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Dematic Installation Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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 around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, 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.

Position Summary:

An Installation Continuous Improvement Engineer’s focus should be on making changes to installation tools & processes as well as manufactured equipment to increase installation efficiency and reduce rework. In order to identify opportunities for improvement, significant time will be spent on project sites monitoring installation activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Installation Quality Lead to suggest product improvements that will in turn improve installation quality and decrease time to install

  • Develop business cases for new products and improvements, including cost and time savings analysis

  • Work with installation training manager to develop documentation and roll out plan as required for change management

  • Use Engineering principles such as CAD models and drawings to design Holistic Equipment that increases quality and ease of installation

  • Work independently to have prototypes created by outside vendors and tested at installation sites

  • Record and report the results of prototyped equipment installations

  • Collaborate with either Sustaining Engineering or R&D to transition prototyped parts into standardized, released drawings

  • Work in cooperation to increase the quality of installation project drawings provided by applications engineering as well as work with site installation crews to answer questions related to project drawing content.

  • Assist in maintaining & developing commissioning checklists


Minimum High School Diploma

Preferably BS in engineering (Mechanical, Civil or Electrical)

Minimum 3 years of experience in the Material Handling Industry or Construction Industry

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must be able to conduct analysis, interpret data & facilitate group activities directed towards process and/or product change

  • Must be able to manage and interact effectively with diverse groups

  • Must have extensive experience in Microsoft Excel & data manipulation/analysis

  • Must be proficient in AutoCAD and have a basic understanding of Maestro

  • Must be able to present high-level ideas to management and installation supervisors

Direction of Others:

May provide expert advice, training, and technical assistance to support staff and other employees.

Key Working Relationships:

Represents the organization as a prime internal contact and possibly a key external contact.

Requisition ID: 2021-16205

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Mid Level

Travel %: 50

Shift Schedule Display: Standard

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

Street: 507 Plymouth Ave NE