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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  9318

Lewis Center, OH, US, 43035-9445

Date:  May 26, 2023

Controls Project Engineer

Job Description



Assist the Controls Engineering Supervisor with technical guidance of the controls engineers to develop concepts and well-engineered software designs used in automated assembly systems. Mentor junior systems engineers to accomplish project objectives and use of correct application of standards and practices. Assist Controls Engineering Supervisor in developing ATS standards and practices. Adhere to all established procedures as defined by ATS Quality Procedures, Process Flows, Work Instructions, Safety Procedures, and the Employee Handbook.





  • Daily supervision of multiple programming teams on multiple projects with the ability to stay focused on important issues of the day including programming scope, schedule slip and potential budget overrun.
  • Provide concise and articulate, well thought out action plans and recovery plans to management of all levels with little or no prior notice.
  • Review concepts and estimate labor for Sales and Applications proposals.
  • Participate in the planning phase of new projects in coordination with other Operations disciplines.
  • Develop and maintain engineering tracking tasklists.
  • Develop Functional Specification Document and project SharePoint structure.
  • Assign project work to Technical Leads and their teams.
  • Attend internal design kickoff meetings.
  • Conduct team daily visual management meetings.
  • Create internal change order requests for scope change.
  • Provide the Controls Engineering Supervisor with feedback for annual performance reviews.



EDUCATION:  A BS degree specializing in technology, engineering or equivalent





Minimum of 5 years of programming experience is preferred. Minimum of 3 years of management of programming teams with emphasis on driving teams to meeting schedule and budget is preferred. Must be task-driven, detail oriented individual, with the ability to work additional hours as needed. Critical thinking skills are a must. Must have ability to work with and communicate effectively at all levels within the company and with senior client officials.



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 flexible work schedules, employee events, free coffee beverages, employee referral program and safety shoe programs. 
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, company paid short- and long-term disability and life insurance, comprehensive health benefits, 401K matching program, Employee Incentive Bonus program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program. 
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development, including tuition reimbursement programs and our commitment to promoting from within.

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