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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3664

Kingston, ON, CA, K7P 1R7

Date:  Apr 7, 2021

Senior Mechatronics Designer


Job Description


Develop new mechatronic products and features that give ATS a competitive advantage in the market. The primary focus is on expanding the portfolio of ATS Innovations. These mechatronic products require a strong combination of mechanics, electronics, controls and software. The primary focus of this role is on mechanics but solutions require a multi-disciplinary approach. Duties cover generating new concepts, designing and validating prototypes, finalizing production designs and assisting in the transfer of new innovations to sales and production. 



•    Generate concepts for new mechatronic products and features that solve identified customer problems/needs.
•    Perform engineering calculations and/or simulations to validate new concepts.
•    Generate detailed designs for prototypes ensuring all purchased and manufactured parts meet acceptable cost/performance/delivery. Support operations in the build of prototypes.
•    Develop test plans for prototypes and either execute the test plan or support others that are performing the test plan.
•    Analyze prototype results, mitigate risks and resolve the unknowns. Get agreement on final designs both internally and with customers and finalize production designs.
•    Support Sales and Operations during the transfer to production of new products/innovations.
•    Work in compliance with divisional health, safety and environmental procedures.
•    Ensure that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct.




•    A post secondary diploma or degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical, Systems Design or equivalent.


•    Proficient in 2D and 3D CAD doing mechanical product design, preferably AutoCAD and SolidWorks.
•    Experience generating innovative new concepts that lead to winning solutions in production environments.
•    Rapid prototyping.
•    Capability in these areas would be an asset: materials, precision, thermal, deflection, vibration, magnetics, real time controls, sensors.
•    Able to work as part of a team.

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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