Director Operations
ATS Automation
Cambridge, ON, CA
23h ago

Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Energy & Industry division at ATS Automation.

Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.


At ATS, a $1.8B publicly-traded global enterprise with a proud 40-year history, we are helping advance the future with our factory-wide automation solutions.

Within MNSA, what we do matters it matters to both our customers and their customers. With 800 skilled associates around the world, we design, build and service mission critical automated assembly and test solutions for mobility, nuclear and specialty automation.

Our customers are leaders in their industries and rely on us to deliver what we promise, on time and on budget. Together with our wide product range, our financial strength and global footprint, we provide the best automation solutions to our customers where and when they need it.


Inspire a $150M (Cambridge) operation to sustainable customer excellence and profitable growth

  • Revenue, Gross Margin & EBIT
  • Quality and Delivery
  • Execution of programs up to $50M and more
  • Direct : Project Mgmt, Engineering, Supply Chain, Mfg / Assembly, Quality, HSE
  • Dotted Line : Applications, Services, ABM (ATS Business Model), Finance, HR

  • Delivers financial performance of the business unit ensuring cost, risk and quality is managed to plan
  • Leverages best practices across the ATS network, drives towards standardization of processes and tools with other divisions
  • Provides leadership and inspiration to the site leadership team, ensuring clarity of direction, motivation and development of capability and pipeline of talent for succession.
  • Advocates and promotes employee engagement and effective communication throughout the company.
  • Leads and supports use of the ATS Business Model (ABM) lean tools & principles, driving execution of plans with key performance metrics, daily visual management (ex.
  • yield / module efficiency / throughput and labor utilization), problem solving and Kaizen ensuring continuous improvement through accountability and ownership of the team.

  • Is a role model for ATS code of conduct and quality standards acting in an ethical manner at all times, ensuring compliance to process and regulatory requirements

  • Successfully drive results in a continuous improvement data-driven culture
  • Navigate and thrive in a decentralized, global organization
  • Demonstrated customer orientation
  • Deliver performance while building organizational capability and depth
  • Strong leader oriented to create followership, coach and develop the future
  • Be an integrative team leader and collaborative team member
  • Able to effectively prioritize, simplify and communicate priorities
  • Architect sustainable cultural transformation
  • Strong business acumen
  • Additional Information

    QUALIFICATIONS : Education :

    Education :

  • A degree in engineering, business or other related field
  • Experience :

  • The successful candidate will have proven experience working with and leading skilled engineers and professionals in conjunction with working closely with their customers.
  • Experience working in a project-based and change management environment
  • Experience running major automation projects ($50 mil +)
  • Demonstrated experienced in facility operations, financial management, regulatory compliance, and planning development specific to automated manufacturing systems.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills is required
  • ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability.

    We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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