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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  4170

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jun 9, 2021

Field Service Controls Engineering Team Leader


Job Description

In addition to fulfilling the requirements of the Field Service Representative (Controls), a Team Leader’s responsibilities also include the duties listed below. (exception to travel requirements – %25)


•    General supervision, training, and guidance of all Field Service Representative (Controls) that are part of his/her team.
•    Collaborates with Service Applications Engineering team in support of proposals and owns the jobs won from concept to through-life support.
•    Works with other members of the project team, both ATS and non-ATS, to develop a controls architecture that provides the functionality required, based on ATS standards and the customers controls specifications.
•    Participates in development and implementation of tools, methods and modules ensuring standards maintained.
•    Works with other members of the Service department and other teams to continuously improve methods and tools for integrating controls technology, driving enhanced safety and functionality.
•    Works with members of the Service department and other teams to ensure that cost and schedule budgets are adhered to or improved upon.
•    Assigns his/her team to the day to day direct labour activities.
•    Ensures, checks and approves that all work product produced by his/her design team members are acceptable based on the functionality, adherence to standards, accuracy, completeness, and consideration for safety. 
•    Maintains labour, material and schedule forecast information and any appropriate execution improvement plans provided to Program Management for programs assigned to his/her team.
•    Ensures that scheduled milestones relating to team are achieved.
•    Provides primary technical assessments of team members to the department manager for performance evaluations with current and future personnel.
•    Collaborate with Managers to set goals and manage successful performance for his/her team members.
•    Leads and mentors his/her team members.
•    Reviews and evaluates new controls related products to provide a cost effective, and up-to-date controls solution.
•    Works with team members, customers, project managers, designers, toolmakers, and electricians to solve problems in order to provide the customer with a product or service compliant with their requirements.


A post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent qualification, specializing in electrical, mechanical or software controls technology.

Demonstrated experience in an industrial development environment, producing controls for automated assembly systems. Proven leadership qualities including; good oral and written communication skills, ability to work with and motivate team members, and a willingness to take responsibility for key aspects needed for job completion.  This includes hands-on experience in programming and trouble-shooting with current PLC hardware, and programming software.

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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