Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 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.
This Logistics Engineer role requires 1-3 years’ experience working with the application of material handling solutions, including mechanical design and operational considerations.
The Logistics Engineer is an integral part of the proposal team and is involved with presenting the results to Dematic management as well as to the potential customer.
After contract award, the Logistics Engineer is expected to facilitate the transition of the project to the project team.
The position will be required to perform the following duties :
Completes and coordinates the design and estimating of Materials Handling systems.
Has a thorough knowledge of the project specifications and checks all work being performed under his / her direction for adherence to these specifications.
Produces material list of equipment, design of all special devices and Mechanical Engineering pricing.
Solicit, quote, and review costs of equipment and services.
Works with Purchasing to manage the interface relationships with vendors and assists in evaluating the performance of vendors and subcontractors.
Liaises with the client on multiple levels in order to reach an agreed technical design
Provides a check for technical, cost and contracting aspects of quotes and serves as the major contact for intra-company departments and vendors.
Schedules technical reviews and price review meetings.
Keep management apprised of quote status.
Keeps abreast of the latest company and industry-wide concepts, product design and developments, and current costing.
Occasional travel is required in this position. Usually trips are planned and are of short duration. However, requests for travel on short notice may be made and extended travel is sometimes required for project handovers and sales support workshops.
May be exposed to next level or cross functional duties and responsibilities.
May perform pre-sales support activities as needed.
Key Responsibilities :
Performs full range of standard work for the professional field.
Refers complex or unusual problems to others.
Identifies and resolves more complex problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal with most situations.
Responsible for all efforts of concepting and estimating on assigned projects (manage different solution sets and promote effective interaction between other departments).
Assists in the development of proposal drawings.
Typically BS / BA in related discipline or advanced degree. Certification may be required in some areas.
Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization to the successful completion of moderately complex assignments.
Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization.
Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues.
Very good understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.
Proficient with AutoCAD.
Typically, 1-3 years of experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.