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Dematic Controls Systems Engineer-- Night Shift in Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

Dematic is hiring for a Controls Systems Engineer at our Indianapolis, IN facility. The successful candidate will have some experience or exposure working on automated material handling solutions. This includes controls design and machine control with an understanding of warehouse control software and operational considerations. This role would be responsible for troubleshooting and implementing changes to a highly automated material handling system.This role will be working on night shift / 10 hour shifts / 4 days on - 4 days off.

Essential Role and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot complex system issues and implement Recommends ideas related to productivity improvement, cost reduction and improvement in customer satisfaction

  • Performscomplex technical interchange and knowledge transfer for both processes and application of products to system design

  • Coordinates all controls and engineering input necessary to troubleshoot and maintain a high level of system uptime.

  • Maintains a complete set of project engineering records on all assignments

  • Understands and follows company, department and project procedures, work instructions and practices

  • Manage lifecycle of client issues by creating, responding, troubleshooting, communicating, and resolving product related Incidents and Problems

  • Install, configure, optimize and maintain OS, software and databases

  • Provide on-call, and on-site support when required, to resolve issues or assist with system migrations, upgrades, deployments or after hours support.

  • Create and maintain scripts used for troubleshooting, repair and maintenance actions

  • Design and contributes to SOPs, tools and knowledge base articles.

  • Troubleshoot java code, identify bugs, and prepare patches and hot fixes.

Desired Characteristics

  • Maintain frequent communication with customer to ensure resolution and proper follow-up, leading to strong customer satisfaction

  • Strong problem/resolution solving skills

  • An analytical mindset

  • Flexible to adapt to same-day and next-day changes to project support

  • A commitment to engineering excellence

  • Effectively communicate and partner with teammates and colleagues

  • Efficient time management and organization skills

  • Capable of project management and handling multiple priorities

  • Broad knowledge of controls and software automation

  • Very good understanding of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of automated systems

  • Basic understanding of organization's business practices and issues

  • Good understanding of the application of electrical controls

  • Very good understanding of Microsoft Office applications

  • Experienced with programming a variety of PLC’s

  • J2EE foundation

  • Unix/Linux system administration and scripting (preferred)

  • Networking

  • MS Windows Server (2003, 2008 or 2012) administration (preferred)

  • Tomcat Web Servers (preferred)

  • Knowledge of warehouse operations a plus

Qualification Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years’ experience working with the application of material handling solutions

  • Willingness to travel 10 - 20%

  • 1-4 years Java development experience (or education)

  • Proven experience meeting deadlines

  • Demonstration of previous independent project work

  • 1-4 years of SQL database experience (or education

Requisition ID: 2020-13963

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Mid Level

Shift Schedule Display: 2nd / Evening

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Street: 1555 S Harding St