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Job ID 2020-1278
Thank you for your interest in MHS.  A member of our team will contact you regarding open positions with MHS if your profile meets the current needs of the company.  
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Customer Service/Support
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1277
JOB SUMMARY: The Portfolio Master Scheduler and Database Administrator (PMS&DA) is responsible for developing and maintaining project schedule templates, capacity planning models, and portfolio reporting for executives, account managers and MHS Departments They will liaison with project schedulers during project schedule development (including during Proposal phase) and updates, and provide oversight of project scheduling activities to ensure consistency in scheduling philosophy and technique. They serve as the database administrator for the scheduling operations of the MHS Project Management System, a Microsoft application-based system for scheduling and managing projects.   The PDS&DA performs schedule and resource analysis across the portfolio of projects and Departments in support of the management of the workload and resources.  They perform project and portfolio analysis as required to support MHS Management’s business decision process. The PMS&DA reports directly to the VP of the PEMO and collaborates with the Account Managers and Department Managers as an integral part of providing project and Department portfolio analysis and reporting.  KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITES:   - Drive consistency in scheduling principles and technique (WBS, RBS, COB, etc.) for project schedule development and updates. - Administer scheduling database in Project Management System (table maintenance, template development/utilization, user access, enhancement initiatives, etc.) - Ensure proper project baseline schedules reflect As-sold, Clean Order and Change Management status across the portfolio of projects. - Provide oversight of schedulers and scheduling products to support weekly and monthly cadence-based reporting. - Provide analytics and reporting to support MHS Management decision-making process. - Lead the development of dashboards and other forms of communicating project status. - Attend project and management meetings and give presentations of project/portfolio performance. - Be the scheduling subject matter expert for the PMEO and develop (and train others in the use of) scheduling “best practices”.   Leadership - Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with the project team. - Trust and respect the people working with and for you. - Develop and maintain a cooperative relationship with the Customer to promote common interests, foster mutual respect and further Customer confidence and trust in MHS. - Maintain an orderly, ethical and professional atmosphere within the Project Team. - Participate/Contribute in review and management meetings of projects and portfolio and lead scheduling discussions when required.   Safety - Observe all safety requirements for office and project site locations defined in the safety plan. - Participate in all training required for office and project site as relates to the scheduling role. - Utilize personal protective gear as defined in the MHS and Customer’s site safety plans. - Be a Champion of the incident reporting program. - Initiate each meeting with a safety topic.   Technical - Lead/drive the effective utilization of CPM scheduling best practices across the portfolio of projects. - Provide oversight/collaboration with Project Schedulers and Project Managers as required, in planning and development of project schedules. - Develop and maintain schedule templates in the Project Management System for various types of projects. - Develop and drive consistency in utilization of scheduling coding structures (WBS, CBS, etc.) and of schedule templates. - Have an understanding of the industry specific dependencies and reflect these in integrated project schedule principles and practices. - Participate/contribute to the Interactive Planning process for individual projects and for portfolio planning as required . - Develop a familiarity and understanding of the software functionality of the Project Management System and lead the scheduling program within the PMEO. - Lead the development of dashboards and reporting utilized for project and portfolio reporting (including SPI, CPI). - Perform analysis of performance data and provide reporting of results to Project Managers, Account Managers and MHS Management. - Develop and maintain project schedules (as required to supplement the scheduling resources) to support the MHS portfolio of work following the requirements defined in the Project Scheduler job description. - Serve as the administrator of the scheduling database in the Project Management System, maintaining the tables, custom fields, functional integration, and user access. - Assist the Department Managers in managing resource utilization across the portfolio. - Contribute to monitoring and reviews of project schedules for identification of risks and threats to the performance and to offer alternates to support changes in the project. - Collaborate with other project control functions to ensure a cohesive and holistic sharing of information, analytics, and reporting for respective projects and for the portfolio. - Develop and maintain project schedules (as required to supplement the scheduling resources) to support the MHS portfolio of work following the requirements defined in the Project Scheduler job description.   Administration - Provide oversight of the scheduling function within the PMEO operations under the direction of the VP of PMEO - Serve as the administrator of the scheduling database in the Project Management System, maintaining the tables, custom fields, functional integration, and user access. - Lead the “continuous improvement process” of the scheduling function, analytics and reporting on projects and across the portfolio of work. - Lead the development of analytics, dashboards and reporting utilized for project and portfolio reporting (including SPI, CPI). - Lead the development of the MHS scheduling resources in effective utilization of the MHS best practices, principles and techniques.   Budget - Review scheduling resources and resource requirements with VP PMEO on a regular cadence (weekly/monthly) to effectively manage the portfolio workload. - Participate with the Department Managers to review their resources and resource requirements for the portfolio workload on a periodic basis. - Collaborate with the VP of PMEO for annual budgets and for investment to further develop the scheduling tools and resources.   QUALIFICATIONS:   - Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field such as planning, engineering, business administration, finance. - Minimum of seven (7) years of demonstrated experience in a leadership role working with project scheduling (MS Project), cost estimating, performance tracking and other project controls functions in a capital project environment. - Preferred 5-10 years construction and engineering experience, including facilitating and developing tactical execution schedules for both.   SKILLS/ABILITIES:   - Strong knowledge of standard critical path method (CPM) scheduling principles and best practices. - Clear understanding of project management principles in a capital project environment. - Knowledge and demonstrated skills using MS Project for scheduling. - Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). - Knowledge and skills preparing project reports - Knowledge and skills preparing presentations. - Ability to be responsive to shifting priorities and demands. - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. - Excellent written & verbal communication skills with ability to lead meetings and give presentations.   WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, etc.   TRAVEL: Generally speaking, some travel is required for this role which includes visits to project sites, Customers’ offices, Subcontractors, Suppliers, and other MHS facilities. This can be up to 10-25% of the time and will fluctuate based on the requirements on the assigned project(s).   PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands for this role as described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job in a similar environment in the related industry.   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by their Supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin,  physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.),  or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Project Management
