Site Installation Supervisor

Bastian Material Handling • Missouri City, MO 64072

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Site Supervisors are the primary representatives for Bastian during the installation, commissioning, and startup portions of a project. Bastian is a global company, and our projects can occur anywhere in the in the world. Bastian has a strong, 60 year presence in the North American market, with regional sales offices located throughout the US and Canada.

Duties typically include:

* Close coordination with Project Manager and/or Sales as applicable

* Assistance with and final check of equipment layouts

* Input into installation contractor selection. Occasionally for smaller projects the Site Supervisor may hire local personnel and perform the installation "in-house"

* On-site receiving of shipments (documenting damage, inventory equipment, preparing lay-down areas, etc.)

* Manage subcontractor personnel and hold them to Bastian and customer standards; costs and installation time based on goals / budgets received from Project Manager. Maintain a safe work site

* Installing, starting-up and troubleshooting equipment that is generally not manufactured by Bastian, but whose quality and operation reflects on Bastian and affects the success of the project

* Assist in controls debug

* Develop and maintain installation and check-out check lists

* Maintain a balance between happy customers and helping Bastian complete the project quickly and profitably

* Respond to customer requests in a timely manner

* Check-in with the office and monitor voice mail and e-mail at least once, preferably twice daily

* Closely monitor the climate of personalities on the project. Anticipate problems and get help early

* Feedback on project successes and challenges to be incorporated into Project Manager's lessons learned document

Position Qualifications:

Energetic, ambitious and hard working individual that is skilled in mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and PLC troubleshooting. Strong interpersonal skills required. Must be fluent with the MS Office software suite and he use of the Internet/e-mail. Material Handling, Robotics, Manufacturing or Packaging background required. Previous conveying experience desired. The candidate must have a solid understanding of the application of contemporary industrial control systems. Strong demonstrated sense of customer service.

The technologies used range from high-level automation (robotics, AS/RS, AGV's, high speed sortation, light directed picking, etc.) to conventional products (workstations, rack pick modules, fabricated carts, vertical lifts, etc.) Our goal is to help companies compete in their markets by providing the best material handling system solutions and technology.

Duties and Responsibilities:


* Carry appropriate customer contractor badges and safety equipment (glasses, hard hat, boots, etc.)

* Promote Bastian in all appropriate forums

* Work as a team with the rest of the office "small business mentality"

* Attend all Bastian and customer meetings on time and prepared. Phone-in to Friday Sales Meeting

* Master product information through training and personal efforts. Take charge of your training requirements and request the training you need

* Maintain highest standards of professional appearance and manner in the office and especially with customers and suppliers

* Assist in the training of new Bastian employees

* Maintain a consistently positive, enthusiastic attitude

* Communicate with Bastian management regarding personal expectations and goals so that the company and individual can better work together to maintain, tweak, or overhaul the job description to everyone's benefit

* Pursue training and certification (Electrician, PLC programming, etc.)


* Travel: up to 85% travel expected, including extended stays for start-ups. Travel durations will vary with locality of projects. Goal for Domestic projects is to return home every other weekend.

* Occasional significant after hour time required when necessary during commissioning and installation.

* Any and all job duties as assigned.

About Us:

Bastian Solutions, a division of Toyota Advanced Logistics, is an independent system integrator dedicated to helping our customers increase their productivity through proven automation, information systems, and sound operating procedures. We provide turnkey solutions from design engineering and simulation all the way through installation and project management. We take great pride in providing exceptional service and flexibility to our customers.

Bastian's solutions vary in complexity from simple manual to highly automated systems such as mobile robots, Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS), AGV's, RFID, sortation, carousels, and conveyor systems. Every solution Bastian proposes is considered on its own merits to provide tremendous productivity gains and a quick return on investment.

Benefits Include:

Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match

Vacation/Holiday Pay

Short/Long Term Disability Insurance

Tuition Reimbursement

Flexible Work Schedules

Volunteer Work

Professional Associations, Conferences and Subscriptions

Company Meetings & Events

Join our growing team and sell, design and implement industry leading automated material handling solutions!




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