Open Positions USA

GROB SYSTEMS, INC. is a world class European manufacturer of high quality production systems and universal machining centers. The North American headquarters in Bluffton, Ohio specializes in the design and production of machines and automation for the automotive, aerospace, medical, and die/mold industries.
Our parent company is located in Mindelheim, Germany, with additional production facilities in São Paulo, Brazil and Dalian, China. GROB has numerous offices and facilities providing sales, service and spare parts support to manufacturers around the world.

Sales Engineer (Entry Level)

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The entry level Sales Engineer is a great opportunity for recent college graduates who successfully completed internships in sales engineering in the automotive, automation, or machine manufacturing industries. The Sales Engineer will build on their existing engineering knowledge and sales acumen in order to develop technical quotations for metal cutting machines, ancillary equipment or turn-key assembly systems. The ideal candidate must be an exceptional communicator (both interpersonally and technically), be customer-focused and results-oriented, and driven to succeed even during the toughest assignments.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Analysis of customer inquiries / request for quotes
  • Technical evaluation of the scope of supply
  • Composition of technical proposals including developing CAD layouts, BOMs, and cost estimates based on customer needs/specifications and GROB proposal documentation
  • Deliver and present proposals and technical solutions, participate of project review meetings with customers
  • Internal job order release in case of a purchase order through customer
  • Generate sales call reports to communicate with customers and internal resources via CRM database
  • Attend meetings, validate specifications, and participate in the development of equipment solutions per the customer's technical and commercial requirements

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Manufacturing Engineering
  • Ability to comprehend 2-D and 3-D drawings
  • Experience designing in AutoCAD (2012 and higher) and Siemens NX
  • Knowledge of mechanical design; geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

 

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

South East Regional Sales Manager

South East, USA

Job Description

 

The Regional Sales Manager will be responsible for educating potential customers on GROB’s Universal Machine (UM) product line and developing a market for these high end CNCs. The opportunity to sell our UM product line exists within the aerospace, mold and die, and medical device industries as well as standard job shops around the country. The Regional Sales Manager will be required to develop their technical skills related to the GROB product, knowing in detail what we do and sell, prospecting successful technical sales in the future. The South East territory will include Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Georgia. The successful candidate may reside anywhere within the defined territory.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and implement specific plans to meet monthly targets
  • Manage relationships with existing customers; research and cold call new potential customers in a pre-defined region
  • Educate customers on GROB’s UM product line
  • Support the GROB Team in generating technical & commercial proposals
  • Track all calls, leads, meetings and sales in CRM
  • Obtain vital market information for marketing/proposal/upper management
  • Accurately and timely account for sales, receipts, and expenses from each sales trip as per company policy

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred; however, prior equivalent experience and training may be considered in lieu of an engineering degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in technical manufacturing sales
  • 5-Axis machine sales or applications experience preferred

 

General Requirements

 

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to travel 75% within pre-defined region
  • Self-starter and team player
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Controls Engineer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary job function of the Controls Engineer will be to work in all aspects of automotive controls engineering. This will include hardware and software engineering, cabling, wiring and all other electrical standards. An initial training phase of working with a Senior Designer for up to two years will occur in order to learn how to develop machine and equipment solutions. This entry-level engineering role is designed to introduce new college graduates to the world of Controls Engineering.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Understand and perform all controls engineering tasks, both hardware & software related
  • Support Senior Designers and Project Engineers
  • Generate project PLC and HMI solutions
  • Evaluation of customer specifications and their impact to GROB’s products
  • Apply international (IEC, ISO) and national (NFPA) standards

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge of electrical design
  • Computer programming experience (C#, Visual Basic)
  • Siemens PLC knowledge is a plus
  • Knowledge of industrial robotics is a plus

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong math skills and understanding of basic electrical circuits
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international
  • Ability to secure and maintain a valid passport

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Electrical Debug Technician

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position is responsible for the start-up and debug of machine tool equipment. This will include troubleshooting the electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems, making program and wiring changes, and often requires mechanical troubleshooting and making minor adjustment/repairs with an emphasis on electrical startup and program changes. This position requires frequent travel during machine installations (mostly domestic, some international) where you will interface with customers directly.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • PLC programming and troubleshooting
  • NC programming and troubleshooting
  • Robot programming and integration (ABB & Fanuc)
  • Electrical hardware troubleshooting
  • Servo drive parameterization and tuning
  • Networking of machines to plant network and other machines
  • Assist with customer part runoffs and final acceptance

