Project Manager (Automation Warehousing) - Home based

13 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Dematic is a global leader providing a comprehensive range of intelligent intralogistics and materials handling solutions. With a global knowledge network of more than 4300 highly skilled logistics professionals, Dematic is able to provide its customers a unique perspective in world class materials handling solution design. Our commitment to product and solution R&D combined with manufacturing plants in the US, Europe, China and Australia ensures Dematic has the range and capability to provide reliable, flexible, cost effective solutions globally. Our tremendous track record of success has led to the development and implementation of more than 5000 world class integrated systems for a customer base including some of the world's biggest companies. We are now looking to add to our existing project management team, with an experienced warehousing project manager. Purpose of the role: To manage individual or multiple projects; for different customers across a number of sites simultaneously through to end of the warranty period, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, to the agreed scope and meet the customers’ agreed specification and Dematic’s quality expectations . Key responsibilities: To manage any number of individual projects, for different customers, on different sites, simultaneously To ensure that all contracts are completed on time, within budget, to the agreed scope and that they meet customers’ agreed specification and Dematic’s quality expectations Issue weekly and monthly reports to inform the Company of progress against budget and programme, listing any cost variations, identifying significant problem areas and with updated payment schedule. This report has to follow Dematic’s agreed standard format Maintain good control over the cost development of the contract and give accurate predictions of over or under spending. Use the Dematic cost monitor sheet to present this information Deal with the customer on all contractual matters, including claim management with office support as necessary Maintain and implement an up to date project time schedule; this has to indicate clearly the critical path of activities and any deviations from plan Co-ordinate and check all technical interfaces and activities. Ensure design meets contract requirements, with office engineering support as necessary Co-ordinate the specification of, and trigger procurement of equipment, products and services together with appropriate departments Initiate creation and issue of documentation to customers with office support Co-ordinate and ensure customer training is completed with office support Remain the focal point for the customer to the end of the warranty period Produce invoice schedules and ensure that the customer is correctly invoiced throughout the project Create appropriate handover documentation Obtain signed handover of contracts Make sure that the site (and site office, if appropriate) are kept safe and tidy and that the site reflects Dematic’s image as a top quality, professional company. Ensure complete compliance with all site rules and regulations; Dematic, Customer, Principle Contractor and so on as appropriate Management of all personnel on site including sub-contractors Production of RAMS, issue Health and Safety Policy, issue hazard and risk analysis, compliance with CDM and any other regulations with office support Ensure all RAMS are reviewed and logged Assist during selling stage, usually when contract is close to being awarded To assist in the preparation of detailed specifications, clarification of the customers’ requirements, and defining Dematic scope of supply To ensure detailed test and commissioning plans are generated Overall co-ordination of delivery of all materials to site Acceptance of quality of all sub-contract work To be successful in this highly influential and business critical role, you will be an experienced project manager within awarehousing / engineering; have an HNC or equivalent in mechanical or electrical engineering; an ability to travel extensively to sites and the desire to join a dynamic and progressing project management team and company Please note: this is a home based role with travel to site based projects (some overseas) as required) This job was originally posted as