Solutions Designer

Solutions Designer

 

As part of the Solutions Engineering team in Grand Rapids, MI, you will work closely together with a team of Solutions Designers and Applications Engineers, creating order winning material handling solutions. You will play a key role in supporting the development of TGW Systems US and its sales competency, increasing the team potential to meet our strategic goals.

With your expertise in systems design, you significantly influence the layout, costing and presentation of order winning solutions, supporting the sales team from the first customer contact to the last bidding presentation. You work on staying current with the latest in materials handling technology, to keep TGW positioned as a leader in the material handling industry.

Tâches

  • Meet with high profile clients to initially understand their business profile, spending time with the operational teams to understand workflows, provide a report on their findings and understand future client needs.
  • Taking all the key metrics and findings identified during analysis, determine through conception techniques the best TGW systems that can be used to provide a winning automated material handling solution.
  • Prepare the solution to meet the needs defined with the technical team
  • Produce high quality presentation packs to present to a client, demonstrating analysis used, rationale for equipment selected and to gain approval for the bid proposal. Using business data provided by the client, analyze the data to understand key business metrics such as order volume per day, SKU range and growth requirements.
  • Perform in depth analysis of the transactional data using iterative techniques determining SKU mapping / allocation and sizing to aid in the conception phase.
  • Taking all the key metrics and findings identified during analysis, determine through conception techniques the best TGW systems that can be used to provide a winning automated material handling solution.
  • Produce a material flow diagram detailing all system, nodal and mechatronic flows to ensure a harmonized solution throughput in line with the concept and data analysis.
  • Working on multiple bids at a time, at various stages of delivery, ensure that the workload is understand and managed well.
  • To “value engineer” the solution as a part of the design development.
  • Produce designs in sufficient detail to enable accurate costing.
  • Ensure that solutions meet all relevant regulations and codes of practice.
  • Assist in the production of commercial contract packs.
  • Adhere to the solutions design stage-gate process for bid management.
  • Ensure that all information destined for our clients is reviewed and approved prior to issue.
  • Contact Technical Delineation (AutoCAD operator), who draws and calculates the mechanical system and applies the construction standards.

Critères

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5 years of material handling system design experience
  • Advanced abilities in Excel, Access, MSWord, and PowerPoint, experience in MS Project, AutoCAD
  • Results oriented and proactive attitude
  • Occasional domestic and international travel for training and customer support

Leigh Baker

+1231 798 4547