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Former Business Manager Accused of Defrauding Stan Lee Appears in Court

A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee had his initial court appearance early Sunday in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse. Keya Morgan appeared in Maricopa County Superior Court on a charge of being a fugitive of justice. Court documents show Los Angeles police alerted authorities in the Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale that Morgan’s cellphone was being used in north Scottsdale. Morgan, 43, was found in a house […]

Another Horse Dies at Santa Anita, Becoming 26th Thoroughbred to Die at the Track Since Dec. 26

A third horse has died in nine days at Santa Anita when Kochees could not be saved by surgery on Sunday morning after sustaining an injury Saturday during the sixth race. He was vanned off the course and a splint was applied. He stayed overnight in his stall in the hope of stabilizing his condition. Since the injury to his left front leg was not a compound fracture, surgery was an option. It would have ended his career but saved […]

‘If You Want to Live, Keep Going’: Woman Rescued After 17 Days in Hawaii Forest Ate Moths, Wild Raspberries to Survive

A Hawaii woman who was found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago said she at times struggled not to give up. Amanda Eller told the New York Times that despite these moments, she told herself “the only option I had was life or death.” “I heard this voice that said, ‘If you want to live, keep going.’ And as soon as I would doubt my intuition and try to go another […]

Simon Pagenaud Wins Indy 500 on Penske’s Golden Anniversary

Simon Pagenaud may have saved his job by giving Roger Penske a golden Indianapolis 500 victory. Pagenaud gave the venerable team owner his 18th victory in “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” by outdueling Alexander Rossi in a breathtaking 13-lap sprint to the finish Sunday. The two swapped the lead five times over the final stretch before Pagenaud stormed to the front for good seconds before he took the white flag. Rossi chased him for the final lap around Indianapolis Motor […]

Another Teenager Dies in Santiago Canyon Crash That Killed Driver and Injured Passengers After Car Slammed Into Tree

A teenager who was in a vehicle that slammed into a tree on a dark road Saturday in Santiago Canyon has succumbed to his injuries, making him the second person to die in the crash that also injured three other people, authorities said. The driver, Joshua Morales, 19, of Santa Ana and a 17-year-old Garden Grove boy died in the crash, California Highway Patrol said. CHP did not identify the Graden Grove boy but the Orange County Register reported that […]

Police Searching for Missing 5-Year-Old Utah Girl Say Case Is ‘Not Going to End Well’

Police in Logan, Utah, are continuing their search for a missing 5-year-old girl but they warned the case is “not going to end well.” Elizabeth Shelley was last seen at home by her mother on Saturday at 2 a.m., according to Logan City Police Captain Tyson Budge. Eight hours later, police were alerted that the girl was missing. Also missing from the home that morning was 21-year-old Alexander Whipple, Elizabeth’s uncle, who police say is the main suspect in the […]

Sunday “Gayle on the Go!”, Sunday, May 26th, 2019

Happy Holiday Weekend! We might have some rain drops Sunday, but there are plenty of indoor events to enjoy! After taking a look at my report, PLEASE BE SURE TO SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MORE INTERESTING EVENTS BELOW. (Wow! There is so much happening I could not jam all of this information in what I broadcasted!) Please forgive the error on this graphic; someone got carried away! :-( MAY IS MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS ARMED […]

Woman Suffers ‘Significant Bite Injuries’ in Florida Alligator Attack

A woman has been airlifted to a hospital after she was bitten by an alligator in Florida, according to the Brevard County Fire and Rescue service. The woman suffered “significant bite injuries” and was bitten on the leg and flank, according to the department. The attack happened near Fay Lake Wilderness Park, about 20 miles from Cape Canaveral. The department said it would not release the woman’s identity because of patient privacy laws, and referred further inquiries to the Florida […]

10-Year-Old Boy Among 3 Hurt After Being Ejected from Log Ride at Riverside Amusement Park

Authorities say three members of a family were injured, one critically, when they were ejected from the log ride at a Southern California amusement park. Fire officials say the ride malfunctioned and one of the log-shaped vessels overturned Saturday at Castle Park in Riverside. Officials say riders were thrown from the vessel and trapped in the water. Fire Capt. Brian Guzzetta says a woman was hospitalized in critical condition. A man and 10-year-old boy were treated at a hospital for […]

Summer Pet Safety Tips with Dr. Jeff Werber

Celebrity Veterinarian Dr. Jeff Werber shares tips to keep dogs and other pets safe in high summer temperatures. Find Dr. Jeff on social media @drjeffwerber or at DrJeff.com. Originally aired on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Sunday, May 26, 2019.