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1271
 JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for leading the mechanical engineering aspects specific to package handling conveyor projects. This requires interfacing with mechanical designers, electrical engineers and the project manager to successfully complete projects.  JOB FUNCTIONS: - Develop an understanding for the specific mechanical engineering requirements per project - Study and become familiar with the elementary system drawings - Conveyor manifests - Engineering hours estimate - Project contract requirements and options - Provide technical interface with customer’s project representative(s) - Project scope definitions - Contract change orders - Customer specifications / standards. - Provide technical support for vendors, field installation personnel, and engineering subcontractors as related to inquiries - Communicate project specific information with other MHS departments including project management, purchasing, electrical engineering, field installation and fabrication department. - Release drawings for installation and fabrication - Create material purchase requests - Relate information regarding changes to scope of work for the project as they occur. - Maintain project-specific requirements while applying general knowledge of conveying systems, conveying equipment and customer general specifications and standards - Be cognizant of areas for professional development, cost reduction, quality improvements and enhanced customer service - Check drawings provided by mechanical designers for accuracy and provide feedback for corrections as needed - Perform or assist in directing engineering analysis as determined by project needs in disciplines including structural, mechanical power transmission and fluid power. KEY RESULTS: - Meet engineering deadlines as set by customer and MHS project management - Understand project material requirements and submit for purchase as to meet installation schedule. QUALIFICATIONS: - Five years of material handling equipment experience preferably within the conveyor systems industry - Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience in mechanical engineering and design KNOWLEDGE OF: - Power transmission equipment - Steel fabrication - Microsoft Office - Good working knowledge of AutoCAD or Autodesk Inventor ABILITY TO: - Read, understand and apply customer specifications - Communicate effectively with customers, vendors and co-workers - Complete detail oriented work producing above average results - Organize and prioritize a variety of tasks in an effective and timely manner, organize own work, participate in setting priorities and meet critical time deadlines - Must be able to travel to job sites and customer meetings as required. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice. It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. 
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington | US-GA-Peachtree Corners | US-MO-Creve Coeur | US
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1267
        Due to continued growth, MHS is seeking a Corporate Human Resources Manager.   Success in this role will require influential partnership with middle management to execute the HR strategies that foster organizational and people effectiveness. The individual in this role must understand business priorities and translate them into an HR agenda that supports the business as it grows rapidly. Serving as a liaison between the business and the central corporate teams to assess the human resources needs in areas such as performance management, employee relations, career development and leadership development. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Management of multiple HR related objectives simultaneously, requiring an energetic, forward thinking individual with high, unwavering ethical standards and an appropriate professional image - Provide generalist HR partnership to various client groups - Assist and guide business leaders, and align human resources solutions with business needs - Provides regular performance management guidance to leaders  - Identifies and conducts training needs for business units - Executes roll out of Company HR initiatives to client groups - Success in driving effective employee relations, retention and reward programs - Maintains knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring compliance - Develops and executes strategies around talent development and retention in addition to Safety, Performance Management, and Coaching/Counseling - Coordinates Performance Review Program, Succession Planning, & Salary Administration - Provide regular updates on HR programs, initiatives, objectives through presentations, written Updates, and other methods - Builds strong relationships with all levels in the organization - Respond to inquiries regarding HR plans, programs & policies. - Educate managers and employees on policies and procedures. Assist in developing and implementing new policies and procedures. Knowledge of and oversees all Federal, State and Local laws regarding human resources. - Investigate and resolve employee issues and recommend resolutions.   QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent post-secondary degree - 3 years of experience in HR role - Prior smaller, growing company HR experience (preferred) - Experience with rapid and complex changing work environment - Travel may be required (up to 30%)   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Human Resources
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1266
  Success in this role will entail supporting functional areas of HR and serving as a strategic and tactical partner supporting the SRS manufacturing management team. The Human Resources Manager will carry out responsibilities in the following functional areas: full-cycle recruitment working with on-site temporary agencies and internal talent acquisition team, onboarding, workforce planning, talent development, change management, labor relations, compensation, employee relations, performance management, employment law and compliance and HR reporting.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Supports MHS mission, vision and values. - Builds effective relationships with operational departments to understand their business goals and to proactively identify and implement solutions that align with organizational strategies. - Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organizations human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs. - Oversees the administration of and compliance of compensation, benefits, EEO and other human resources policies and procedures. - Provides training and guidance to management and supervisors on how to handle employee relations, including attendance management, conflict management and progressive discipline processes. - Analyzes trends in manufacturing compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent. - Confers with management teams to assist with identifying and developing programs to resolve employee skills training and development needs. Works with management to develop, locate, review, recommend and/or deliver training programs. - Participates in operations staff meetings to ensure an integrated business partnership and strong link with strategy and the direction of business. - Identifies opportunities to optimize business processes in Workday to create efficiencies for the HR team. - Ability to critically analyze HR data for identifying trends and preparing HR plans (i.e. attendance, retention rates, turnover and HR scorecard for probationary employee’s). - Accessible to all production shifts. - Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, reviews policies and practices to maintain compliance. - Coordinates administrative and logistical details associated with the day-to-day operations of the HR department; coaches, develops and motivates team to achieve organizational goals, objectives and professional growth.   QUALIFICATIONS - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent post-secondary degree - 5+ years of experience in a manufacturing setting - Minimal travel required - Prior smaller, growing company manufacturing HR experience - Experience with rapid and complex changing work environment - Familiar with a 24/7 operational environment   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Human Resources
