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.
Support Project Managers in the panning and tracking of time and costs for a project.
Work with Proposal Managers in the estimation of new project schedule.
Work with Project Managers to establish the WBS, assigning durations, dependencies, resources and costs.
Maintain and implement an up-to-date project time schedule and include PM Dematic Q’ gates and project deliverables.
Monitor and track the progress achieved vs planned progress for the various project activities throughout the project life cycle : engineering, procurement, installation, commissioning, testing and ramp-up support.
Identify and anticipate risks of delays. This has to indicate clearly the critical path of activities and any deviations from the plan.
Support the Project Managers in controlling the project deliverables set up by Engineering.
Prepare Progress Monitoring System (Progress figures, unexpected documents revision,..) for all projects KPI (1st priority is to measure delay in engineering to implement / anticipate corrective actions)
Support the Project Managers in analyzing the current status, giving alerts and forecasting possible deviations.
With the Project Managers, proposes recovery plan to meet the baseline schedules.
Support the Project Managers in Claim management in terms of schedule delay from the customer side.
Provides input of OE Entry dates into the Purchasing Plan, based on the schedule analysis.
Work within and ensure full compliance with the PM Dematic guidelines.
Evaluate current procedure and recommend changes to improve the efficiency of planning and scheduling of projects.
What We Are Looking For
Minimum HNC in mechanical or electrical engineering.
Engineering degree desirable.
Proficiency knowledge level of MS Project.
Good knowledge of Excel and Word.
Good English level.
Minimum 10-year experience in project planning.
Initiative (display initiative by being self-confident, taking ownership and acting proactively to make things happen in the organization).
Ability to Learn (able to learn continuously by being open and flexible)
Assertiveness (display assertiveness by adopting a win-win approach to negotiation. Deal with conflict constructively, argue skillfully and put forward sound contributions even in the face of opposition.
Motivation and Inspiration (operating with integrity and demonstrating dynamism. Enthuses and encourages others).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to travel away from home