Careers

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity with one of the region’s most dynamic packaging materials and equipment suppliers? Consider working with Viking Plastic Packaging in a position best suited to your skill set. We’re actively seeking sales professionals, aftermarket support specialists and service technicians for our locations in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, and Weston, Wisconsin.

As an industry leader for over five decades, we continue to meet and exceed our goal of providing customers with the highest-quality packaging materials, machinery and service at the lowest possible costs. Because of our employees’ unwavering commitment and unparalleled industry expertise, we stand out as one of the premier companies in the industry.

Packaging Industry Jobs and Careers in Mendota Heights, Minnesota

We offer an excellent benefits package for all our positions, including a competitive compensation program, medical, dental and life insurance, rapid growth opportunities and quarterly bonuses after the first year. You’ll have the chance to work with a positive and energetic team in a family-owned business environment without worrying about working weekends or overtime. We’re looking for team players with attention to detail, positive energy and interpersonal skills.

Will-Train Jobs in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, and Weston, Wisconsin

At Viking Plastic Packaging, we strive to create a work environment where everyone can maximize their skills, abilities and potential. We are willing to train the right individuals and provide them with resources for long-term success. We have multiple openings at our headquarters in Mendota Heights, MN and our sister company, Reliable Packaging Systems, in Weston, WI.

Sales Professionals

We’re looking for highly motivated individuals with previous packaging experience to fill our results-driven sales professional positions. This position maximizes customer account penetration and long-term customer relationships in food manufacturing, printing, paper, packaging, publishing and general manufacturing. Our sales team sells from an extensive portfolio that includes state-of-the-art equipment, high-quality packaging materials and a comprehensive range of services.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of outside sales success and high performance in the packaging industry. Other requirements include:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • The ability to convey solutions and benefits to prospective customers.
  • Locating potential customers through leads and prospects.
  • Self-motivation with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Aftermarket Support Specialists

Our aftermarket support specialist will work directly with our customers for their parts and service needs. The specialist will work with sales representatives, manufacturers, technicians and the customer service team to ensure our team meets all customer needs. The ideal individual will have an excellent opportunity to develop and grow within our organization.

Responsibilities include establishing customer relations, providing accurate price quotes, maintaining exact parts inventories, deciphering machine schematics and other related tasks. Besides strong organizational and communication skills, requirements include:

  • A high school diploma.
  • Positive energy.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritize, manage time and problem-solve.
  • Excellent computer skills.

Field Service Technician

Besides assisting customers with on-site equipment setup, testing and training, our service technicians perform integrations, rebuilds, troubleshooting and repairs. This individual works directly with clients to ensure our company meets all their service expectations. Additional responsibilities include assuming ownership of customer concerns, providing telephone technical support and assisting with in-house equipment rebuilds.

In addition to having the ability to plan efficiently and communicate effectively, requirements include:

  • A technical school degree.
  • Mechanical and electrical aptitudes.
  • Excellent computer and diagnostic skills.
  • The ability to read and decipher schematics.
  • A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. 

Connect With Viking Plastic Packaging Today

For additional position information, please email mmelchert@vikingplasticpkg.com with any questions.