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Full-time Project Manager

at Eclipse Automation in Cambridge

Full-time

Pay Scale: 75,000.00 to  100,000.00 / Annum

What's In It For You?

The Eclipse team is 800+ strong, working out of seventeen locations across five countries and three continents. Our people are our greatest assets and our biggest competitive advantage. That’s why we ensure that they’re taken care of with comprehensive benefit packages that support the growth and well-being of each and every Eclipse team member.

About Our Business Operations Teams

Our Business Operations teams are the fuel that keeps our organization running at hyper speed. They’re Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, Accounting, Supply Chain, Sales and more. They don’t build robots, but what they do is just as important and just as cutting-edge. That’s why we need innovators, dreamers, and do-ers just like you – the ones with the know-how to get a project off the ground, to help us keep shaping and building the future of our communities.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Program Manager, the Project Manager will provide leadership and coordination of project management functions. Working directly with applications department, customers and Project team to direct project scope and ensure profitability goals are met on budget. Work with the management and plant personnel to deliver the Eclipse Vision and the Eclipse Entrepreneurial Culture.

Technical

  • Direct and coordinate project schedules and resource allocation within the individual project teams
  • Monitor and communicate the project scope to the project teams as well as updating entire project time of contract changes
  • Create and review project schedules with the customer and project team to ensure on time project delivery
  • Review initial project scope and buy-in to project budget
  • Develop and manage project budgets and maintain project profitability
  • Manage company man hours versus projected project hours to maintain company optimum capacity work functions
  • Monitor all progress by the project teams on a daily basis, pinpoint possible issues with design, budgets, schedules and customers
  • Liaison between all departments to ensure time delivery of purchased items and on time delivery of Eclipse machinery and equipment
  • Ensure contractual communication is clearly understood and the information is completely and clearly transferred from Applications thru to the Project Management then to the manufacturing group by using the ‘Open Book Project Communication’ method
  • Ensure all project binder and documentation is kept up to date
  • Co-chair company’s project meetings to ensure all department leaders meet design specifications, schedules and project budgets
  • Review new projects with applications and department managers to allocate budgets and company resources
  • Ensure completion of all project contract deliverables through verification checklists including internal pre shipment check lists are complete
  • Monitor and approve project purchases
  • Participate in the development of change order proposals
  • Assist in the design evaluation of accepted project orders
  • Record all Research & Development work per project is reported for SR&ED claims
  • Monitor individual and departmental performance on a project level to identify department short falls and apply performance metrics against final execution
  • Attend design review meetings to confirm project scope is met
  • Review and approve specific project and department personnel expense reports

Leadership

  • Monitor and update project work-in-progress to report project profitability to accounting on a monthly basis
  • Communicate project invoicing to the Accounting department and ensure payment is received
  • Work with project team and supervisors to correct any potential issues
  • Represent the company at various business meetings to promote the company
  • Promote positive relations and open communication techniques with partners, customers, vendors, and distributors
  • Recommend and consistently administer policies, process flow and procedures to enhance operations
  • Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively with personnel, resolve and trouble shoot potential problems with supervisors

Project Execution

  • Ability to work in a team environment and actively participate in group meetings safely
  • Complete other duties and projects as assigned
  • Ensure scheduled milestones are met
  • Notify the appropriate departments if milestones are not met
  • Maintain good corporate citizen role in support of the Eclipse corporate Vision
  • Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Eclipse Automation Inc. Conduct Code
  • Foster the development of a culture reflective of the core values of the business

Education

  • Has successfully completed a University Degree or College Diploma in Mechanical/Electrical/Engineering / Robotics Automation Technology
  • Education in Project Management or Business Economics would is preferred
  • Formal project management training through PMP or working towards obtaining PMP Certification
  • Proficiency with MS office based software and MS Project
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Solid Works would be an asset

 Experience

  • 4+ years' experience in the custom automation industry
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution
  • Knowledge of contracting, negotiating, accounting principles and sound business practices
  • Knowledge of structuring resource planning, managing budgets and revenue expectations
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Eclipse is an AODA compliant organization, and accommodations are available upon request.

We support an environment where teams work together and where people can learn, grow, and thrive.

How to Apply:

For assistance and support with your application, Click on the "Apply Now" button below.

For a direct apply to the company, and to view additional positions they are recruiting for visit: https://www.eclipseautomation.com/careers/

Thank you

JD/JF



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