staff. We are especially interested in machinists who are experienced with CNC machines and injection molding equipment. We also operate a urethane casting operation and are interested in applicants with experience in this discipline. In some instances, we will consider recent trade school graduates for entry level positions if you have training on equipment we operate.

Current Positions Available:


FLSA status: Non-Exempt
Department: Production
Reports To: Shop Floor Supervisor
Date: 9-18-2018

Diversified Plastics, Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of plastic components offering a vast array of processes including injection molding, fabrication, and urethane casting is seeking an experienced CNC Machinist for the production area of their Missoula plant. Requires 3 years of experience with CNC machining, both programming and operating, as well as, 3 years of Mastercam experience. 4th and 5th axis knowledge preferred. Must be mechanically inclined, detail-oriented, and capable of learning new processes. Need to have a safety conscience attitude, ability to follow direction, and ability to work well in a team environment. Day and swing shift positions available. Day shift hours are Monday through Thursday, 5:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Swing shift hours will be Monday through Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., 40 hours/week. Pay starts at $18.00/hour, or more depending on experience, plus an excellent benefit package.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Stand for long periods of time; frequent movements of hands, wrists and arms; see objects less than a few feet in distance; lift up to 75 lbs., twist, bend.

FLSA status: Non-Exempt
Department: Sales & Marketing
Reports To: Sales and Marketing Manager
Date: 1-2-2019

Diversified Plastics, Inc. is a leading supplier, fabricator, and molder of industrial plastic products for multiple industries including Water Treatment, Agriculture, Pulp and Paper, Forest Products, Food Processing, and General Industrial. We have just celebrated our 42nd year in business. We are seeking an energetic Sales person to manage our Pacific Northwest region. This includes promoting Diversified Plastics’ brand, products, and capabilities to customers and prospective customers to generate increased sales and growth for our organization. Diversified Plastics, Inc. is located in beautiful Missoula, Montana in the Rocky Mountains. In 2015, Livability.com ranked Missoula #8 in the top 100 places to live in the United States. In September, 2016, Fodor’s Travel listed Missoula in an article called 20 College Towns We Love to Visit. Check out destinationmissoula.org to see what an amazing place this is to live your life. Compensation plan DOE. Benefit package includes employer-paid health insurance and short-term disability insurance plans, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and 401k retirement plan.

Responsibilities:
Extensive travel to cultivate new business and grow new and current customer accounts.
Set up appointments with customers and plan business trips for efficient use of time and management of expenses.
Attend regional and national tradeshows when necessary.
Present DPI products and capabilities via Lunch and Learns or other content marketing opportunities.
Prepare product quotes by estimating labor time, materials, and freight.
Input sales orders for production and shipping of product.
Provide excellent customer service and care regarding quotes, orders, questions, and requests.
Promote exceptional customer partnerships.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business, Marketing, or other relevant field.
Experience in technical business-to-business sales in the manufacturing industry preferred.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Competencies:
Leadership intelligence and talent.
Strong business acumen.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent presentation skills.
Strong math and spatial relations skills for estimating price from a drawing or sample product.
Strong interpersonal skills for working with a wide variety of people.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Work is completed in an office setting with outside travel required, also.
Employee is required to occasionally stand, sit, walk, use hands for typing, writing, and handling papers, using office equipment, and handling product.
Must be able to see at close distance, talk, and hear.
Must be able to travel independently including driving and flying via commercial air service. Must have valid driver’s license.