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1240
Are you looking to be a part of a strong organization, with unlimited growth potential?   Material Handling Systems (MHS) has a direct hire for a Product Manager opportunity available at our Atlanta, GA office.   MHS is known throughout the material handling industry and well-recognized as the preferred integrator of intelligent material handling conveyor systems. MHS provides comprehensive turnkey design, build, and deployment services for a complete range of custom-engineered and designed handling systems for distribution, manufacturing, assembly, and courier applications. As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for management of our IoT Predictive Maintenance Analytics software solution. This includes developing a product roadmap, setting development priorities, understanding market trends and discovering the needs of our customers. The ideal product manager will also have a great understanding of the technology that enables the product, this includes cloud computing, database design, networking, and data science. Some understanding of mechanical systems, controls, and sensing devices could also serve the product manager well. The role requires both breadth and depth, but more than anything a deep passion for learning new technology and a willingness to pick up skills quickly. You will be working with a dynamic and collaborative team that integrates a wide array of technologies into a cohesive software product and leaves a foot-print in the industrial IoT products industry. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Developing and managing the product roadmap for both internal and external stakeholders - Collaborate with designers to specify the vision for new features, give feedback on designs to make sure it aligns with product needs - Setting priorities in conjunction with engineering team for the development of the product - Gathering inputs from multiple parties outside of the immediate team to understand and translate requirements - Discovering customer needs through focus meetings and other direct interaction - Collaborating with engineering manager to assess feasibility and timelines of features - Communicating progress and product vision to all involved parties - Creating documentation around specific feature requirements based on market research or direct customer feedback   QUALIFICATIONS: - 4+ years of software engineering in python (internships included). - 3+ years of experience with SQL (any flavor) and/or designing databases schemas form ground up - 2+ years of programming within Linux environments and/or bash scripting. - 2+ years of product management experience for a software product - Experience shipping production level software in business critical applications - Experience working in a direct customer facing role - Experience working within cloud environment (AWS preferred) - Intensive training within the field of Computer Science or Software Development, (Master’s degree in computationally related area preferred) SKILLS/ABILITIES: - AWS Developer or Solutions Architect certification or willingness to obtain within a few months of hire - Development Experience on front end (HTML, CSS, JS) specifically with Angular Framework - Leadership experience, public speaking, people management - Experience in Agile/Scrum work environments with associated tools (Jira, Confluence) - Understanding of basic statistics and common machine learning principles - Experience working with Invision, Figma, or Sketch is a plus - Microsoft Office proficiency, presenting complex concepts made simple for a wide audience - Domain knowledge in material handling, industrial mfg., or logistics is ideal   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  
Job Locations
US-GA-Peachtree Corners
Job Category
Information Technology
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1236
      The Global Payroll Manager will lead and evolve the global payroll strategy and ensure a seamless execution of payroll operations. This position will manage payroll operations, as well as enhancing procedures, compliance, and efficiency payroll operations. This person will serve as the subject matter expert in leading payroll strategy, supporting audits, acquisitions, and special projects. This role will manage vendor relationships as needed. The Global Payroll Manager will bring inhouse expert payroll tax and compliance knowledge for countries where MHS has operations; and general knowledge about Expatriate assignments. The incumbent will act as a mentor for current payroll team members and will ensure the global Payroll team is ready to continue supporting MHS global growth. The Global Payroll Manager will monitor global payroll trends, laws/regulations changes to ensure global compliance. This person will also partner with HRIS Specialists to identify any Payroll system configuration/implementation needs; and if necessary replacement.  Responsibilities - Owns global payroll providing global strategy including establishing standard processes, expectations, oversight and strong stakeholder management. - Responsible for U.S. payroll processing including earnings, taxes, benefit deductions, garnishments, union dues, charitable contributions - Act as global partner in driving process efficiencies and continuous improvement - Partner with internal functions including HR, IT, and Finance to create necessary reporting - Provide leadership and execution for implementation of acquisitions and divestitures. - Lead the process to create employee communications related to payroll - Manage external vendors to ensure compliance with processes, laws and service expectations. - Serve as the in-house expert for existing and new legislation governing payroll requirements.  Qualifications - Bachelors degree in human resources, finance, business or related - 7+ years of leadership experience - Certified Payroll Professional designation preferred - Mergers and Acquisition experience preferred - Experience in organizing, planning and managing hourly and salaried payrolls in the US and overseeing non-US company payroll - Strong working knowledge of applicable US federal, state and local rules and laws and broad knowledge of global compliance needs - Knowledge of data privacy and cyber security - ADP and/or WorkDay experience preferred    This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Human Resources
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1234
