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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5032
Location: 

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Nov 24, 2021

Project Manager (Automation)

 

Job Description

MAJOR DUTIES:
•    Responsible for projects from receipt of purchase order through final installation and final customer acceptance.

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:
•    Assessment and Identification of risks
•    Develop and Implement Risk Mitigation Plan(s)

 

Project Planning:
•    Develop suitable budget allocations for ATS labour and materials.
•    Oversee project schedule development and identify all critical path activities.
•    Conduct Initial Project Build Plan meeting
•    Manage project resources. Ensures that adequate resources are assigned to all project tasks.

 

Project financial management:
•    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.
•    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:
•    Holds team communications meetings on a regular basis.
•    Encourages and mentors employees to ensure that the build team’s morale and efficiency is maintained at the highest level.
•    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.
•    Coordinate the post project employee assessment process.
•    Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
•    Safety – Ensure that all project activities are conducted in accordance with ATS and Legal standards. Ensure that a PSHSR is prepared and acted upon.
 
Customer Relationship Management:
•    Customer Advocate
•    Deliver maximum customer satisfaction
•    Pro-actively handle customer concerns
•    Elevate customer issues when required to the next level of ATS management
•    Partnership with ATS account manager to manage the customer
•    Assists Applications Engineering with preparing quotations and customer interaction.
 
Management Reporting:
•    Attend the project status meeting as requested by the Program Manager and/or Director, Project Management.
•    For larger programs, this position may report to a Program Manager.
•    Project Change Management:
•    Track all contract changes and prepare CORs (Change Order Requests).
•    Ensure customer caused / requested changes are executed by the team only after receipt of customer agreement.
 
 

Qualifications

Education:
•    Post- secondary college diploma, engineering degree or equivalent, specializing in electronics, electrical, mechanical or controls engineering; Completion of or in the process of achieving the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset.
 
Experience
•    Must have experience managing multi-zone automation projects in excess of $5 million with multiple disciplinary teams.
•    Must have a proven track record of providing positive leadership and coordination to a multi-disciplined project design and construction team.
•    Must have acted in a project management role with a minimum of five years’ experience in a variety of projects/markets on a multidiscipline team.
•    Must have a practical working knowledge of robots, PLC’s, instrumentation or other machine controls packages, sensors and pneumatics.
•    Preference will be given to those who possess medical device assembly experience, a process engineering background, a superior controls aptitude and proven trouble-shooting skills.
•    Preference will also be given to those with FDA regulatory experience and exposure to validation planning and execution.
•    An ability to work effectively with customers according to deadlines and under pressure-filled conditions is essential.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:
•    Leadership
•    Negotiator / Dealmaker
•    Problem solver
•    Customer skills (management, satisfaction, relationship building)
•    Business knowledge and experience
 

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Travel is required to both domestic and international customer locations

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with Health Canada-approved vaccines as a condition of employment prior to start date

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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