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Site Installation Lead

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Site Installation Lead

Time type: full time

Posted on: July 12, 2024

Job requisition id: R3171

What We Need 

The Site Installation Lead will work with multi-discipline contractors, commissioning technicians, design engineering, project management, and testing teams to lead the installation of the automated equipment on customer sites. The Installation Lead’s primary goal is to ensure automated equipment is installed promptly, within budget, and delivered without defect through commissioning and testing to the operations team. This position will be a highly visible role and interact with all departments and levels across the company including executive management.  

What We Do  

We are looking for a Site Installation Led to join our Site Installation team within our Implementation organization. The Site Installation team oversees the installation of Symbotic automation systems on customer sites They are responsible for ensuring the systems are installed as designed and at a high quality on schedule and under budget. This group will partner very closely with the Symbotic PM and commissioning team.  

What You’ll Do  

  • Manage site specific Requests for Information (RFIs); Receive, escalate, and respond to all contractor and vendor RFIs in accordance with process SLAs. 

  • Manage and update Golden Prerequisite (GPR)- Maintain daily site installation progress and commissioning readiness through the GPR tool. 

  • Ensure site contractors and vendors understand the detail and scope of work for engineering bulletins, maintain bulletin matrix, validate work completion. 

  • Lead kickoff meeting for adapter cell project scope.  

  • Manage and validate contractors and vendors deliver quality by checklist 650/630 sign-off. 

  • Ensure that all missing material request validation requested from site for adapter cells are verified, recorded properly, and documented in the missing material matrix along with a root cause. 

  •  Support FCN Validation for site efforts in reviewing and assessing the validity of site FCNs along with the resource requirements and cost, 

  • Upon the completion of Mechanical and Electrical installation scope, support the commissioning team in validating system functionality by performing hands-on trade support when necessary to ensure an efficient and cohesive commissioning process for each cell. 

  • Perform and deliver the Reliability and performance checklists to ensure system functionality through commissioning. 

What You’ll Need  

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline or related field required 

  • Minimum of 3 years trade experience in electrical installation, automation installation required 

  • Experience supervising or managing teams, trades contractors  

  • Experience with industrial/robotic automation projects and ASRS projects.  

  • Good negotiation and relationship skills, both in directing the technical team and ability to manage and reach solutions to competing priorities.  

  • Experience with using metrics and data analysis to drive process improvements.  

  • Ability to provide critical technical thinking at the team level to trigger appropriate discussions around requirements, design, and process challenges that the team may face.   

  • Ability to travel up to 80%.  


Other Environment  

  • Hybrid, travel-based position.   Access to major airport preferred.   

  • Travel is required up to 80% of the time. Employee must have a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive and/or fly to client and other customer locations. Our main office is in Wilmington, MA. The person taking this position will be required to perform work at our customer installation locations for extended periods of time where equipment is installed and ready for commissioning.    

  • The employee is responsible to own a credit card and manage expenses personally to be reimbursed on a bi-weekly basis.    

  • The employee is frequently required to walk and reach with hands and arms.    

  • The employee is routinely required to work at heights of up to 45 feet and within restrictive areas of 24 inches. to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.    

  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.    

  • Must comply with all safety requirements and protocols, including without limitation Lock out tag out safety protocols and fall protection safety protocols.     

  • Approximately 80% of time will be spent on a construction site with PPE required (hard hat, safety vest, steel toes, eyeglasses, ear protection, fall protection (e.g., safety harness).    

  • There will be steep stairs to climb into the structure. You may be required to routinely walk up and down stairs to navigate the automation structure.   

  • You will regularly be near railings that are high off the ground.    

  • Subject to environmental conditions, protection from weather conditions but not necessarily temperature changes. Must be capable of working in temperatures ranging from 105° to 32° Fahrenheit.    




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