Diversified Plastics Inc. - Employment Opportunities

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Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

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:

Click on link below to apply today or fax us your information at 406-371-4964.

Department: Sales

Reports To: Sales Manager

Date: 10-25-2021

Responsibilities

  • Estimate time, material, and freight (as appropriate) for product inquiry.
  • Send copies of quote acknowledgements to customer and respective inside or outside salesperson for review.
  • Work with customers and all resources to meet customer requirements.
  • Follow-up at least three (3) quotes per day. Track results in writing until quote is either converted to a purchase order or lost.
  • Stay current with our manufacturing techniques for accurate and confident quoting.
  • Keep quotes and orders accurate by reviewing and updating Low/High Margin Reports.
  • Compare purchase order to the provided quote. Quote must be current and contain all necessary information for the Production staff to produce a correct part without question; i.e., all information needed for the Planners to plan job, create drawings, and purchase materials for the job.
  • Promptly distribute Purchase Order to the Planning Department for Sales Order Entry.
  • Provide customer care communication regarding Order Acknowledgement dates, information requirements, education, shipments.
  • Ensure all customer special requirements are met, e.g., special freight, packaging, or handling.
  • Actively pursue customers, sales leads, new product and services.
  • Update and maintain accurate customer sales information in M1 ERP Computer System.
  • Process Return Material Authorizations (RMA’s) via the procedures provided.
  • Answer DPI phone calls within two rings.
  • Promote exceptional customer service.
  • Report any positive or negative feedback immediately to responsible staff.
  • Follow-up on all complaints immediately.
  • Travel as necessary to work with customers, attend trade shows and trainings, and see products in application.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of sales experience.
  • Industrial Plastic knowledge and/or plastic manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Competencies

  • Must have or develop ability to estimate time and materials required for manufacture of product.
  • Possess a working knowledge of mechanical function with emphasis on power transmission.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for working with a wide variety of people.
  • Problem-solving skills.
  • Service-oriented disposition.
  • Business acumen.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Work is completed in an office setting with occasional outside travel required.
  • Employee is required to occasionally stand, sit, walk, use hands for typing, writing, and handling papers and office equipment, as well as product.
  • Must be able to see at close distance, talk, and hear.
  • Must be able to travel independently and drive. Must have valid driver’s license.

About Us

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.

Click on link below or fax us your information at 406-371-4964.

Department: Production

Reports To: Engineering Manager

Date: 2-9-2021

Job Requirements and Experience

  • Must be able to read engineering drawings
  • Must have Manual Machining, CNC Programming and Machining, and Welding skills
  • Must be able to build stamping dies, fixtures, and jigs as necessary for production

Job Hours and Availability

  • Full time – 40 hours/week
  • Day shift hours are Monday through Thursday 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Essential Functions

  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Frequent movements of hands, wrists and arms
  • Must be able to see objects less than a few feet in distance
  • Lift up to 75 lbs.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Pay starts at $18.00/hour, or more DOE
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401k
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Identity theft protection

About Us

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.

Click on link below or fax us your information at 406-371-4964.

Department: Production

Reports To: Operations Manager

Date: 2-9-2021

Job Requirements and Experience

  • 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.

Job Hours and Availability

  • Full time – 40 hours/week
  • Day and swing shift positions available
  • Day shift hours are Monday through Thursday, 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Swing shift hours are Monday through Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Essential Functions

  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Frequent movements of hands, wrists and arms
  • Must be able to see objects less than a few feet in distance
  • Lift up to 75 lbs.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Pay starts at $18.00/hour, or more DOE
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401k
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Identity theft protection

About Us

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.

Click on link below or fax us your information at 406-371-4964.

The Diversified Commitment

The Diversified Plastics team prides itself on being more than a manufacturer. We are creative, engineering-minded problem solvers that are continually looking for ways to improve the life of a product as well as reduce procurement and maintenance costs for our customers. For over 43 years, Diversified Plastics has been consistent in designing custom engineered plastic parts that are manufacturable.

Our knowledge will quickly get your project on the right path. Call us today!

Diversified Manufacturing

Diversified Plastics continually innovates and looks for ways to improve the life of a product and reduce procurement and maintenance costs. We help you choose the best process to maximize your investment.

Need Support?

When you know what you are looking for or want to start with an idea, we are ready to help. Please reach out and we will start you on your path to plastic solution success!

Give Us A Call

1-800-321-0084

Outside the United States

+1 406-543-6653