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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3225

Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4L 8K9

Date:  Jan 8, 2021

Intermediate Mechanical Automation Designer

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 ATS Automation. Join an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.


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 on a global scale.


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!


  • Prepare Designs based on concepts prepared by Senior Designer or the Design Manager. 
  • Prepare and present Design Reviews both internal and customer. 
  • Check the work of other designers. 
  • Prepare detail designs for shop. 
  • Support the build of the tester in the shop as required.
  • Mentor less experienced designers.


  • Manage project documentation, including quotes, cost sheets, correspondence, requisitions, drawings, schedules, etc. on projects you are leading.
  • Design and detail parts and assemblies related to test and assembly automation equipment.
  • Responsible for communicating time estimates and resource requirements on design tasks to the Manager of Mechanical Design and/or the Lead Designer and Project Managers.
  • Review electrical requirements with electrical designers.
  • Ensure that the flow of information (IO, Timing Charts, etc.) to the Controls Department is completed as required.
  • Attend and present design reviews.
  • Perform engineering calculations with respect to strength of materials, speeds, horsepower, temperature, pressure, force, etc. as related to machine and tool designs.
  • Analyzes engineering drawings, and specifications to determine shape, dimensions, hardness etc. in the development of equipment, processes and products.
  • Drafts working drawings, detail drawings and bills of materials for equipment, subassemblies or product, using AutoCad or Solidworks.
  • Determines tools, fixtures and equipment to be used in fabrication and assembly of components and complete assemblies.
  • Provide assistance during the manufacture of parts, bench and floor assembly, debug and integration.
  • Formalizes and updates drawing documentation.
  • Check drawings for accuracy, material selection, proper machining techniques, finishes, hardness, etc. 
  • Liaison with customers and in-house technical and engineering staff.
  • Liaison with vendors for technical information and specifications.
  • Create drawings of existing tooling through the use of precision measuring devises such as verniers and micrometers.
  • Adhere to the ISO Operating Procedures for the Mechanical Design and Fabrication departments.
  • Ensures that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS code of business conduct. 
  • Must understand the 5S principals and their importance.
  • Maintain project schedule, making use of earned value system to track progress.
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.



  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in mechanical design, mechanical engineering or equivalent.


  • Minimum of five years’ design experience in custom automation & testing.
  • Working knowledge of Solidworks, Autocad.

ATS is in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act (AODA), 2005 and will, upon request, assist those who may require specific accommodations due to a personal disability. We would ask that those who require assistance to notify our offices as soon as possible if accommodation is necessary.

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