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Dematic Electrical Controls Project Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dematic is an intralogistics innovator that designs, builds and supports intelligent, automated solutions for manufacturing, warehouse and distribution environments for customers that are powering the future of commerce. With engineering centers, manufacturing facilities and service centers located in more than 25 countries, Dematic’s global network of 8,000 employees have helped achieve more than 6,000 worldwide customer installations for some of the world’s leading brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, supply chain solutions and related services, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

Why Join Us?

Have you ever ordered something online to get your package next day? Think about the advanced automated technologies that go into it. Do you want to become a part of this world class organization and work with highly complex mechanical solutions? Dematic is currently hiring an Electrical Controls Engineer in our Global Project Engineering group. If you have a passion for high engineering and want to see your solutions come alive, then join us today!

Job Description

Dematic has an immediate need for an Electrical Controls Engineer in our Global Project Engineering group at our Grand Rapids office. The preferred candidate will have 5-8 years related experience, including planning, specification, leading and implementation of engineering design projects. This role would report into an Engineering Manager. You have the ability to provide superior customer service to a variety of industry verticals: food & beverage, apparel, e-commerce and more.

Job Family Responsibilities:

Participates in the design of semi-complex systems that integrate hardware and software from a Controls perspective. Provides support in semi-complex material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Participates in recommending ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities:

Performs important areas of standard professional level controls work that typically requires processing and interpreting, more complex, less clearly-defined issues. This includes the application of industrial controls related to Material Handling equipment (automated cranes, conveyors, sortation, specialized Dematic equipment, etc.) Industrial controls includes the use of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), Servo's, Graphics Panels, related drawing markups (schematics, wiring diagrams, etc.) and final documentation. These systems range from simple to complex, typically working in a team environment with other engineers. Areas of responsibility includes leading a Controls team on larger projects or working individually on a smaller project. Leading a Controls team includes overseeing and mentoring controls engineers on the daily activities throughout the lifecycle of a material handling project. All aspects of a project are included from order receipt, into design, ordering hardware, test, and field commissioning.

Education:

Typically a 4 year BSEE degree or equal in a related discipline is required.

Knowledge and Experience:

Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles of field of specialization and applies through successful completion of assignments. Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.

Travel: Travel can range anywhere from 25% - 40% depending on the project and may include weekends and some holidays.

Direction of Others:

May provide general guidance or train lower level support staff.

Key Working Relationships:

Primarily intra-organizational contacts and some external contacts.

Requisition ID: 2020-11607

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Mid Level

Travel %: 30

Shift Schedule Display: Standard

External Company URL: http://www.dematic.com

Street: 507 Plymouth Ave NE

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