Site Supervisor (Mechanical)
Egemin Automation
3d ago

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 across the globe.

Dematic has implemented more than 4,500 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, 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.

The Role

The numbers size and complexity of the projects undertaken continues to grow, and therefore we are looking to add to our installations team with an additional installations supervisor.

Primary role is to supervise the mechanical sub-contractor(s) and be responsible for the mechanical installation up to and including throughput testing with regard to progress, programme and cost

Secondary Role is to supervise all aspects of site when required / as requested.

  • Effective overall management of all mechanical installation activities to ensure completion, with minimal snags, by the agreed time scales to the current regulations / standards and to the satisfaction of the client
  • Ensure site rules are observed by Dematic employees and its sub-contractors
  • Liaise with the Project Manager on the specific requirements of the contract
  • To be pro-active in ensuring that the work being carried out is to the Dematic standard
  • Understand and exceed the customer’s needs by logging and demonstrating a reducing list of issues
  • To assist the Company with Process / Quality Improvements; to continuously improve installation / site activities and methodologies
  • To ensure the completion of mechanical installation within, or to an improved, budget whilst highlighting and managing potential day-works or prolongation
  • To assist the H&S advisor to ensure that safe systems of work are employed at all times on site to achieve zero accidents
  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships both internally and externally which support business growth objectives
  • To produce, issue and close out snagging lists and ensure completion by the mechanical sub-contractor in a timely manner, i.
  • e. before pre-commissioning concludes

  • To continually maintain the check sheets to ensure a complete installation to the quality expected
  • To mark up the mechanical drawings (including any existing or original drawings) with any modifications, check the drawings and ensure that these are transmitted back to the office and issued to the Documentation Department
  • Assist in the tender process for mechanical installation on a contract to ensure a satisfactory standard
  • To liaise directly with the nominated Lead Controls Design Engineer, the Client and any Third Party supplier for technical advice
  • Comply with Company Policy as defined in the Staff Handbook and the Company Health & Safety Manual
  • You may be required to undertake informal on-the-job’ training as requested
  • You may be asked to carry out other duties not listed here but considered to be within your capability / capacity
  • Additional tasks associated with (but not exclusive to) the role of Site Supervisor

  • Overall responsibility for health and safety and act as safety representative on site
  • Write and distribute a weekly progress report of site activities and highlight any potential delays to the issued project programme
  • Ensure completeness, against the issued project programme, of mechanical areas prior to commissioning commencing
  • Create and maintain a team ethos
  • Collate and record sub-contractor Method Statements / Risk Assessments
  • Attend client co-ordination meetings as required
  • Hold weekly sub-contractor co-ordination meetings to ensure good progress is being made
  • Co-ordinate sub-contract workforce and materials for the project
  • What We Are Looking For

    To be successful in this highly business crtitical role you will have a proven track record of site supervision / site management (ideally) within a warehousing environment.

    Coupled with this you will have :

  • Must be used to working with sub-contractors
  • Must have the ability to man manage
  • Educated to City & Guilds standard in a mechanical discipline
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • IOSH Certificate or similar
  • Clean UK Driving Licence
  • Ability to work at height
  • MEWP’s Certificate (desirable)
  • First Aid Certificate (desirable)
  • Fork Lift Truck License (desirable)
  • Please note due to the nature of the role and locations of the warehouses substantial travel an over night stays are required

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