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

The Shipping Assistant provides support to the Shipping & Receiving Manager

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepares shipments by packaging parts and creating shipping notices
  • Confirms incoming shipments (including some UPS shipments)to their packing lists
  • Accurately monitors all parts movement and participates in the annual physical count of inventory
  • Communicates with other departments regarding shipments
  • Follows instructions and duties as requested by supervisor

Qualifications and Skills

Competencies of the Shipping/Receiving Assistant:

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Positive Attitude
  • Time Management skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Read & write English
  • General knowledge of computers
  • Math skills
  • Carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Safety conscious


Optima Machinery Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves in assisting employees to grow in a satisfying career. Benefits include medical, dental, life, disability insurance, 401k and much more.

Job Summary

The Sales Engineer position acts as a sales representative of the After Sales Service using technical, organizational and customer knowledge to influence customers and assist them in applying the products/services to their needs, resulting in revenue generation.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Establishes and fosters/maintains customer contacts, researches customer needs and develops application of products and services.
  • Prepares quotations for possible service packs.
  • Identifies opportunities at the customer site and finds a suitable solution by communicating with internal departments to satisfy the customer need.
  • During the Design/Engineering Phase of a new machine, the opportunity manager looks at required training needs on the machine, maintenance or audit services/contracts needed and communicates with engineering on potential spare parts required and communicates that information with the spare parts team.
  • The opportunity manager looks for
  • Process optimization
  • Warranty expansion
  • Spare part support
  • Upgrade opportunities
  • Software upgrades
  • Efficiency improvement programs
  • Service support
  • Acts as the keeper of the Open Issues list after delivery of the machine and plays a substantial role in the success of the project.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Required - Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or a related technical field and 5 years of field experience
  • Required - Technical knowledge of packaging machines and consumer product industry.


Optima offers competitive wages and benefits including; health, dental, life & disability insurance, 401k, profit sharing, vacation and much more.

Job Summary

Perform engineering duties in planning, designing and manufacturing of packaging equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair to ensure that machines and equipment are installed and functioning according to specifications.

Create upgrades for existing equipment per customer request or requirements.

Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications.

Submit a scope of work for each project that includes timeline, budgetary numbers and the goal of each project.

Develop CAD project models, drawings, and bills of materials.

This position may require up to 15-20% travel

Qualifications and Skills


  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years’ experience in an engineering role
  • Strong knowledge of 3D Modeling/CAD software and drafting
  • Knowledge of SAP is a plus.


Optima Machinery Corporation is a growing company that offers competitive salary, 401K with company match, health insurance including dental and vision options, paid vacations and holidays.

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.

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.


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.

P.O. BOX 28173
GREEN BAY, WI 54324-0173

Phone: (920) 339-2222

Download the Application Form here