Open positions USA : GROB-WERKE GmbH & Co. KG

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.

After Sales Coordinator

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Responsibilities

 

Lead development of motor spindle repair that includes quotation, analysis, spare parts planning and priority definition, and delivery time. Provide guidance to Grob's 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. Develop and prepare technical quotations for spare parts and service repairs, which include retrofitting, customer engagement to meet customer needs and scope, cost calculation and production delivery time, evaluating suppliers’ costs and delivery time on purchased parts, and SAP quotation. Follow up on purchase orders to confirm quotations, system confirmation, and delivery time. Meet with customers for reporting and development of action plans.

 

Basic Qualifications

 

Bachelor’s Degree or foreign equivalent in Production Process Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related field. Also requires 3 years’ experience in the machining industry, which specifically includes performing failure analysis and repairing motor spindles, developing and preparing quotations for spindle repairs, and experience with SAP (Sales and Distribution modules).

 

Less than 10% travel to client sites

 

Application information

 

Applicants should email resume and cover letter to: employment@grobsystems.com with “After Sales Coordinator” in the subject line.

Continuous Improvement Engineer

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Job description

 

The Continuous Improvement Engineer is responsible for identifying and improving manufacturing processes in order to improve productivity and reduce waste and manufacturing costs. The ideal candidate will effectively build trust and positive relationships with employees at all organizational levels and ultimately create greater customer satisfaction by eliminating unnecessary complexity within company processes.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Partner with Management to build a continuous improvement environment
  • Evaluate manufacturing processes and provide solutions to optimize production processes
  • Take ownership of change initiatives from inception to project delivery
  • Employ a working knowledge of standard-work to ensure every work activity is properly defined, displayed and accurately followed by employees to enable safety adherence and consistent quality
  • Recommend process procedures and modifications to improve manufacturing efficiencies and ensure they are in compliance with industry regulations and standards
  • Complete post implementation reviews in a timely manner in order to ensure successful delivery has been achieved and to ensure that improvements can be made for future projects

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, Associate’s Degree minimum in Engineering (Industrial Engineering preferred)
  • 3 years of experience in Continuous Improvement/Process Engineering roles preferred in a manufacturing setting

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly with technical information that must be conveyed in a clear and convincing way
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international
  • Must be self-motivated and able to problem solve complex situations while utilizing available resources

 

Application information

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Controls Engineer

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

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

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Job description

 

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for performing highly diversified duties to troubleshoot, repair and maintain facility equipment according to safety and productive maintenance systems and processes. This position will be responsible for the management, coordination, and delegation of maintenance work for the department. The ideal applicant is able to effectively organize and prioritize tasks whether they are preventative/scheduled or emergency in nature and build rapport and trust with employees and management.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • HVAC equipment upkeep and repairs including chillers, boilers and building automation 
  • Air compressor and industrial air dryer upkeep and maintenance
  • Overhead crane maintenance and troubleshooting  
  • Basic electrical repairs
  • Perform a variety of light carpentry functions
  • Properly complete service documentation
  • Other general facilities maintenance tasks including snow removal, plumbing, office furniture repairs, basic office remodeling, etc.  
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule (as needed) that will require on-call nights, weekends, and during severe weather

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • High school diploma/GED minimum, Associate’s Degree or Certificate in Industrial or Building Maintenance preferred
  • 5+ years of maintenance supervision experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of general maintenance, plumbing, electric and HVAC
  • Knowledge of local and state building and fire codes, laws, and regulations

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent housekeeping skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Strong communication and customer service skills

 

Application information

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Fluids Engineer

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Job description

 

The primary job function of the Fluids Engineer is to design fluid-power schematics to be used in the construction and modification of GROB CNC machines and assembly technologies. The Fluids Engineer will receive significant in-house training, specifically with EPLAN software.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • 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

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of electrical design
  • Experience with CAE software (EPLAN) preferred

 

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

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Functional Safety Engineer

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Job description

 

