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  • STOBER Drives Inc.
  • Attn: Kay Moss
  • 1781 Downing Drive
  • Maysville, KY 41056

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Electrical Engineer Closing Date: 11/11

    Job Summary:

    The Electrical Engineer (EE) is focused on specific electromechanical devices (Servo systems, consisting of gearing, electric motors, electronic amplifiers, PLCs and bus systems). The EE will have both theoretical and “hands-on” involvement with the servo systems. All necessary information and tools will be provided. The EE will apply his/her knowledge by training customers and co-workers in servo system theory and operation. The EE will assist customers with applications, adjustments and service of servo systems. All duties are performed under the Quality System guidelines of ISO 9001.

    Essential Functions:

    • Connect and setup 3rd party drives to run STOBER motors
    • Execute assigned tasks in a timely and professional manner.
    • Set a positive example in terms of performance, tact and professionalism with all customers and co-workers.
    • Assist customers in the understanding of and use of servo systems, and in solving application challenges.
    • Ensure order entry accuracy to facilitate effective product processing so we always exceed customer expectations.
    • Support Product Management with special project support.
    • Proficient in sizing all Stober product lines and matching them to other system components.
    • Work with high voltage 230v, 460v equipment following proper safety practices.
    • Read and interpret drive and motor manuals.
    • Support outside sales with competitor cross over. Maintain competitive data base.
    • Troubleshoot Servo Systems
    • Accesses cabinets, of up to 10 feet above floor level, to reach materials.
    • Periodically checks work area to maintain a neat and orderly work environment.
    • Observes company policies related to dress, appearance, attendance, etc.
    • Some travel is required. Part of the initial training will take place in Germany.
    • Job duties are subject to change as directed by management.


    • BSEE in electrical engineering.
    • Co-op or other experience in an electromechanical field is a plus.
    • CAD Experience -2D, 3D, or electrical drawing a plus.
    • German language skills a plus, but certainly not required.
    • Electronic hardware, wiring, soldering, read and interpret electrical schematics
    • Knowledge of motor encoders and feedback devices a plus.


    • Interest in working with electromechanical devices, software and simulation.
    • Strong analytical, numerical, and reasoning abilities.
    • Participative work style.
    • Good interpersonal skills. Ability to get along with others in challenging situations, while maintaining a courteous, professional demeanor.
    • Ability to establish credibility and be decisive.
    • Good communications skills, written and verbal.
    • Results oriented with a high level of initiative.

    GENERAL: Individuals in this position are expected to perform daily functions with little supervision. Matters that do require approval should be coordinated with supervisor or manager. Stober is an equal opportunity employer.

Manufacturing Engineer Apprentice Closing Date: 11/07

    Job Summary:

    Applies Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering techniques to STOBER In-house Manufacturing and production processes to continuously improve safety, productivity, and efficiency.

    Essential Functions:

    • Machining Processes, Routings, Programming
    • Facility & Equipment layouts
    • Develop structure and systems in manufacturing/production area
    • Parts costing analysis, LEAN, SMED coordination
    • Identify, justify & implement Capital Equipment projects.
    • Develop and Improve new and/or existing production methods.
    • Manage Maintenance and Repair of equipment
    • Identify & acquire equipment, fixtures (test and assembly) & tooling.
    • Write Procedures & Work Instructions.
    • Provide shop floor support & problem solving.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Manager.


    • Working toward AAS, BSME, or (BSIE, BSIT, BSEE, BSTM)
    • CAD/CAM
    • Microsoft Office
    • Auto CAD (2D)
    • Solidworks (3D)
    • SAP a plus


    • Mechanically inclined ability to work “hands on”
    • Ability to work from drawings, sketches, and concepts
    • Familiar with machine programming, tools, tooling, manufacturing and production processes
    • Basic understanding of electricity
    • Self-motivated and make good clear decisions on own and ability to accept change
    • Good interpersonal skills. Ability to get along with many diverse personalities in challenging situations, while presenting a courteous, professional demeanor.
    • Detail oriented and able to work under pressure
    • Technical writing skills
    • Organized, versatile, and able to problem solve
    • Results oriented with a high level of initiative.
    • Participative work style and effective in a team environment
    • Work with little to no supervision and work outside the area when needed

    GENERAL: This is a four-year apprenticeship program. (Previous work experience, MCTC credit, and/or college credit may qualify to be applied to the first 2 years of this program). Apprenticeship compensation is based on a % of Normal Wage. Entry level compensation is dependent on education/experience coming into the program. Compensation will increase as the Apprentice progresses through the program, culmination in Normal Wage at the end of the program. This position requires earning 12 credit hours per year in the appropriate program at MCTC, MSU, NKU, etc. Books and tuition for this class work are company funded, provided minimum academic requirements are met. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO HIRE A QUALIFIED MECHANICAL ENGINEER AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE APPRENTICE POSITION.

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