  SUMMARY Lead our IT helpdesk to provide timely and quality technical support to internal customers, both on-premises and off site. Responsible for answering inquiries, troubleshooting hardware and software issues, and documentation. Requires high level hardware and software troubleshooting, excellent customer service, and effective personnel management.   RESPONSIBILITIES - Train, coach and mentor helpdesk technicians and oversee all helpdesk activities. - Ensure that customer expectations are met or exceeded. - Resource planning, including personnel requirements, to ensure adequate coverage of the helpdesk. - Strategize to create efficiencies, reduce ticket counts, and increase customer satisfaction. - Develop a framework for managing and improving customer IT support. - Management of the helpdesk ticketing system and ensuring proper distribution of tickets and closure of ticket. - Manage and coordinate urgent and complicated support issues. - Assist in the completion of helpdesk tickets. - Act as an escalation point for all requests and incidents. - Perform Root Cause Analysis on all major incidents, security related incidents, and reoccurring incidents. - Oversee the purchasing of new PCs and offer suggestions on cost effective models to fit the needs of different user groups. - Oversee the distribution of new user hardware and setup. - Management of PC hardware refreshes. - Asset and Inventory management. - Maintain and create knowledge base articles and procedures to provide consistency in incident and request resolution. - Manage vendor relationships for business related systems. - Oversee projects related to areas of responsibility. - Other duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS - Ability to effectively communicate technical issues to non-technical team members. - Proficient in Windows 10 administration and troubleshooting. - 10+ years troubleshooting a Windows environment including Office, Exchange, and Active Directory. - Office 365 Administration experience. - Familiarity with imaging software. - Experience with Microsoft System Center a plus. - Understanding of ISO 27001 a plus. - Strong written and verbal communication skills. - Willingness to lead and take on new tasks as needed.   ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS - Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field. Significant relevant work experience can be substituted for a Bachelors degree. - Conduct business in a professional manner and follows all company policies and procedures. - Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Information Technology
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1232
JOB SUMMARY: The Solution Architect is responsible for understanding the requirements of the customer and designing a solution based upon the constraints set by the customer and our capabilities.  This will feed a proposal for a system that can be deployed at a customer’s warehouse and fulfillment operations. The candidate should be able to complete all high-level design aspects of the system from collecting requirements, determining the best technologies, designing the system, and instrumental in coaching team members in selecting equipment, drawing, estimating and creating the proposal. The Solution architect should Lead, develop and coach the proposal team proactively and ensure high level of technical knowhow. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr27yVdHNkM       MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES: - Strategy Stays current with existing and developing technologies that are being used to solve challenges in distribution and fulfillment. Creates and designs the game winning overall solutions that leverage industry knowledge, data analytics, customer specific service levels, and internal capabilities.  Responsible for determining fast and accurate project budgets that assist sales in qualifying opportunities and to help customers compare and select varying approaches. sales qualify opportunities and to assist in moving the design process along.  All activities are in line with the sales strategy and sales activities plan. - Targets Assists and supports the sales strategy regarding key targets and ensures the sales organization is supported on an opportunity base.   - Promotional activities Ensures opportunity specific solutions are based upon a strong value proposition to customers and if possible are used multiple times.  Assists in developing comparative ROI information to assist customers in the decision-making process.    - Customer relations Creates a vision of a loyal, committed and long-term customer relationship and implements the necessary action plan and steps to reach the vision. Supports development of strong relationships with key target audience through consultative approach and excellent industry knowledge. Drives customer engagement through regularly scheduled technical reviews with the customers team and is an integral part of the sales-team in opportunity, project development and problem solving from a technical standpoint. - Reporting Opportunity based reporting, as well as Defined Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for team accomplishments and actions. Establishes regular reports and statistics. Reviews and analyzes performance against standards and prepares improvements plans. - People leadership and development. Ensures (with HR support) that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed, skilled and directed. Coaches, motivates and develops direct and indirect subordinates within HR policies. Is capable of balancing multiple competing priorities at any given time within the group.  Drives and ensures know-how sharing and cross-collaboration.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Instrumental for initial Bid / No Bid Review based upon sales request or customer RFPs - Sales provided or customer RFP input analysis and develop response that meets the customer’s requirements. - Create Data sets, Line Diagram, Block Layouts, Principal Concept lay-outs, TCO analysis, Customer presentations - Coordinate with other departments on as needed base (mechanical, software, sales), solicit input, deliverables and pricing from these departments. - Review customer requirements. - Visit the customer’s site to collect information. - Perform data analysis and report findings. - Develop process to achieve the customer’s goals. - Design a system to support the process.  The system may include one or more technologies. - Develop project budget and customer pricing. - Create the proposal and supporting documents including, but not limited to:  Written proposal, Drawings & BOMs, Architecture diagram, Description of Operation and Schedule. - Present solution to customer, remote and on-site. - Work with the software team to provide WCS/WES/WMS Gap analysis as required within a specific opportunity   QUALIFICATIONS: - B.S. in Engineering or equivalent. - 5-10 years’ experience in Sales, Concepting, and design - Knowledge of warehouse operations; from receiving through shipping - Knowledge of Material Handling Technologies (Storage, ASRS, Conveying, Self-Driving, Robotics) - General WMS, WCS and messaging knowledge. - Labor and Financial modeling a plus.     SKILLS/ABILITIES: - Must be able to communicate with customer, engineering, and controls teams. - Able to present Complex High Capex installations - Excellent writing skills. - Ability to direct and understand 3D drawings and Models with a preferred AutoCAD knowledge. - Basic PLC controls understanding - Excellent analytical skills and process design. - Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. - Ability to collaborate and communicate in a professional manner both verbally and written. - Ability to adapt to changing priorities. - Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously - Ability to teach and lead proposal teams   Work Environment:  This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, etc.   Travel: Generally, this position requires up to 30% travel to customer sites.   Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin,  physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.),  or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-GA-ALPHARETTA
Job Category
Sales
