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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  4205

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Jun 2, 2021

Production Team Lead


Job Description


Coordinates and supervises the work of production team members to ensure compliance to the safety, quality and production requirements. Works with the Supervisor, Engineers and other team members to meet customer requirements and compliance with all daily production requirements. 


•    Plan, organize and direct the production operations so products are produced at highest quality standards, within prescribed process parameters, and at maximum production efficiencies.
•    Communicate information relating to equipment, scheduling, inventory, quality, health and safety to appropriate staff and management as required.
•    Review and approve all ATS People transactions, including timesheet and vacation approvals.
•    Monitor performance of staff, identify training and development needs.
•    With support of your manager formally review employee’s development during performance reviews.
•    With the support of your manager deliver corrective actions as required 
•    Accountable for the health and safety of employees under their supervision by; making sure that employees work in compliance with established safe work practices and procedures and providing adequate training for employees in specific work tasks to help reduce or eliminate the risk of workplace injuries. 
•    Conduct on the job observation with team members.
•    Read and provide direction on detailed work instructions related to the assemblies.
•    Effective trouble-shooting and ability to communicate efficiently regarding problems that may arise during assembly and final testing.
•    Maintain and update visual management boards.
•    Coordinate work according to the skills and experience of team members assigned.
•    Communicate and be a channel of any constructive or objective ideas that arise; helping to keep the manufacturing standards up-to-date and at the highest level.
•    Ensures checklists, work instructions and final acceptance test plans are followed and completed accurately. 
•    Assist in prototype and pre-production builds.
•    Participates in production assembly and coordination of personnel to meet production schedules
•    Works with Engineering and/or customers to address manufacturing and design related issues
•    Conducting transactions and activities in the ERP system.
•    Available to be a customer liaison, including travel as required.
•    Ensures that all business activities are performed with highest ethical standards and in compliance with ATS code of business conduct and ATS Confidentiality Policy.
•    Any other duties that may be required from time to time.



  • Preference given to a technician or technologist diploma in Engineering or; 
  • Mechanical/Electrical skilled trade certification
  • Must have excellent leadership skills
  • Must have mechanical, electrical aptitude
  • Must have excellent communication skills


  • Minimum 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment 
  • Previous Lead role experience an asset

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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