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.

2021 Apprentice Class

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 dipolma, 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.

Electrical Crib Attendant

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The Electrical Crib Attendant will work in the electrical material storage department. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with machine tool electrical hardware and be comfortable working in various software platforms.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Requisition, receive, warehouse, and distribute electrical installation material for Electrical Sub-Assembly and Electrical Final Assembly Departments
  • Maintain electrical crib area and electrical material storage areas throughout the plant
  • Miscellaneous tasks as needed by department

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma minimum; Associates Degree preferred
  • Previous electrical work in a manufacturing setting preferred
  • Understanding of electrical drawings and schematics is a plus
  • Experience using the metric system
  • Familiar with MS Office; Excel, Word, Outlook

 

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 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; 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
  • 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 - Geometry

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
  • 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 Technician

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary responsibility of the Fluid Power Technician will be the building and implementation of fluid controls systems into custom Grob machines and robotic assembly equipment. This position will need to interpret information delivered by Fluid Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering to successfully assemble the fluids systems which include hydraulics, pneumatics, lubrication and metal cutting fluid controls systems.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Construct fluid related components such as directional valves, check valves, ball valves, pressure regulators, pressure switches, filters, etc.
  • Design, bend and install custom piping
  • Measure, cut and install custom hoses
  • Install all components of fluid controls systems
  • Perform fluid systems start up and run offs to ensure proper construction
  • Troubleshooting system issues

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma minimum; Associate’s Degree or Trade School Certification in Manufacturing Technologies or similar programs preferred
  • Previous fluid/hydraulic installation experience preferred
  • Must be able to accurately read blue prints

 

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.

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. This entry-level engineering role is designed to introduce new college graduates to the world of Mechanical Engineering design.

 

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 Siemens 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
  • 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.

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.

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. This entry-level engineering role is designed to introduce new college graduates to the world of Process and Proposal Engineering.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Provide support to Senior 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 Siemens 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
  • 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.

Engineering Intern

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This opportunity reflects potential internships available for the Spring of 2021 (January-May). Applicants must be open to being placed in various production departments for the first half of their internship (such as Mechanical Sub Assembly, Mechanical Final Assembly, Fluid Assembly, or Universal Assembly) as an introduction to GROB and our product line. The second half of the internship will either be in the Mechanical Design or Sales & Proposal Engineering department assisting with current relevant projects and designing tools that may assist our production departments. Depending on the department placement, an intern could be completing some of the tasks listed below under roles and responsibilities. GROB does not offer relocation or housing assistance at this time.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Assemble early stage parts such as cross bars, tool magazines, conveyors, etc.
  • Prepare and review part prints, collect materials per the bill of materials
  • Assemble new 5-axis CNC machines
  • Utilize precision measuring instruments (such as calipers, levels, indicators, micrometers)
  • Design small assembly aids
  • Finish detailing designs
  • Organization of customer standards and of job order releases
  • Generate AutoCAD and NX layouts

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Student must be entering their Junior year in a four-year degree program
  • Must possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must be majoring in Mechanical Engineering

 

General Requirements

 

  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be willing to work full time from January though mid-May

 

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.

Production Intern

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This opportunity reflects potential internships available for the Spring of 2021 (January-May). Applicants must be open to being placed in various production departments such as Mechanical Sub Assembly, Mechanical Final Assembly, Fluid Assembly, or Universal Assembly. Depending on the department placement, an intern could be completing some of the tasks listed below under roles and responsibilities. GROB does not offer relocation or housing assistance at this time.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Assemble early stage parts such as cross bars, tool magazines, conveyors, etc.
  • Review part prints and collect materials per the bill of materials
  • Measure, cut and install custom hoses
  • Bend and install custom piping
  • Install all components of fluid controls systems
  • Assemble and new 5-axis CNC machines to GROB specifications
  • Utilize precision measuring instruments (such as calipers, levels, indicators, micrometers, etc.)

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Student must be entering their Junior year in a four-year degree program
  • Student must possess a 3.0 GPA or higher

 

General Requirements

 

  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be willing to work full time from January through mid-May

 

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.

