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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  10391

Lewis Center, OH, US, 43035-9445

Date:  Sep 17, 2023

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Description



Develop concepts and well-engineered mechanical design solutions for mechanisms used in automated assembly systems. Use CAD to produce parts, assemblies, detail drawings, bill of materials, and floor layouts. Support other departments with installation and debug of equipment. Assist other project team members, technical writers, supply chain, assembly, and other departments with the execution of project deliverables to ensure the end-product meets the Customer’s expectations regarding function, quality, and schedule. Ability to 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.



Experience and Education


  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • 10+ years of relevant design experience preferred
  • SolidWorks design software experience preferred
  • Automation equipment design experience preferred (machinery, part handling techniques, robots, conveyors, sensors, weldments, tools, and fixtures)
  • Experience integrating mechanical designs with electrical hardware and controls software systems preferred
  • Strong hands-on design and technical problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, new product development environment involving intermittent scope change requests is a must
  • Having a continuous improvement mindset (ability to keep up with mechanical engineering, 3D CAD, and automation industry standards and best practices) is a must
  • Must have strong communication skills for presenting information up and down the organization (technical design reviews, cross-functional handoffs, upper management summaries, customer-facing inquiries)
  • Ability to lead a small technical team and/or sub-system of a large project
  • Exposure to Process Engineering principles is a plus
  • Some travel required


Additional Information

Join our globally growing team at ATS Industrial Automation where we create complex automation solutions at the highest level that sustainably impact lives around the world. 


At ATS, a publicly traded global company with a proud 40-year history, we help drive the future with our factory-wide automation solutions. At ATS Industrial Automation, what we do matters - both to our customers and to their customers. With 600 skilled employees around the world, we design, build and service mission-critical automated assembly and test solutions for mobility, nuclear and specialty automation. Our customers are leaders in their industries and rely on us to deliver what we promise - on time and on budget.  Combined with our broad product portfolio, financial strength and global presence, we provide our customers with the best automation solutions wherever and whenever they need them. 


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, employee referral program and safety shoe programs. 
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, company paid short- and long-term disability and life insurance, comprehensive health benefits, 401K matching program, Employee Incentive Bonus 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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