Electrical Debug Technician

GROB Systems Inc.   Bluffton, OH   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on November 22, 2021
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About our Company:


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.


GROB’s product line includes machining centers, flexible manufacturing systems, transfer machines, ancillary
assembly machines, leak test machines, gantries and automation, and complete assembly lines for engine and
transmission assembly.


Debug Technician:
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 & 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


GROB offers a competitive wage as well as an excellent benefit package including vacation, health,
prescription, dental, vision, STD, life, 401K, and shift premiums.

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