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Mechanical Engineer at Dematic Corp in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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, Dematic’s global network of 8,000 employees have 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, a global leader in industrial trucks, supply chain solutions and related services, and a leading provider of warehouse automation.


  • Support Modernization and Upgrades on existing material handling systems.

  • Perform site audits to collect required data.

  • Support the installation of mechanical upgrades.

  • Provide detailed layouts and documentation for all modernization scopes.

  • Create Purchase Requests and Parts Order Entry.

  • Drive activities related to ensuring new equipment is built to specification.

  • Provide technical support for Estimating, Sales, Engineering, and Field Operations.

  • Work hours as project needs dictate.

  • Travel approximately 25 percent can be expected to commission and support projects; including occasional weekends and holidays.

  • Complete assigned training courses as required.

  • Works with team members and customers to solve problems on-site.


  • BS in Engineering or related field, or 5 years of experience in the field may be considered. BS in Mechanical Engineering is preferred.

  • Mechanical equipment operation or ability to learn to maintain and repair material handling systems

  • Knowledge of CAD design software including AutoCad

  • Familiarization with Computer Systems and Technologies.

  • Ability to solve complex design issues and implement effective and cost-efficient solutions.

  • Proven communications skills, flexibility and willingness to work as part of a team of solution-oriented professionals.

  • Organization, analytical, reasoning and problem solving

  • Maintaining accurate and detailed records

  • Understanding and following directions

  • Working under pressure, meeting inflexible deadlines, and maintaining composure

  • May provide technical assistance to support staff and other employees.

    Represents the organization as an internal contact and possibly a key external contact.