Simulation Engineer

Job Locations
US-GA-Peachtree Corners | US-GA-Atlanta | US-WI-Wauwatosa | US-Any Location | US-UT-Salt Lake City | US-TX-Austin | US-MI-Grand Rapids | US-MI-Southfield
Job Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
2 days ago(7/7/2020 1:52 PM)

Company Overview

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.

The Role

Dematic Corp. is looking for a Simulation Engineer. The preferred location is in our Atlanta, GA office. Other office locations available are Milwaukee, WI; Salt Lake City, UT; Grand Rapids, MI; Detroit, MI and Austin, TX. The successful candidate will have 5 or more years’ experience developing simulation models and working on simulation projects; have a broad knowledge of manufacturing and material handling systems; will understand automated material handling systems, warehouse control systems, mechanical controls systems and distribution center operations; and have a formal academic training in Simulation Modeling and Analysis. Knowledge of AutoMod, FlexSim or Demo3D is desirable, experience with other simulation software is necessary.


Essential Role and Responsibilities

  • Works on simulation model development on medium to large-sized simulation projects.
  • Works with others on project timelines and resources to successfully implement complex projects.
  • Conducts periodic status checks with customer and team to assess progress against plan. Helps perform re-forecasts of project variables as necessary throughout the project.
  • May perform pre-sales support activities as needed.
  • Designs and develops accurate and valid computer-based models of manufacturing and/or material handling systems made up of package conveyor, pallet conveyor, automatic guided vehicles, and automated storage and retrieval systems.
  • Constructs simulation models that conform to approved modeling standards.
  • Completes projects on time and within budget.
  • Performs data collection and preparation of model specifications.
  • Analyzes and interprets simulation results.
  • Helps to oversee projects for quality, schedule, and budget adherence.
  • Uses sound business judgment and discretion when working with customers and their information.
  • Helps to develop customer presentations.
  • Clearly communicates complex principles, ideas, and concepts.
  • Skillfully uses verbal communication to build customer confidence and understanding.
  • Attends industry conferences, seminars, etc., and reads trade journals to stay current of current/future operating strategies and technologies as they relate to Dematic’s business.

What We Are Looking For

Technical Knowledge and Skills

  • 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, and contributes to problem resolution of those issues
  • Very good understanding of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient with AutoCAD and 3D Design preferred
  • Good understanding of mechanical design principles

Qualification Requirements

  • A BSIE, BSISE or related equivalent is required. MSIE, MSISE or related equivalent is a desirable.
  • AutoMod experience required
  • Advanced degree may be substituted for experience, where applicable.
  • Typically 5-8 years of successful experience developing simulation models and working on simulation projects.
  • Experience with AutoMod, FlexSim or Demo3D strongly preferred. Experience with discrete event simulation software required.


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