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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6238

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  May 11, 2022

Junior Automation Designer - Mechanical

Job Description


•    A working knowledge of common machine shop techniques.
•    Must have a thorough knowledge of drafting principles.
•    Must be proficient in AutoCAD and Solid Works
•    Must be capable of designing tooling from sketches or verbal concepts.
•    Must be capable of working as part of a team.
•    An understanding of the use of pneumatics.
•    An understanding of the use of electrical devices. (I.e. switches, load cells, LVDT’s, etc.)
•    Must be capable of taking direction.


•    Perform engineering calculations with respect to strength of materials, speeds, horsepower, temperature, pressure, force, etc. as related to machine and tool designs.
•    Analyze engineering drawings and specifications to determine shape, dimensions, hardness etc. in the development of equipment, processes and products.
•    Produce working drawings, detail drawings and bills of materials for equipment, sub-assemblies or product using AutoCAD and Solidworks.
•    Analyze designs and systems for compliance to applicable standards (i.e. OSHA, CE or customer specific).
•    Review drawings for accuracy, material selection, proper machining techniques, finishes, hardness, etc. 
•    Liaise with customers and in-house technical and engineering staff.
•    Liaise with vendors for technical information and specifications.
•    Communicate all requested design changes to the Team Lead or Project Lead.
•    Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.
•    Adhere to all ISO procedures pertaining to the job responsibilities.
•    Responsible for communicating progress on tasks to supervising designer.
•    Formalize and update drawing documentation. 
•    Liaise with fabricators, machinists, toolmaker and electricians in the completion of equipment and resolving problems. 

Additional Information


•    A post secondary diploma or degree in mechanical design, mechanical engineering or equivalent.



•    Preferably one or two Co-op terms in Mechanical design/drafting.

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