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GROB SYSTEMS, INC. is a world class European manufacturer of high-quality production systems and universal machining centers. At GROB, you will find decades of experience and expertise coupled with an unwavering passion for progress and innovative technologies. The North American headquarters in Bluffton, Ohio specializes in the design and production of automated assembly equipment and machining centers for the electromobility, automotive, aerospace, medical, and die/mold industries. Complete turn-key solutions from GROB mean our customers can bank on efficient, future-proof and sustainable solutions tailored to our customer's needs. GROB has numerous offices and facilities providing sales, service, and spare parts support to manufacturers around the world.
GROB's product line includes complete assembly lines for rotor, stator, battery, fuel cell, engine, and transmission assembly as well as machining centers, flexible manufacturing systems, transfer machines, ancillary assembly machines, leak test machines, gantries, and automation.

What sets us apart:

  • Support for designing and dimensioning of the electric vehicle assembly
  • Development of verification and production processes
  • Extensive process and quality controls
  • Worldwide availability through global branches
  • Turn-key systems developed and manufactured from a single source

2023 Apprenticeship

Bluffton, OH

Program Description

 

The GROB apprenticeship is a four-year program where apprentices receive on-the-job training at GROB while earning a company-paid Associates degree in Engineering Technology through Rhodes State College. Apprentices train in our apprenticeship labs and work alongside experienced workers in the manufacturing and assembly areas of our facility to further develop their technical skills. The combination of their GROB training and Rhodes coursework will prepare apprentices to become highly-skilled technicians in various mechanical and electrical departments throughout our facility.

 

Application Requirements

 

  • High school diploma, GED, or high school senior who will graduate in the spring
  • Submit online application and upload your resume and transcript(s)

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated
  • Strong work ethic
  • Willingness to learn
  • Strong math and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment

 

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.

Chemical Technician

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position is responsible for the operating of our Varnish and Epoxy station. The position requires chemical knowledge and the handling of chemical substances. This position may require short-term travel during machine installations (mostly domestic, some international) where you will interface with customers directly.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Review technical datasheets and control the chemical products for the prototype production.
  • Operate the machines and improve the production processes.
  • Build up and perform quality checks on the parts to guarantee the high standards for our customers.
  • 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

 

  • Associate Degree in related field preferred
  • Understanding of technical datasheets for varnish and epoxy
  • Experience working with varnish and epoxy

 

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.

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.

 

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

 

  • Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering, Robotics and Automation, or similar program
  • 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

 

General Requirements

 

  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • 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

 

  • Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or Journeyman Electrician License
  • Previous electrician work in a manufacturing setting
  • Understanding of drawings, schematics and troubleshooting
  • Experience using the metric system

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Excellent 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.

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

 

  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Excellent 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.

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; Associates Degree preferred in Mechanical Engineering Technology or Manufacturing Engineering Technology
  • 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 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.

Fluids Systems Designer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary job function of the Fluids System Designer is to design fluid-power control panels and piping systems to be used in the construction and modification of GROB CNC machines and assembly technologies. The Fluids Systems Designer will receive significant in-house training, specifically with UG 3-D software.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Design valve control panels that integrate into machine structures
  • Sizes and specifies components needed based on process and customer requirements
  • Prepare BOM for purchasing team
  • Partner with production teams and product suppliers to solve fluid systems problems
  • Partner with controls and mechanical engineering design teams to implement a successful system
  • Effectively track and manage project deadlines and milestones
  • Assist Fluid assembly team with design interpretation

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Associate Degree in related field and 2 years’ experience
  • Basic knowledge of fluid power control valving/piping assemblies
  • Experience with CAE software (UG 3-D) preferred

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong math skills and understanding of basic fluid power 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.

