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.

ARPAC Employment Opportunities

E-mail: Fax: 866-896-2783 Posted: 7/24/2018


As our Production Planner/Analyst you will be responsible for planning and managing production schedules to meet on time delivery objectives.  Planning includes coordination of all materials and capacity requirements, releasing work orders, expediting, tracking of progress in production, inventory levels and other factors affecting production schedules.   You will also be responsible for the procurement of parts for the Aftermarket business, communicating about schedule changes to appropriate departments. Planning includes coordination of all materials for jobs and orders, tracking of purchased parts in relation to the job’s schedule, and inventory levels.
  • Technical Job Knowledge
  • Communication proficiency both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated competence in analyzing and interpreting data in order to facilitate decision-making
  • Teamwork / Collaboration
  • Computer proficiency – Excel, Word, Outlook, ERP/MRP systems
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent, or a minimum of 2 to 5 years manufacturing experience. 
  • Knowledge of kan-ban and JIT principles.


  • Fabricate guarding and covers utilizing press brake, shears, and production equipment.
  • Assist with Assembly when required.
  • Interact directly with Engineering to understand functional requirements and have the ability to execute on those requirements without documentation. 
  • Create, sketch, dimension, and fabricate custom metal covers as required for safety of hazards on machines.
  • Grind and polish all sharp edges on work pieces.
  • Weld parts, components, and brackets, as required for proper functioning of devices.  Verify weldments conform to drawings and specs and make corrections as required.
  • Must be able to read blueprints.
  • Must be able to sketch and dimension components created.
  • Experience using press brake and shears a plus.
  • TIG welding experience a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience with Lincoln and Miller controls a plus.


  • Properly setup and operate Trumph Laser.
  • Plan job setup and override program settings. 
  • Edit and program laser utilizing the Trumph interface.
  • Review project instructions such as assembly layout, blueprints, and sketches. 
  • Perform daily and weekly PM duties.
  • Identify and resolve production inquiries and problems.
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Experience editing and/or programming with TRUMPH interface
  • Solid knowledge of material and types
  • Minimum 2 years related experience
  • Background and experience with short production runs, multiple setups and changeovers


  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including identifying parts to drawing, symbol recognition and material recognition.
  • Utilizing drawings plan assembly and build sequence.
  • Build assemblies, sub-assemblies, segments of machines and construct/assist in constructing standalone machines and/or large integrated systems.
  • Read, interpret and understand schematics including component and symbol recognition.
  • Utilizing schematic, plan electrical assembly and wiring sequence.
  • Follow electrical schematic for build and wiring. Builds and wiring may include electrical junction boxes, line connections, stop buttons, push buttons, safety switches, outlets, electrical motors, variable frequency drives, plc’s, electrical sub-assemblies, and other electrical units.
  • Build and wire electrical control boxes and panels.
  • Wire complete machines and systems.
  • Ability to read blueprints and build to prints.
  • Ability to read schematic and wire to schematic specifications.
  • Knowledge and understanding of applicable electrical codes, NFPA-79 and UL 508A
  • Minimum 2 years’ related experience preferred

MACHINE OPERATORS (entry level) – 1st and 2nd Shift

  • Load and unload material onto machinery.
  • Push button operator on machinery
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Comply with all quality, safety and work rules and regulations.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Experience working in a manufacturing / machining environment highly desired

MANUAL MILLING MACHINIST- 2nd Shift (4:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.)

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including symbols, welding symbols, material type and material shape.
  • Plan machining operations by studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, specifications, materials, machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Properly set up and operate Manual Mill and machine parts/components to the required specifications.
  • Edit and program Bridgeport Manual Mill using Proto Trac MX2 Controls.
  • Plan and perform a wide variety of diversified close tolerance milling operations.
  • Ability to read blueprints and machine/weld components from drawings
  • Solid knowledge of material shapes and types
  • Background and experience with short production runs, multiple setups and changeovers

SERVICE TECHNICIANS (National and Regional)

Locations:  Chicago, (IL), Columbus (OH), Denver (CO), Phoenix (AZ), Las Vegas (NV), Minneapolis (MN), Detroit (MI) , Hartford (CT), Providence (RI), Boston (MA)
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:  
  • 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 assigned territory.
  • 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.
  • Minimum of high school diploma and 3 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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