Primex Plastics Corporation, established in 1965, is an international leader in the extruded plastics industry. Primex operates 8 manufacturing plants in the US, providing custom plastic sheet extrusion and colorants, compounds, additives and design and fabrication services for the plastics industry. Our customer base, ranging in size from small to large, and includes industries such as food, medical, cosmetic, industrial, automotive, packaging, toys and horticultural, etc.

Our Corporate Headquarters in Richmond, Indiana is seeking a Systems/Network Engineer. This is a primary infrastructure role with both strategic and hands-on responsibilities in a continually changing environment with a smaller IT Team that is heavily integrated into company activities.


  • Design, Implement, Manage, Monitor Infrastructure duties (5+ years’ experience desired)
  • Document networking, storage, and computing resource requirements in data centers and at remote locations
  • Research solutions to provide enterprise level computing capabilities
  • Hands-on implementation of server and storage hardware and server operating systems
  • Document infrastructure design
  • Project, Vendor, and Budget Management (5+ years)
  • Issue requests for proposal
  • Negotiate pricing/contracts with vendors
  • Set goals and project plans and manage through to completion
  • Develop annual infrastructure budget
  • Communicate plans with management and users and manage expectations
  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity (2+ years) – Develop, Implement, Improve Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity plan
  • Cybersecurity (2+ years preferred) – Research, develop, implement and improve cybersecurity plan to protect company data and resources
  • Manage/monitor data center (5+ years) – set plan to ensure existing data center facilities are functional 24/7
  • Research of new technologies and identify those appropriate for use at Primex
  • Team focus – work with IT team, Primex management, and users to understand business needs, promote the use of technology, gain user acceptance, advance projects and IT strategy

Additional Desired Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science, Technology or other related field
  • 5+ Years in the following:
  • Virtualized Server Environment – Hyper-V preferred
  • Windows Server 2012 R2, 2016 including:
    • Active Directory Design and Implementation/ADFS
    • Internet Information Services (IIS)
    • Domain Name Service (DNS), DHCP
    • PowerShell
    • Remote Desktop Services
    • Direct Access/VPN/Web Application Proxy Server
  • Server and storage technology including hyperconverged infrastructure
  • System Center Operations Manager, IPSwitch, or similar monitoring software
  • Network design, equipment configuration and management – Cisco Layer 3 Switches, Cisco ASA, Palo Alto firewalls are all preferred
  • WAN optimization technology – Silver Peak preferred, IP Switch or other monitoring preferred
  • Infrastructure supporting complex enterprise system (such as ERP) is a huge plus
  • Infrastructure supporting SharePoint and SQL Server a plus
  • VOIP Phone Systems – Shoretel preferred
  • Linux in an enterprise setting
  • Visio, Excel, and Word experience preferred
  • Ability to build relationships and work well across functions
  • Ability to prioritize and oversee multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

We are proud to offer competitive compensation and benefits package, including a base salary commensurate with relevant experience, training and education, and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • 3 Medical Plan Options to meet your family’s needs
  • Dental and Prescription Plan Coverage
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Account
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with 4% Company Match
  • Paid Vacation, Personal time and 11 Holidays annually
  • 2X Annual Salary Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short and Long-Term Disability Benefits
  • Company paid Employee Assistance Plan
  • Company paid Dependent Scholarship Program
  • Company paid Tuition Reimbursement
  • And much more!

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to join our Team – apply today!

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