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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5152
Location: 

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Oct 12, 2021

Controls System Software Designer (Intermediate)

 

Job Description

As a member of a highly motivated, dynamic, multi-disciplined team, you will design and develop world- class automation solutions.  Duties involve contributing to machine concepts, design of control software, integration of software with electrical and mechanical systems, process development and machine installation at customer sites worldwide.   Programming and integration assignments involve leading-edge technologies and processes utilizing PLC’s, PC’s, robotics, motion controllers, vision systems, laser and other controllers.  

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

•    Design and develop software programs (PLC and/or PC based) specific to customer and project requirements based on standard ATS programming methods.
•    Debug and commission control systems at our facility, during the system integration stage and then at the customer’s site during installation. 
•    Travel as required to customer and supplier sites to perform installation, commissioning and training duties.
•    Select, test and integrate hardware and software components such as robots, analog devices, motion controllers, sensors, vision systems and lasers.
•    Work with other members of the control systems design department and other groups to continuously improve methods of integrating controls technology, with the goals being enhanced safety, enhanced functionality and reduced cost.
•    Work with other members of the control systems design department and other groups to ensure that labor and material budgets as well as scheduled delivery dates are adhered to or improved upon.
•    Work with customers, project managers, designers, toolmakers and electricians to solve problems in order to provide the customer with a complete, functional automation system.
•    Provide thorough testing of machine functionality to verify software program completeness.
•    Provide accurate documentation for each project.
•    Advise customer on solving technical problems.
•    Provide customer with training specific to their current project (i.e. machine operation, programming principles and program structure).
•    These responsibilities are subject to change as a function of the individual’s abilities.
 

Qualifications

Education:

•    A post-secondary engineering degree, diploma or equivalent, specializing in mechanical, electrical, systems or computer engineering.

Experience:

•    Strong programming, mechanical and electrical problem solving skills. (5+ Years experience) 
•    Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
•    Understanding of robotics, control systems and machine operation with hands-on experience is desirable.  
•    A self-starter with the ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
 

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 Life Sciences 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.

 

 

Why Join ATS?​

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Subsidized breakfast and lunch daily; free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. Plus, Treat Day is every other week!
  • Monthly “In-Chair Massage” clinic on-site with a Registered Massage Therapist
  • Ability to participate in a variety of charitable events
  • Social Club that offers BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

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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