Automation Project Manager (Remote Toronto) Job at Celestica – in Remote

Req ID: 73369

Region: Americas

Country: Canada

State/Province: Ontario

City: Remote Employee Canada

What’s in it for you?

When you join Celestica, it’s more than just a job. It’s about being part of a team of talented individuals who are passionate about what they do every day, and contributing to our forward thinking and collaborative solutions for our teams and customers.

The Automation Project Manager/NPI Engineering Consultant is tasked with leading and overseeing the proper execution of assigned projects. As such, the Project Manager is responsible for the contracted performance and for reaching cost, quality, timeline, and customer satisfaction targets. The Project Manager is the customer’s main point of contact within the context of assigned projects.

Position-related tasks and responsibilities:
Convert a production process to an automation assembly line, with input from various departments, teams, and vendors.

Coordinate a cross-functional team (mechanics, electrical, automation, purchasing, production, etc.).

Plan and coordinate in detail the various phases of projects: pre-project, engineering, manufacturing, delivery, installation, etc.

Lead project-related meetings.

Regularly update the financial status of projects (the Project Manager is accountable for keeping projects under budget).

Provide regular status updates for projects.

Once projects are completed, prepare and present project post-mortem assessments that cover every aspect: financials, timeline, etc.

Assume personal accountability for the proper application of project procedure for assigned projects

Ensure on-time performance

Track and manage change orders

Take part in preparing requests for quotes for equipment, materials, and workforce depending on the needs of the Purchasing/Subcontracting department.

Take part in the study and analysis of quotes received.

Validate the appropriateness of purchases made in terms of allotted budgets.

Regularly track manufacturing progress, both in-house and by machine builders and subcontractors.

Customer relations:
Confirm that customer objectives are taken into account within projects, in terms of timelines, quality and compliance with technical specifications.

Bill customers in collaboration with the accounting department.

Take part in customer meetings depending on customer needs.

Draft contract deliverables

7-10 years of Project Management experience required, with projects in the $5M range. Preferably with a machine builder

Engineering degree or Diploma in Mechanical, Electrical or Mechatronics.

Certified PMP preferred.

Travel requirements:
30% global travel expected, with bursts during critical phases of a project

Work location: This is a Remote Toronto opportunity.


Celestica is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status (including race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status or other characteristics protected by law).

At Celestica we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud.

Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.

Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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