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ATS Company:  ATS Automation Tooling Systems
Requisition ID:  6096

Woodbridge, ON, CA, L4L 8K9

Date:  Jun 4, 2023

Toolmaker Intermediate - MTBI

Join our globally growing team at ATS Industrial Automation where we create complex automation solutions at the highest level that sustainably impact lives around the world. 


At ATS, a publicly traded global company with a proud 40-year history, we help drive the future with our factory-wide automation solutions. At ATS Industrial Automation, what we do matters - both to our customers and to their customers. With 6000 skilled employees around the world, we design, build and service mission-critical automated assembly and test solutions for mobility, nuclear and specialty automation. Our customers are leaders in their industries and rely on us to deliver what we promise - on time and on budget.  Combined with our broad product portfolio, financial strength and global presence, we provide our customers with the best automation solutions wherever and whenever they need them. 


Major Duties


Set-up and operate various machine-tools such as lathes manual mills and grinders; fit and sub assemble parts to make or repair mechanical systems; bench and floor assembly of fixtures; plumbing of pneumatic and hydraulic circuits; apply knowledge of mechanisms, shop mathematics, basic metrology methods, lay-out and assembly procedures and blueprint reading.

Specific Responsibilities


  • Interpret specifications, drawings or sample parts to determine the most suitable and economical manufacturing and assembly processes. Plan sequence of machining operations. 
  • Compute dimensions and tolerances and prepare working sketches from general descriptions and by examining parts and their mating surfaces.
  • Bench assemble and validate tooling, jigs and fixtures for automated test equipment integration with electro-mechanical sub-assemblies and system components.
  • Measure, mark and scribe center lines, dimensions and reference points on machine bases prior to floor assembly of the bench assemblies.
  • Select and install cutting tools in machines.
  • Verify conformance of manufactured parts to specifications, using measuring instruments; such as, scales, calipers, micrometers and fixed gauges.
  • Floor assemble subassemblies onto a fixture including tooling setup, plumbing and trouble shooting.
  • Participate or lead in the customer buy-off and commission the equipment at the customer site.
  • Provide training for customer personnel.
  • Maintain machines and tools related to the assembly processes.
  • Maintain cleanliness of personal work areas and job zones. 
  • Mentor junior staff.
  • Work well in a team with more junior or senior staff from other disciplines.
  • Recommend design changes to parts with regard to improving manufacturing, assembly and maintenance processes.
  • Attend design reviews as required.
  • Ensure 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.
  • Other duties as assigned.




Certificate of Qualification as a Tool Maker. 



Minimum of 5 years experience, not including an apprenticeship program, working as a machine builder. 

Join our ATS Industrial Automation Team because:

  • We VALUE our People: The foundation of a great company is having the best team which is why we continuously work to develop, engage, empower and energize our people.
  • We’ve got GREAT Work Perks: We provide a variety of perks to our employees. Make sure you ask more about our employee referral program, safety glasses and safety shoe programs and employee events.  
  • We offer COMPETITIVE Total Rewards: Competitive starting salaries, overtime pay eligibility, paid vacation, Employee Incentive Bonus program, comprehensive health and dental benefits including Lifestyle Spending Account, RRSP matching program and optional Employee Share Purchase Program. 
  • We support internal GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT: ATS Automation offers endless opportunities for professional growth and development. Ask about our tuition reimbursement program and our commitment to promoting from within.


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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