Jr. Machinist - 2nd Shift

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary responsibility of the Jr. Machinist will be the production of custom parts to part print specification. The operator is responsible for machine set-up, maintenance, program editing and maintaining the proper speeds & feeds. This individual must be willing to work 2nd shift, Monday through Thursday (4 days per week), for at least 5 years. In addition, all 2nd shift positions receive a $4.00 shift premium.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Perform machine set-up
  • Perform machinery maintenance as needed
  • Determine the most efficient processing steps to include fixturing, tooling, etc. while maintaining quality
  • Safely and efficiently transport equipment and materials
  • Additional tasks as required

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Previous manual/CNC machining experience preferred
  • Ability to accurately read part prints a plus
  • Must exhibit a clear understanding of the metric system and proficient math skills
  • Experience with various cutting tools preferred
  • Knowledge of cutting speed and feeds preferred

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Exhibit problem solving capabilities
  • Willing to work overtime as deemed necessary by the company
  • Willing to work 1st or 2nd shift temporarily or permanently

 

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.

Machinist - 2nd Shift

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary responsibility of the Machinist will be the production of custom parts to part print specification. The operator is responsible for machine set-up, maintenance, program editing and maintaining the proper speeds & feeds. This individual must be willing to work 2nd shift, Monday through Thursday (4 days per week), for at least 5 years. In addition, all 2nd shift positions receive a $4.00 shift premium.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Perform machine set-up
  • Perform machinery maintenance as needed
  • Determine the most efficient processing steps to include fixturing, tooling, etc. while maintaining quality
  • Safely and efficiently transport equipment and materials
  • Additional tasks as required

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Previous CNC machining experience required
  • Must be able to accurately read part prints a plus
  • Must exhibit a clear understanding of the metric system and proficient math skills
  • Must have experience with various cutting tools
  • Must exhibit extensive knowledge of cutting speed and feeds

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Exhibit problem solving capabilities
  • Willing to work overtime as deemed necessary by the company
  • Willing to work 1st or 2nd shift temporarily or permanently

 

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.

Mechanical Engineering Designer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position requires working with lead designers in the AutoCAD and NX design of CNC machining centers, automation, and robotics. The ideal candidate must be motivated and want to work with others to design equipment.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Develop mechanical designs (3-D models) for the manufacturing of metal cutting machines, grippers, press stations, robotic cells, assembly machines, and automation.
  • Provide mechanical designs primarily for automotive customers. This involves the total coordination of all systems and components to ensure the efficient operation of metal cutting machines and assembly equipment to meet the design intent and final approval of the customer.
  • Execute industrial calculations (static, dynamic), interpret and analyze technical drawings, and define components, mechanical diagrams, and specific tools for manufacturing and assembly.
  • The design work includes overseeing the detailing of the design, completion of all assembly drawings, and the ordering of any special purchases. In addition, the task will also include controlling and developing the planning document for determining all motion control components and function/cycle time diagrams.
  • Tasks will include controlling changes needed to the designs due to customer part changes, manufacturing, and assembly issues. Individual will be required to find solutions to all and any problems from the design phase up through customer runoff.

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of 2 years’ Mechanical Engineering design experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to comprehend 2-D drawings.
  • Proficient use of AutoCAD (2016 and higher).
  • Knowledge of mechanical design, material science, manufacturing processes, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • Knowledge of ISO, DIN standards, and metric system.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing safety standards.
  • Strong knowledge of static and dynamic mechanics.
  • Proficient use of NX is a plus.

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Creative mindset with strong aptitude of mechanical design
  • 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.

Mechanical Engineering Detailer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position requires working with designers in the AutoCAD and NX design/detailing of CNC machining centers, automation and robotics. The ideal candidate must be motivated and want to work with others to learn how to detail and design equipment.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Finishing designs
  • Detailing designs
  • Completing bill of materials
  • Production releases
  • Correspondence with machinists and assemblers

 

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 ISO, DIN standards and metric system
  • Strong knowledge of static and dynamic mechanics
  • Proficient use of NX is a plus

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated and team player
  • 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.

