Program Manager- Transportation

POSITION TITLE: Program Manager- Transportation
DEPARTMENT: Project Management
REPORTS TO: Director of Project Management

MAJOR DUTIES: Reporting to the Director of Project Management, the Program Manager- Transportation, will provide overall direction for a portfolio of projects within a defined sector of the Eclipse business. Leveraging extensive sector specific experience ensures all equipment and services provided by Eclipse meet and exceed customer expectations. In consultation with Business Development and Applications Engineering, utilizes sector network to identify new business opportunities and supports the proposal development and negotiation process. The incumbent will work with the management team and plant personnel to deliver the Eclipse Vision and the Eclipse Entrepreneurial Culture on time and on budget.


• Oversee and assist Project Managers to deliver all projects on time and on budget
• Regularly review overall project status and open issues identified through the escalation process, and lead implementation of recovery plans as necessary.
• Provide oversight to Project Engineers and Designers in the development and completion of all technical deliverables, including direct involvement in design verification/validation process.
• Monitor overall health of assigned portfolio, ensuring sustainable growth and profitability is achieved and maintained.
• Interfacing with key decision makers of customer, ensures a common understanding of ongoing project status and proactively addresses any quality, schedule, or cost concerns.
• Identifies new opportunities and assists in development and execution of capture plan.
• Proactively recognize issues, initiate action, assist in problem solving and evaluate results on major issues

• Promote positive relations between departments and with partners, customers, vendors, and distributors
• Recommend and administer policies and procedures to enhance operations which support continuous improvement initiatives
• Enforce Eclipse policies throughout the department including Human Resources, Safety and Environmental
• Recommend Eclipse Database improvements on an ongoing basis to increase efficiency throughout the company
• Continuously resource new innovative solutions for corporate competitiveness
• Ensure concepts meet Eclipse Automation quality, safety and reliability standards
• Adhere to the Eclipse Project Operating Policy
• Promote Personal Development and Safe work practices, working environment and improve department operations
• Complete other duties and projects as assigned
• Maintain good corporate citizen role in support of the Eclipse corporate Vision and confidentiality ensuring that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the Eclipse Automation Inc. Conduct Code

Project Execution: 
• Ensure Scheduled milestones are met.
• Notify the appropriate departments if milestones cannot be met.
• Ensure projects are executed on or below budget.
• Manage scope control for portfolio.
• Ensure that Company ISO Standards are followed.

• Expectation of travel to Customer/supplier locations is less than 10% of time, however may be exceeded in exceptional circumstances to meet project/ portfolio needs


• Has successfully completed a University Degree or College Diploma in Engineering / Robotics Automation Technology or equivalent experience
• Preference will be given to candidates holding an Ontario P.Eng license is required.
• Formal project management training through PMI or equivalent, PMP is an asset.

• 5+ years as a Project Manager in the field of automation or specialized equipment and tooling directly related to the sector
• 10+ years sector specific experience in a technical leadership capacity, with demonstrated success in large, high profile projects