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ATS Company:  Sortimat
Requisition ID:  2873

Rolling Meadows, IL, US, 60008-3833

Date:  Dec 27, 2020

Senior Lead Builder

Join the Winning Team at ATS sortimat USA, LLC, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with ATS sortimat. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.


Benefits ATS sortimat offers:


* Medical/Dental/Vision

* 401k

* Fitness Membership Reimbursement

* Paid Volunteer Time Off

* Plus more

Job Description

Seeking a full time Senior Lead Builder for a rapidly growing company in the medical and pharmaceutical industry. This role will be under direction from the Assembly supervisor, will assemble, debug and install entire machines and/or systems in a timely manner and meet customer requirements. Mentor new and/or existing builders.




  • Organize the floor layout
  • Plan resource needs and workflow
  • Execute build to budget with focus on: Quality, Schedule and Budget
  • Assemble all aspects of a machine or multi-system from drawings and/or verbal instructions. 
  • Provide direction to Builders and Contractors as required.
  • Fabricate critical machine components as required.
  • Interface with electrical personnel concerning electrical and programming issues.
  • Use knowledge of pneumatic functions, devices and fittings, to achieve desired results.
  • Perform machine parts and assembly modifications as required, interfacing with engineering when changes are major or of a critical nature.
  • Be involved in debug of entire machine, with engineering, as necessary.
  • Drive in-house acceptance run-off.
  • Use knowledge of OSHA requirements for machine safety devices and guards.
  • Record changes to machine parts and assemblies on engineering drawings following our current red line process.
  • Interface with customer when necessary.
  • Install and service machines at customer’s site as required.
  • Train customer’s personnel on machine operations and maintenance.
  • Provide information for machine technical documentation.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and follow safe working practices.
  • Keep work area clean.
  • Maintain tools and equipment in a safe, clean and orderly fashion.
  • Follow work instructions and maintain checklists.
  • Maintain departmental goals in keeping with company objectives.
  • Recommend improvements in order to facilitate company growth.
  • Maintain ISO 13485 and 9001 Certification Requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Provide leadership and existing knowledge to new or existing Machine Builders in a professional manner.
  • Provide informal transmission of knowledge through communication by suggestion and hands on training.
  • Provide feedback to Senior Management on mentoring process.
  • Mentor new or existing employees based on Management’s recommendation.




  • Monitor and drive to budget and schedule.
  • Assign tasks based on project.
  • Train for results.
  • Provide feedback to Supervisor on skill, aptitude and work ethic.






  • High school diploma or equivalency.



  • Ten years minimum experience in machine building.
  • Journeyman toolmaker or equivalent skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Good interpersonal skills. 



  • Must be knowledgeable in the proper use and selection of tools and equipment.  
  • Examples:
  • 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.
  • Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel
  • PLC Knowledge


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