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.
Position Description:The Project Coordinator is an experienced and seasoned mechanical, controls or software engineer who has good general knowledge of both IS and PS project life cycle implementation. The Project Coordinator will be assigned and report within the NA Project Management Group.
Project assignments will be determined by the Project Management and Solutions Development Managers. Projects requiring a Project Coordinator, participation shall include but shall not be limited to projects which are:
Highly complex, IS or PS projects
Large IS or PS Projects
IS or PS projects which incorporate new technologies.
IS or PS projects with very aggressive schedules.
The Project Coordinator will complete at least two project life cycles, before being considered for potential advancement within or external to Project Management.Project Life Cycle Tasks/Responsibilities
Typical tasks and activities could include, but are not limited to, the following during the project life cycle:
Solutions Development Phase
Assigned to projects by Solution Development Manager/Project Management System Engineering Manager.
Attends sales to Concept/Estimating turnover meeting.
Participate in Concept development, and bring in AE or Development to assist SD in concept definitions.
Create or provide input in creation of SDO for inclusion in final proposal, and for use by the Solution Development and Estimating group.
Call concept technical reviews as maybe required with participants from Application Engineering, Solution Development, Installation, Development/R&D and Sales through the course of the solution development/concept life cycle. Validate technical solutions vs. customer specifications including product to be handled vs. equipment utilized, operational rates, equipment rates, etc.
Work with the assigned Project Manager to develop the proposal project schedule and milestones.
Evaluate and provide input into the creation of the project cash flow analysis.
Work with the assigned Project Manager to identify potential project risks, inclusive of mitigation plans.
Work with Purchasing to indentify resale requirements and evaluate resale quotes received.
Review proposal documentation for completeness, accuracy and validate that content addresses all customer functional requirements and scope. Compare pricing/estimates to defined scope including SDO to validate completeness and alignment.
Provide technical support during the customer sales presentation as maybe required.
With the assigned Project Manager, call the pre-sales Post Mortem review meeting to evaluate the project solution, pricing and proposal phase of the project. Capture lessons learned and document back to the various stakeholders.
If project sale is successful, summarize all proposal documentation, alternates, etc. in anticipation of the Sales/Project turnover so that the application team will have clear definition of the final as sold scope.
Project Application Phase
With the assigned Project Manager and Project Sales Person, call and conduct the sales/project turnover meeting.
Provide knowledge transfer for all aspects of the project from the Solution Development/Sales phase to the application group.
With the assigned Project Manager call/conduct the Project Planning and Coordination meeting.
With assigned Project Manager, call technical review meetings prior to key milestones, including release of mechanical system layouts, creation of System Functional Specification (software), controls DO creation, etc.
In conjunction with the Project Manager, and application engineering, develop and finalize system commissioning plan.
In conjunction with the Project Manager, develop and finalized the in-house testing and acceptance plan (if applicable) and final system acceptance test plan.
Observe in-house emulation testing, and validate system functionality and site readiness of emulated subsystems.
Monitor and drive deliverables, internal and external. Example, mechanical layout drawings to installation, controls layouts and cabinet drawings to installation, etc.
Project Installation Phase
Conduct engineering site turnover meeting to installation.
As may be required, assume the role of Site Project Manager:
Become direct on site customer liaison/interface
Become liaison between Dematic and other site contractors
Monitor project site progress against schedule
Coordinate with the site installation supervisor and Dematic GR expediting for site material requirements.
Manage and monitor progress of Dematic Subcontractors at site.
Monitor installation quality and coordin
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