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1231
The Electrical Engineer I is focused on taking assigned responsibility for site-based conveyor controls and related systems/equipment (or other functional equivalents, depending upon the assigned projects). Act as a junior member of the controls and electrical engineering team deploying complex material handling solutions for various customers and parcel types. Responsible, as directed, for improving upon numerous technologies developed by employer in sortation, singulation, gapping, induction, merging, etc.  Work efficiently under the guidance of a project engineer.   Develop deterministic, scalable, encapsulated PLC code in structured text on AB, Schneider, and / or Siemens platforms.Develop scalable SCADA blocks and applications for control systems with over a million tags in Indusoft, Wonderware, FactoryTalk View and / or Ignition. Deploy and commission complex controls solutions in customer facilities. Work under pressure within aggressive schedules.  Learn and implement customer operations and specifications. Collaborate with other teams within the group and / or company to identify common problems and solutions. Utilize AutoCAD Electrical and other employer custom tools to design systems per employer and applicable customer standards. Other similar duties as assigned.     QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience: - Education Required: Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in the applicable engineering discipline(s). - Experience required with Bachelor’s Degree: 0-2 Years or more. - Employer will accept suitable combination of education, training and/or experience.   Specific skills: - Experience in design, development and implementation of systems using AB, Schneider, and / or Siemens products and solutions, including network protocols (EthernetIP, ProfiNET, Sercos III), VFD solutions (PowerFlex, Altivar, G1XX) - Experience in commercial SCADA development using Indusoft, Wonderware, FactoryTalk View and / or Ignition - Experience in implementing systems hardware used in material handling systems, i.e. sorters, conveyors, panel electrical components, field electrical components etc. - Experience in NEC and NFPA codes and standards. - Experience using AutoCAD to create electrical drawings and schematics. - Relocation and travel to unanticipated locations within USA possible.   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.    It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-GA-Peachtree Corners
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1227
Are you looking to be a part of a strong organization, with unlimited growth potential? Material Handling Systems (MHS) has a direct hire for a Senior Fullstack Software Engineer opportunity available at our Atlanta, GA office. MHS is known throughout the material handling industry and well-recognized as the preferred integrator of intelligent material handling conveyor systems. MHS provides comprehensive turnkey design, build, and deployment services for a complete range of custom-engineered and designed handling systems for distribution, manufacturing, assembly, and courier applications. As a Sr. Fullstack Software Engineer, you will be responsible for high level software design and implementation for front and back end features, technical process improvement, reviewing code, researching new tools/services, and leading a team of engineers responsible for implementation of new functionality into our IoT Predictive Maintenance Analytics Solution for both web and mobile. The functionality your team will be responsible for will vary but likely include API development, 3rd party software integrations, timeseries analytics implementation, timeseries visualizations, quality assurance and testing, automation of deployment/configuration processes (Dev Ops), database design, and mobile optimization of web pages. The role requires both breadth and depth, but more than anything a deep passion for learning new technology and a willingness to pick up skills quickly. You will be working with a dynamic and collaborative team that integrates a wide array of technologies into a cohesive software product and leaves a foot-print in the smart IoT products industry.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Design and implementation of backend APIs for communicating with various client services (both internal and external) - User interface development based on mockups, including consuming data from backend APIs, open-source libraries for data visualizations (such as d3.js) - Development of automated suites for testing newly developed features and ensuring functionality - Monitoring and optimization of cloud operations to ensure environments are up and running with minimal cost - Active participation and leading architecture discussions around new feature details - Understanding security, authentication, and encryption within distributed environments - Creating documentation for features that you have worked on implementation/design for - Development of internal SDK modules to be used by the wider team to enable their tasks around developing advanced analytics. - Leading mobile optimization of product pages and eventually leading iOS/Android developers contributors - Deployment of our software solution to new customers     QUALIFICATIONS: - 6+ years of software engineering with experience leading software engineers - 4+ years of programming in Python - 4+ years of programming within Linux environments and bash scripting. - 4+ years of experience with SQL (any flavor) and designing database systems - 3+ years of experience front end software (HTML, CSS, JS) time working in AngularJS framework and with Typescript is preferred - 2+ years with development in mobile applications (Java, Objective-C, or Swift) - Proficiency in mobile application development process - Expert in git or similar version control - Extensive experience working within cloud environments (AWS preferred) - Intensive training within the field of Computer Science and Software Development   SKILLS/ABILITIES: - AWS Developer or Solutions Architect certification is a plus - Leadership experience in Agile/Scrum work environments with associated tools (Jira, Confluence) - Experience implementing Continuous Integration/Deployment specifically with Bitbucket pipelines - Development Experience on front end (HTML, CSS, JS) specifically with AngularJS framework - Understanding of basic statistics and machine learning principles - Domain knowledge in material handling, industrial mfg., or logistics is ideal   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.]   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-GA-Peachtree Corners
Job Category
Information Technology
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1225
