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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6582

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  May 12, 2022

Procurement Project Lead


Job Description


Technical liaison between suppliers, design engineers and Supply Chain to achieve project and departmental goals and objectives.


· As a key member of new product design teams, advise the project regarding supplier capabilities to achieve lowest cost compliant solutions.

· Understand the product from initial design and provide early input regarding ease and cost of supply.

· Maintain a focus on vendor technologies to enable low cost design and facilitate a collaborative working relationship between design engineers and suppliers.

· Engage suppliers early in the project life to gain their appropriate input into product solutions.

· Support the development of engineering design methodology from a Supply Chain perspective to ensure successful execution through the supply chain.

· Maintain a preferred parts list and use it to drive selection of common parts and design features across multiple projects.

· Devise and implement a project procurement plan.

· Ensure that project parts delivery needs are met in a timely manner through all project phases.

· Maintain regular product material cost metrics for each project and achieve project cost requirements.

· Adhere to all ISO procedures and departmental policies and procedures.

· Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.

· Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures. Work in compliance with divisional health, safety and environmental procedures.

· Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through lockout-tagout methods.

· Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts.

· Report defect in any equipment or protective device.

· Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks.

· Attend all required health, safety and environmental training.

· Report any accidents/incidents to supervisor.

· Assist in investigating accidents/incidents.

· Refrain from engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running or rough and boisterous conduct.



A degree in engineering or equivalent discipline. PMP certification is an asset.


· A minimum of five years of manufacturing engineering experience in a custom manufacturing environment.

· Experience developing and applying a project material procurement plan.

· Sound working knowledge of Excel, Word and other MS Office software.

· Ability to effectively manage large data files derived from ERP systems.

· Excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence at all organizational levels.

· Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to interact in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

· Good project management skills

Additional Information

Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Life Sciences division at ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.



Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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