Optimization Consultant Lead

Job Locations
US-WI-Wauwatosa | US-NY-Rochester | US-UT-Salt Lake City | US-MI-Grand Rapids | US-Any Location
Solution Development
Job Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Education Level
Bachelors Degree
Travel %
Shift Schedule
1st / Morning
Posting Date
2 months ago(9/18/2020 12:15 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

In partnership with sales, the Optimization Consultant Lead is responsible for evaluation, proposal, and winning new audit opportunities. Once the audit is awarded, responsible for leading the execution of the audit team including the generation of the report with solutions for recommendations. Working closely with the customer to coordinate efforts and lead the presentation and discussion of the findings. The Optimization Consultant Lead will also develop creative and competitive solutions to meet a client’s needs, and is expected to lead the proposal team in its efforts both on a customer site and in the delivery of recommended solutions, as well as be prepared to present the results to Dematic management and the potential customer.


Job Family Specific Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Consultants to perform complex audits of customer systems to improve their overall system effectiveness.Works on projects with varying degrees of complexity that integrate hardware and software. Audits in-house, on-site, and wrap-up activities.
  • Prepares the audit team in gathering materials to understand customer equipment and software including original specifications and obsolescence.
  • Leads the audit team on-site in completing tasks to analyze customers' operations, compares that to Dematic and industry standards and develops recommendations business requirements and application objectives; develops an application design in products to meet customers' needs.
  • Performs complex technical interchange and knowledge transfer for both processes and application of products to system design.
  • Conducts periodic status checks with customer and team to assess progress against plan.
  • Estimates time frames, quality and quantity of resources required to successfully implement complex project; develops project plan incorporating all project variables.
  • Prepares weekly status reports on all project activities.
  • May perform pre-sales support activities as needed.

What We Are Looking For


  • Ability to concept solutions and for Dematic's current and legacy systems. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft products (Word, Excel, etc.). Advanced presentatation skills.
  • 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


  • Experince with leading, motivating, and coordinating activities of a proposal team
  • Ability to determine requirements from customers while selling our ideas
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in opportunity qualification and solution design
  • Willingness and demonstrated ability to stay current with the latest material handling concepts
  • Success in managing numerous opportunities and deadlines
  • Proven ability to reliably forecast and report on the status of proposals


  •  Typically BS/BA in related discipline or advanced degree. 


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