JOB SUMMARY:   The Mechanical Engineer (ME) will be responsible for the creation of mechanical engineering drawings / designs specific to material handling systems for the warehouse & fulfillment industry. This requires working under the direction of the Engineering Manager and interfacing with other engineering staff. The MDE may also work alongside other engineering and sales colleagues. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr27yVdHNkM   KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   - Produce mechanical installation drawings for conveyor and material handling projects. - Research / review customer specifications to ensure compliance. - Research / review available as-built drawings and available architectural drawings. - Collaborate with other team members to maintain a cohesive system design. - Prepare prints for approval, permit, installation, and as-builts drawings. - Make drawing corrections / revisions as needed to meet the project requirements. - Report drawing status to the Project Manager or Engineering Manager as required maintaining the project schedule. - Prepare drawings for customer design review and discussions. - Prepare general arrangement drawing as needed to meet the project requirements. - Travel to various sites to gather field information as required to meet project needs. - Develop area layouts as required to provide direction to sales team members or outside vendors.   QUALIFICATIONS:   - Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Mechanical Engineering, or similar engineering program preferred. - Equivalent work experience will also be considered as a substitute for education. - 3 years’ experience in mechanical / structural design; experience within the warehouse & distribution material handling industry. - Intermediate to advanced level application of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.   SKILLS/ABILITIES: - Ability to design various sub systems within the warehouse environment to include automated systems, conveyance, storage systems, and sub-structures. - Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. - Ability to collaborate and communicate in a professional manner both verbally and written. - Ability to adapt to changing priorities. - Ability to produce quality designs and drawings with minimal errors.         WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, etc.   TRAVEL:  Generally, this position requires up to 20% travel to various sites.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin,  physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.),  or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  
Job Locations
US-GA-ALPHARETTA
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1221
  The Project Scheduler works directly for the project manager and/or construction manager of a project, depending on the defined project organization structure.  The project Scheduler is to take their direction from these individuals on a project level; however, the responsibilities described herein shall form the basis of understanding of the project field Scheduler position.     Responsibilities   The primary responsibility of the Project Scheduler is to ensure the technical integrity of the project including compliance with the project scope, contract schedule milestones, specifications, and accepted best practices. This includes resource management within the project and across the departments.   Leadership   - Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with the project team. - Trust and respect the people working for you. - Develop and maintain a cooperative relationship with the client to promote common interests, foster mutual respect and further client confidence and trust in MHS. - Maintain an orderly, ethical and professional atmosphere within the project team. - Coordinate implementation of Proworks, the Project Execution Plan, and client directed work processes or best practices during the execution phase of the project. Safety   - Assists team members with obtaining personal protective gear and training as necessary. - Champions the incident reporting program. - Initiates meetings with safety topics.   Technical   - Work under the direction of the Master Scheduler, Project Manager and Project Controls Manager to establish, maintain, and report on the integrated project schedule - Communicate schedule status and provide analysis to PM, CM and Account Manager - Report project performance (CPI, SPI) - Understand the industry specific dependencies to be reflected in the integrated project schedule - Lead and facilitate the entire planning process - Facilitate the Interactive Planning Session with assistance from the Project Manager or Project Engineer depending on the schedule type - Use project planning documents (e.g. the project execution plan) and output from the interactive planning process as a basis to develop the project schedule - Obtain input from all project disciplines/functions, construction management and the client, to support the development of a baseline schedule and subsequently include subcontractors and suppliers to update schedule progress - Provide timely schedule analysis and reporting to support the project team - Evaluate schedule alternatives to support project changes - Provide timeline resource budgeting and forecasting based on the approved estimate - Assist the project manager and functional leads in managing resources - May be responsible for progress measurement - Highlight potential threats to accomplishing the schedule and/or suggest corrective actions   Administration   - Ensuring project access rights are set up correctly for proworks and other project systems. - Provide feedback to the Project manager as to the performance of the project team. - Initiate and maintain the project RAIL (ProWorks) and issues log (BIM360). Attends weekly project status/coordination as possible for their assigned projects. - Monitor and address changes to project scope in the Schedule   Budget   - Assist the project manager with monthly reviews of updates from the disciplines and progress reviews. - Take the lead role in developing Order of Magnitude impact estimates for submitted changes - Take the lead role in soliciting and compiling definitive schedule impact estimate data from all affected disciplines, and ensuring that the compiled dated accurately and fully reflects the impact of the change - Ensure that changes are not implemented to the established execution plan unless fully authorized/approved per the Change Management work process - Where cost or schedule impact is identified, including resulting from an RFI, initiates a COR Change Order Request and includes (if possible) the construction impact ROM estimate. Issues COR to the Project Manager for input to the system and coordination approval process. It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Project Management
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1213
Primary function of the Engineering Checker is to assist the Change Analyst in the administering, supporting, planning, the release, and implementation of Engineering Changes affecting all functions of the Business Unit. Secondary function of Engineering Checker is detailing as needed.   ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Check drawings for relevant details that that must be present in an Engineering Change as submitted and manages the routing of those changes through their appropriate approval process thru PDM/PLM software until they are approved and released to production. - Evaluating change requests for completeness, accuracy, and conformance to uniform engineering standards before promoting to review. - Enforcement of uniform BOM structure standards & guidelines for upper level assemblies with both dependent & independent variable options and configurations. - Minimize the amount of time required to take an engineering change through the process from creation to fully implemented and released to production. - Administration powers, duties, & responsibilities for both Autodesk Inventor design and Vault Professional PDM/PLM software. - Will receive general day-to-day guidance and coordination from Change Analyst.   QUALIFICATIONS: - Associate’s Degree or higher in technical or engineering field or equivalent experience. - 1 – 3 years related job experience. - Proficient in MS Office & Adobe Software products. - Knowledge of PDM/PLM software systems is preferred. - Proficient with Inventor, Vault Professional, & AutoCAD software or related. - Knowledge of document control in a manufacturing environment is preferred. - Efficiently organize and plan work tasks to meet company goals. - Ability to be proactive, resourceful, highly motivated with excellent communication skills. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice. It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1209
