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Warehouse Automation Project Manager




Melrose Park, IL

Job Description:

The Project Manager (Warehouse Automation Division) role is responsible for the coordination of all activities associated with the installation of automated/robotic material handling equipment products at customer sites.


  • Act as a liaison between the customer contact(s) on the project site and Interlake Mecalux departments to coordinate the delivery and installation of automation products, materials and associated labor.
  • Develop project timelines and budgets with milestone dates for completion of work. Meet with contractors and customers to ensure project is completed according to schedule.
  • Determine and obtain necessary permitting required for the installation.
  • Coordinate the work of electromechanics, controls engineers, and software developers.
  • Write project reports, memoranda, and correspondence detailing project status and issues.
  • Inspect subcontracted installation work of Interlake Mecalux products to ensure compliance with contractual commitments, safety and labor regulations, and environmental regulations.
  • Negotiate with the customer to determine the cost, terms, and conditions of change orders.
  • Supervise the installation of Interlake Mecalux products as well as purchased products and materials
  • Resolve and determine alternative solutions to construction, manufacturing, installation, or equipment issues and problems at customer sites.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • At least 3 years of related experience
  • Ability to travel at least 50% of the time, and working out of the Melrose Park, IL office the rest of time.
  • Personality: Candidates must have integrity, be highly analytical, and have a strong desire to be deeply involved in the business. Candidates must be organized and methodical in their work, with the ability to learn quickly and adapt easily to change. Candidates must be able to persevere through difficult work challenges with the highest degree of dedication. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills with the confidence to interact and communicate effectively with personnel from all levels of the organization

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Possibility for telework days, depending on position, with flexible make-up time for exempt employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments.


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