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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5536

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Technical Product Manager - LMT (Mechatronics)


Job Description


The Innovation Technical Product Manager is responsible for managing R&D projects that involve mechanics, electronics, and software. Once prototypes are completed, you will ensure the successful transition of the technology to the ATS business, whether that be the Systems or Products Group.    


•    Manage multiple R&D projects leading to the creation of industry leading, high-tech mechatronic products. These developments include mechanics, electronics, and software.
•    Projects are a mix of agile and/or waterfall depending which approach is better suited. 
•    Lead project meetings and coordinate SME’s ensuring key milestones are met and technology goals are achieved.
•    Play an active role in problem solving and prioritizing activities in conjunction with the team. Identify, assess, and manage risks associated with the technology development.
•    Oversee the project timeline, adherence to budgets, and ensure adequate resources are assigned to all tasks.   
•    Once prototypes are completed, manage all the necessary tasks and activities required to transition a newly developed technology to the greater ATS business.  
•    Helps to identify and develop locals SME’s with the new technology such that the divisions can become self-reliant.  
•    Collects feedback on technical changes and lessons learned then funnels those to the right teams for implementation.  
•    Specific topics to address with the project plan include, but are not limited to: development, internal training, ability to quote or estimate costs for the technology,  long term performance testing, operations readiness gap analysis and ramp-up plan,  new potential add-on innovations required to support the business, execution strategies for technology implementation, ongoing IP protection,  sales training,  manufacturing roadmaps, value engineering activities, transition to the products organization (where applicable), manuals, etc.  
•    Maintain the initial product roadmap, provide input to help prioritize development opportunities with the innovation team 
•    Support and promote the use of ABM tools as it applies to the product development
•    Ensure that all business activities are performed with highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.
•    Adheres to all health and safety rules and procedures.



  • Post-secondary engineering degree, college diploma or equivalent. Completion of or in the process of achieving the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation is an asset.


  • Minimum five years of experience in the development, delivery and management of mechatronic technologies and products. You must possess organizational, problem solving and time management skills. The ability to communicate effectively in oral and written communications is essential. 

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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