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ATS Company:  PA Solutions
Requisition ID:  11704

Easley, SC, US, 29642

Date:  Feb 22, 2024

Sr. Project Manager - Automation

Job Description

Duties: Project Management (PM) responsibilities include full Project Lifecycle Management for one or more tooling related systems projects. PM will be accountable to deliver projects on time, within budget, with exceptional quality, and a high level of customer satisfaction.


  • Conduct internal and external project reviews
  • Change order management
  • Adherence to PA/ATS processes, documentation requirements, reporting, etc.
  • Project performance monitoring & forecasting
  • Transparency in all facets of project management
  • Lead with a “can do” attitude and foster the same throughout the project team
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  •  Understand risks and manage accordingly
  •  Leverage Sr. Management for problem solving and guidance as necessary
  • Perform or manage systematic quality checks of projects at all gates
  • Create a high-performance culture by of setting high expectations, empowerment, providing coaching/feedback, and reviewing team performance to ensure the highest performance standards
  • Demonstrate leadership in Health & Safety compliance and drive a safe working culture
  • Resource coordination to ensure highest value of properly trained and utilized team
  • Managing projects in real time and at the location of execution as required

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of seven years of Automation related experience preferably within the automotive, off-highway, or aerospace verticals
  • Five plus years of project management experience managing an automation project portfolio more than $5M.
  •  Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team in an intentional, focused, respectful, and highly engaged manner
  • Understanding and managing the levers to directly influence project timing, quality, and associated financial metrics (budget, utilization, margin expansion, timing, cost optimization, etc.)
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

Additional Information


  • BS in either Mechanical, Electrical or Manufacturing related fields.
  • PMP certification or MBA is a plus

Responsibilities for Health, Safety and Environment include:

  • Ensure that equipment, materials, and protective devices are functioning in a safe manner
  • Ensure that employees are working in accordance with divisional health and safety procedures
  • Applies progressive discipline as appropriate for health, safety and/or environmental violations
  • Advise employees of the existence of any potential or actual health and safety risks
  • Provide appropriate instruction for safe work
  • Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of employees
  • Conduct periodic inspections and audits in accordance with legislative and/or corporate requirements
  • Conduct accident/incident investigations, prepare necessary reports and communicate to line management, health and safety personnel and health and safety committee
  • Ensure that all employees, including temporary workers and contractors, adhere to safety requirements including the use of personal protective equipment
  • Support activities and initiatives outlined by the Joint Health and Safety Committee

Join the Winning Team at PA Solutions, Inc. (a global division of ATS Automation). We help exceptional customers automate their manufacturing as Tooling System Integrators. We work with Global OEM's/Tier suppliers supporting transportation and aerospace industries. Take your place among the best in the business and grow your career with PA Solutions, Inc. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality. PA Solutions, Inc. offers a superior benefits package designed with you in mind!  If you would like to automate your future, check us out and be a part of our unprecedented growth!


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations.  

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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