JOB SUMMARY: Structural engineers are primarily concerned with designing and constructing structures that are safe and capable of withstanding the elements to which they will be exposed. At MHS, the Structural Engineer is responsible for providing guidance and oversight for the company’s engineering activities associated with the support structures integral to our conveyor systems.  The Structural Engineer will advise Project Engineers and Designers working on multiple teams and/or multiple projects. The Structural Engineer will be the technical authority with regards to structural designs, specifications, standards, and codes and will oversee all phases of the structural design. This includes working with the Project Engineers to develop the most efficient and cost-effective methods for design and installation of the conveyor supporting structures, mezzanines, and platforms.   The Structural Engineer may calculate floor loading, provide guidance on and check structural calculations, be the point of contact with external Professional Engineers, and lead the company’s efforts to manufacture the most cost effective. The Structural Engineer is also responsible for teaching and mentoring less experienced engineers and designers within the department related to structural design best practices. KEY TASKS: - prepares reports, designs, and drawings - calculates loads and stresses - selects appropriate construction materials - provides technical advice - liaises with relevant professional staff such as architects - monitors and inspects work undertaken by contractors - inspects properties to check conditions/foundations KEY SKILLS: - Creativity - Commercial awareness - Strong team work and communication skills - Excellent mathematical, IT, and analytical skills - Excellent 3D modeling and analysis ability - Strong attention to detail - A strong working knowledge of construction methods, materials and legal regulations is important. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Develops, prepares and/or reviews engineering plans and designs for structures, facilities and/or systems - Reviews construction permit drawing sets - Develops, prepares, and reviews reports and studies to identify and recommend engineering solutions - Performs engineering inspections of systems and structures during construction - Analyze project requirements and accordingly provide technical and functional recommendations and solutions - Prepares calculations to determine loads and stresses to support the appropriate selection of construction materials - Provides technical advice to the mechanical design teams - Liaise with relevant professional staff such as architects, external PE’s, general contractors, suppliers, and customers - Possess the ability to communicate and collaborate with others and other departments - Possess the ability to lead and teach others by both instruction and as a role model - Work with the department manager to evaluate existing engineering processes and program activities to make recommendations for improvements in policy and procedures. - Ability to travel as required QUALIFICATIONS: - Bachelor’s degree + minimum 5 years’ experience - Licensed Professional Engineer is a plus - Experience with structural steel calculations - Experience with 3D CAD and structural analysis software - Experience with building codes and permit requirements This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their manager. It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1208
JOB SUMMARY: As Project Engineer, you will be accountable for all engineering and technical disciplines that projects involve. You will schedule, plan, forecast, source and manage all the technical activities aiming at assuring project accuracy and quality from conception to completion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr27yVdHNkM     KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Prepare, schedule, coordinate and monitor the assigned engineering projects - Monitor compliance to applicable codes, practices, QA/QC policies, performance standards and specifications - Interact daily with the clients to interpret their needs and requirements and represent them in the field - Perform overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance) and report regularly on project status - Assign responsibilities and mentor project team - Cooperate and communicate effectively with project manager and other project participants to provide assistance and technical support - Review engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions   QUALIFICATIONS: - Must possess an Engineering License - BS degree in Engineering or relevant field or equivalent experience   SKILLS/ABILITIES: - 5+ years in AGV System design - Proven working experience as a project engineer - Excellent knowledge of design and visualisations software such as AutoCAD - Advanced MS Office skills - Familiarity with rules, regulations, best practices and performance standards - Ability to work with multiple discipline projects - Project management and supervision skills - Decision making ability and leadership skills       WORK ENVIRONMENT:  This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, etc.   TRAVEL:  35%+ travel will be required for this position.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin,  physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.),  or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
Job Locations
US-GA-ALPHARETTA
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1207
JOB SUMMARY:   The Sr. Electrical/Controls Engineer will be responsible for the design and commissioning of conveyor and sortation control systems. This position is focused on new system applications for equipment from design through commissioning for site-based conveyor controls. The Electrical Controls Engineer will work with other members of the MHS Controls group to ensure drawings and software are completed as required to support the project scope and schedule. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr27yVdHNkM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:    - Write and implement machine code, integrate subsystems, and supervise/lead all commissioning efforts. - Utilize “Human Machine Interface” (HMI) using commercially available products such as Wonderware or RSView. - Generate PLC and HMI programs to satisfy current design and customer specifications. - Work with MHS employees, customer representatives and third-party vendors to ensure all aspects of a project are considered during both the design and commissioning phases - Review electrical designs and provide accurate as-builts drawings for approval. - Commission complex automated systems, provide engineering support, and assist in system acceptance testing. QUALIFICATIONS:    - Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology. - 10+ years of experience within an industrial controls environment which includes PLC programming, I/O, communication networks and AC, DC, single / three-phase. - Equivalent work experience will also be considered as a substitute for education. - Experience using AutoCAD or other Autodesk software to create electrical drawings and schematics. - Experience with Rockwell Automation Software, Allen-Bradley and RS Logix PLC software. - Experience with networked VFDs (EtherNet, DeviceNet) a plus. - Experience with Microsoft Office Platforms       SKILLS/ABILITIES:   - Ability to collaborate and communicate in a professional manner both verbally and written - Ability to schedule, manage, and execute system enhancement and/or equipment retrofits. - Strong understanding of variable frequency drives, programmable logic controllers and industrial networks - Ability to communicate and collaborate with MHS team members and project managers to ensure all aspects of project goals are achieved. - Must be self-motivated, detailed oriented and results focused. - Ability to produce quality designs and drawings with minimal errors   WORK ENVIRONMENT:  This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, etc.   TRAVEL:  Generally, this position requires up to 40% travel to various sites.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.     It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin,  physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.),  or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  
