Careers

Careers

Careers

ARPAC LLC is one of the largest packaging machinery companies in North America, and manufactures the broadest range of packaging solutions for its customers. With over 30,000 installations worldwide, we pride ourselves in achieving organizational excellence by being the industry leader in lean principles and continuous improvement practices. We are dedicated to driving innovation and delivering exceptional quality in everything we do.

Our commitment to our employees is that we will create a culture that motivates and develops employees, embraces outstanding performance, and eliminates complacency.

Our employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Medical plans
  • Dental plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Pre-Tax medical/child care
  • 401(k) savings plan

If you're an achiever who is passionate about the way you spend your days, demand more from yourself, and bring more to your job, your team and the organization, then ARPAC might be the place for you.

ARPAC is an equal opportunity employer.


Position: Productivity Specialist | June 6, 2015

The  Productivity Specialist is a technical specialist and sales role.  As our Productivity Specialist you will be  responsible for developing relationships with end users, identifying  opportunities where SupportPro can improve their production line performance,  articulate our add value solutions and managing the sales cycle to a mutually  successful conclusion. SupportPro’s Productivity Improvement value added  services include training programs, audits, preventative maintenance programs,  remote support and center lining.   

Duties and Responsibilities include:


  • Pro-actively leverages SupportPro install base, company sales network and customer touch points to discover end user needs and promote company services to meet those needs.
  • Maximize customer solution opportunities by developing credibility and strong relationships with customers.
  • Drive after-market revenues for the AMPD department, with a focus on selling audits, training, PM agreements, remote support and center lining solutions.
  • Works to and meets all performance activity metrics and revenue plans.
  • Leverages customer interactions to search and assists in finding opportunities for the rest of the SupportPro departments to better assist customers.
  • Actively cold calls, warm calls and emails customers directly in order to discover needs and promote SupportPro services. 
  • Provides solution quotes to customer, pro-active follow-ups up and manages project to completion.
  • To ensure that productivity improvement solutions sold to the customer are executed in a timely manner and to a high quality by supporting the field service team as needed. 
  • Focus on excellence in all aspects of daily duties to support customer satisfaction.
  • Development of a technical and commercial expertise on SupportPro’s product range.
  • Assist in the development and execution of marketing and promotional plans to ensure revenue growth and continuously improved competitive position.
  • Work with Sales to present After Market Services’ capabilities during all customer visits to HQ.
  • Lead the development and content of our Customer Technical Training Program: syllabi, course documentation, labs, and certification criteria for each model of equipment.
  • Lead the creation of customized customer equipment inspection, audit, and PM forms for each model of supported equipment.
  • Meet and communicate with our OEM strategic partners as needed.
  • Follow, support and contribute pro-actively to the ongoing improvement of our company policies, procedures and processes.
  • Ensure all customer interaction is logged in the company CRM
 Requirements:
  • Position is based in Schiller Park IL and requires about 50% travel across North America, possibly including some weekends
  • Minimum; AAS in EE/EET, a related field or a commensurate military education.
  • 5 years of experience in engineering design or technical service or military commensurate experience.
  • A plus; Experience in the packaging industry and knowledge of end customers.
  • A plus; Exposure to a broad range of automated packaging line equipment.
  • A plus; Demonstration of a commercial background and acumen.
  • Extensive mechanical/electrical troubleshooting and Allen Bradley PLC programming experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; coupled with excellent people management skills.
  • Solid knowledge and experience with personal computer software (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint etc)
  • Solid knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic components and their interaction. 
  • Ability to interview and listen to customers, assess their technical and commercial needs and delivery a solution in a credible and convincing manner. 
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Position: Field Service Technician – Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas | June 4, 2015

As our Field Service Technician you will be responsible for installing, servicing, repairing, and maintenance of ARPAC machines and systems as well as promoting After Market Sales. Specific responsibilities include:

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Troubleshoot, identify root causes, and solve operational issues associated with ARPAC machinery at customer locations.
  • Train appropriate personnel in the field and in-house on proper setup, operation, maintenance and repair of ARPAC equipment.
  • Perform extensive mechanical and electrical modifications including PLC program modifications and servo drive reconfigurations.
  • Submit reports on machine and system installations, warranty repairs, overall performance levels, problems, and product improvement or enhancement opportunities to ARPAC personnel.  Submit clear and measurable statements on machine performance, and clear punch lists of open issues.
  • Develop opportunities to promote After Market Sales and generate additional revenue for ARPAC through sales of After Market parts, services, and retrofits.
  • Prospect for future business relationships
  • Set up appointments with customers when not on prior scheduled assignments
  • Submit accurate and timely expense and time reports. 
  • Communicate daily with Technical Service office to ensure that the Technical Resource Planner is aware of delays, expected completion of job, and other problems or issues that arise.  Escalate issues or concerns to Technical Service Manager as necessary.
  • Travel extensively in the Eastern Region.
  • Periodically perform technical support, final assurance, and/or other assigned duties at ARPAC’s facility.
  • Build strong customer relationships to help achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Familiarize oneself with all Arpac machinery and new technology.
  • Interface with Customer Service/Parts, Sales, Marketing, Final Assurance, Engineering, Production and Materials Management in a professional and productive manner.
  • At all times represent ARPAC with highest levels of professionalism and integrity while interfacing with customers, distributors, and suppliers.
  • Be available every other weekend, or the next weekend if the prior weekend was not worked. Occasionally on large projects, 2 weekends in a row may be required.
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Requirements:

  • Minimum of high school diploma and ten years experience repairing and troubleshooting packaging equipment.  Experience must include extensive Allen-Bradley PLC, servo, and HMI programming.
  • AAS or BS in Mechtronics, EE, EET, EECS or Industrial Electronics is highly desired.  Extensive Allen-Bradley PLC training required. 
  • Solid knowledge of packaging equipment including competitor equipment.
  • Travel experience required.
  • Solid knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic components and their interaction.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Allen-Bradley Compact Logix programming capabilities are highly desired.
  • Allen Bradley PanelView HMI programming capabilities are a strong advantage.
  • Familiarity with servo systems, particularly Allen-Bradley, is a strong advantage.
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Position: Project Engineer | June 6, 2015

This position is for the experienced Project (Design) Engineer, looking for an opportunity to work on a diverse and comprehensive product line. We offer the opportunity to challenge your mechanical design skills as part of talented, hands on engineering team. Apply your extensive knowledge and experience of automated equipment design as you take ownership of projects from concept to product launch including design, vendor communication, tooling design, product testing, documentation, troubleshooting, and project management.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Design and development of automated packaging equipment from concept to completion.
  • Creation of design layouts, machine drawings, mechanical assemblies and piece parts utilizing Solidworks.
  • Performance of engineering calculations to validate design decisions.
  • Project management including responsibility for budget and on-time fulfillment.
  • Participation in concept meetings and design reviews to optimize design effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Interface with Sales, Customers, and Distributors to ensure expectations are understood and a solutions driven product is designed and manufactured.
  • Additional responsibilities include technical support to Service, Applications, Sales, and Manufacturing, cost-reduction efforts, design enhancements, performance improvements, and increased profitability.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering with 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years experience designing automated equipment from concept to completion.
  • Proficient in the use CAD system and Solidworks.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficiency in the application and use of mechanical components such as bearings, bushings, sprockets, gears, cams, etc.  Also familiar with electromechanical devices such as servo-motor, electrocams, etc.
  • Proficiency in advanced electrical control concepts and capabilities, and the requirements of system control.
  • Ability to perform analytical calculations to evaluate design concepts, including stress/strain, torque, acceleration, drive ratios, etc.  Ability to evaluate system operations, including production rates for machine processes, and ability to recognize potential problems from customer product configurations.
  • Familiarity with basic machining practices, as they affect the design, configuration, and cost of manufactured machine piece parts.
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Position: 2nd Shift Lead – Machine Shop | June 6, 2015

As our Machine Shop Lead you will be responsible for coordinating work as well as hands on machining.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the efficient running of the Machine Shop Night Shift.
  • Reviews production work orders.
  • Assigns and coordinates work for machinists and fabricators.
  • Resolves operational and manufacturing problems.
  • Inspects parts produced to ensure operational performance.
  • Resolves worker grievances or submits unsettled grievances to Production Manager for action.
  • Utilize machinery such as mill, lathe, press brake, router, debur, saw, etc. to machine and fabricate components. 

Requirements:

  • Prior experience in a “lead” machining position
  • Ability to Program, Edit, Set up and Operate Mills and Lathes
  • Knowledge and experience with conversational programming (g-code)
  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • Must have 3+ years experience with Manual Mills
  • Experience with short runs with multiple changeovers is required
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Position: Manual Mill Machinist – Night Shift | June 6, 2015

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Program, edit, set up and operate Bridgeport Milling Machine.
  • Programs Bridgeport Milling Machine using Proto Trac MX2 Control,
  • Plans and performs a wide variety of diversified close tolerance milling operations; setups are exacting.
  • Selects speeds, feeds and tooling for a normal range of standard operations.
  • Studies blueprints or layout on workpiece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of workpiece.
  • Lifts and positions workpiece on machine table and secures it.
  • Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications using typical machinist measuring devices.
  • Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications using typical machinist measuring devices.
  • Mounts milling cutter in spindle, and positions cutter and workpiece in relation to each other.
  • Verifies alignment of workpiece.
  • Turns valve handle to start flow of coolant or lubricant on work area, starts machine, and engages automatic feed.
  • Mounts different tool in place of cutter and performs other operations such as drilling and boring.
  • Uses ordinary dividing head and other attachments. 

Requirements:

  • Ability to Program, Edit, Set up and Operate Manual Milling Machines
  • Experience with Pro Trac or EZ Trac
  • Knowledge and experience with conversational programming (g-code)
  • Must be able to read blueprints
  • Must have 3+ years experience with Manual Mills
  • Experience with short runs with multiple changeovers is required. 
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Position: Electro Mechanical Assembler | June 6, 2015

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Wire machines per schematic.
  • Build electrical panels per schematic.
  • Assemble a variety of mechanical assemblies and sub-assemblies per blue print.
  • Resolve assembly problems and issues.
  • Responsible for following ARPAC manufacturing guidelines and standards.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean, orderly, and safe work environment, as directed.
  • Responsible for completing work assignments, as scheduled.
  • Responsible for reporting any problems/issues to Supervisor and utilizing ARPAC Quality System to record intra-departmental issues.
  • Interface with Engineering and Production Management.

Requirements:

  • Read and understand schematics
  • Read and understand blue prints.
  • Minimum 5 years experience in machine wiring and machine assembly.
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of hand tools, pneumatic hand tools, and cordless hand tools.
  • Positive work attitude.
  • Team player who works constructively with other team members.
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