SAP Coordinator

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position is responsible for managing SAP Parameters and correct functionality to ensure ERP is adequate to current business conditions. This individual will detect failures, collaborate with employees in all departments to resolve SAP issues in numerous modules, and drive integrations between SAP and Manufacturing Systems. Vital to this position is the knowledge and understanding of SAP.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Diagnose operational issues related to SAP set up and functionality
  • Troubleshoot and configure SAP transactions
  • Implement system fixes and/or improvements
  • Document playbooks related SAP functionality
  • Awareness of SAP enhancements
  • Ensure processes and projects are consistent with Company policies
  • Operate, manage, and monitor the good functionality of SAP
  • Interact with all the functional areas for develop and design of the administrative processes for SAP usage
  • Define and document processes and transactions for support and the correct usage of SAP
  • Identify business and user needs in SAP, develop and present action plans
  • Mentor, train, support and solve problems in SAP for the end user in the different departments
  • Coordinate access to SAP or required roles for end user to achieve their functions
  • Systems performance monitoring (MII)

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Associate Degree in related field
  • 2 plus years experience in similar position
  • Extensive SAP experience
  • Analytic/Data Driven
  • Experience with the following SAP Modules: FICO, MM, HR, PP, QM, Project Systems

 

General Requirements

 

  • Meticulous/Detail-Oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • 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.

Supply Chain Co-Op

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary job function of the Supply Chain Co-Op will be to become familiarized with responsibilities pertaining to the Buyer, Purchasing Analyst, and Purchasing Clerk roles. This individual will have an array of experiences that will expose them to different facets of their supply chain education. This individual must be motivated to learn and must be enrolled in a relevant degree program, preferably in a supply chain discipline.

 

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Enrolled in a relevant degree program, preferably in a supply chain discipline
  • Knowledge of basic supply chain principles

 

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

 

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.

Tax Accountant

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The Tax Accountant will support the finance department by providing strategic guidance on tax planning, monitoring, and compliance. This individual must be self-motivated and have excellent analytical skills.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Assist with tax provisions schedules, returns, payments, and reports
  • Identify legal tax savings and recommend ways to improve profits
  • Make sure company is complying with federal, state and local tax regulations
  • Advise management about the impact of tax liabilities and corporate strategies or new tax laws
  • Coordinate outsourced tax preparation work
  • Accurately prepare quarterly and annual tax estimates
  • Responsible for Sales and Use tax reporting
  • Responsible for franchise tax reporting
  • Assist payroll with establishing out of state filing procedures

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in accounting or relevant field
  • Prefer a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a tax accountant or similar role
  • CPA license preferred
  • Good understanding of MS Office
  • SAP experience preferred, but not required
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-directed, able to work independently or in a team
  • Dependable attendance, strong work ethic
  • Willing to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the company

 

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.

Tool Crib Attendant - 2nd Shift

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary responsibility of the Tool Crib Attendant will be the preparation and building of all cutting tools needed for production. This individual must be willing to work 2nd shift, Monday through Thursday (4 days per week), for at least 5 years. In addition, all 2nd shift positions receive a $4.00 shift premium.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Determine the most efficient processing steps to build tooling while maintaining product quality
  • Frequent inspection of tooling and equipment for wear, defects or damage
  • Inventory, store and distribute cutting tools, hand tools and other equipment
  • Perform machinery maintenance as needed
  • Safely and efficiently transport equipment and materials
  • Additional tasks as required

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Previous machining experience a plus, but not required
  • Must be able to accurately read print parts
  • Must exhibit a clear understanding of the metric system and proficient math skills
  • Must have experience with various cutting tools
  • Basic computer operating skills
  • High School Diploma or GED

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work independently and in a team setting
  • Exhibit problem solving capabilities
  • Willing to work overtime as deemed necessary by the company
  • Willing to work 1st or 2nd shift temporarily or permanently

 

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.