Automated Packaging Systems Technician Career Outlook

Percent Employed

75%

Employed

Northwood Tech 2020-2021 Graduate Follow-Up Survey

Employed in Related Field

100%

Employed in a Related Field

Northwood Tech 2020-2021 Graduate Follow-Up Survey 

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(Insufficient Data to Report)

Range of Yearly Salary

2020-2021 Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Program Snapshot Report (this statewide data may or may not include Northwood Tech graduates’ responses) 

 

 


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

A food packaging system in a a manufacturing plant

Field Service Technician

The Field Service Technician is the trained professional engaged in performing the field installation and its maintenances. Technicians are responsible for the field operation, troubleshooting, repair, and client training of devices in an assigned location

A food packaging system in a a manufacturing plant

Maintenance Technician

The Maintenance Technician will ensure that equipment and machinery are working at optimal efficiency to produce and manufacture products safely and on time. Maintenance Technicians perform electrical, mechanical, and troubleshooting duties which include replacing, repairing, and cleaning equipment and/or component parts.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Electromechanical Technician/Assembler

Related Program

Potential careers available with further education include:

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Mechatronics Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer

Hear From Graduates

"The packaging industry is a lot like the computer industry. It's always changing; it's always on the cutting edge. You have to be motivated and dive into it or you'll be left in the dust."

Ben C., Automated Packaging Systems Technician graduate

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