Project Manager - Automation / Manufacturing

November 6 2018
Industries Industrial products (Others)
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Manufacturing, Automation - Process, Manufacturing - Production - Industrial
Hamilton, ON

Tissue converting companies across the globe know Edson for their high-performance case and tray packing systems, including high-speed horizontal case packing, product handling, and top-load robotic solutions. Respected for their performance and reliability, many Edson machines from the 1970's are still in service today. As part of the ProMach End of Line business line, Edson helps our packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire packaging spectrum: filling and capping, flexibles, pharma, product handling, labeling and coding, and end of line. ProMach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. For more information about ProMach, visit and for more information on ProMach Careers, visit




The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for the planning, implementing, controlling, and reporting of status on multiple, concurrent projects for the company.  The PM will work closely with engineering, purchasing, manufacturing, and sales staff to accomplish the above. This position is responsible for $15 million annually in projects and can be working on approximately 5 projects at a time.


  • Responsible for leading all elements of multiple projects including planning, and implementation of the project, facilitating project scope, schedule, goals and deliverables;
  • Plan and review project schedules and timelines constantly to ensure milestones are on track, notifying various departments and Supervisor of deviations as appropriate;
  • Routinely provide direction and support to the individuals assigned to a particular project team, identify issues that impact cost or delivery status;
  • Reporting financial status of projects and in line with corporate directive
  • Schedule, coordinate and manage meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Present reports defining project progress, percentage complete, problems, solutions;
  • Contact vendors regarding the availability and lead times of components required to deliver finished goods to customer;
  • Work directly with purchasing and shipping/receiving for proper delivery of projects and receipt of vendor supplies;
  • Utilize Project Management tools including but not limited to the Company ERP (Syteline) to track the progress and movement of the project through the various stages of completion.
  • Prepare labour resource plans and make suggestions accordingly
  • Manage regular and ongoing communication with customer regarding the scope and status of the Project.
  • Identify any challenges or potential blockers to achieving project milestones and goals and implement solutions accordingly


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required
  • 5-7 years' experience in project management in managing machinery or custom automation projects;
  • PMP designation is preferred
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to successfully communicate, cooperate and engage with internal and external team members, vendors and clients;

  • Keen attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy;

  • Sound analytical, proactive, strategic thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills;

  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and professional demeanor;

  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects concurrently to deliver customer project objectives, on track, on time and within budget;

  • Experience in packaging or automation industry an asset.



As a Pro Mach employee, you receive more than just a paycheck. Total compensation includes your pay (hourly rate), very comprehensive medical/dental programs as well as life insurance, a pension plan and a generous paid time off program.


Pro Mach is committed to providing an accessible workspace. Should you require accommodation during the recruitment process please notify the Company.

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