Battleship IOWA Museum Previews Their Memorial Day Tribute

Erin Myers joins the Battleship IOWA Museum team as they preview their Memorial Day tribute event taking place on Monday, May 27th. For more information, visit pacificbattleship.com. Originally aired on KTLA 5 Weekend Morning News on Sunday, May 26, 2019.

Suspected Shooter Found Dead in Culver City Motel After Hours-Long Standoff

Police officers surrounded a Culver City motel where a suspected shooter was barricaded in one of the rooms Sunday, the Los Angeles Police Department said. A SWAT team entered the room after an hours-long standoff and found the suspected gunman dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said a preliminary investigation revealed. Authorities received reports of a person who had been shot at around 6:09 a.m. in the area of Lincoln Boulevard and Flower Avenue in Venice, LAPD Officer Mike […]

California Legislature to Make Decisions on Use of Force, Rent Spikes, Gig Economy Labor Laws

The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to rein in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. Friday is the deadline for the Assembly and Senate to pass or reject bills that originated in each chamber. If they survive, they will be considered by the opposing chamber before lawmakers adjourn in September. Some of the measures facing key votes: GIG ECONOMY Companies like Uber and Lyft helped […]

65-Year-Old California Man Killed by Shark in Hawaii

Authorities say the man killed by a shark in Hawaii this weekend was a 65-year-old resident of California. Shark warning signs are posted Sunday in the Ka’anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died. Witness Allison Keller tells Hawaii News Now that the man appeared unconscious as rescuers brought him to shore Saturday. Keller says the victim was missing his left leg from the knee down and skin was torn from his wrist. Hawaii’s Division of Conservation and […]

15 to 20 Vehicles Burned in Carport Fire at Residential Area in Highland Park

A massive fire at a residential area in Highland Park destroyed more than a dozen parked vehicles, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The Los Angeles Fire Department received a call about a carport fire in the 5800 block of Benner Street at around 2 a.m., Battalion Chief Jaime Lesinski told KTLA. Firefighters arrived to find six to eight residents using house lines to douse flames that were about 40 feet high, Lesinski said. Efforts by the residents, who […]

Woman in Stable Condition After Officer-Involved Shooting in Reseda: LAPD

A woman is in stable condition after she suffered a gunshot wound during an officer involved-shooting at a residential neighborhood in Reseda on Sunday morning, according to Los Angeles police. Authorities received a 911 call about a woman with a gun in the 8000 block of Hesperia Avenue just after 7:30 a.m., Sgt. Barry Montgomery said. Officers arrived to find the woman holding a handgun to her head in front of a residence, Montgomery said. They told her to drop […]

Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay Quarterback, Dies at 85

Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi’s powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. The Packers chose Starr out of the University of Alabama with the 200th pick in the 1956 draft, and after Lombardi’s arrival in 1959, Starr led Green Bay to six division titles, five NFL […]

1 Dead, 2 Injured in Multivehicle Crash on SB 5 Freeway in Arleta

The southbound 5 Freeway has reopened in the Arleta area after a multivehicle crash that left one dead and two injured shut down all lanes early Sunday. The California Highway Patrol announced the closure at Van Nuys Boulevard just after 5 a.m. All lanes were reopened just before 9 a.m., CHP said. A total of three people were transported to the hospital, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. One of them was pronounced dead there, officials said. Another patient was […]

Tanker Crash Shuts Down NB 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita Area; 1 Lane Reopened

Just one lane was reopened on the northbound 14 Freeway in the Santa Clarita hours area after a double tanker collided with a sedan and spilled hundreds of gallons of gasoline, forcing the closure of all lanes early Sunday morning. The driver of the passenger vehicle suffered minor injuries and was taken to the hospital, said Brian Stevens, an inspector with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The driver of the truck, which bears the Shell logo, was not hurt. […]

Light Showers Moving Into SoCal on Sunday

Gray May continues in Southern California this Memorial Day weekend. KTLA’s Lauren Lyster reports on May 26, 2019. [email protected] sent in this video of strong winds blowing though the Antelope Valley. Share your Memorial Day weekend weather photos and video with @ktla using #ktla. Let us know how to credit you on air and online. Details here: https://t.co/amYpaOEuNa pic.twitter.com/hCPiXZ2TG7 — KTLA (@KTLA) May 26, 2019 Latest Rainfall Graphic with expected totals through tonight. Light to locally moderate amounts expected. Highest […]

