Dematic Electrical Foreman 1 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Electrical Foreman 1

  • Functional Area: Project Management

  • Location: USA - MI - Grand Rapids

  • Req ID: 51933

  • Job Type: Regular

  • Job Time: Full-Time

  • Experience Level: Mid Level

  • Required Education: High School Diploma

  • Required Travel %: 100.00

Company Description:

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located across the globe. Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services, and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

Job Description:

Dematic Corp. is looking for an Electrical Foreman 1 to join our Installation team. Below are the qualifications and requirements for the position.


  • Minimum 2 years of experience and knowledge in installing and/or maintaining conveyor equipment

  • Willing to travel extensively for long periods of time within continental US.

  • Experience in motor and control wiring layout, component pre-assembly, conduit installation (emt and grs), wireway and cable tray installation, wire pulling and terminations.

  • Ability to troubleshoot basic control and motor wiring circuit problems.

  • Experience in I/O checkout to PLC of completed motor and control wiring circuits.

  • Ability to read and comprehend engineered drawings and schematics.

  • Must possess a working knowledge of the NEC with ability to pass a state journeyman’s exam; current license holder preferred.

  • Must possess a high degree of safety awareness.

  • Self-motivated; results oriented; task oriented.

  • Ability to help lead less experienced locally hired personnel.

  • Good communicator and willing to take direction.

  • Some computer experience preferred; basic emailing, spreadsheet input and report input.

  • Ability to travel 100% of time, including internationally.

Job Family Responsibilities:

Reports to the Installation Department and provide jobsite installation support with the goal of completing assigned tasked with focus on quality and within planned hours and budget.

Fully competent in conveyor layout, preassembly, installation; Header and structural steel installation; Detailing; Air Piping: Pre-commissioning; Strong leadership skills; Strong planning and coordination skills with attention to detail; Good communications skills. Proficient in safe operation of fork trucks and carry deck crane

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to take direction from supervisor in assigning tasks to be completed by crew.

  • Ability to plan work for a larger crew on more complex projects and provide training/direction as well as daily goals for crew.

  • Ability to evaluate progress against goals.

  • Ability to identify productivity improvements and quantify for supervision.

  • Must be very safety conscious and provide safety leadership for assigned workers


High School or equivalent preferred

General Requirements:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.