The Functional Safety Engineer is responsible for leading safety related activities to influence the design, development and manufacture of innovative metal cutting and assembly equipment. The position requires an experienced professional with a functional safety background, preferably at an OEM or Tier 1 supplier. The selected applicant will be required to attend extended training with the Functional Safety team at the company headquarters in Germany.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Apply and monitor the functional safety concepts for relevant systems and software according to ISO and/or IEC standards
  • Work closely with internal design teams and suppliers to define functional safety interfaces between project partners
  • Conduct safety reviews and risk assessments during design, development, and manufacturing phases
  • Create safety matrix’s to call out operations and functions by machine
  • Utilize SISTEMA software utility to calculate PL
  • Support functional safety validation testing
  • Monitor project-specific developments of safety concepts at system, hardware, and software level using applicable standards

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience as a Functional/Product Safety Engineer
  • Familiarity with industry safety standards and programs such as ISO 13849, ISO 12100, ISO60204-1, and other applicable standards

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, particularly with technical information that must be conveyed in a clear and convincing way
  • Willing to obtain and maintain a valid passport
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Willing to work overtime as needed
  • Must be self-motivated and able to problem solve complex situations while utilizing available resources

 

Application information

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

IT Help Desk

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Job description

 

This position will provide user support on company-supported computer applications and platforms, troubleshoot issues and advise on appropriate actions.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Respond to requests for assistance in person, via phone and email
  • Identify and escalate issues requiring urgent attention
  • Track and route problems and document resolutions
  • Install and configure application software and related hardware such as desktops, servers, and printers

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Associate’s Degree in Information Technology

 

General Requirements

 

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • The ability to problem-solve alone and in a team environment
  • The ability to remain flexible with assignment priorities

 

Application information

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Jr. Financial Controller

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Job description

 

The Jr. Financial Controller will support the CFO and Controller in the preparation and analysis of financial statements, budgets, and forecasts. The position will be responsible for identifying and preventing discrepancies and helping set up control systems.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Assist in the preparation of long term business planning
  • Assist in the preparation of cash plans
  • Assist with financial evaluation of project progress
  • Assist in year-end statement preparation and audits
  • Responsible for cost center accounting
  • Review internal costing and cost allocations
  • Responsible for project cost analysis
  • Participate in internal improvement projects

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • SAP experience preferred

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-directed, able to work independently or in a team
  • Thorough understanding of data analysis and forecasting
  • Dependable attendance, strong work ethic
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and understand technical forms
  • Willing to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the company

 

Application information

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Key Account Manager – Tier 1 & 2 Automotive Suppliers

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Job description

 

The Key Account Manager will be responsible for creating new business with Tier 1 & 2 automotive suppliers and be responsible for educating customers on GROB’s product line. This position will be located in our sales office in Troy, Michigan and will make regular visits to our manufacturing facility in Bluffton, Ohio. The Key Account Manager will have to develop their technical skills related to the GROB product, knowing in detail what we do and sell, prospecting a successful technical sale in the future.

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 

  • Establish and maintain new customer relationships with Tier 1 & 2 suppliers
  • Obtain vital market information for marketing/proposal/upper management
  • Educate customers on GROB’s product line & new technologies
  • Support the GROB Team in generating technical & commercial proposals
  • Participate in on-going discussions with GROB Engineering regarding customer product engineering/design/manufacturing

 

Education and Experience Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in related Sales Engineering position
  • Practical knowledge of mechanical design
  • Previous machine tool industry experience preferred

 

General Requirements

 

  • Self-motivated and team player
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Willing to travel national and international

 

Application information

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

 

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Mechanical Engineering Detailer

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

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

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Project Management Engineer

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

Job description

 

The job function will be to manage projects 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 and be the lead point of contact to the customer. An extensive initial training program will educate the engineer into the Project Manager function.

 

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 of the project with a project cost book

 

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

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Proposal and Sales Engineer

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

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 & 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

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com

Technical Writer/Trainer

1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, OH 45817

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 must have a strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to watch machinery function and translate those motions into words so that the customer can read the description and comprehend how to operate and maintain the equipment. The ideal candidate must 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 & 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
  • Experience with AutoCAD

 

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 as needed
  • Willing to travel domestic and international

 

Application information

 

GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health, prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums. If interested in applying please e-mail: employment@grobsystems.com.

Contact:

 

GROB Systems, Inc.
1070, Navajo Drive
Bluffton, Ohio 45817
USA


Phone: +1 (419) 358-9015
Fax: +1 (419) 369-3329
E-mail: employment@grobsystems.com