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Dematic Project Manager in Holland, Michigan

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 Project Manager is responsible for managing the overall teams and project items for automation projects. This position will develop and manage multiple, concurrent project plan schedules while monitoring projects daily to track progress against the work plan schedules. This position also identifies any risks, communicates those out to internal and external teams and follows-up on issues throughout the implementation of the project. The Project Manager will also be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the financial performance of the project.


  • Managing the overall project management process

  • Act as main customer contact throughout the project

  • Developing project plans and managing multiple, concurrent plans

  • Holding regular status meetings and documenting project status

  • Completing and submitting internal and external status reports

  • Notifying team members of their deliverables and due dates

  • Proactively communicating information needed by team members to complete their tasks

  • Participating in customer meetings

  • Identifying, documenting, and tracking issues, risks, and dependencies

  • Seeking out, implementing, and documenting problem resolutions

  • Identifying and implementing process improvements

  • Following-up on open issues and action items to ensure they are resolved

  • Ensuring that Dematic leadership has a comprehensive understanding of projects, timelines, dependencies, etc.

  • Supporting business development efforts, as requested

  • This position may include any other duties assigned by the company

  • Travel as business needs require - 25%

Knowledge/Skills Preferred:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently

  • Ability to understand information quickly, derive insight, synthesize information clearly and concisely, and devise solutions

  • Inclination to take ownership of assigned projects and initiatives and independently drive for results

  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization within and outside of the company

  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills

  • Strong meeting facilitation skills

  • Demonstrated self-confidence, honesty and integrity

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Office and ERP system

  • Excellent Negotiation Skills

Experience/Degree Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in Business, Finance, Engineering, or related field

  • 2+ years of project management experience

  • Prior experience managing people or processes

  • Experience in project management, product development lifecycle, or process management

  • Experience managing automation projects that include (but are not limited to): automated guided vehicles, automated storage and retrieval systems, conveyor systems, warehouse management software, etc.

Requisition ID: 2020-11995

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Mid Level

Shift Schedule Display: Standard

External Company URL: http://www.dematic.com

Street: 11818 James St