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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3935

Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4L 8K9

Date:  Jul 24, 2021

Mechanical Design Team Lead

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 Woodbridge division at 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!



In addition to fulfilling the requirements of the Mechanical Designer, a Team Lead’s responsibilities also include the duties listed below.

•    General supervision and guidance of all Mech Design (MD) Engineers and Designers assigned to their project by the Mech Design Manager or Director
•    Leads and mentors the MD project team members
•    Assigns the MD project team the day to day direct labour activities associated with a project
•    Ensures, checks and approves that work produced by the assigned MD project team members are acceptable based on the functionality, adherence to ATS design standards, completeness and consideration for safety
•    Visit’s shop routinely to assess build progress, offer assistance as required to support build and integration 
•    Prepares and maintains Detailed Design Plans to track labour and schedule forecast information
•    Collaborate with the project team (all disciplines) on execution improvement plans (materials and labour) for projects assigned to his/her team
•    Ensures that scheduled milestones and labor budgets received for the project relating to design and integration are achieved
•    Oversees all MD aspects of a project's execution related to internal and external customer requirements/inputs
•    Oversees all MD aspects of a project's execution related to quality of outputs
•    Attends and either conducts or delegates internal and external (customer) Design Reviews
•    Works with project team members from other engineering disciplines to solve problems in order to provide the customer with a product or service compliant with their requirements
•    Participates in development and implementation of tools, methods and modules ensuring standards maintained
•    Adhere to all ISO, Z299 and N285 procedures pertaining to the job responsibilities and project execution
•    Ensures that all business activities are performed with the highest ethical standards and in compliance with the ATS Code of Business Conduct
•    Adheres to all health and safety rules and procedures



  • A post-secondary diploma or degree, within the field of Mechanical Engineering.



  • 10 years minimum demonstrating direct experience gained in an industrial automation environment, producing solutions for automated assembly and test systems.
  • Proven leadership qualities in a supervisory position with direct reports.
  • Good oral and written communication skills, ability to work with team members, and a willingness to take responsibility for key aspects needed for job completion.

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