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.
MTY based - Lead efforts to expand team commissioning expertise towards a life-cycle engineering perspective; including, but not limited to design, drawings, order entry, configuration, visualization and testing.
Ability to partner with remote team members to track progress, success and gaps in personal and project performance.
Ability to identify, align and manage skills and development target goals.
Ensure compliance to local and supported authorities for visa management.
Maintain schedule for individual contributors for direct team, while coordinating with large team to ensure level-loading of team members.
Managing to scope, budget and schedules per SoW request.
Build cross-functional partnerships with regional managers to maintain consistency and standards.
Project support and initiative to push and support high priority demands; including technical support and training as needed.
Understand scope of technical responsibility to support team growth and focus.
Maintain team tools, including but not limited to, laptops, PPE, etc.
Project Delivery :
Continuous monitoring, evaluation and reporting of team status.
Assigns the appropriate technical resources to projects.
Ensuring adherence to standard work and quality processes.
MTY - Participate in cross-functional technical reviews to ensure alignment of technical specifications and customer requirements.
MTY - Participates in design review with sales and solution development for project quotation.
MTY - Reviews solutions development quotes for technical and costing accuracy.
Implements effective engineering methods and provides technical guidance and acts as a resource for engineers.
Workload balancing and forecasts.
Working cross functionally with other disciplines (all Project Execution disc).
Skills gap assessment - looking across multiple projects (could also be Director) - look across a program.
Responsible for approving project schedules and holding teams accountable, review, reject & offer solutions.
Working with internal partners to proactively clear potential project delivery roadblocks.
Issue resolution or conflict resolution.
Ensuring project is going through quality gates / process adherence.
Maintain safety & compliance standards and communication.
Provide resource support and prioritize resources with One Dematic in mind, not at the expense of other projects.
Financial Accountability :
Managing Team and Individual expenses.
Awareness of cost impact of direct vs indirect labor.
Forecasting workload and managing indirect hours.
Awareness of the relationship between Statements of Work and inputted forecasts (ylf).
People Leadership :
Responsible to ensure that engineers are technically trained in order to meet project requirements.
Effectively recruit, onboard, and integrate new hires into team.
Talent development - coaching / mentoring.
Train and / or align training for a rotational onboarding need at several skill levels and key functions.
Supervisory responsibilities include monitoring the performance of your direct engineering team. These responsibilities include making decisions on staffing needs;
disciplinary actions; development and evaluation of work objectives and their effectiveness; and realigning projects and associate’s assignments as necessary.
Provide effective coaching and technical guidance, communicate as necessary with all levels of managements, customers, and subcontractors on program team.
Strategic and Tactical Initiatives / Projects :
Track status, steering committee, report out status.
What We Are Looking For
Required : Bachelor’s Degree (Electrical, Mechanical, Controls).
Advanced degree a plus
Knowledge and Experience :
Minimum of 3-5 years of successful experience in a directly related field. Demonstrated leadership capabilities in current role.
Previous mgt experience not required.
Advocates and recommends change in processes and / or procedures to improve processes, projects and team.
Anticipates trends, problems and enthusiastically searches for resolutions.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
Excellent leadership, teamwork, influencing, mentoring, coaching and interpersonal skills.
Excellent analytical, organization and time management skills.
Effective communication skills including demonstrated stand-up presentation skills, group facilitation and ability to effectively interact with customers.
Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact effectively in a team-based organization and with employees of all levels and backgrounds across all functions.
PC skills with demonstrated knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
Ability to work individually and under minimal supervision to include a mixture of both remote and office environments leading distributed workforce.
Travel up to 50% to the customer site, other Dematic offices or identified locations for meetings, training and business needs.