Careers at OPTIMA

We put all our efforts into innovative machine solutions for the entire world of packaging

Optima is an appealing employer

An appealing employer

Immerse yourself in the world of Optima. More than 2,250 colleagues around the globe await you, and this number is increasing. We offer competitive benefits and a great work environment.  A few of our benefits offered to full time employees include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • 401K Retirement
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
Employees at Optima

Your future with Optima Machinery Corporation

The core of our business is the people we hand-pick for each position within Optima Machinery Corporation.  The success of our business lies solely on the dedication, attitude and hardworking characteristics of our employees.  
Some of the world's leading companies put their trust in our expertise and our innovative system portfolio. The four Optima divisions - Consumer, Nonwovens, Pharma and Life Science - produce filling and packaging systems, pharmaceutical freeze-dryers, isolator technologies and manufacturing systems for medical-pharmaceutical products. Become part of a globally operating company with 13 foreign branches and more than 2,250 specialists.

Vacancy and Application

Only with a well qualified staff will we be able to master future challenges

We consider ourselves to be innovative service providers, working alongside our customers, defining common goals and finding tailored solutions together. The Optima Machinery Corporation, the North American subsidiary of Optima is located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. If you are interested in taking on responsible and challenging tasks in our dynamic enterprise, we look forward to receiving your resume.

Job Summary

We are seeking qualified and highly motivated automation controls technician to join our team. We are searching for aggressive candidates who desire a challenging career filled with creativity and innovation. The ability to work in many different technologies provides an excellent environment for high caliber individuals to succeed. This position encompasses all aspects of industrial packaging machine controls systems and services.
The Automation Controls Technician supports one of the Optima Divisions in an enhanced service role pertinent to the operations of that division.

Responsibilities and Duties
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of an Automation Controls Technician for Optima Machinery Corporation:
All aspects of control system installation, from control panel assembly, field wiring, machine installations, machine troubleshooting, and general electrical services.
Installing non-woven packaging machines and making the process adjustments both mechanically and electrically for efficient operation.

Servicing existing machines at customer’s facilities. Implementing upgrades and improving running efficiency.
Interface with clients as well as subcontractors and solve issues and problems to the satisfaction of the company and client.

Up to 75% travel expected

Qualifications and Skills

A successful candidate for the Automation Controls Technician for Optima Machinery Corporation will possess:
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written skills
  • Decision making ability
  • Ability to deal with experienced, multidisciplinary, technical specialists
  • Ability to coordinate small to large projects independently
  • Ability to download PLC, HMI, and drive programs. Ability to work with controls engineers to identify and improve machine programs.
  • Significant electrical aptitude and knowledge of acceptable practices, techniques, and codes. Comfortable reading and following IEC electrical diagrams.
  • Thorough working knowledge of industrial controls devices including photo-electric sensors, proximity switches, solenoid valves, frequency and servo drives, and PLC I/O.
  • Rockwell/Allen-Bradley PLC (Control Logix and Compact Logix) and HMI experience a plus.


Benefits
Optima Machinery Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Optima offers competitive wages, and benefits such as Health/Dental/Life/Disability insurance, 401k match and profit sharing, flexible hours and much more! Optima provides a casual business environment and promotes the growth of its employees.

Job Summary

Optima Machinery Corporation's Field Service Technician position supports one of the Optima Divisions (Pharma, Nonwovens, Consumer, Life Science) in a service role pertinent to the operations of that division. 75% Travel required


Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs service and maintenance of OPTIMA equipment sold in the United States
  • Travels to customer sites to install, maintain, inspect and repair OPTIMA equipment
  • Installs, maintains, repairs both mechanical and electrical systems and components on OPTIMA machinery following blueprints, electrical codes, schematics, and manuals, both at customer sites and in-house
  • Installs wiring and conduit and connects power supply to machine
  • Assists with in-house assembly and related activities
  • Follows instructions and duties as requested by supervisor
  • Valid Driver’s License is required


Qualifications and Skills

Fulfillment of the Electro-Mechanical program at a two year school required. Electrical education a plus. Training will be provided on Optima Machinery.


Benefits

Optima Machinery Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a great benefit package including medical, dental, life, disability and vision insurance, 401k, profit sharing and much more.

Summary/Objective
The Field Service Technician (Pharmaceutical) position supports one of the Optima Divisions in a service role pertinent to the operations of that division. Previous experience in maintenance and knowledge of Pharmaceutical equipment required.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  1. Performs service and maintenance of OPTIMA Pharmaceutical equipment sold in the United States
  2. Travels to customer sites to install, maintain, inspect and repair OPTIMA Pharmaceutical equipment
  3. Installs, maintains, repairs both mechanical and electrical systems and components on OPTIMA Pharmaceutical machinery following blueprints, electrical codes, schematics, and manuals, both at customer sites and in-house
  4. Installs wiring and conduit and connects power supply to machine
  5. Assists with in-house assembly and related activities
  6. Follows instructions and duties as requested by supervisor
  7. Valid Driver’s License is required
  8. Candidate must read & speak the English language

Travel
The travel requirements for this position are approximately 70-80%

Required Education and Experience
  1. An Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year technical school.
  2. Previous pharmaceutical industry maintenance experience required
  3. SAP experience ideal
OPTIMA MACHINERY CORPORATION
ATTN: HUMAN RESOURCES
P.O. BOX 28173
GREEN BAY, WI 54324-0173

Phone: (920) 339-2222
E-Mail: hr@optima-packaging.com 

Download the Application Form here