Vanderlande North America

  • Mechanical Site Supervisor Specialist

    Job ID
    Site Management
  • Overview

    Vanderlande’s Site Management Department is responsible for the Installation and project execution of Material Handling Systems, Airports, Warehouse Automation and Parcel Sortation systems for our customers throughout North America. The increasing number of new projects and their geographical spread means the team is growing and expanding. You will report hierarchically to the Manager of Site Management, and daily to the Site Manager or the Project Manager. In this position, you will be working within a Site Management project team to manage the installation of baggage handling, automation or parcel sortation system.  You will be responsible for the high-quality installation of a specific equipment (family) and to ensure the equipment is installed with efficiency, against the project specifications and technical requirements.


    The Site Supervisor is responsible for leading the installation of critical high-end equipment within our projects. This includes drawing up the installation project plan, containing objectives, project organization, planning, budget, in consultation with the Site Manager and Project Manager. 



    • Play a leading role in the execution of specific equipment which includes managing quality, time, budget & provision of information.
    • Ensure working within the project safety plan.
    • Providing input and support to the Site Manager and the Commissioning & Testing team.
    • Create daily, weekly and monthly project status reports.
    • Managing the activities including sub-contractors.
    • Understanding & managing the interests & expectations of all stakeholders.
    • Assure site quality.
    • Acquire commissioning support.
    • Coordinate electrical field change orders/estimates.
    • Coordinate punch list.
    • Oversee receiving, distribution, site warehouse and documentation of materials.
    • Oversee procurement, create supply chain status report.
    • Troubleshooting site installation issues
    • Ensure the feedback loop toward engineering and R&D



    Basic Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma, Technical degree preferred
    • Must have a valid drivers license
    • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% (domestically)

    Basic Qualifications 

    • High School Diploma, Technical degree preferred
    • On Site experience in industrial automation projects and/or industrial networks
    • Must be able to obtain a security clearance pass.
    • Valid passport in the event international travel is required
    • Willingness to travel up to 80% 
    • Must have valid drivers’ license


    • Proven ability to develop and understand detailed schedules Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB) 30-hour certified or equivalent (e.g. Standard First Aid).
    • Ability to manage mechanical and electrical installers in a way to ensure time for commissioning and testing requirements

    • Track record of excellent leadership capability to create a unified and motivated project team.
    • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
    • Safety awareness for the assigned scope
    • Knowledge of Microsoft office software
    • Ability to utilize a high degree of common sense

    • Decision making ability

    Our offer;

    You will get the opportunity to contribute to the growth and profitability of Vanderlande Industries. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, etc. We offer a full-time position in an informal working environment with a lot of opportunities for personal development. A training program will be set up based on your personal ambition and executed in close cooperation with the Vanderlande Academy.


    You will receive the following:

    • Competitive Base Salary
    • Bonus Opportunities   
    • Vacation and Sick time      
    • Training Plans
    • Health plans
    • 401K and employer matching


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