Mechanical Installation Manager 3

Job Locations
US-MI-Grand Rapids | US-GA-Atlanta
Job Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Senior Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
1 month ago(11/2/2020 1:56 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, the Dematic global network of 10,000 employees has 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, one of the global leaders in industrial trucks and supply chain solutions, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

Dematic Corp. has an immediate opening for a Regional Installation Manager in our Grand Rapids Office.

Full Mechanical project installation activities including staffing and planning of daily and weekly workload in meeting project milestones for less complex and/or smaller projects. Manages assigned Foremen and crews. Responsible for all mechanical projects, project progress, safety and other required reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. This individual will be responsible for the full lifecycle of installation projects starting with pre-quoting activities through site visits and concept review meetings in order to determine costs. Scheduling sub-contractors, keeping track of equipment inventory and rentals is also a large part of this role


  • Assists with routine equipment trial runs to ensure that it meets specifications and assure equipment is installed to Dematic Standards. Provides assistance with training of subcontractors in the installation of Dematic and other material handling equipment.
  • Performs routine work within technical or paraprofessional area. Identifies problems as they occur and suggests appropriate resolutions.
  • Responsible for interfacing with Project Management, Installation Management, Engineering and customer (at appropriate level) on project issues.
  • Quoting projects, including a pricing review meeting, justifying installation costs, and choosing subcontractors in conjunction with purchasing.
  • Prepare quote packages that include a transmittal letter, drawings, equipment list, customer criteria, scope of work, general overview, and the schedule for the project.
  • Attend weekly project review meetings, track financials, and contact and update the sub-contractors on a weekly basis.
  • Make site visits occasionally to help with commissioning if needed and enforce safety and quality standards.
  • Responsible for completion of equipment run-in and reporting readiness of segments for commissioning via signed Installation Pre-commissioning Documents.
  • Ordering all consumables, air piping supplies, equipment rentals and other resources required for project execution.
  • Attend post project meetings to recommend design or concept changes if problems arose during the installation process.
  • Forecasting monthly installation costs, and updating the installation management tool and PMC tool.


Key Working Relationships:

Contacts are primarily with immediate manager and others in the group, including installation subcontractors.

What We Are Looking For


  • Five years (minimum) experience in troubleshooting mechanical equipment. Successful candidates must have some working experience with material handling equipment. Service experience with AGVS, AS/RS, or conveyors is highly prized.
  • Must be willing to travel on short notice and spend up to 50% of the time traveling.
  • Must be willing to be on call and travel accordingly.
  • Willingness to work weekends, holidays and off shifts.
  • Must be able to write concise, clear, and complete trip reports in the time frame required according to Dematic procedures.
  • Must have knowledge in the use of personal computers for word processing, data base functions and communications. Understanding personal computer hardware setup and software configuration required.


Typically an Associate's degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred. HS diploma or equivalent required. Specialized skill training/certification may be required.

Knowledge and Experience:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of a technical or specialty area. Generally, up to 10 years of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.


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