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ATS Company:  ATS Corporation
Requisition ID:  10701

Wixom, MI, US, 48393

Date:  Feb 21, 2024

Project Manager - Site Leader (2nd Shift)

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 PRD System
    • 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.
    • Update Project Financial Data in ERP
    • Elevate deficiencies to department managers or Program Manager.
  • Team Leadership:
    • Schedule internal status meetings, distribute agenda for internal status meeting, publish minutes for internal status, distribute updated project schedule and current open issues list.

Additional Information

Must have experience managing automation projects in excess of $1 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 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.  An ability to work effectively with customers according to deadlines and under pressure-filled conditions is essential.  In addition, must be familiar with the use of computerized word processing and computerized spreadsheets and AutoCAD or similar drawing package.

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, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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