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ATS Company:  ATS Corporation
Requisition ID:  11915
Location: 

Warren, MI, US, 48091

Date:  Mar 21, 2024

Project Manager - Site Lead (3rd shift)

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 1000 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.

This is a temporary 6-Month contract position with the possibly to extend.

Major Duties

  • 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
  • This role is supporting projects located in Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Job Description

  • 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)
  • Forecasting
  • Project Planning 
  • Develop suitable budget allocations for ATS labor and materials
  • Oversee project schedule development and identify all critical path activities 
  • Enter/update all relevant information into project reporting system(s)
  • Conduct Initial Project Build Plan meetings
  • Manage project resources. Ensures that adequate resources are assigned to all project tasks
  • Project financial management
  • Work 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, and 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
    • Update Project Financial Data in ERP system
    • Elevate deficiencies to department managers, Program Manager, or Director as required
  • Team Leadership:
    • Schedule internal/external status meetings
    • Distribute agenda for internal/external status meetings
    • Publish minutes for internal/external status meetings
    • Distribute updated project schedule and current open issues list

Qualifications

 

Experience:

  • Must have experience managing 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-discipline project design and construction team. 
  • Must have acted in a leading role with a minimum of three 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 an excellent manufacturing or process engineering background, a superior mechanical aptitude, and proven trouble-shooting skills. 
  • Proven ability to work effectively with customers according to deadlines and under pressure-filled conditions is essential.  
  • Must be familiar with the use of computerized word processing and computerized spreadsheets and AutoCAD or similar drawing packages.

Why should you join ATS Industrial Automation?

  • Be a part of an engaged, empowered and innovative global workforce
  • We offer a robust total rewards package- Competitive starting salaries, comprehensive health and dental benefits, overtime pay, employee bonus, RSP matching, Employee Share Purchase Program
  • We provide awesome work perks such as treat days, gourmet coffee and beverages, subsidized breakfast and lunches in our cafeteria, employee referral bonuses and lots more.
  • We are intentional about your professional growth and development through internal career opportunities and our educational reimbursement program.

 

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

 

 If you're excited about this role, but do not meet all the qualifications listed above, you are still encouraged to apply. 


Nearest Major Market: Warren
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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