Installation Assistant Manager

We want you! Pioneer Industrial Systems is a rapidly growing custom design and build, robotic, automation company in Northwest Ohio. In 2022 our company grew by 66% and we are continuing to expand. Due to this unprecedented expansion, we are seeking qualified, driven individuals to join our Pioneer family. In addition to overall company growth, we were awarded the 2022 FANUC Innovator of the Year Award for taking a FANUC robot from the factory to the highway to provide a safer and more efficient means of crack sealing.

Pioneer is seeking a motivated lead installation technician that has experience in industrial automation systems. 30-40 weeks of travel per year is required for service calls, start-up, as well as commissioning of automated equipment at customer facilities.

Pay varies depending on experience and skill set. We offer above industry standard pay, plus a premium hourly rate for time spent on the road, as well as a project-based profit-sharing plan and the opportunity to grow and lead your own crew.

Are you ready to meet the challenges facing industrial automation? Apply today and let’s start the conversation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical drawings
  • Working knowledge of industrial standards and practices for both electrical and mechanical disciplines
  • Safety minded with understanding of industrial health and safety standards and safe work habits
  • Capable of multi-tasking and coordinating multiple jobs simultaneously
  • Have a CDL license or willingness to obtain a CDL in a timely manner
  • Perform all machine and field wiring on custom-engineered machines
  • Ensure electrical meets specifications, quality, functionality, and safety requirements
  • Assemble electrical controls according to engineering data and standard electrical principles (code)
  • Update schematics to as-built and maintain revision notes and relay any updates to supervisor
  • Ensure completion of job checklist pertaining to electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic
  • Lead and direct people to reflect a positive image as a Pioneer employee
  • Clearly communicate and work with other internal departments, vendors, and customers

Desired Education and Experience

  • 5+ years’ of experience in electrical wiring, mechanical assembly of manufacturing machinery, and pneumatic of customer engineered systems
  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging industrial machinery
  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Willing to travel 75% +


  • Competitive salary
  • Group health insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Supplemental dental and vision
  • Supplemental disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan with partial company match
  • Bonus paid for travel
  • Paid training opportunities

Ability to Work from Either Location:

  • Design & Build facility located in Pioneer, OH
  • Engineering Office located in Holland, OH

About Us

Pioneer Industrial Systems designs and builds turnkey robotic systems, which provide our customers with less headaches and higher profits. Our vision is developing people to grow our company, which will proudly provide for generations. We are a family-owned business with an excellent team and a strong focus on our company culture. Using the EOS process, we have a clear plan for strategic growth as well as a firm definition of our company culture. We hire, discipline, reward, and fire around our core values:

Our Core Values - Behaviors that Define Who We Are


Acts morally, is honest, and does what is right


Challenges the status quo with creative thinking and the ability to simplify


Positive can-do attitude, realistic, and open to ideas while avoiding gossip


Efficiently works to achieve both individual and organizational goals

Team Player

Respectfully sharing ideas and working together to win


Takes personal ownership of actions and responsibilities

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