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Automation Project Manager

by BOS Innovations Inc.

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Dorchester, ON
Date Posted: Oct 23, 2023
BOS Innovations Inc.

Job Description

Automation Project Manager



We are a custom Machine Builder that provides automation solutions for manufacturing companies with cutting edge technologies. For 25 years we have been growing and adding key members to our team. We believe in pushing the boundaries of new technologies, supporting the development of our team members through internal/external training and co-op programs, while ensuring each employee has work-life balance because family matters. When adding people to our team, cultural fit is very important. We look for employees who are innovative, adaptable, hardworking, courageous, focused and team players. Come join our team!

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time




Perform Project Management role at BOS, representing BOS to the customer well and organizing successful project execution.

  • Owns end to end process of the project after PO acceptance through to delivery
  • Owns the relationship with the customer during that period of time (project) not sales
  • Through the act of engagement and influence, ensure that the project is delivered on time, quality, and budget
  • Responsible for effective commercial execution of projects through oversite of the project management group


  • Engage with the business and the customer just prior to deal Close to develop relationship and set up project plan for the new projects:


o Follow the BOS kickoff process led by sales with ownership transfer to PM

o Create the project schedule for each job using the correct standard BOS template in MS Project illustrating BOS and Customer milestones

o Create the budget module within the BOS ERP with department input: line creation, budget finalization, and checklist creation

o Facilitate kick off meeting procedures

  • Maintain project information organization
  • Facilitate project update meetings and whiteboards
  • Manage, and escalate (following the escalation process) project risks to Sr Management
  • Monitor and report the project team progress through our process – the BOS Project Playbook
  • Manage the commercial relationship with the customer during the active project including signoffs, milestone payments, engineering changes, risk management, information requests, etc.
  • Facilitate internal and customer design reviews, site reviews, customer visits, and any other commercial interactions
  • Through the act of engagement and influence, ensure that the project is delivered on time, quality, and budget
  • Responsible for effective commercial execution of projects through oversite of the assigned project management group
  • Inform the customer of technical, timing, or commercial miss (either BOS’, or the customer’s) - Facilitate the Development of contingency and/or recovery planning as needed to address timing risk mitigation or handling
  • Support the BOS project team will all customer information and provided items, including:










o Customer information, free issued components, or product/samples

o Follow ECN process to provide Engineering Change Quotes when applicable

o Manage the customer product planning and tracking system and coordinate with all stakeholders

  • Analyze projects to identify out of scope work or other out of scope customer requests and strategically address these with the Sales Department



  • Post-secondary education in engineering
  • Minimum 5 years experience managing custom automation projects
  • Computer Expertise: Microsoft Office, Epicor, Microsoft Project, Review level knowledge of Solidworks and Draftsight
  • PMP Designation considered an asset


  • Understanding of project flow and milestones
  • Knowledge of machine building and processes including laser, assembly, welding, etc.
  • Familiarity with equipment, machinery and components used in custom machine building
  • General knowledge of system programming
  • Understanding of the relationship between and integrator and customer

Skills & Abilities:

  • Customer Service
  • Planning/implementing plans
  • Team work
  • Attention to detail
  • Prioritizing/organizing
  • Communicating clearly/concisely
  • Critical thinking/problem solving
  • Negotiating
  • Troubleshooting
  • Proactive

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. BOS welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


  • Mentorship and Leadership Programs
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Telecommuting Opportunities
  • Health Benefits Program (multiple extended health care plans to choose from)
  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Profit Sharing
  • RRSP Employee/Employer Matching Program
  • Subsidized Lunch Program
  • Staff appreciation lunches & Socials
  • Bi-annual company events
  • Career planning & goal setting
  • Employee recognition program
  • Performance appraisal program
  • BOS Promotional Clothing
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite Gym and Locker Room with Showers
  • Ping Pong table in Cafeteria for lunches and breaks

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