Careers

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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Travel

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.

Career Opportunities

703

Years Experience

20

Years in Business

2100

Projects Completed

51

Team Members and Growing

Intro to PDA

Engineering

Design

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.

History

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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Design Engineer

Under the general direction of the Design Group Manager and Senior Engineers, the Design Engineer
serves as a member of a cross-functional project team. This position is responsible for determining and
implementing electrical designs that safely meet customer requirements, as well as cost and scheduled
objectives.

Responsibilities:
As a Design Engineer, you will be responsible for the overall electrical layout and design of control panel
systems. The primary responsibility for this role is to ensure proper development and completion of
electrical schematics that conform to safety and quality standards. In this position you will be required to
support multiple projects of varying complexity.

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Engineering Technician

We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join our organization!  You will have the opportunity work with the acknowledged leader in the field of liquid food packaging and consumer goods, 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.

Responsibilities:

The Engineering Technician serves as a member of a cross-functional project team and has responsibility to independently execute tasks on Projects, Professional Service Contracts and Service Calls.  This position is 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 our clients.

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Control Engineer

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 and consumer goods, 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

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 and consumer goods, 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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Technical Sales Associate

As a Technical Sales Associate you will be providing analytical and clerical sales support to the outside sales team and other internal stakeholders.  The ideal candidate should be a technically inclined, detail oriented, self-starter with the ability to learn quickly, and be able to manage multiple priorities while working with minimal supervision.

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Project Coordinator

As a Project Coordinator, you will provide coordination and administrative support throughout the life of the projects within PDA and with clients.  You will assist with change order development, resource allocation, invoicing, and project close-out. You will oversee various aspects of each project and work closely with the project managers.

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Project Estimator

As a Project Estimator, you will provide coordination and administrative support throughout the sales cycle within PDA and with clients. You will assist with proposal and change order development, estimation of resources, and proposal writing. You will oversee various aspects of each phase of the sales pipeline and work closely with field sales.

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Expert Line Control and Diagnostics Serves an Unplanned Client

Process and Data Automation (PDA) is frequently engaged to provide solutions for the most efficient line control and information systems that Krones produces in North America. Users enjoy an unparalleled operating experience and rich information from their line monitoring and management software systems.  When deployed with a fully automated Krones… Read More

Join us at Pack Expo October 23-26!

With digital solutions designed to optimize production, improve sustainability, expedite support and reduce overall costs throughout the value chain, discover how the KRONES Digital Factory uses breakthrough technology to offer personalized solutions and unparalleled control. Join Process and Data Automation (PDA) and KRONES at PACK EXPO 2022, KRONES Booth #S-2830,… Read More

Fine Tune Your Operations- OEE Consulting by PDA

Overall equipment effectiveness or OEE is regularly used as a measurement tool and standard by which performance of equipment, lines, and facilities are benchmarked.  This standard has proven to be a powerful method for analyzing and improving manufacturing operations because it takes into consideration not just raw performance, but also… Read More