Living Logistics
Jobs at
TGW
United Kingdom

Solutions Designer - Upgrades and Enhancements

TGW Logistics Group is a leading systems provider of highly automated, flexible solutions supporting distribution and fulfilment for leading retailers and global brands in e-commerce, apparel, general merchandise and grocery.  We are now recruiting a Solutions Designer to join our growing team based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire.

The Solutions Designer provides order winning solutions based on standard TGW solutions/systems/modules that are competitively & accurately priced with competitive project time schedules to the satisfaction of the client and TGW.

They are responsible for the detailed design and costing of the solution, interaction with the application engineering and realisation departments, and generating the project's final (external and internal) documentation.

Tasks

General

  • Be the contact person for the customer on technical matters
  • Create presentations and present technical content to the customer in the different phases of the project
  • To create the project “case study” in case of wining or in defect, provide the required information for the “loss analysis”

Project Management

If defined, to act as project manager for the sales project, being responsible for:

  • Achieving the project deadlines
  • Meeting the customer expectations
  • Deliver a comprehensive and competitive proposal

Concept

  • Deeply understand and challenge the customer requirements
  • Perform basic data analysis of customer data and/or define data analysis results for the data analyst
  • Present data analysis results and present the customer with the output
  • Produce a high-level material flow diagram of the possible solution alternatives
  • Create a ROM (Rough Order of Magnitude) of the investment for each solution alternative
  • Create a labour calculation for each solution alternative
  • Produce a total cost of ownership calculation for each solution alternative

Proposal

  • Define (together with the process and SW consultant) which logistic process are necessary and will be included in TGW´s scope of delivery
  • Deliver all necessary inputs to the Applications Engineering department in order to create a cost-effective mechatronic solution
  • Create detail flow diagram (“performance line diagram”) and select together with the Applications Engineer the technologies to be applied in the project
  • Ensure that the solution meets all relevant regulations and codes of practice (e.g. escape routes, fire regulations
  • Supervise and review the Applications Engineering department in the creation of the solution layout

Hand over to Realisation

  • Prepare the technical documentation of the project for the hand over to realisation
  • Lead/support the technical hand over to realization
  • Support the realisation department until the FDS (Functional Description Specification) is accepted by the customer.
  • Approve the FDS (Functional Description Specification) prior to the customer approval

Requirements

  • Ability to analyze and understand customer business processes
  • Advanced logistic automation design know-how
  • Good mechanics, controls, and IT logistic knowledge
  • Ability to produce concise and clear customer/internal presentations
  • Able to work in a multi-disciplinary and intercultural experts’ network
  • Good communication, presentation and language skills 
  • Results and solutions-oriented mindset
  • Market-oriented mindset (customer benefits before technology restrictions)
  • Cost effectiveness mindset (over-engineered systems are not the goal)

We offer

We offer a flexible working environment and you will receive a competitive salary plus access to our comprehensive benefits package including 25 days annual holiday entitlement with the option to buy or sell more, a contributory pension scheme, life assurance and access to our onsite gym!

Training and career development also are a key part of the culture at TGW; therefore, you'll have access to training resources internally and externally from day one.

Your
contact
Jack Dunkley
TGW LOGISTICS GROUP GMBH Ludwig Szinicz Straße 3 A-4614 Marchtrenk, Austria +43 (0)50 486 tgw@tgw-group.com