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December 19, 2018
 

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GROB apprenticeship open house Saturday

Apprentices earn their degree in either Electrical Engineering Technology or Manufacturing Engineering Technology

GROB's program prepared students for technician-level careers in robotics, computerized numerical controlled (CNC) machines, computer aided drafting and design (CAD) and the total flexible manufacturing network.

GROB Systems, 1070 Navajo Drive, Bluffton, holds its next apprenticeship open house at 9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 8. GROB apprenticeships provide students opportunities to be paid while they learn.

Apprentices are enrolled at Rhodes State College in Lima. At Rhodes, they earn a company-paid associate’s degree while working and earning an income.

Apprentices earn their degree in either Electrical Engineering Technology or Manufacturing Engineering Technology. 

GROB's program prepared students for technician-level careers in robotics, computerized numerical controlled (CNC) machines, computer aided drafting and design (CAD) and the total flexible manufacturing network.

Each student rotates through the apprenticeship labs and the manufacturing and assembly areas of GROB's facility to develop a well-rounded understanding of GROB’s working practices.

Since the GROB program started in 1990, 347 persons have participated. Of those, 213 work at GROB today, including three managers, seven supervisors and nine foremen.

GROB’s apprenticeship benefits:
• Company-paid associate’s degree from Rhodes State College
• Insurance premiums covered 100%
• Free lunch daily
• Considered full-time employees with opportunity to work over-time
• Paid while attending class
• 401k company match (up to 3%)

Registration for the 2019 class is now open and the application deadline is March 23, 2019. Persons interested in applying may go online to: www.grobsystems.com/apprentice.

Persons with specific questions may direct them to: apprentice@grobsystems.com

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