Careers

Below is a list of currently available positions.

1.Account Manager

At Northstar Recycling, we know that employees make a company. Our commitment to a true team environment promotes camaraderie, trust, and productivity, and we even placed first in the Plastics News 2015 Best Places to Work rankings. Our mission is to help businesses across North America improve their recycling programs and achieve both financial and environmental objectives.

The primary responsibility of this account management position is to manage existing relationships and daily transactions with critical business partners. Northstar Recycling Account managers are responsible for servicing their accounts quickly and efficiently, completing required reporting promptly and accurately, resolving all issues for their accounts, and consistently projecting a professional image while maintaining client satisfaction. This position will be based out of Northstar Recycling’s Little Falls New York office.

Northstar Recycling Account managers spend most of their time interacting with our partners on the phone or through email, so strong communication skills are required. Candidates must also be fluent in Microsoft Excel and Outlook, and previous database management experience is preferred. The position will also include some accounting functions.

Successful people in this role have extremely strong interpersonal skills, are quick learners, even-keeled, and open to feedback. Successful candidates will also be strong problem solvers, able to ensure the best service related outcomes even during difficult circumstances. We are also looking for candidates that fit into our culture, as we have built a cohesive team where everyone helps each other and has fun while striving to do their best.

All candidates are welcome, from seasoned professionals to recent graduates. All Northstar Recycling employees can become eligible for full benefits, including health and dental insurance, and 401K with a company match.

2.Sales Professional

At Northstar Recycling, we know that employees make a company. Our commitment to a true team environment promotes camaraderie, trust, and productivity, and we even placed first in the Plastics News 2015 Best Places to Work rankings. Our mission is to help businesses across North America improve their recycling programs and achieve both financial and environmental objectives.

The primary goal of this Sales position is to develop new profitable relationships through referrals, pre-scheduled phone appointments, industry events, inbound inquiries, and other opportunities to present our services. Successful people in this role have extremely strong interpersonal skills and are great problem solvers, competitive, even-keeled, open to feedback, and can project confidence. We are also very interested in fit with our culture, as we have built a cohesive team where everyone helps each other and has fun while striving to do their best.

All candidates are welcome, from seasoned sales professionals to fresh college graduates, and we will customize compensation, training, and even specific responsibilities based on each individual. Our headquarters are located just outside of Springfield, MA in East Longmeadow, though off site work opportunities are also available. All Northstar Recycling employees are eligible for full benefits, including health and dental insurance, and 401K with a company match.

Northstar Recycling is a successful growing business, and provides its employees with the opportunity, support, and structures necessary to achieve significant earnings as a part of a winning team, and we look forward to finding the right people to join our company.

3.Client Development

At Northstar Recycling, we know that employees make a company. Our commitment to a true team environment promotes camaraderie, trust, and we even placed first in the Plastics News 2015 Best Places to Work rankings. Our mission is to help businesses across North America improve their recycling programs and achieve both financial and environmental objectives.

The primary responsibility of the Client Development position is to manage a group of Northstar Recycling clients to maximize profits and retention rates, while building strong relationships based on mutual trust and respect.  This includes analysis of pricing, materials, training, equipment, sorting procedures, collection processes, and other key details to optimize service and surpass client expectations.

Northstar Recycling Client Development Executives serve as the lead contact for a large number of clients, so strong  interpersonal skills, attention to detail, and ability to interact with people at all levels of an organization are required.  Strong analytical skills, and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and a large volume of daily tasks, are also necessary.

All candidates are welcome, from seasoned professionals to recent graduates.  Additionally, Northstar Client Development professionals can be based throughout the country, usually after an initial training period at our East Longmeadow, MA headquarters.  All full time Northstar Recycling employees are eligible for benefits, including health and dental insurance, and 401K with a company match.

Northstar Recycling is a successful growing business, and provides its employees with the opportunity, support, and structures necessary for a happy and successful career as a part of a winning team.  

4.Commodity Sales

At Northstar Recycling, we know that employees make a company. Our commitment to building a team based culture has resulted in recognition such as ranking in Fortune’s 2015 “100 Best Workplaces for Women” and “50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie” lists, as well as receiving the number 1 ranking in Plastics News’ 2015 “Best Places to Work” ranking for the plastic industry.

Founded on the core belief that discarded materials have value, we’ve made it our mission to help businesses recycle more and landfill less. With a specialty in handling waste from manufacturing and distribution centers, we treat manufacturing byproducts as strategic business opportunities rather than expenses. Serving manufacturing and distribution companies across North America, we manage our clients’ total waste streams to increase recycling rates, lower disposal volumes, and maximize overall profits while reducing waste to landfill.

The primary goal of the Commodity Sales Executive position is to develop and maintain relationships with the recycling outlets that purchase and process materials from our client’s manufacturing facilities. This may include responsibilities such as researching new recycling trends and technologies, attending industry tradeshows and conferences, participating in site visits, and other activities involved with identifying outlets and recycling solutions for materials.

Successful candidates for this role should have extremely strong interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills. They should be comfortable with conducting phone, email, and in-person negotiations and inquiries, and should have a mind for logistics.

Because culture is so important at Northstar, all potential employees should be team players who support our companies 6 Core Values: 1) We do first things first. 2) We do our personal best today. 3) We do the next right thing. 4) We are impeccable with our word. 5) We count on each other for help. 6) We have fun!

All candidates are welcome (from seasoned professionals to fresh college graduates) and we will customize compensation, training, and even specific responsibilities based on each individual. Our headquarters are located just outside of Springfield, MA in East Longmeadow. However, remote work options may be negotiable. All Northstar Recycling employees are eligible for full benefits, including health and dental insurance, and 401K with a company match.

Northstar Recycling is a successful growing business, and provides its employees with the opportunity, support, and structures necessary to achieve significant earnings as a part of a winning team, and we look forward to finding the right people to join our company.

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