Controls Software Engineer

Bluffton, OH, US

Controls Engineer

The primary job function of the Controls Software Engineer will be to work in several aspects of industrial controls engineering. Some of these aspects include machine software development, creation, and support, machine simulation, vision applications or other specialized focuses. An initial training phase of working with a Senior Designer for up to two years will occur to learn how to develop machine and equipment solutions. 


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Understand and perform all controls engineering tasks
  • Support Senior Designers and Project Engineers
  • Generate software solutions, such as PLC, Robot, Vision and HMI packages
  • Evaluation of customer specifications and their impact to GROB’s products
  • Apply international (IEC, ISO) and national (NFPA) standards


Education & 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


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