Building and Construction

Senior Project Manager, Automotive – Permanent – 2709


Parker Huggett Limited

Senior Project Manager, Automotive – Permanent – 2709 Windsor, ON

About the Opportunity 

Our client delivers critical infrastructure projects across the energy, automotive and transit markets across Canada. Integrity, Partnership and Empowerment are at the core of what our client values, while ensuring that safety is always the #1 priority.

Our client is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their team and provide overall leadership on a multi-billion-dollar transformational automotive project. Reporting into the Project Director, the Senior Project Manager will deliver project delivery excellence while promoting innovation and team building, leading to satisfied clients, profitability, and growth.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Champions the organizations culture and policies
  • Reinforces safety as the number one priority
  • Establishes/ensures ethical standards are maintained by direct reports in all relationships with clients, designers, subcontractors, vendors, and other company employees and acts as a role model with strong work ethic and high integrity
  • Ensures financial viability of all projects during design and construction
  • Effectively manages profitability for the group through fee enhancement, selling expanded services, and avoiding write-downs
  • Delivers earned fee to meet company goals
  • Maintains existing relationships and builds new relationships with clients, designers, subcontractors, and vendor firms and personnel
  • Manages and develops project delivery personnel
  • Maintains visibility on project sites with responsibility to monitor progress and ensure talent resources are properly aligned
  • Supports and communicates company priorities
  • Collaborates with and supports business development and sales efforts
  • Actively participates in company, industry and community events

About You

The successful candidate will have the following:

  • 15+ years’ experience in design/construction delivering large industrial projects
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or Diploma / or equivalent training and experience
  • Strong ability to understand and use design documents in 2D or 3D formats
  • Demonstrated knowledge in construction engineering and project management principles, practices and methods, environmental regulations, and workplace safety
  • Extensive knowledge/experience of current construction contracts, purchasing, and scheduling
  • Extensive knowledge/experience with multiple delivery methods and building systems
  • Experience delivering projects within a Joint Venture environment
  • Effective time management, organization skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize activities and work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the team including senior leadership, trades, contractors, design professionals and owners
  • Ability to negotiate and professionally handle conflicts and confrontations
  • Advanced decision-making ability, leadership skills, and supervisory skills
  • Advanced knowledge of the components of an owner contract and ability to implement requirements for execution of responsibilities at the jobsite
  • Strong ability to assess and manage risk aspects of project
  • Skilled at managing project budgeting, accounting, forecasting, and cost control

About the Job

This is a full-time, permanent role based in Windsor, Ontario offering a competitive compensation package and industry leading benefits. 

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply for Job” button and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to If you are already registered with us, please contact your Recruiter and quote job 2709.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity. 

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