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Robotics & Automation, or similar programs preferred
  • PLC or CNC programming experience (Siemens, Allen-Bradley, Rockwell, or Fanuc 30i CNC knowledge preferred)
  • General PC and Networking skills
  • 2 years’ relevant experience preferred but not required

 

General Requirements

 

  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Willing to work overtime
  • Willing to travel domestic and international
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid passport

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Electrical Final Assembly Technician

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The main purpose of the Electrical Technician will be the implementation of all electrical related components and materials into the mechanical design of GROB custom machines. This position will need to directly interpret information delivered by Electrical, Fluid, and Mechanical Engineering to successfully assemble the electrical systems for GROB proprietary systems.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Implementation of all electrical related components and materials into the mechanical design of GROB custom machines
  • Interpret information delivered by Electrical, Fluid, and Mechanical Engineering to successfully assemble the electrical systems for GROB proprietary systems
  • Install electrical system components and cabling
  • Assemble and install high and low voltage systems

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma minimum
  • Previous electrician work in a manufacturing setting
  • Understanding of drawings, schematics and troubleshooting
  • Experience using the metric system

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Excellent math skills
  • Willing to travel domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid passport

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Electrical Panel Assembler

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The main purpose of the Panel Assembler will be to directly interpret information delivered by Electrical, Fluid, and Mechanical Engineering to successfully assemble the electrical panels for GROB proprietary systems.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Complete electrical panel assembly and wiring of components
  • Mounting A/C units and chiller units
  • Assembling modular electrical panels
  • Assembling wiring and tagging of operator panels, junction boxes, and servo panels

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma minimum; Associate’s Degree or Trade School Certification in Electrical Technologies or similar programs preferred
  • Previous electrician work in a manufacturing setting
  • Understanding of drawings, schematics and troubleshooting
  • Experience using the metric system

 

General Requirements

 

  • Willing to work overtime
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Excellent math skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid passport
  • Willing to travel domestic and international

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Final Assembly Technician

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position is responsible for the mechanical build and start-up of machine tool equipment. The position requires strong mechanical aptitude, an in-depth knowledge of metric prints, and an understanding of metal cutting principles. This position requires travel during machine installations (mostly domestic, some international) where you will interface with customers directly.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Assemble and start-up new CNC machines to GROB specifications
  • Assemble and start-up assembly equipment
  • Utilize precision measuring instruments (such as calipers, levels, indicators, micrometers, etc.)
  • Read and follow mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical prints/drawings
  • Read and follow tool layouts and NC code (G-code, M-functions)
  • Troubleshoot machine errors
  • Respond to emergency calls from customers in a timely manner

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma minimum
  • Understanding of drawings, schematics and troubleshooting
  • NC programming experience preferred
  • Previous CNC machining or machine building experience preferred
  • Previous experience with assembly equipment and robotic cells preferred

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated; able to work alone or in a team
  • Full understanding of the metric system
  • Strong math skills
  • Willing to work overtime
  • Willing to travel domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid passport

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Safety Engineer Co-Op

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The Safety Engineer Co-Op is responsible for Assisting GROB’s Safety Professional to identify and improve safety processes within a manufacturing environment to provide the safest work environment possible for GROB employees.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Assist GROB’s Safety Professional with the following:
  • Provide appropriate safety and health, accident prevention, and investigation training for all employees
  • Assist management in the inspection of worksites to assure safe conditions for employees; prepare recommendations to management on ways to reduce and/or eliminate identified hazards
  • Complete timely and thorough incident investigations with appropriate documentation and develop measures to prevent further occurrences
  • Conduct job safety and PPE assessments; recommend PPE purchases as necessary
  • Participate in and/or lead safety meetings
  • Additional tasks as required

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Enrolled in a relevant degree program, preferably in environmental health and safety discipline
  • Knowledge of basic OSHA principles

 

General Requirements

 

  • Must be self-motivated and able to problem solve complex situations while utilizing available resources
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Exhibit strong problem-solving capabilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Proposal Engineer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The initial job function will be to work with a Senior Designer and learn how to develop a machine /equipment concept and price. Mechanical aptitude with automotive components is a must. Within two years, we expect this individual to grow into the primary function of reviewing and evaluating inquiries independently and to develop comprehensive and competitive engineering proposals in the preparation of commercial quotes.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Provide support to Senior Designers and Project Engineers
  • Generate AutoCAD and NX layouts
  • Composition and pricing of proposals, maintenance of pricing structure
  • Organization of customer standards and of job order releases
  • Coordination of proposal files
  • Correspondence with customers

