Site Manager

Job Locations
US-WI-Wauwatosa | US-Any Location | US-TX-Dallas
Project Management
Job Type
Job Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Education Level
Technical Degree/Certification
Travel %
Shift Schedule
Posting Date
1 week ago(1/6/2021 3:44 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 is looking to fill a Site Manager position that is 100% travel and serves as the full-time on-site lead responsible for coordination of on-site construction, installation, and commissioning activities associated with the implementation of a Material Handling System. The Primary Objective of this position is to ensure that the on-site activities are performed in accordance with project drawings and specifications and Dematic standards are in compliance with project schedule.  We provide the opportunity to travel home.  The role can be remote or located nearby a field office throughout North America.

Primary Duties:

  • The Site Manager will have temporary residence close to the job site and will work full-time on the job site from beginning of installation through Customer acceptance.
  • As directed by the Project Manager, this position will coordinate all on-site activity of Dematic personnel and of Dematic subcontractors and serve as the primary point of contact between these activities and the Customer. This position will coordinate with the Installation Supervisor and conduct frequent reviews of all on-site work and immediately report all problems and potential schedule issues to the Installation Supervisor and Project Manager.
  • Monitor resource levels and requirements and coordinate working hours for all Dematic personnel and subcontractors. Report any resource or personnel issues immediately to the Project Manager.
  • Coordinate commissioning, system integration, and acceptance testing to include coordination of test product and resources. Coordinate rate tests, pre-acceptance dry run testing, and participate in acceptance testing with/for the Customer. Prepares and maintains detailed records and result reports for all testing activities. Will be intimately familiar with the testing requirements and effectively communicate testing requirements and schedules to the project team and Customer.
  • Maintain and manage the overall system "punch list" containing all outstanding known problems. Coordinate with the project team to ensure timely completion, verification, and close out/sign off of all punch list items. Communicate punch list status to the team on a daily basis and include with the site summary report or as required by the Project Manager.
  • Maintain a daily site log and issue a consolidated daily summary report to the Project Manager covering progress of on-site work. Contents of this report are to be coordinated and discussed with the team prior to final submittal to ensure report consistency
  • Assist the Installation supervisor with the monitoring of on-site work Dematic contracted subcontractors and ensure that work is performed in accordance with Dematic drawings, specifications, and standards and in compliance with applicable building codes, environmental regulations, and safety requirements.
  • Promptly call for engineering assistance on unusual or difficult problems.
  • Monitor receipt of spare parts, and prepare post project report and account for all spare parts used during installation.
  • In coordination with the Installation Supervisor, monitor job site for safety and report any safety concerns to both the Installation Supervisor and the Project Manager

What We Are Looking For

Knowledge, skill, and abilities:

  • Trade school graduate or two year Associates Degree in a Mechanical, Electrical, or Mechanical Technician program. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is preferred.
  • Must be willing to travel on short notice and spend the major part of the time on a job site. May be continuously away from home for several months. Some Saturday, Sunday, and shift
    work is required.
  • Five years (minimum) experience in on-site supervision of construction work or the installation and start-up of Material Handling, machine tools, or production equipment is required.
  • Experience in installing one or more AGVS, AS/RS, Unit Sortation Systems, and Package Handling Conveyors is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of on-site construction practice, subcontracting practice, building codes, environmental regulations, and safety requirements is required.
  • Must have mechanical and electrical aptitude. Must be knowledgeable of practice and standards for electrical power wiring for machinery and for control wiring.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints.
  • Must be able to act calmly in stressful situations and work under limited supervision. Must be capable of effectively interacting with Installers, Engineers, Customers, Customer Agents, General Contractors.
  • Must be able to write concise, clear, and complete trip reports.


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