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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  7658

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Project Management

Specific Responsibilities

· Leads the project team to execute projects on schedule, at or below budget delivering the contracted scope of work to all applicable codes and standards.

· Key customer contact for assigned projects. Responsible for customer satisfaction. Maintain regular contact (verbal and written) with key customer representative(s) ensuring all key project events and issues are documented in writing.

· Manage project risks including:

o Assessment and Identification of risks

o Develop and Implement Risk Mitigation Plan(s)

o Forecasting

· Project Planning

o Develop suitable budget allocations for ATS labour and materials.

o Oversee project schedule development and identify all critical path activities.

o Conduct Initial Project Build Plan meeting

o Manage project resources. Ensures that adequate resources are assigned to all project tasks.

· Project financial management.

o Working with the financial analyst, ensure all billings and invoicing is submitted on time. Ensure all project deliverables are accomplished and supporting documentation is prepared for each project milestone payment. Obtain necessary FAT, SAT any other customer approvals needed to enable on-time payment including Final payment and project closure.

o Project Forecasting – Prepare accurate financial and resource forecasts. Prepare reports as required by ATS Management.

· Elevate deficiencies to department managers or Program Manager.

· Team Leadership:

o Holds team communications meetings on a regular basis.

o Encourages and mentors employees to ensure that the build team’s morale and efficiency is maintained at the highest level.

o Lead by example.

o Manage projects and project teams in accordance with all applicable ATS procedures. Ensure project teams follow the required procedures. Conduct regular team meetings and issue weekly project updates to the project team.

o Coordinate the post project employee assessment process.

· Compliance:

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

o Safety – Ensure that all project activities are conducted in accordance with ATS and Legal standards. Ensure that a PSHSR is prepared and acted upon.

o Demonstrate leadership in Health, Safety and Environment compliance.

o Hold team members accountable for health, safety and environmental compliance as part of the annual performance review process.

o Ensure that the requirements of the health, safety and environment management system are implemented and maintained.

o Carry out hazard assessments, inspections, and audits as required by legislative framework and/or corporate requirements.

o Ensure that training is provided to all departmental employees are per established in the training matrix.

o Implement appropriate corrective measures for unsafe conditions and unsafe acts.

o Ensure that appropriate equipment, materials and protective devices are provided and maintained in safe condition.

o Provide information, instruction and supervision to employees.

o Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of employees.

o Attend HSE Due Diligence for Management training sessions.

o Assemble and assist in testing activities related to construction of CSA B51 and CSA N285.0 pressure boundary components within the ATS Certificate of Authorization if applicable.

o Strictly follow CSA N285/NQA Quality requirements as defined within the manual and procedures

Specific Responsibilities Cont.

· Customer Relationship Management:

o Customer Advocate

o Deliver maximum customer satisfaction

o Pro-actively handle customer concerns

o Elevate customer issues when required to the next level of ATS management

o Partnership with ATS account manager to manage the customer

o Assists Applications Engineering with preparing quotations and customer interaction.

· Management Reporting:

o Attend the project status meeting as requested by the Program Manager and/or Director, Project Management.

o For larger programs, this position may report to a Program Manager.

· Project Change Management:

o Track all contract changes and prepare CORs (Change Order Requests).

o Ensure customer caused / requested changes are executed by the team only after receipt of customer agreement.

Join our globally growing team at ATS Industrial Automation where we create complex automation solutions at the highest level that sustainably impact lives around the world. 


At ATS, a publicly traded global company with a proud 40-year history, we help drive the future with our factory-wide automation solutions. At ATS Industrial Automation, what we do matters - both to our customers and to their customers. With 600 skilled employees around the world, we design, build and service mission-critical automated assembly and test solutions for mobility, nuclear and specialty automation. Our customers are leaders in their industries and rely on us to deliver what we promise - on time and on budget.  Combined with our broad product portfolio, financial strength and global presence, we provide our customers with the best automation solutions wherever and whenever they need them. 


Join our ATS Industrial Automation Team because:

  • We VALUE our People: The foundation of a great company is having the best team which is why we continuously work to develop, engage, empower and energize our people.
  • We’ve got GREAT Work Perks: We provide a variety of perks to our employees. Make sure you ask more about our treat days, free gourmet coffee beverages, employee referral bonus and onsite cafeteria.
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, Employee Incentive Bonus program, comprehensive health and dental benefits including Lifestyle Spending Account, RRSP matching program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program. 
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development. Ask about our tuition reimbursement program and our commitment to promoting from within.


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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