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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6759

Lewis Center, OH, US, 43035-9424

Date:  May 11, 2022

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description




ATS Industrial Automation Ohio is a fast paced, exciting and progressive company experiencing incredible growth! We are a global leader with proven experience providing end-to-end automation solutions. Our expertise includes electric vehicles (EVs) battery assembly, energy storage, medical device, and consumer product automation. ATS Industrial Automation turns today’s innovation and automation into tomorrow’s reality because every day matters.


Develop concepts and well-engineered mechanical designs for mechanisms used in automated assembly systems. Use CAD to produce layout, assembly level and detail drawings, bills of materials and specifications. Work with other project team members to meet or exceed the Customer’s expectations regarding function, quality and schedule and extend effort and commitment to meet schedules. Adhere to all established procedures as defined by ATS Quality Procedures, Process Flows, Work Instructions, Safety Procedures, and the Employee Handbook.





Project Organization

  • Participate in design schedule development, review, and post project review meetings.  
  • Coordinate with other project team members to accomplish consistency in designs meeting the project goals as defined by the Lead Mechanical Designer, Mechanical Project Engineer, and the Project Manager.  Analyze engineering sketches, specifications and related data and drawings to determine shape, dimensions, tolerances, type, hardness and machining properties of metal, and other design factors in the development of industrial manufacturing equipment, processes and products.  
  • Develop, recommend, and apply sound construction concepts to achieve design for cost-effective manufacturability, field interchangeability, tolerance management, maintainability, and functionality.
  • Recognize and develop prototypes of high-risk mechanisms.  
  • Produce assembly drawings and detail drawings to meet project schedule, and keep designs simple and cost-effective using existing company designs and commercially available items wherever practical. 
  • Update and revise drawings as required to meet functional requirements.  
  • Review vendor capability and advance order long lead-time material.  
  • Generate adjustment procedures and spare parts list for each mechanism as needed.  
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing and assembly during the build phase.  
  • Maintain proficiency with all industry and ATS standards, methods, and practices.
  • Maintain proficiency with all software and computer techniques regularly used in mechanical design.
  • Keep abreast of leading-edge technology.  Keep informed of new products & mechanical design construction techniques.
  • Assist with standardization of components and mechanisms.  





EDUCATION:  A BS degree in mechanical engineering, mechanical design, or equivalent experience.



EXPERIENCE:  Two years experience in mechanical system design. Solidworks design experience is essential.  Ability to keep abreast of leading-edge technology is essential.  Must have ability to work with and communicate effectively with people at all levels of the organization.

Join our ATS Industrial Automation Team because:



  • We VALUE our People: The foundation of a great company is having the best team which is why we continuously work to develop, engage, empower, and energize our people.
  • We’ve got GREAT Work Perks: We provide a variety of perks to our employees. Make sure you ask more about our flexible work schedules, employee events, free coffee beverages, and employee referral and safety shoe programs.
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, company paid short- and long-term disability, company paid life insurance, Employee Incentive Bonus program, comprehensive health benefits, 401K matching program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program.
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development, including tuition reimbursement programs and our commitment to promoting from within.

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