Deburrer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The primary responsibility of the Deburrer will be the deburring and preparation of custom parts to part print specification.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Determine the most efficient processing steps to include deburring, cleaning, and preparation of parts after machining while maintaining product quality
  • Load and adjust work pieces onto equipment or worktables using hand tools, hoist, and lifting straps
  • Trim, scrape, or deburr parts using grinders, chisels, scrapers, or other hand tools and equipment
  • Safely and efficiently transport equipment and materials
  • Additional tasks as required

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 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

 

General Requirements

 

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

 

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

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The Safety Engineer is responsible for identifying and improving safety processes within a manufacturing environment in order to provide the safest work environment possible for GROB employees. The ideal candidate will effectively build trust and positive relationships with employees at all organizational levels.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • 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
  • Partner with OSHA and other pertinent federal and state regulatory agencies as necessary
  • Reporting to Federal and State EPA regarding regulatory permitting
  • Preparing laser product reports subject to the requirements of 21 CFR1040.11 (c) for equipment we manufacture
  • Partner with the Continuous Improvement department and Management Representative to prepare and conduct ISO9001 and ISO14001 duties and audits

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Health & Safety or similar field
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role within the manufacturing industry
  • Experience participating in or conducting ISO9001 and ISO14001 audits or incident investigations highly preferred

 

General Requirements

 

  • Must be self-motivated and able to problem solve complex situations while utilizing available resources
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; particularly with technical information that must be conveyed in a clear and convincing way
  • Exhibit strong problem solving capabilities
  • Willing to work overtime as deemed necessary
  • 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.

Jr. After Sales Coordinator

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

The Junior After Sales Coordinator is responsible for providing guidance to GROB’s after sales team with regard to task distribution and follow-up, sales strategy definition, customer negotiation (pricing and deadline), clarification of quotations to resolve technical doubts, and evaluation indicators. This position will work closely with After Sales Coordinator to oversee daily operations.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Develop and prepare technical quotations for spare parts and service repairs, including machine retrofits
  • Prepare cost calculations and delivery times based on supplier response and/or manufacturing processes
  • Review after sales Key Point Indicators (KPI)
  • Participate in interdisciplinary project teams and, if necessary, external consultants and suppliers
  • Responsible for controlling resources in projects with regard to deadlines, costs and quality
  • Analysis, documentation and optimization of relevant business processes

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or similar field
  • 3+ years’ experience in machining or original equipment manufacturing industries
  • Ability to read, understand, and explain blue prints
  • Experience with SAP (Sales & Distribution modules)
  • Experience performing failure analysis and repair processes
  • Experience using CRM software tools

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent customer service and organization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • The ability to problem-solve alone and in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Must hold 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
  • 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
  • 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.

CAD Technician/Software Developer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position is responsible for the processing of mechanical drawings and stock lists into customer format. The ideal candidate must have a strong mechanical aptitude, demonstrable AutoCAD and 3D CAD competency, and a proven object-oriented programming skillset.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Analyze, organize, and implement customer drawing specifications to successfully create complete drawing package deliverables
  • Organize drawings and stock lists according to set standards with respect to format, content, and file structure
  • Develop programs in C#
  • Develop and maintain AutoCAD add-ins to automate drawing conversion steps

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Associate’s Degree in a Technical Field (MET or Computer Programming preferred)
  • Experience with AutoCAD
  • Experience with object-oriented programming (C# preferred)
  • Experience with 3D CAD software (Siemens NX preferred, SolidWorks acceptable)

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 2010 and Adobe Acrobat
  • Willing to work overtime
  • 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.

Technical Writer/Trainer

Bluffton, OH

Job Description

 

This position is responsible for the creation of written technical instructions and providing customer training on the operation and maintenance of GROB equipment. The ideal candidate needs to have a strong mechanical or electrical aptitude. Having the ability to watch equipment function and then translate those motions into words to allow the customer to comprehend how to operate and maintain the equipment is very important. The ideal candidate should be able to confidently and competently speak in front of small groups of people and be willing to travel up to 50% for customer trainings.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Organize material and complete writing assignments according to set standards regarding format, content, order, clarity, conciseness, style and terminology
  • Read and interpret technical procedures and documents including engineering drawings, electrical and fluid schematics, parts lists and specifications to accurately delineate operating procedures, maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting
  • Select photographs, drawings, sketches and diagrams to illustrate material that meets customer requirements
  • Edit, standardize, or make changes to material prepared by other writers
  • Travel to customer facilities for extended periods of time to train customers on the proper use and care of their custom GROB equipment

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Communications, or a technical field (EET or MET preferred) OR
  • Associate’s Degree in a Technical Field plus 3 years of technical training experience

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 2010 and Adobe Acrobat
  • Willing to work overtime
  • 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.