Dematic is a global engineering company that provides a comprehensive range of intelligent warehouse logistics and materials handling solutions. With a global knowledge network of more than 4,000 skilled logistics professionals, Dematic is able to provide customers with a unique perspective in world-class materials handling solution design. Our commitment to solution development, combined with engineering centers and manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, ensures Dematic has the range and capability to provide reliable, flexible, cost-effective solutions globally. Our successful track record has led to the development and implementation of more than 5,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium, and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors. Dematic generates a global business volume of approximately $1.3 billion.
Dematic Corp. has a need at our Corporate office in Grand Rapids, MI for experienced Electrical Engineers. The ideal candidates will have experience working in the material handling industry. Candidates must have the below qualifications:
Candidates must have current, hands-on experience with Programmable Controllers. Five or more years of experience is preferred.
Expertise in the latest Allen-Bradley Logix or Schneider Electric (Modicon) is preferred. However, other PLC platforms will be considered as well.
Experience in HMI/SCADA programming is beneficial (Iconics, Wonderware, RSView, WinCC).
Candidates must demonstrate a working understanding of design, layout and use of current networks such as devicenet, profibus, ASi, Ethernet.
Candidates should have current experience with the rigors of on-site startup/commissioning.
Candidates should have the capability to develop and/or follow a project plan knowing the importance of setting and meeting milestone dates.
Design work is required. The ability to work proficiently within the ACADE environment will be beneficial when being considered as a candidate.
All PLC controls industrial experience will be considered. However working with material handling carton or tote conveying systems is a plus.
Experience in writing descriptions of operations and development of controls based physical layouts is expected.
Willingness to work weekends, overtime and to travel is a must. 35% ~ 40% travel is to be expected.
Candidate should possess a willingness to work from high heights and work using lifts.
Job Family Responsibilities:
Completes the design of complex systems that integrate hardware and software. Completes complex material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Completes recommendations for ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction. Performs complex technical interchange and knowledge transfer for both processes and application of products to system design.
Performs full range of standard work for the professional field. Refers complex, unusual problems to others. Identifies and resolves more complex problems and applies problem-solving skills in order to deal with most situations.
Typically BS/BA in related discipline or advanced degree. Certification may be required in some areas.
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Demonstrates knowledge of organizations business practices and issues. Typically 5-8 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable
Direction of Others:
Provide general guidance or train support and/or professional staff.
Key Working Relationships:
Primarily intra-organizational contacts and external contacts