Job Description

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.
Dematic is currently in need of a Controls Engineer to work on our Over Head Systems team. This position is based in Atlanta, GA and reports to the North American Over Head Systems Lead.

This position will:
+ Develop functional requirements documentation and designs for PLC software and user interfaces.
+ PLC, HMI, and drive system programing, including ancillary hardware such as barcode scanners, scales, etc.
+ Work in conjunction with other company departments and the customer when completing designs. Other departments will include sales, software engineering, manufacturing, and field installation.
+ Provide timely updates to project management and supervisor for progress against scope, schedule and budget.
+ Travel to customer sites for engineering evaluations and inspections. Produce reports and recommendations based on these evaluations and inspections.
+ Assist in installation, testing, and de-bug of electrical components, machine startups, and commissioning.
+ Produce documentation for design basis based on project work scope.
+ Produce documentation for equipment operation, maintenance, vendor equipment, and training based on project requirements.
Required Knowledge and Experience:
+ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Robotics and/or equivalent experience and training
+ 3+ years designing and commissioning of automated material handling systems, including electrical design, PLC, HMI, drive and motion controls
+ Mainly proficient in Beckhoff TwinCat3 PLC programming
+ Experience with AC and DC drive systems, including Lenze and SEW
+ Experience with PLC control networks, such as Ethernet/IP, ControlNet, EtherCAT, Profibus, Profinet, and AS-i Bus
+ Comprehensive knowledge of electrical controls engineering principles, concepts, practices and codes (NEC, UL, CE and NFPA)
+ Ability to travel throughout North America to support project design, installations, sales efforts, and inspections
+ Ability to operate in a team environment and communicate clearly to the intended audience
+ Possess the knowledge and experience to recognize when problems surface or are looming, and proactively bring the correct people together to solve these problems
+ Represent the interests of Dematic OHS COE when dealing with customers and vendors
Software Application Knowledge:
+ Design/Drafting software - AutoCAD (ACAD) or AutoCAD Electrical (ACADE), EPLAN
+ Desk top software- Microsoft Word, Excel, Projects and Outlook
+ Beckhoff TwinCat programming software packages
Ideal Experience:
+ Experience with sortation systems, conveyor systems, overhead systems
+ Servo Motion controls
Requisition ID: 2019-9486
Job Time: Full-Time
Experience Level: Mid Level
Shift Schedule Display: Standard
External Company URL:
Street: Three Alliance Center
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