Engineering Manager

Dematic Corp. Grand Rapids , MI 49504

Posted 4 weeks ago

Company Overview

Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 7,000 skilled logistics professionals to serve its customers globally, with engineering centers and manufacturing facilities located around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Dematic is a member of KION Group, a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions. Across more than 100 countries worldwide, the KION Group designs, builds and supports logistics solutions that optimize material and information flow within factories, warehouses and distribution centers. The company is the largest manufacturer of industrial trucks in Europe, the second-largest producer of forklifts globally and a leading provider of warehouse automation.

The Role

Dematic Corp has an immediate need for an Engineering Manager in Solution Development at our Grand Rapids, MI office. This position will report directly to the Sr. Director, Solution Development NA. The Solution Development Engineering Manager will supervise the Solution Development Group's Solution Design Team comprised of Controls or Mechanical Engineers. The successful candidate will have 5-8 years' experience leading engineers on large scale projects in the material handling industry.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • Provides direction and guidance to the Solution Development Team in all aspects of Dematic's solutions.

  • Evaluates new opportunities and makes assignments based on area of expertise and workload.

  • Manages by designing/implementing processes that provide high level of customer satisfaction at effective cost.

  • Develops and manages budget, KPIs, Objectives, and Key Results.

  • Demonstrates the ability to build credibility and confidence with a wide variety of leaders including internal stakeholders, customers and vendors and be a trusted advisor.

  • Demonstrates understanding and application of supervisory approaches for work direction, motivation, performance management, and disciplinary action.

  • Demonstrates the ability to innovate and create strategies that significantly improve practices that enable the organization to achieve business and technical results.

  • Demonstrates the ability and experience working effectively in a self-directed, proactive, results-oriented, complex, fast paced environment across all levels.

  • Demonstrates experience in driving initiatives, while holding teams accountable for results and ensuring continuous improvement.

  • Models our Values of Integrity, Collaboration, Courage, and Excellence.

What We Are Looking For


  • Bachelor's Degree required. Masters strongly preferred.

  • 8+ years of logistics and automation experience, with 5+ years of direct applicable management experience.

  • Must be extremely knowledgeable with the interworking of a Distribution Center.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including an ability to communicate with the senior leadership team, customers, and internal stakeholders.

  • Proficient with AutoCAD and 3D Design preferred.

  • Willingness to travel 15 25%.

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Engineering Manager

Dematic Corp.