Project Manager – Automation Solutions

Project Manager – Automation Solutions

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Mississauga, ON

Engineering & Technical




Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada

Job Type: Permanent

Date: 7/19/2022

Job ID: 9M307407719

Category: Engineering & Technical

Join a top employer and advance your career. David Aplin Group has partnered with a Mississauga, ON-based company to hire a Project Manager for their growing operations.



The Project Manager is responsible for project execution success. As a Project Manager, you will provide leadership in the successful delivery of projects, ensuring strong project communication, integration, and meeting project scope, cost, schedule, and quality objectives throughout the project life cycle.

  • Initiates and integrates projects across all functional groups including the Customer’s team
  • Identifies key project stakeholders and manages project stakeholders’ expectations within the project business case constraints
  • Establishes communication channels and distributes key project information to provide a communication bridge between the project team and the Customer
  • Collects project requirements, develops scope definition, and establishes high-level project goals and objectives for the project team in alignment with project contract documents and the Customer
  • Develops project cost and schedule baseline ensuring commitments from functional groups
  • Tracks and manages project critical path activities and deliverables
  • Provides project leadership and manages project execution
  • Ensures project quality objectives are met by developing a quality plan and performing quality checks (e.g., specification approvals, Factory & Site acceptance equipment tests)
  • Reports project progress to the Senior Management
  • Monitors project risk and recommends mitigation strategies. Undertakes initiatives to exploit opportunities to increase project value to the company and the Customer
  • Monitors and manages project changes and where appropriate issues Change Notices for Customer Approval
  • Approves project invoicing according to the milestone payment schedule and work completed
  • Monitors project cash flow and spending
  • Initiates manages, or delegates management of subcontracts and subcontracted deliverables
  • Collaborates with Functional Managers to meet project resource requirements while ensuring optimum resource allocation across multiple PMO projects is achieved
  • Performs project close-out according to the contractual acceptance criteria
  • Other duties as required relevant to the role or assigned by the manager
  • Measurable KPIs: Engineering Project Milestones and Budgets posted on PMO Project Dashboard




  • 5+ years of Project Management experience in the delivery of Automation solutions to the end users and integrators in the Packaging or Logistics industry
  • 8+ years of experience in machine building and systems integration 
  • Technical skills and business aptitude supported by a degree or diploma in Engineering 
  • Product development management experience is an asset
  • PMP certification is a strong asset
  • An excellent and experienced communicator at all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated capacity to understand client requirements and successfully manage multiple projects from inception to completion 
  • Must have demonstrated experience in RFP, Contract, and Vendor Management 
  • A problem solver.  Ability to deal with ambiguity and create effective processes and procedures
  • Ability to wear multiple hats with hands-on approach to solving automation problems 
  • Well-organized with a positive approach to Company’s standards and departmental policies
  • Excellent documentation maintenance skills
  • A relentless drive for continuous improvement and cost savings
  • Hand-on approach to problem-solving with finding the root cause and “dig deep” analysis attitude 
  • Practices rigorous objectivity & cultivates balanced optimism 
  • Knowledge seeker and unbiased facts source with coaching skills
  • Strong user of MS Excel and other MS Office programs
  • Good, working knowledge of MS Project or similar scheduling software 
  • Good understanding of AutoCAD or 3D design methods
  • Good grasp of ERP and Purchasing Administration and systems



 Job ID: 9M307407719


If you are interested in this position and meet the qualifications, apply today! We thank all applicants; however, only those who are authorized to work in Canada or are selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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