Dematic is a leading supplier of integrated automated technology, software and services to optimize the supply chain. Dematic employs over 6,000 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.
Dematic Corp. is looking for a Simulation Engineer. The preferred location isin ourAtlanta, GAoffice. Other office locations available are Milwaukee,WI; Salt Lake City, UT; Grand Rapids, 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 Dematics business.
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
A BSIE, BSISE or related equivalent is required. MSIE, MSISE or related equivalent is a desirable.
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
Please see job description for required skills.