Project Engineering Director

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. - Newbury Park, CA

Posted a month ago

Responsibilities

Serve as a member of the company operations leadership team and as the primary leader of the designated office, region and industry segments. This position focuses on strengthening and building Process Automation Solutions’ presence in this region and support for the overall company goals and objectives. Keys for this position include:

  • Manage contracts, subcontracts and budgets, leading a local project team. Support Project Managers and technical leads to ensure successful and profitable projects.
  • Engage in project delivery in a project management or technical leadership role
  • Key customer account and relationship management, ensuring excellence in project execution.
  • Identification of opportunities, proposal preparation and project staffing
  • Regional P&L responsibility, and support for the overall entity P&L goals
  • Work with Clients to promote Process Automation Solutions and understand their project needs
  • Support the Key Account Management (KAM) team in the development and management of customer relations and account plans
  • Manage office staff utilization/forecast and identify gaps and risks
  • Responsible for the day-to-day office management and all employee relations’ issues and processes. This can include, but is not limited to, timesheet approval, overhead expense approval, identification and interview of new candidates for open positions, completing employee performance evaluation and reviews, and discipline
  • Prepare operations and sales activity reports, as required
  • Provide leadership in planning and participating in timely project reviews to assure the quality of each project is maintained with respect to scope, schedule and budget; includes coordination with Project Controls on all operational aspects of the projects
  • Strategic Development of Office and Regional Growth of both sales volume and functional capabilities
  • Prepare an annual business plan for the regional office and monitor, analyze and report execution of this plan to management
  • Promote and ensure we follow our health and safety plan; Our target is 0 incidents

Qualifications

Education:


Engineering Degree with a minimum of 10 years of experience in project management and leadership of large process control manufacturing industry projects is required. Indutries include, but are not limited to, the FDA regulated industry (Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Food or Beverage), Chemical, Consumer, Energy and others. Additional years of related industry experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.


Experience:

  • Demonstrated Technical and Management leadership skills in process control, automation and manufacturing applications for the FDA regulated industries (Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Food) as well as other process industries (Chemical)
  • Experienced in the definition, design, development and implementation of process control and automation solutions for manufacturing industries, using the industries platforms of choice such as Rockwell, Emerson, Schneider (WW), Siemens, OSISoft and/or others
  • Mechanical and process design knowledge a plus
  • Experience with systems installation, instrumentation, and validation a plus
  • Experience managing staff and automation projects
  • Experience in forecasting and budgeting projects and operations
  • Must have the ability to travel, if required, by nature of the services provided
  • Well-developed people skills to promote a positive work environment
  • Excellent communications and presentation skills
  • Excellent technical communication skills both oral and written


Skill Set:

  • Dynamic, energetic, autonomous, structured and team builder
  • Controls and Systems Integration Technical expertise along with Business Development
  • Ability to oversee a number of project simultaneously
  • Demonstrate good coaching and leadership capabilities
  • Ability to participate in a team environment and manage employees
  • Proficient in staff development and support

Manager Responsibilities

All managers are responsible for creating a positive safety culture and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace. It is the responsibility of each manager to ensure that employees receive regular training regarding health, safety and environmental matters. Each manager is also accountable to ensure that HSE matters are addressed in a timely manner and that compliance with both legislative and corporate requirements are maintained.

  • Demonstrate leadership in Health, Safety and Environment compliance
  • Hold team members accountable for health, safety and environmental compliance as part of the annual performance review process
  • Ensure that the requirements of the health, safety and environment management system are implemented and maintained
  • Carry out hazard assessments, inspections, and audits as required by legislative framework and/or corporate requirements
  • Ensure that training is provided to all departmental employees as per established training matrix
  • Implement appropriate corrective measures for unsafe conditions and unsafe acts
  • Ensure that appropriate equipment, materials and protective devices are provided and maintained in safe condition
  • Provide information, instruction and supervision to employees
  • Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances for the protection of employees
  • Work in compliance with divisional health, safety and environmental procedures
  • Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts
  • Report defect in any equipment or protective device
  • Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks
  • Attend all required health, safety and environmental training
  • Report any accidents/incidents
  • Assist in investigating accidents/incidents

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