MHE Applications Engineer at Tompkins International-MHI

Purpose:  Tompkins’ Material Handling Integration Department is responsible for the design, specification, implementation and commissioning of Material Handling Systems for our customers. This position is responsible for providing collaboration and coordination with the client and our consulting group, implementation and integration teams. This includes leading the design, pricing and installation planning efforts for conveyor and other material handling systems.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Lead or participate in conceptual and detailed planning phases of the facility planning project as required to ensure completeness, accuracy, and proper positioning of Integration services to be offered to the client
  • Leverage warehouse distribution and material handling industry knowledge and creativity to develop and compare alternative system designs that optimize the application of different material handling equipment, controls, conveyors, staging/storage, sorting equipment, etc. to meet specific operational requirements
  • Lead preparation of material handling integration solution proposals, including development of budgets and high-level schedules
  • Prepare or coordinate high-level proposal drawings and bills of materials
  • Develop and deliver presentations to executive & management levels within client’s organization
  • Transition projects to implementation phase and act as project manager and/or lead engineer through performance phase of projects
  • Develop bid specification documentation for various equipment vendors for quotation, as well as lead vendor proposal evaluation efforts once proposals are received
  • Assist with preparation and/or review of proposed project’s systems description documentation to facilitate the transition to the detailed design phase
  • Potentially assist with on-site installation duties including site management coverage, testing assistance and operational training as a backup when needed
  • Support sales efforts including site visits, sales calls, generation of proposal and marketing materials
Job Requirements:
  • BS in a technical discipline (IE, ME, EE, IM or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years experience developing Material Handling and Conveyor Sortation Systems design solutions for fulfillment and distribution centers
  • Knowledge of the Design Process and Installation/Integration Process
  • Willingness and ability to travel 40% +/-
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint
  • Ability to deliver results for quick-turn projects with aggressive deadlines
  • Process a data set of requirements and translate them into a fully designed warehouse distribution material handling system
  • Demonstrated abilities as a proactive problem solver (see issues before they become an issue)
  • Strong attention to detail and time management
  • Requires critical thinking skills, communication skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills; ability to work with clients, management, and multidiscipline development teams
  • Self-motivated performer who can work with minimal supervision and high-level project guidance
Tompkins International is a supply chain consulting and implementation firm that maximizes supply chain performance and value creation. We enable clients to be more profitable and valuable, while also becoming more agile, flexible, and adaptive to the marketplace. Tompkins collaborates with client teams to develop improved operations strategies, supply chain planning, and execution across all the Mega Processes of supply chains (Plan – Buy – Make – Move – Distribute – Sell).

Posted Date4/22/21
CompanyTompkins Robotics
Company DivisionTompkins International - Material Handling Integration
TypeFull Time
ContactColeman Walker