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ability to comprehend 2-D drawings
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD (2012 and higher)
  • Knowledge of mechanical design, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Knowledge of NX is a plus

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong math skills and understanding of mechanics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Buyer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary job function of the Buyer will be to develop and maintain sources of supply for components, materials, supplies, service, and equipment at the best possible cost while maintaining quality standards.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Prepare and send request for quotes to potential vendors per defined specifications
  • Review competitive quotes and execute negotiations to define the selected vendors
  • Execute purchase orders and monitor status to ensure on-time deliveries
  • Address and resolve issues with the vendor and evaluate vendor performance

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management with a minimum of 1 year purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven record of successful negotiations
  • Solid knowledge of purchasing procedures
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Bilingual (German/English) is a plus, but not required

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated and a team player
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Assembly Technology Technician

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

As GROB Systems, Inc. moves into new technology to build components for electric vehicles, batteries, etc., we are seeking motivated technicians to work on the floor with our Assembly Managers, Supervisors, and Foreman to be trained and developed in these new areas. This individual will have the ability to grow with the company as we continue to build this new equipment. We are searching for someone that is interested in new technologies and has a desire to focus on advancement in the way we build our equipment.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Identify and implement new manufacturing technologies, processes, or equipment
  • Monitor manufacturing operations to ensure adherence to environmental policies and practices
  • Oversee equipment start-up, characterization, qualification, or release
  • Recommend corrective or preventative actions to assure or improve product quality or reliability
  • Develop production, inventory, or quality assurance programs
  • Select material quantities or processing methods needed to achieve efficient production
  • Operate complex assembly equipment
  • Read and follow mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical prints/drawings
  • Read and follow tool layouts and NC code (G-code, M-functions)

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Technology, Controls Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering
  • Understanding of drawings, schematics and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of mechanical design, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Knowledge of ISO, DIN standards and metric system

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated; able to work alone or in a team
  • Full understanding of the metric system
  • Strong mathematical reasoning skills
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid passport

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Sub Assembly Technician

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position is responsible for the early stage assembly of our proprietary machine tool equipment. The position requires strong mechanical aptitude and an in-depth knowledge of metric prints. This position may require short-term travel during machine installations (mostly domestic, some international) where you will interface with customers directly.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Review part prints and collect materials per the bill of materials
  • Assemble parts for machining centers and assembly equipment including automation components
  • Alignment, setup, and quality checks of assemblies
  • Occasionally travel to customer facilities in order to direct, assist, and train customers on the installation, start-up and operation of equipment

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma
  • Understanding of drawings, schematics and troubleshooting
  • Experience working in the metric system

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated; able to work alone or in a team
  • Strong math skills
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid passport

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Outside Sales Representative

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The Outside Sales Representative is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and personable individual who is willing to reach out and travel to several new and existing customers to develop strong business relationships. The ideal candidate must be an exceptional communicator (both interpersonally and technically) and be customer-focused and results oriented.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Develop existing accounts and seek new business.
  • Be knowledgeable about GROB’s products.
  • Analyze opportunities, identify key personnel, and develop strong business relationships.
  • Ability to emphasize the features of products to highlight how they solve customer problems.
  • Ability to answer questions about GROB’s products.
  • Maintain contact lists and follow up with customers to continue relationships.
  • Travel to customers at various locations.
  • Communicate with Account Managers at GROB to discuss updates regarding new and existing customers

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2 years sales experience
  • Excellent selling, negotiation, and communication skills

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Project Coordinator Engineer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The job function will be to support the lead Project Manager from a technical, commercial and timing point of view. We expect this individual to have a solid background of our product, to develop supplementary quotes on its own and to update program schedules.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Technical evaluation of the scope of supply at order placement
  • Elaboration of customer time schedules
  • Analysis of customer inquiries during the program & submittal of supplementary quotes
  • Coordination of the project involvement of the key persons on both sites
  • Program review meetings with the customer
  • Internal job order release in case of a supplementary order through customer
  • Cost Management and order traceability of the project with a cost book
  • Support runoff tasks with customer coordination and checklists

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in design or sales engineering
  • Ability to comprehend 2-D drawings
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD (2012 and higher)
  • Knowledge of mechanical design, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong math skills and understanding of mechanics
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international

 

Application information

 

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.