Energy storage, customized logistics solutions, world-renowned gourmet desserts and chocolates – what do they have in common? They’re all made and headquartered right here in Greater Reading.
Greater Reading is also home to one of the most diverse cities in the Northeast United States. We proudly boast a community of cultural and social inclusiveness.
You’re driven, motivated, and smart, and Greater Reading is ready for you. Whether you’re an intern, entry-level, seasoned professional, or entrepreneur extraordinaire, the opportunities in Greater Reading boast the wages, lifestyle, and growth potential you’re looking for.
Passion, purpose, potential. A job opportunity is one piece of the puzzle. But where will your career journey take you? Your professional brand will develop here, encompassing not only your work portfolio but also your personal style and your community impact. Professionals need to feel empowered, mentored, and supported. And they need to feel trusted and challenged. The resources in Greater Reading paired with a close-knit community create the seeds for success. Here, we give you to the tools to grow your roots and flourish.
Greater Reading is driven by a community of creative entrepreneurs. Our region is driven by the power and potential of great ideas and inspired, passionate business owners.
Greater Reading provides many unique resources to motivated entrepreneurs, like the Berks LaunchBox, a unique collaboration between Penn State Berks and Penn State Health St. Joseph, which is an innovation hub where students, entrepreneurs, and local professionals can connect and meet to spur collaboration. From 3-D printing to human movement to social entrepreneurship, the LaunchBox provides a supportive hub for those embodying entrepreneurial spirit.
So many companies choose to start here and grow here. So can you, with our region’s many opportunities.
Join our workforce of 200,000 people in any of our 9,200 job openings.
You’ll have a diverse range of careers to choose from, with 12 industries accounting for 97 percent of our area’s GDP.
Penske Truck Leasing is a global transportation company with deep roots right here in Greater Reading, where it began 50 years ago. Now an $8.4B global transportation company with over 740 locations and a fleet of approximately 300,000 vehicles, its headquarters remains in Greater Reading. Penske employs over 36,000 associates, with nearly 2,000 of them at Penske’s headquarters. At Penske, you’ll find a driven, talented, and diverse workforce of individuals that hail from Greater Reading and beyond. Penske attracts both longtime residents and those who commute from metro areas like Philadelphia with a culture of collaboration, opportunity, and professional growth.
With sales and service locations in over 100 countries worldwide, EnerSys has kept its global headquarters right here in Greater Reading. EnerSys and its predecessor companies have been manufacturers of industrial batteries for over 100 years.
The company’s dedication to the Greater Reading area is about more than just a headquarters location—it’s about finding and developing the right workforce. EnerSys employees will tell you firsthand: not only have they found a company that gives them the career and culture they’re looking for, but they’ve found a place they love in Greater Reading.
If you’re looking to find the right workplace culture fit, Greater Reading has what you’re looking for. Nestled in Kutztown is SOLO Laboratories, a manufacturer of custom orthotics, a company named one of the Best Places to Work in Pa in 2018. A family-owned company that began in a small building on a local farm, SOLO has grown significantly, increasing its workforce and utilizing the latest in technology. With a dedication to open communication, self-improvement, service, and, importantly, fun, SOLO is a best-kept Greater Reading secret – and one of so many workplaces that have worked to create in-demand workplace culture.
TRIOSE, Inc. has partnered with renowned healthcare institutions since 1999 to implement intelligent supply chain solutions that lower supply chain costs and increase quality of care provided by their partners, leading to better patient outcomes. Driving change for improved healthcare in communities is paramount to the TRIOSE mission, which aims to save their partners billions of dollars. While their clients are nationwide, the TRIOSE headquarters are in the heart of Wyomissing, serving as home base to the majority of TRIOSE’s 94 employees.
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