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ATS Company:  ATS Corporation
Requisition ID:  11405

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  Feb 11, 2024

Toolmaker - MTBI

Job Description


· Under general direction, machine, fit and assemble component parts and precision tooling with a quality and timely focus in order to build special-purpose machinery, robotic work cells and factory automation projects.

· When required, may coordinate a portion of the activities, specified and approved by the Group Leader, of a team of Toolmakers and apprentices involved in the mechanical build, coordination, bench assembly, floor assembly and integration of robotic work cells, mechanical assemblies and factory automation products in order to ensure that a quality product is built on time, safely and to budget.

· Set up and operate various machine tools, such as manual lathes and small mills, and apply knowledge of mechanisms, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures to support the assembly team with new work or rework.

· Must be able to run small to medium projects.


· Requires a practical working knowledge of the operation of all toolroom equipment.

· Machine details, applying tolerances on prints, understand GD&T and where to apply.

· Must be able to recognize function and relationship of all details with in assemblies.

· Take direction from Manager and the appointed Group Leader.

· Proficient understanding of the tracking system.

· Provide project status for weekly team meetings.

· Support the needs of the manufacturing department when questions arise.

· Ensure that all print updates are being completed.

· Proceed with floor assembly according to floor plan layout, assembling the job in a safe and proper order according to procedures, providing the other departments with the tooling needed to accomplish their tasks according to the schedule.

· Participate in the debug/integration of the line. Check preliminary station set up before programmers are scheduled to begin. Check to see if cycle times are achievable and advise Group Leader of potential problems. Run the entire line with team and others to check functionality of operator stations, operator interface, loading and unloading areas and guarding for ease of maintenance.

· Perform rework efficiently to ensure minimal impact to budget and schedule.

· Ensure that all rework is properly recorded.

· Assemble and assist in testing activities related to construction of CSA B51 and CSA N285.0 pressure boundary components within the ATS Certificate of Authorization if applicable.

· Provide mechanical support during the duration of debug/integration and acceptance.

· Participate in tear down and shipping of the equipment, dismantling in an orderly fashion to minimize the installation time at customer’s site.

Additional Information

Be an ambassador for ATS at the customer’s site, providing quick and efficient installation of the equipment. Follow all safety procedures according to the ATS Health and Safety Manual in addition to following any onsite customer health and safety procedures.

· Be available to travel to support installs and servicing requirements.

· Reassemble equipment to the point of buy-off at customer’s site. Provide customer training as required.

· Fill out daily site reports.

· Work with the Manager and Group Leader to be a positive, motivating force within the team. Train apprentices according to the ATS manufacturing standards and the Machine Tool Builder and Integrator apprenticeship training standards.

· 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. Use the team as a pool of technical knowledge, solving problems together efficiently.

· Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.

· Maintain a 5Senvironment.

· Work in compliance with divisional health, safety and environmental procedures.

· Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through lockout-tagout methods.

· Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts.

· Report defect in any equipment or protective device.

· Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned tasks.

· Attend all required health, safety and environmental training.

· Report any accidents/incidents to Manager.

· Assist in investigating accidents/incidents.

· Refrain from engaging in any prank, contest, feat of strength, unnecessary running or rough and boisterous conduct.



  •  A Certificate of Qualification as a Machine Tool Builder and Integrator or Tool and Die Maker or equivalent.


  • Completion of a Certificate of Apprenticeship and Certification of Qualification in the above mentioned trades.  Two years hands on experience in integrating and assembly of custom factory automation.

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