18 May
Design Engineering Manager
Georgia, Atlanta

Primary Responsibilities:Lead design concepting for new and existing facilities to include layouts, bidding, material handling and refrigeration engineering. Develop RFQ/RFP documents to enable supplier selection and score carding. Scope facility design options (racking, conveyor, automation) to match new or changing business requirements. Provide capital budgetary estimates. Support sales and business development efforts including attending presentations to explain solutions.Primary Responsibilities & Essential Functions: Develop preliminary solution concepts for customer needs and RFQ requests from sales/business developmentDevelop racking designs for storage requirements for various businesses and product typeDefine when conventional racking or automated robotic/ASRS solutions are the right application; design concept layouts that can be issued to suppliersDevelop automation equipment calculations, volume flow chart, Power Point slides, videos and other materials to defend and showcase a designMatch business requirements (pallet height, SKU velocity, pick face count) to design solutionsDirect in-house ACAD efforts to layout facility and provide drawing solutions and/or modifications clearly, in executive-type presentationsWork with regional general managers and facility management to develop layouts, cost estimates and implementation schedulesDevelop temperature-controlled refrigeration solutions with supplier support to accommodate changing customer needsAssist in supplier selection phase in developing detailed RFPs for obtaining competitive bids; analyze bids to determine successful providers; provide recommendations through qualitative and quantitative comparisonsWork with various general contractors in developing solutions for lighting, fire protection, refrigeration and general constructionAssist business development solutions group with cost justifications for proposed projectsSupport cross-functional teams in solutions development and project qualification (engineering, sales, finance, legal, field maintenance, operations) …Keep abreast of the latest technology in building design, refrigeration systems, controls, and evaluate for applications for use in Americold facilities.Lead detailed design engineering and define scope and capabilities of WCS, as it integrates with WMSOther duties as assignedQualifications/Additional Skills: Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or similar and 5-7 years’ experience in consulting, automation, construction, or mechanical design in a warehouse/distribution environmentExperience with industrial refrigeration preferredGood verbal and written communication and strong analytical skillsSolid decision-making and project management skillsThe ability to organize and manage multiple prioritiesProblem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and functional levelAbility to excel in team working environmentStrong customer orientation and presentationExcellent interpersonal and communication skills, able to interact with all management levels within the Americold organization, both up and down as well as with external contacts.Solid computer skills required, primarily with Microsoft Excel and Project software. Knowledge and skills using AutoCAD or simulation software is a plusMust be able to travel approximately 40% to 60%, with some internationalPhysical Requirements & AbilitiesThe physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.Requires the ability to sit for long periods of time, with frequent interruptionsRequires several hours per day of sitting, getting up and down from chairs, and reaching, or bendingRequires manual dexterity with normal hand and finger movements for typical office workTalking, hearing, and seeing are important elements of completing assigned tasksRequires visiting facility operations in temperatures at or below freezingFrequently carries loads related to travel and occasionally lifts, carries, positions, or moves objects weighing up to 20 poundsRequires the use of various electronic toolsOccasionally works evenings or weekends in order to complete objectives or to attend meetingsRequires the ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions: must partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremesRequires the performance of work activities including reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to constructive feedback from executive managementAmericold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.Job Type: Full-time

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