Job Locations
US-GA-Peachtree Corners
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1206
Electrical Engineer I   JOB SUMMARY:      The Electrical Engineer I is focused on managing complete products for site-based conveyor controls. Applicant will be a part of controls and electrical engineering team deploying complex material handling solutions for various customers and parcel types. A successful applicant will have a desire to learn and improve upon numerous technologies developed by MHS in sortation, singulation, gapping, induction, merging etc.    Electrical Engineer candidates should be able to work efficiently under the guidance of a project engineer while leading their own tasks to completion with minimal supervision and in good harmony with the rest of the project team.       JOB FUNCTIONS:     - Develop deterministic, scalable, encapsulated PLC code in structured text on AB, Schneider, and / or Siemens platforms.   - Develop scalable SCADA blocks and applications for control systems with over a million tags in Indusoft, Wonderware, FactoryTalk View and / or Ignition.   - Deploy and commission complex controls solutions in customer facilities. Be able to work under pressure within aggressive schedules.   - Learn and implement customer operations and specifications.   - Collaborate with other teams within the group and / or company to identify common problems and solutions.   - Utilize AutoCAD Electrical and other MHS custom tools to design systems per MHS and applicable customer standards.      QUALIFICATIONS:       - Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering / Masters Electrical Engineering or related field   - 0-2 years of electrical engineering experience   - Familiarity with AB, Schneider, and / or Siemens products and solutions, including network protocols (EthernetIP, ProfiNET, Sercos III), VFD solutions (PowerFlex, Altivar, G1XX)   - Familiarity with SCADA development using Indusoft, Wonderware, FactoryTalk View and / or Ignition   - Knowledge of basic hardware used in material handling systems, i.e. sorters, conveyors, panel electrical components, field electrical components etc.   - Basic knowledge of NEC and NFPA   - Experience using AutoCAD to create electrical drawings and schematics.   - Ability to travel without restrictions up to 60%     This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.        It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.    
Job Locations
US-GA-Peachtree Corners
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1205
JOB SUMMARY: The Electrical Project Engineer is focused on managing complete projects for site-based conveyor controls. Applicant will be the leader of the controls andelectrical engineering team deploying complex material handling solutions for various customers and parcel types. Electrical Project Engineer candidates should be able to work efficiently while leading their team to completion with minimal supervision and in good harmony with the rest of the project team.   JOB FUNCTIONS:   ·        Communicating in a professional manner both verbally and in writing. ·        Understand the contract deliverables and develop necessary schedule and plans for delivering them. ·        Responsible for the project schedule. ·        Maintain project Change Orders and Request for Information Logs. ·        May have 3-5 projects running simultaneously. ·        This includes identifying deliverables and commercial issues by reviewing RFP / contract specifications and working with the engineering team on a cost-effective execution model. ·        Identify project problems and obtain solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications. ·        Direct the work of employees and/or subcontractors assigned to the project including from service, technical, finance, contract and administrative areas. ·        Direct diagnostics with the ability to determine root cause and corrective actions. ·        Develop and implement Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).   QUALIFICATIONS: ·        Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree in the applicable engineering discipline(s). ·        3+ years of industry experience with a background in project. ·        Familiarity with AB, Schneider, and / or Siemens products and solutions, including network protocols (EthernetIP, ProfiNET, Sercos III), VFD solutions (PowerFlex, Altivar, G1XX) ·        Familiarity with SCADA development using Indusoft, Wonderware, FactoryTalk View and / or Ignition ·        Knowledge of basic hardware used in material handling systems, i.e. sorters, conveyors, panel electrical components, field electrical components etc. ·        Basic knowledge of NEC and NFPA ·        Experience using AutoCAD to create electrical drawings and schematics. ·        Familiarity with Microsoft Project. ·        Ability to travel without restrictions up to 30%   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.), or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  
Job Locations
US-KY-Mount Washington
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time
Job ID 2020-1201
JOB SUMMARY: As an implementation engineer you will be responsible for the implementation and site management of AGV projects.  A key resource in the success of the projects, you will build relationships with the Project Engineer, Applications Engineer, and Key Account manager to make sure the projects are installed on-time, on-budget, and of the highest quality.  Being the face of the company to the customer during the installation, you will be required to attend any on-site meetings and safety briefings, as well as provide daily field reports to the internal team.   KEY TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES: - Proactively identify customer needs with new and existing customers - Implement and configure AGV systems. - Install tape, reflectors, RFID tags, etc. - Perform site evaluations for floor condition, wireless network condition, and validate measurements - Perform reflector or natural feature surveys - Make minor programming changes to installations based on site issues encountered - Execute Acceptance test plans - Work collaboratively with engineering, solutions and peers to develop the best solutions for the client - Travel to customer sites in order to engage with and understand their needs - Perform other duties as may be assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS: - Associates Degree (Engineering or Business a plus) - 3-5 years’ experience in the automated material handling industry or related industrial businesses - Ability to travel when required   SKILLS/ABILITIES: - Possess or obtain intimate knowledge of products, services, distribution, customers, and competitors - Solid written and verbal communication skills - Robust analytical and execution skills - Creative decision making and problem-solving skills - Taking initiative and working with limited direction   WORK ENVIRONMENT:  This job operates in a professional office environment and manufacturing environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, etc.   TRAVEL:  35%+ travel will be required for this position.   PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   This job description describes the general nature and level of work expected of a person assigned to this position.  All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.   It is the policy of Material Handling Systems, Inc (MHS) and its affiliated companies to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin,  physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship status (if authorized to work in the U.S.),  or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, MHS will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities
Job Locations
US-GA-ALPHARETTA
Job Category
Engineering
Type
Full-Time