Career Opportunities at ERIE Press Systems

ERIE Press Systems, a world leader in manufacturing custom hydraulic and mechanical presses is an Equal Opportunity Employer and drug-free workplace. We offer competitive compensation including incentives and benefit programs for eligible employees.

Our practice is to retain resumes and applications for open positions, from qualified applicants for one year. We use discretion in accepting and retaining unsolicited applications and resumes. We are an at-will employer that has a strong commitment to positive, progressive employee relations.


Current Positions:

Service Technician

This candidate will be responsible for technical service duties required for customers or prospective customers.  These duties will include machine installation, operation, and maintenance training.  The individual will troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, software components, and systems for all products. The individual will have a strong knowledge of automation systems and PLC/PC based systems. Must have three to five years troubleshooting and servicing electrical, electronic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems and equipment installation, operation, maintenance, repair, retrofitting, rebuilding, and remanufacturing of complex hydraulic machinery and heavy mechanical equipment. Domestic and international travel from 40% to 60% of work year, trips 2 to 4 weeks or longer.  Two years programming and troubleshooting PLC and PC based control systems including Allen Bradley RSLogix® (5500 and 5000), PanelView and RSView® 32 software.  Prior field service experience/exposure is required.  A two-year degree in electrical, electronics or hydraulics is a plus with a secondary school diploma with a related trade or technical school certification.


Control Systems Technician 

The candidate will plan and lay-out electrical installations.  Perform program maintenance and logic.  Install controls, assist in testing  and making modifications to controls, as requred, to meet Engineering requirements and schedules.  Assist field service technicians.  Perform maintenance on in-house CNC controls.  Provide technical evaluations of rebuild requirements via on-site customer inspections.  Provide technicial assistance in writing service manuals, as required.  Assist on the assembly floor, as required.  Will be required to travel on installations, rebuilds, and service.  Technical degree or Associates Degree or Equivalent.  


Sales Application Engineer

This candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of technical sales/support duties for the Sales Manager and current and prospective customers.  Review customer specifications to determine equipment features and special requirements and relay this information to Engineering Department.  Convert engineering estimates into sales proposals/quotations to maximize sales and margin growth.  Must be able to participate in sales calls, meetings, and presentations. Able to prepare powerpoint sales presentations. Have excellent communication skills, organizational skills,  use independent judgment, and have problem-solving capabilities.  Candidate should have contract language knowledge and negotiating skills.  Domestic and international travel, as required. Candidate should have mechanical aptitude, a minimum of 5 years fluid power sales experience, a working knowledge of assembly, fabrication, power units, lubrication systems, and electrica/electronic controls. Four year engineering degree or equivalent. 

CNC Operator

This candidate will set up and operate boring mill(s) vertical lathe, horizontal mill, and vertical mill - working to close tolerances.  The Operator will work from drawings, specifications, and machining materials such as steel, cast iron, bronze, brass, etc.  This candidate  will use micrometers, verniers, pi-tapes, etc.  Will calculate and determine dimensions and tapers using shop math.  Will apply the most efficient speeds, feeds, and machining methods. Must be able to read and follow programs. Must have knowledge of feeds, speeds, depth of cut, and poistions of tools and work piece in relation to each other.   This position requires 1-3 years work experience.  Individual must have a high school diploma or GED Equivalent.  Technical degree in machining is a plus. 
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ERIE Press Systems
Attn: Human Resources Department
1253 W. 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501


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