Hybrid Work Environment

PDA offers a hybrid workplace model mixes in-office and remote work to offer flexibility and support to employees. In a hybrid workplace, employees typically enjoy more autonomy and better work-life balance – and are often more engaged!

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PDA offers travel opportunities with work will allow you to see places that you may not have seen before and experience new areas of the country or even other countries.

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Work/Life Balance

At PDA we promote a healthy work-life which means looking at the big picture – workload, health, well-being, socializing, restoration, and more – and taking a holistic approach to integrate all of those facets into a careful balance that sustains, nourishes, and motivates you to be your best self in and outside of the workplace.

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Career Development

PDA uses our lab to remove variability from projects and startups and to develop our team. Anything we can physically mock-up and/or configure beforehand, we do. We then train our people and client teams to make the installation process go smoothly. Lower variability = lower risk = greater chance of success!

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Direct Access to Senior Management

PDA has an open door policy which means that every manager's door is open to every employee. The purpose of this is to encourage open communication, feedback, and discussion about any matter of importance to any employee.

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Enthusiastic Work Environment

PDA has a positive work environment that can be defined as a workplace where there is trust, cooperation, safety, risk-taking support, accountability, and equity.

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Excellent Health Benefits

PDA offers company paid Group Medical and Dental Insurance as well as voluntary Vision, FSA and HSA.

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Additional Company Benefits

PDA offers company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance as well as Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance. 401(k) retirement plan, up to 5% match. PTO (15 days to start) with 9 Paid company holidays, continuing education opportunities, and even Penn State Affiliate benefits.

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Years in Business


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Intro to PDA



CSIA Certified

Our CSIA certification assures our clients that Process and Data Automation delivers superb technical solutions from a professionally managed system integration business. We enjoy long-term relationships with our clients and take pride in knowing that we are part of their ongoing commitment to manufacturing and processing in the most efficient manner possible with the best-associated business benefits.

Vision & Values

Process and Data Automation is the premier Control Systems Integration and Data Services provider. We invest in our employees’ professional development, knowledge, and expertise in areas that best meet our client’s needs; focusing on continuous growth in our core automation business, data services, project management and new business partnerships.  We are recognized for our superior service, philosophy of continuous improvement and 100 percent client satisfaction.


Process and Data Automation was founded in September 2002.  From our humble beginnings to our current location in Erie, PA, and our expansion into other territories, we have built our company on a reputation of professional solutions and promises delivered!  From our inception, we have featured both controls and information automation expertise.

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Controls Engineer Level 2

This is a remote position and we are looking for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join our organization! You will have the opportunity to work with the acknowledged leader in the field of liquid food packaging, Krones, Inc., via their subsidiary provider for these services, Process and Data Automation. We are looking for a motivated professional to work in these market segments which would include any manufacturers who embrace software in a manufacturing setting.

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Solutions Specialist, Level 2

The Solutions Specialist Level 2 will be responsible for analyzing the needs of users and assisting project managers in the development of high-level custom programs. The Solutions Specialist Level 2 serves as a member of a cross-functional team and has the responsibility to independently execute tasks on projects. This includes system architecture, system configuration, programming, design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of programs. Responsibilities: This position is responsible for the design, integration, programming, and troubleshooting of SCADA systems, industrial and MES networks, and custom software-based automation applications to support productivity and/or quality improvements for our clients. Additional responsibilities include training Level 1 Solutions Specialists, project management, and advising PMs/others on technical requirements.

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Project Estimator

As a Project Estimator, you will assist with proposal and change order development, estimation of resources, and proposal writing. Review technical documents and correspondence to comprehend the RFQ requirements and breakdown the proposals into core components, and labor costs. Also, the candidate will need to identify, research, and create a bill of materials needed to complete the requested scope among other duties.

The ideal candidate will be someone with a related technical background or a high degree of technical aptitude. The Project Estimator will have documented experience in a similar role that required review of technical concepts/documents, take-offs or print reading, BOM preparations, and vendor solicitation. The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

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Staff Accountant

This is a full-time, hands-on position to assist in directing the financial affairs of the organization. Accountable for the accounting operations of the company, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company’s reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

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Controls Engineer / SME

Process and Data Automation, LLC seeks a Controls Engineer / SME in Erie, PA, responsible for the engineering, design, integration, programming, and troubleshooting of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), and Industrial Networks for systems to support productivity and/or quality improvements for clients.

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