Senior Engineering Program Manager

Ajax, Ontario, Canada Full-time

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Program Manager to join our growing team in Ajax, Ontario.  ATX offers an outstanding work environment and competitive compensation package.  We seek talented, enthusiastic, innovative, and flexible individuals, who are looking for a challenging and rewarding career. We host a positive, modern, business casual environment.


Reporting to the Vice President of Engineering the Senior Program Manager will work with the ATX product development teams to develop and implement detailed project schedules/plans to ensure timelines, quality objectives and budgets are met from the project approval signoff stage to product release. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or College diploma/certificate in Project Management or equivalent;
  • Professional Project Manager (PMP) Certification is preferred;
  • A minimum of ten years engineering and project management experience in electronics hardware development and/or electronics manufacturing; and
  • Experience building project schedules using software tools such as Microsoft Project; 

 The successful candidate will achieve the above mandate through the following duties: 

  • Daily project monitoring and management (i.e. tracking of tasks, milestones and risks);
  • Prepare and distribute weekly and ad hoc project update reports, meeting minutes and summaries;
  • Maintain project status updates for Executive Management and Product Managers;
  • Identify and create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning;
  • Drive continuous improvement in ATX’s project management processes that will result in better visibility and more predictable R&D product development schedules;
  • Manage external supplier relationships through the Project Management team including technical audits, quality management, capability or location assessments, new process/supplier qualifications;
  • Lead, manage, and mentor one direct report;
  • Work closely with Operations group to support and ensure efficient, timely and accurate information exchange during product releases, integration to production and engineering change notices, etc;
  • Support Engineering management and the Director of Operations on other related projects and tasks as required;
  • Support the R&D team’s continuous improvement initiatives and KPI monitoring for product development activities;
  • Ensuring Company ISO procedures are followed during product development;
  • Capture information necessary for filing Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) applications;
  • Performs all tasks in accordance with established Safe Work Practices and Standard Operating Procedures, ISO requirements; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Working knoweldge of electronics manufacturing or design service suppliers, experience with China would be preferred;
  • Excellent organizational, time management and planning skills to plan and prioritize a number of complex activities impacting other activities or projects in the organization;
  • Ability to motivate and lead teams without having direct authority;
  • Superior communication skills both oral and written to exchange complex and sensitive information internally and externally;
  • Goal-oriented approach and the ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, to work with internal and external associates;
  • Thrives in a team environment with high level of interaction with colleagues;
  • Working knowledge of electromechanical design, components and system design in particular as it applies to the Cable/Telco industry is an asset;
  • Previous supervisory or management experience is preferred;
  • Strong problem solving skills, ability to apply judgement within set limitations to resolve problems that may impact project deadlines, services and production; and
  • Proficient with various computer programs including; Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and Outlook and internet applications.


ATX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals.  Should you require any accommodations during the recruitment process please notify Human Resources.  The ATX Accessible Customer Service Plan can we viewed on our website.

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