Automation Technician

PDC International Corp., located in Norwalk, CT engineers, manufactures, and distributes machinery for applying Heat Shrinkable Tamper-Evident Seals and Sleeve Labels worldwide to customers such as Kraft Foods, Johnson and Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, Unilever, and Nestle to name a few. PDC also fabricates both Hot/Air & Steam Shrink Tunnels.

The position is located in Norwalk CT.

Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous work with custom mechanical assemblies is a must; 2-5 years prior experience preferred
  • Basic computer skills including use of Microsoft Office preferred
  • Proven problem-solving skill set; equipment troubleshooting and evaluation requiring methodical thinking
  • Working within project budgetary guidelines
  • Ability to read and properly interpret engineering drawings
    • Both mechanical assembly drawings and electrical schematics
    • Ability to wire equipment and panels
  • Attention to fine details
  • Fitting of precision parts with critical dimensions and tolerances
  • Verify conformance of critical parts with use of precision measurement tools
  • Marking up engineering drawings as required
  • Ability and desire to assemble, test, and debug complex electromechanical systems
  • Proficiently and safely use of hand and power tools
  • Need to follow standard assembly and safety procedures
  • Work efficiently to successfully complete assigned tasks in relation to quality, cost and schedule
  • Motivated self-starter; position requires considerable initiative and ingenuity to assemble, fit, and modify custom parts
  • Team player with flexibility to adapt to PDC scheduling needs
  • Ability to multitask in an organized manner to meet changing priorities
  • At times required to work from broad instructions to accomplish overall project needs
  • Ability to work individually and with team members
  • Work with high-level personnel
  • Will conduct Factory Acceptance Tests with customers. Position requires physical ability to support project tasks ranging from equipment positioning and alignment to equipment skidding and wrapping for shipment
  • Must be able lift 75lb as required
  • Clear and positive communicator
  • Communicate project needs to direct manager
  • Will interface with in house Engineering, Manufacturing


  • Hourly position with a rate based upon experience


  • Health Insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Holidays