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Dematic Installation Trainer 1 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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 around the world. Dematic is one brand under the KION Group of companies and has implemented more than 6,000 integrated systems for a customer base that includes small, medium and large companies doing business in a variety of market sectors.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, 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.

Key Responsibilities (Problem Solving, Critical Thinking):

  • Create and maintain a positive and professional learning environment

  • Must be a leader that sets the standard and expectations through example in his/her conduct, work ethic, integrity and character

  • Able to deliver, project and motivate trainees through effective training methodologies both in group and individual classroom dynamics

  • Manage the design, delivery and continuous improvement of training programs as well as ongoing learning opportunities across the organization, in support of the organization’s needs.

  • Utilize a variety of the training methodologies, techniques, concepts, learning tools, and practices to ensure maximum effectiveness of training programs

  • Conduct specific training needs assessments to support the design, development and delivery of Installation training programs and strategies

  • Monitor and measure effectiveness of all training programs

  • Partner with individual departments to outline deliverables, expectations and risks, to include specific training needs for staff

  • Proactively work with the Management team to identify and resolve issues

  • Create high quality deliverables within project budget and policy deadlines

  • Actively participate in progressive disciplinary process for employees not able to meet or maintain standards of excellence

  • Manage training budget effectively, if applicable

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested

  • Train in the correct manner as set forth by the Lean Facilitator Group and the Director of Installation.


10 years of experience in the Material Handling Industry

Knowledge / Qualifications:

  • Field wiring experience for industrial machinery using PLC technology

  • Working knowledge of cross belt sortation systems such as Interrol, Beumer, Crisplant and Sortec

  • Able to work flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings to accommodate training, monitoring and supervisor coverage.

  • Training experience – proficient in training methodologies, curriculum development and soft skills (communication skills, critical thinking, time management, team building, etc.)

  • Must have a “big” picture focus in both departmental and company strategy

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully develop and deliver training programs utilizing skills in

  • instructional design, program design & development, and training methodologies

  • High energy, enthusiastic, motivational training style

  • Excellent creative and conceptual thinking abilities

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Computer literate with in-depth knowledge of MS office and web based systems; visual aids technology

  • Strong organizational, planning, problem resolution, communication, presentation, facilitation, and influencing skills required

  • Strong people management and leadership skills

  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail/level of quality, communication (written and verbal)

Requisition ID: 2021-14733

Job Time: Full-Time

Experience Level: Mid Level

Shift Schedule Display: Rotating Shift

External Company URL:

Street: 507 Plymouth Ave NE