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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  3228
Location: 

Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4L 8K9

Date:  Jan 8, 2021

Senior 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!

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Investigate alternative design methods and improve existing methods based on direction from the Manager of Mechanical Design.
  • Mentor less experienced designers.
  • Prepare concepts and complete design work through the whole design process.
  • Prepare and present internal and external design reviews.
  • Check the work of other designers.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Assist in developing design and department standards.
•    Design and detail parts and assemblies related to test and assembly automation equipment.
•    Assist implementing or achieving corporate and department objectives (i.e. new developments, policies, etc.).
•    Lead the mechanical design effort on various projects delegating tasks to other Mechanical Designers.
•    Manage project documentation, including quotes, cost sheets, correspondence, requisitions, drawings, schedules, etc.
•    Responsible for communicating time estimates and resource requirements on design tasks to the Manager of Mechanical Design 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.
•    Provide assistance during the manufacture of parts, bench and floor assembly, debug and integration.
•    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 and Solid Works.
•    Determines tools, fixtures and equipment to be used in fabrication and assembly of components and complete assemblies.
•    Examines project instructions and drawings to determine test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment and problems involved in designing, changing or rearranging materials.
•    Formalizes and update 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: 
•    Post Secondary school diploma or degree in mechanical design, mechanical engineering or equivalent.

Experience:  
•    Minimum of 10 years of experience in custom automation and testing.
•    A 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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