Technical Project Manager - Machine Safety


The role of the technical project manager is to carry out a project, he ensures the management and the technical execution of the projects as well as the management of the relationship with his customers. He typically takes care of a few projects with a limited number of clients, the number of projects and clients is adjusted by his technical involvement in his projects. The scope of the projects is adjusted by his experience as a project manager. 

Roles and responsibilities

The technical project manager has the following responsibilities:

Project management (20%):

  • Define the needs, in collaboration with the client; 
  • Check that the service offer meets the client's needs and PCI's expectations, regarding the technical aspect, the schedule and the budget;
  • Set up a team, in collaboration with its director, according to the needs of the project;
  • Set up communication and project monitoring tools;
  • Organize and lead project meetings and progress monitoring;
  • Communicate frequently with the client;
  • Inform the client of the progress, changes and challenges associated with the project;
  • Ensure that the client meets its deliverables within the agreed schedule;
  • Monitor the progress of its projects to ensure compliance with the schedule and budget.
Technical participation in projects (60%):

The technical project manager actively participates in the technical activities of the projects, while respecting his project management obligations.

  • Participate in the execution of projects (programming, electrical design, start-up, etc.) according to the needs of the project without negatively affecting the other tasks of the project manager;
  • Drafting of risk analyzes and validation procedures;
  • Development of solutions using mechanical and electrical protection concepts;
  • Design of safety circuits;
  • Safety PLC programming.
Client Management/Business Development (10%):

The technical project manager participates in sales efforts with his customers and assists managers in their sales effort. 

  • Know the fields of expertise and the services offered by PCI to offer them to the client;
  • Visit clients to discuss potential projects;
  • Prepare service offers, under the supervision of its director;
  • Provide after-sales service to the customer to ensure maximization of customer satisfaction and be the point of contact with them.
Internal coordination (10%):


The position requires the following qualifications:

Academic aspects and experience

  • BAC in engineering or equivalent experience;
  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of industrial automation.
  • Mastery of relevant machine safety standards, including CSA Z432, CSA Z434;
  • Mastery of Sistema software.
Behavioral aspects:

  • Have leadership, initiative, judgment, rigor and good work organization;
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills and ease in establishing relationships;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal communication skills, based on respect, diplomacy, discernment and oriented towards the search for win-win solutions;
  • Demonstrate an excellent ability to negotiate under pressure;
  • Be a good communicator and be a master in the art of teamwork and collaboration;
  • Be able to find new methods to perform the work more efficiently, plan and organize the work according to the deadlines and the potential of the employees in place;
  • Be methodical and documented.
Special requirement

The position requires the following requirements:

  • Advanced written and spoken English and French;
  • Availability to travel abroad.
Note: The use of the masculine in the text is for the sole purpose of lightening the content.


  • Flexible work schedules that favour a work-life balance
  • An exceptional work space
  • A training center
  • A whole week of personal days
  • Group health insurance
  • Virtual clinic
  • Employee and Family Assistance Programs (EFAP)
  • Ten statutory days
  • Paid professional development courses
  • Group RRSP, where PCI matches your contributions
  • Free espresso, cappuccino or filtered coffee at our awesome coffee bar
  • PCI sports team
  • Bicycle culture 
  • Social activities that include the legendary happy hour and events that welcome spouses

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