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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3596

Cambridge, ON, CA, N3H 4R7

Date:  May 2, 2021

Value Analysis Engineering


Job Description

ATS Life Science is seeking individuals with positive attitude who enjoy working in a fast-pace, challenging environment.  We are currently recruiting for a Value Engineer.  Reporting to the Strategic Sourcing Manager, the Value Engineer will work with divisional and corporate supply chain teams, and other stakeholders to identify and implement optimal design, process and sourcing solutions. This position requires experience in a fast moving high mix manufacturing environment.  
Essential Functions: 

Value Engineer
•    Use accepted Value Engineering / Value Analysis methods and tools to evaluate cost, measure, and implement process and product improvements
•    Facilitate VA/VE workshops and brainstorming sessions
•    Analyze and prioritize the ideas for cost savings and product/process improvements
•    Work with a multitude of cross-functional teams including Sourcing, Marketing, Design Engineering, Quality, and Manufacturing to execute projects from start to production
•    Optimize components and product designs for performance, cost, standardization and manufacturability while working in consultation with Design Engineering
•    Evaluate testing requirements, performance, and various cost drivers associated with materials, labor, and overhead information as required for each project
•    Work with Sourcing to resolve issues with existing suppliers and approve new suppliers
•    Provide cost estimates for process and product improvements
•    Help establish cost targets to support customer RFQ’s and to develop continuous improvement objectives.
•    Benchmark alternate designs, providing cost estimates as required.
•    Challenge existing processes, systems, and procedures; while searching for more effective solutions.
•    Manage and track various ideas, project, and programs from identification to implementation


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field of study
•    3 Years of experience in ETO or repetitive manufacturing.   
•    Direct experience with the application of Value Engineering/Analysis methodologies and tools is highly desired
•    Experience developing business cases, ROI calculations, and developing and proposing studies to help foster effective, fact based decision making
•    Broad background and understanding of manufacturing technologies (Assembly, Machining, Fabrication, Welding, and Paint) and / or Electronic components.    
•    Excellent communication – written and verbal
•    Proficient in the used of 3D CAD.  Experience with ERP software an asset.
•    High proficiency with basic computer use

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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