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ATS Company:  Sortimat
Requisition ID:  3805

Rolling Meadows, IL, US, 60008-3833

Date:  Apr 8, 2021

Machine Builder

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:



  • 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.
  • One to two years’ related experience. 
  • Minimal experience in machine assembly.
  • Journeyman toolmaker or equivalent skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitudes
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the proper use and selection of tools and equipment.  


  • Inspection and measurement tools such as Vernier, caliper, and scales, etc.
  • Hand tools such as a variety of wrenches, pliers, saws, power drills, etc.
  • Machinery such as milling machine, surface grinders, lathe, etc.



  • The employee may be required to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
  • 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.

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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