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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5367

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Intermediate Vision Designer


Job Description

As a member of a highly skilled engineering team, you will be assisting in the design and implementation of complete machine vision solutions that meet or exceed the customer’s expectations in support of the ATS Imaging group.


Vision Systems Development
•    Participate in defining machine vision performance requirements in inspection and assembly systems.
•    Participate in identifying high risk areas and evaluate different approaches to mitigate risks.
•    Assist in the writing of Vision Requirement and Design Specifications
•    Determine opto-mechanical, electrical and software interface requirements. 
•    Assist in the evaluation of new products in machine vision.
•    Design and prototype image acquisition setup that includes industry leading lighting, optics, cameras, frame-grabbers, opto-mechanical fixtures and material handling units.
•    Develop image processing algorithms using commercial or in-house vision software libraries.
•    Integrate and test vision modules on inspection and assembly systems
•    Work closely with overall project team as well as imaging design team to ensure provided solution meets all requirements
•    Development and delivery of machine vision system documentation and training materials

Additional Responsibilities
•    Assist in quote preparation and ensure vision design concept meets process requirements.
•    Assist in ensuring the design of the vision system maximizes the use of standard processes and modules.
•    participates in design reviews with customers, vendors and internal design groups
•    Assist in coordinating project activities with suppliers of third party equipment.
•    Assist the project team to identify critical path and dependencies between project activities.
•    Assist in identifying potentially high risk elements of the system.
•    Assist with continuous machine vision design improvements on production machines.


•    A post-secondary degree in an Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science or Physics program required

•    This is a technically challenging role, requiring a good mix of theory and hands-on practice.  
•    Demonstrated proficiency in object oriented programming or image processing algorithms is desired 
•    Experience with machine vision, lasers, motion control and/or robots in system design and integration of factory automation projects is considered an asset
•    Good written and oral communication skills and the ability to lead or work as part of a multi-disciplinary project team are essential.  

Additional Information

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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