Roper Whitney in Rockford IL, has been in business since 1910. We value our employees and work continuously to make our company a great place to work for. Below are the currently available positions. If you are looking for a career at Roper Whitney please email your resume to hr@roperwhitney.com.

Current Openings

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Responsible to design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Draw/design electrical schematics
  • Responsible for software updates on our machine’s controls
  • Assist and support the Service Department with software problems
  • Update and write documentation related to the electrical and software side of our machines
  • Help with the drafting of our machine’s manuals
  • Development of little software/electrical projects
  • Provide internal technical help for the IT and ERP systems

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Education/Training: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Control Engineering or Mechatronics Program
  • Experience/Skills:  Highly detailed and organized

 

 

Entry Level Service Technician

We are looking for someone who is just finishing their Mechatronics courses and is ready to join our team:

We will train for 4-6 months, then the service technician will travel with another service technician to learn how to install new machines.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Verifies that all service meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Serves new/existing customers by analyzing work orders, conducting tests, investigating complaints, and resolving problems.
  2. Planning daily travel schedule.
  3. Establishes service by analyzing requirements; ordering and gathering components and parts; completing installation; performing acceptance tests.
  4. Maintains rapport with customers by examining complaints; identifying solutions; suggesting improved methods and techniques; recommending system improvements.
  5. Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs.
  6. Documents service and installation actions by completing forms; reports; logs and records.
  7. Maintains customer confidence by keeping service information confidential.
  8. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications.
  9. Accomplishes operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  10. Around 70% of the time travel to job sites with the United States and occasionally Canada and Mexico.

Installation and Service Technician

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Serves customers by installing and servicing machinery and equipment.

Verifies that all service meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Serves new/existing customers by analyzing work orders, conducting tests, investigating complaints, and resolving problems.
  2. Planning daily travel schedule.
  3. Establishes service by analyzing requirements; ordering and gathering components and parts; completing installation; performing acceptance tests.
  4. Maintains rapport with customers by examining complaints; identifying solutions; suggesting improved methods and techniques; recommending system improvements.
  5. Keeps equipment operating by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, maintaining supplies, performing preventive maintenance, calling for repairs.
  6. Documents service and installation actions by completing forms; reports; logs and records.
  7. Maintains customer confidence by keeping service information confidential.
  8. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications.
  9. Accomplishes operations and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  10. Around 70% of the time travel to job sites with the United States and occasionally Canada and Mexico.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Education/Training: Mechatronics or equivalent.
  2. Experience/Skills: Strong background in reading electrical schematics and electronics troubleshooting.  Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision.   Analyzing information; using judgment; developing and maintaining client relationships; equipment maintenance; strong written and verbal communication; quality focus; results driven; supply management.

PURPOSE/FUNCTION/SUMMARY (TRAINING NEEDS)

Set-up and operate a Toyoda horizontal machining center with Fanuc control.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Verifies that all product produced meets customer specifications and is in accordance with Company quality standards.

  1. Set-up and/or operate machine or multiple machines as required.
  2. Work with tight tolerances (+ .0005).
  3. Working knowledge of GD&T.
  4. Possess higher programming knowledge of Fanuc controls.
  5. Ability to perform complete set-ups for long and short term production.
  6. Ability to read, write and edit Fanuc controls.
  7. Ability to analyze job orders, blueprints, specification and design data to calculate dimension, tool selection and machine speeds.
  8. Work with more complex tooling.
  9. Accurately complete first and last piece inspection according to Company procedure.
  10. Provide assistance to co-workers as needed, in the spirit of teamwork, with the goal of meeting or exceeding customer requirements.
  11. Support and promote the team environment.
  12. Meet and/or exceed all production and quality standards.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  1. Education/Training: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  2. Experience/Skills: Experience reading and following blueprints and proven knowledge and usage of appropriate measuring devices.  Minimum 5 years machine operating experience or related experience.  Minimum 3 years reading, editing and writing Fanuc controls.

Job Type: Full-time