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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  5717

Rolling Meadows, IL, US, 60008-3833

Date:  Jan 12, 2022

Machine Builders - All Levels!

ATS Life Sciences Chicago is a fast paced, exciting and progressive company experiencing incredible growth! We are currently looking for reliable, ambitious and hardworking employees to join our team. As a company, we pride ourselves on building a culture that values employees and promotes innovation, diversity, excellence in communication and commitment to personal/professional growth. Join our team and you will find we advocate a healthy working environment and opportunities to experience the rewards of contributing to a proactive and competent team. 


The Machine Builder assembles, debugs and installs entire machines and/or systems in a timely manner and meet customer requirements.


NOTE:  These requirements are for the Machine Builder Apprentice/Builder I roles.  More experienced Machine Builders are also needed.  Apply to this role and indicate your experience level.


WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE - please select "I consent to have my profile/application visible to all company recruiters..."  This allows us to move your application to the appropriate level Machine Builder requisition.




  • Work under instruction of Production Team members to eventually fulfill the role of Machine Builder II.
  • Assemble all aspects of a machine or multi-system from drawings and/or verbal instructions. 
  • Rework critical machine components as required.
  • Use knowledge of pneumatic functions, devices and fittings, to achieve desired results.
  • Record changes to machine parts and assemblies on engineering drawings.
  • Provide information for machine technical documentation.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and follow safe working practices.
  • Follow work instructions and maintain checklists.
  • Recommend improvements in order to facilitate company growth.
  • Travel 15%.




  • High school or trade school diploma.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Minimal experience in machine assembly, preferred.
  • Journeyman toolmaker or equivalent skills, preferred




  • The employee may be required to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
  • Able to stand and bend for long periods of time in a warehouse environment.
  • Exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or exert up to 10 pounds of force frequently. 
  • Visual Acuity – Normal requirements for reading written instructions and computer screens
  • Hearing Ability – Normal requirements for understanding verbal instructions. 
  • Working Conditions – The employee is subject to a normal office environment with occasional exposure to high noise levels and/or physical hazards when visiting manufacturing floor. 
  • Capable of wearing appropriate related PPE for extended periods of time.



We are an equal employment employer. All applicants considered are subject to a pre-employment screening.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


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 Science Chicago division at ATS. 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 throughout the world. We want you to be a part of our TEAM!!! Watch us work here!


Work in an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.


Benefits ATS Life Sciences Chicago offers:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits (including health, dental vision and employee assistance program)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Eligibility
  • 401k with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer day off
  • Fully climate-controlled environment
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • And more!

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