Principal / Senior Project Manager - Logistics Systems (Ajax, ON)

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity. We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work. Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the worlds most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2018 and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2019.

Siemens Logistics Ltd is a provider of logistics industry products and solutions. The business comprises a comprehensive portfolio in mail & parcel logistics and automation, airport logistics with baggage handling and air cargo, as well as service offerings supporting our customers with maintenance, operation and optimization. Our customers are airports & airlines, courier express parcel providers, and postal service providers.

We are seeking an experienced Principal / Senior Project Manager with a market focus experience within the Parcel logistics and Airport logistics industries.  This position manages medium to high level projects, in terms of projected cost and complexity ($50Mil+).

What will you do?

  • You will manage all aspects of project/program contract and management activities (defining scheduling, budget, risk, change, opportunity, and resource management activities) for complex projects or programs. Ensure that the projects are planned, executed and managed in accordance with Company policy and PMI best practices.
  • Coordinate between customer, contracts, supply chain management, technical leads, and individual contributors in the development of Statement of Work (SOW), proposals, and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS).
  • Provide the primary point of contact for the customer and management team regarding all aspects of the assigned products/projects.
  • Develop project plans detailing all aspects of a product/project required to achieve delivery.
  • Track projects according to plan, prepare variance reports, and prepare formal earned value/progress on deliverables.
  • Coordinate generation of technical inputs for bid and proposals activities.
  • During the execution phases, schedule and chair recurring meetings to ensure efficient communication among project members, customers and ensure project milestones are met.
  • May develop client relationship and sales opportunities.

What will you need to succeed?

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. An engineering discipline or extensive technical background in automation systems is preferred.
  • PMI PMP (Project Management Professional) certification.
  • 10+ years parcel sortation and/or airports logistics industry experience leading large, complex sorter-conveyor system integration project teams for courier-express-parcel and airport/airline customers.
  • Experience managing parcel and airport logistics integration projects is essential.
  • Understanding the customer environment.
  • Minimum of 10+ years’ experience leading large projects with multiple job functions and stakeholders interacting including (Customers, Sub-Contractors, Suppliers, Product Lifecycle Management, Engineering, Purchasing, Field Teams, etc.) 
  • Knowing how these customers operate their business and execute new projects and project extensions within the existing parcel hub environment.
  • Experience with project management processes, including project definition, requirements definition and analysis, resource planning, work breakdown, scheduling, critical path management, risk management, and earned value.
  • Excellent organization skills to ensure that projects are supported in a comprehensive and organized fashion.
  • Understands financial and accounting principles.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Advanced skills with MS Office applications, including MS Project; SAP and resource planning tools
  • Travel: 35-50% primarily across Canada.
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in Canada and will not require employer sponsored work authorization.

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure, Gas & Power, and Digital Industries. We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours. 

Making a difference together we raised $565,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 50 non-profit organizations and planted 1,850 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada generates $2.2B in sales with 4,800 employees. Join our team of approximately 377,000 talented professionals in more than 200 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at www.siemens.ca

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

By submitting personal information to Siemens Canada Limited or its affiliates, service providers and agents, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such information for the purposes described in our Privacy Code available at
www.siemens.ca.


Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

By submitting personal information to Siemens Canada Limited or its affiliates, service providers and agents, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such information for the purposes described in our Privacy Code available at www.siemens.ca.


Siemens s’engage à créer un environnement diversifié et est fière d’être un employeur souscrivant au principe de l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi. Tous les candidats qualifiés seront pris en considération pour ce poste.

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