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Construction Project Estimation Manager

Company: Dematic
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary: The successful candidate will have 10 or more years' experience working with the mechanical and electrical installation of material handling solutions. This candidate needs a good understanding of how the overall solution is managed from the initial schedule, planning, mobilization, rentals, supervision, and materials required to perform the installation. This position is based in Grand Rapids, MI (however, the right candidate may be able to work 90% remotely) Job Responsibilities: --- Represent Installation in all phases of early project planning with particular focus on cost, technical detail, and schedule. --- Identify and communicate risk associated with NUD's (New, Unique, or Difficult) as they pertain to Installation execution. --- Partner with SD (Solutions Development) to refine tools and processes used to accurately define project cost. --- Partner with execution teams (Program Management and Engineering) to drive alignment and consistency into the process. --- Partner with Installation teams to identify causes of overruns and opportunities to mitigate future reoccurrences (conduct project post-mortems and track overrun causes) --- Maintain a database with all details on upcoming projects and prepare notes for discussion at ROC (Regional Operating Committee) and GOC (Global Operating Committee) meetings. --- Keep Directors and VP informed on all upcoming project cost reviews. Key Responsibilities: --- Lead the Installation team responsible for reviewing all project quotes to ensure they align with team capability and capacity. --- Keep Installation Business Units (Amazon, Portfolio A, and Portfolio B) fully appraised of upcoming projects and any concerns regarding the budget, timeline, location, or technical difficulty. --- Work closely with Solutions Development, Engineering, and Program Management to drive accuracy and continuous improvement into the estimating process. --- Track and ensure team staff attend all technical and pricing reviews and maintain and share details of finding and agreements

What we offer:

Career Development

We are here to support you for the entirety of your Dematic career. From a fast start of learning Dematic's history and foundational training to succeed in your role to leadership development programs, technical training and certifications, and Career Navigator to identify challenging new opportunities, our goal is to help you grow beyond your borders.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits
Our attractive and market competitive total rewards packages are designed to reward high performance and to assist in managing your personal and family needs. Dematic offers robust packages based on employment status and national requirements.

Pay Transparency

Dematic is committed to pay transparency. As such, Dematic will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

However, Dematic will still maintain confidentiality of your pay information. Employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Dematic, or (c) consistent with Dematic's legal duty to furnish information.

Global Opportunities

As a global company, our employees are exposed to different ideas and perspectives from around the world. We offer international assignments for qualified employees and wherever possible, we offer flexible working hours and modern workspace design.

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Tasks and Qualifications:


Typically a bachelor's degree and 10 years' experience.

Other Skills:
Excellent communication & language skills.
Capacity to analyze as executed data and recommend changes to future estimates.
Good knowledge of EXCEL, and Maestro (preferred, not required)
Solid technical background in logistics systems, related to Mechanical and Electrical Installation.
Team Player with strong commitment.

Generally, 10+ years of successfully managing construction projects, the installation of material handling equipment, or estimating large/ complex civil engineering projects.

Key Working Relationships:
Primarily internal with the teams/ departments responsible for preparing project cost.

Keywords: Dematic, Grand Rapids , Construction Project Estimation Manager, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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