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Automation Project Manager

Rate TBD
Location Toronto, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project Business consulting & Finance Management processes, Supply Management
Duration contract ongoing
Education required College/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Business
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ON
Job Description

Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Automation Manager – Ontario Division, the
Automation Project Manager (APM) is responsible for developing
innovative, simple and intuitive automation solutions to respond to
customers’ needs, both external and internal.

Safety is of prime importance at our company and we are uncompromising in
our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, our
subcontractors, our customers, our partners and our community.
Here each employee must strive to continually improve our
processes, must demonstrate leadership, and must promote comprehensive
safety while maintaining the highest level of quality and respecting
our budgets. We expect individual accountability, we expect all
employees to adhere to our safety standards, and we expect all
employees to actively participate in and to support the advancement of
our health and safety practices. It is our belief that safety
is the responsibility of all employees, from senior management to the
individual worker and that everyone is responsible for achieving zero

Further, it is also the responsibility of all our employees to
foster and to maintain the highest level of internal and external
customer satisfaction possible and to maintain a positive
Company-Client relationship while adhering to our core values of
devotion, responsibility, honesty, simplicity and respect.

The successful candidate is required to work in a team environment of
Automation Project Managers and other Project Managers (PM) in the
design of various mechanical and processing systems for our wide
client base. Further, the APM will work closely with the Sales Team to
help maintain this client relationship. Typically the APM will
collaborate with a PM as a design team, leading the development and
design of the required automation and control strategies to suit the
clients’ need based on project performance criteria and/or
functional specifications. The successful candidate will ensure the
functionality and profitability of projects under their control and
they are accountable for deliverables, costs and timelines.

This position is located in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Travel of
50-60% will be required and expected within Ontario mostly, and
potentially North America (Canada & USA).

Key Responsibilities

General Duties

* Demonstrate leadership in Health & Safety, promote comprehensive
safety while maintaining the highest level of quality and respecting
our budgets
* Ensure the Health and Safety of the workforce in accordance with
us, Industry and Regulatory standards
* Ensure workmanship and quality is in adherence to our team and
industry standards and local regulations (high pressure welding,
seismic, etc.)
* Promote the brand Brand and be an example for the Company
Values in everyday actions
* Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
* Make business decisions that are financially responsible,
accountable, justifiable and defensible in accordance with our company
policies and procedures


Automation Project Management Component

* Maintain highest level of customer satisfaction through respectful
and cordial communication with the client, his representatives and all
members of the team
* Assess the customers’ needs by understanding their processes,
referring to their specifications and ensuring quality of the turnkey
project delivered meets the customer’s expectation
* Develop automation design estimates and prepare quotes within
prescribed timeframes
* Adhere to and follow diligently all internal project
management guidelines and protocols
* Offer technical expertise in design, development and execution of
the project
* Coordinate internal resources (ex. technicians, electricians, etc.)
and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
* Plan, execute and delegate, as required, programming and electrical
drawings development
* Develop project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant
stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
* Develop a detailed project plans with the PMs to track project
* Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, on budget and
within scope
* Use appropriate verification techniques and internal procedures to
manage projects at all stages including changes in project scope,
changes in schedule and changes in costs
* Measure project performance using these internal systems, tools and
other techniques
* Report and escalate to management, as needed, project deviations,
scope creep, extras, etc.
* Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
* Perform risk management to minimize project risks
* Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation using
developed internal procedures
* Develop bills of material (BOM) within our standards
* Participate in new product development and product improvement:
* Participate in developing new automation products
* Propose and participate in improving existing standards
* Supervise automation technicians, as required, and ensure their
work meets the required quality standards
* Train, coach and mentor technicians and junior project managers
* Emergency service call support, when scheduled



* 5+ years experience in process control automation design,
programming, field installation, performance testing, commissioning
and operation – preferably in the Food and Beverage or the Chemical
Processing industries
* Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with P.Eng. designation is
considered an asset but not required
* Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on
experience with control loops and PID programming
* Excellent interpersonal skills, with a growth mindset and proven
successful track record of working with engineers and operation
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Solid organizational skills, including attention to detail and
* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
* AutoCAD proficiency in P&ID
* Ability to adapt to our company programming standards for specific
systems. Offer recommendations for optimization and improvements where
* Demonstrated experience with Rockwell and Allen Bradley, RSLogix 5,
500 and 5000, SLC5, MicroLogix, CompactLogix, ControlLogix, RSView32
and FactoryTalk suite of products
* Experience with Wonderware HMI/SCADA/IIM suite of products
* Knowledge of and experience reading, analyzing P&IDs and electrical
* Experience with safety control systems, products and implementation
design is considered an asset
* Experience with RDBMS development for process data logging, data
retrieval and reporting is considered an asset
* Knowledge and/or experience using Inductive Automation Ignition
SCADA systems is considered an asset
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-March 15, 2023


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