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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3570

Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4L 8K9

Date:  Apr 3, 2021

Electrical Designer



Join the Winning Team at ATS Test North America, an ATS Company, a great place to automate your future!  


Take your place among the best in the business and grow your career with ATS. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.


Our Automation team in our Woodbridge, ON location is currently looking for a bright, ambitious Electrical Designer who enjoys teamwork and on-going challenging projects.

Major Duties

Produces complete instrumentation solutions and electrical Test Systems designs based on customer specifications, and standardized design practices used at ATS Test Systems Inc. Responsible for successful completion of entire projects as part of an assigned project team.

Specific Responsibilities

•    Works with applications engineers to help Prepare concepts for Test instrumentation. 
•    Works with software department, mechanical designers, suppliers and customers during the design process to design a system that will enable the machine to perform its intended function safely and reliably.
•    Formulates and produces complete electrical design package which includes detailed schematics, I/O lists, panel layouts, bills of materials based on ATS Test Systems standard specifications, and the customers requirements.
•    Specifies all electrical and controls related hardware and software, and produces requisition forms for material purchases.
•    Verifies that electrical design package is complete, accurate and safe based on sound design practices and accepted standards, and that the I/O lists meet program requirements prior to issue to shop floor.
•    Integrates third party equipment and instrumentation. Examples include field i/o using industrial communication protocols, motion control products, transducers, and signal conditioners.
•    Works with customers, project managers, designers, toolmakers, and technicians on the shop floor to solve problems in order to provide the customer with a complete functional system. Responsible for the “Make it work” portion of projects including instrument validation, and machine capability studies. 
•    Member of the integration and commissioning team. Assists in final setup, and operator training at the customers facility.
•    Works with other members of the electrical design department and other groups to continuously improve methods of integrating technology.
•    Provides customers with training specific to their current project.  Ie: Electrical hardware, Machine operation, Programming principles, Program functionality, and Program Structure.
•    Ensures that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS code of business conduct. 
•    Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.



  • A post-secondary technology diploma or engineering degree or equivalent, specializing in electronics, electrical or controls technology.


  • Experience designing systems incorporating instrumentation for use in measuring part variables for the purpose of product quality. 
  • A working knowledge of AutoCAD or Eplan  and the ability to keep abreast of leading-edge instrumentation technology is essential.  
  • Good verbal communication skills. Able to deal with customers and other personnel. 
  • Able to complete tasks with minimal supervision.  
  • Excellent problem solving skills. 
  • Willing to work overtime and like to travel.

Why join ATS?

  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • Free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea and hot chocolate. 
  • Offering BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • And much more!

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