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Dematic Mechanical Engineering Manager 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.

Dematic is searching for an Mechanical Engineering Manager at our NA Headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI. Come be a part of a team that leads with innovation and passion. You will need to take a self-starter approach and take a can-do attitude to be successful as the Mechanical Engineering Manager. You will complete the definition of complex projects, assign teams and monitor results while performing technical support to marketing, sales, and/or other departments. Ability to assess and carry out completion of projects and performs project organization, definition, planning, implementation and control. You will establish and prepare technical standards, complex technology design theory and procedures. Further job responsibilities include:

  • Successfully defines workflows, jobs, and reporting relationships to obtain optimum effectiveness.

  • Analyzes and understands impact of decisions on business operations.

  • Supports and develops departmental budgets, and business plans for projects.

  • Analyzes technology, resource needs and project timelines, to plan and ensure the success of all projects.

  • Appraises and recommends changes in methods or procedures.

  • Responsible for overall success of a team anywhere between 4-7 direct reports within the distributor engineering and global project engineering departments.

  • Requires travel to customer locations and other Dematic locations when needed (maximum 20% traveling requirement).

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or other related engineering field)

  • At least 5 years' experience with Material Handling Systems

  • At least 5 years' experience in an Engineering leadership role

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree and/or certification

  • Excellent verbal and written skills

  • Strong work ethic and knack to multi-task on a sustained basis

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to solve challenging issues

Requisition ID: 2020-14537

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Mid Level

Shift Schedule Display: Standard

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

Street: 507 Plymouth Ave NE