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:


Software Controls Engineer

The candidate will have the ability to design and develop PC and PLC based press controls including equipment selection, programming, testing, field start-up and customer training.  Will be able to make decisions on electrical hardware and software component selection and configuration, using standard components and open architecture hardware and software. Will have a working knowledge of industrial, pneumatic, electronic control, and safety systems. Will have the knowledge to oversee installation, start-up, and testing to see that equipment is installed and functioning according to specification. BS in Electrical Engineering. A minimum of five years experience in design and development of machine tool control applications.  Familiar with AutoCad®. 

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.

Manufacturing Planner/Programmer/Machine Shop Supervisor

This candidate will develop and write planning processes and computer numerical controlled machine programs to facilitate the manufacturing of parts. Will provide estimates for various sales activities. Supervise the machine shop operators, deburr helper, tool room, and inspection personnel. Will oversee that proper maintenance activities, PMs, and inspections occur to keep all machines running efficiently and capable of producing quality parts. Will make sales calls, as needed, to increase contract sales.  Prior supervisory experience/team leader is preferred.  A two year technical or Associate Degree or equivalent work experience.  Two to five year experience in practical machining as an NC Operator is required.  


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ERIE Press Systems
Attn: Human Resources Department
1253 W. 12th Street
Erie, PA 16501



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