Mechanical Designer Senior
ATS Automation
CA, ON, Woodbridge
25d ago


Join the Winning Team at ATS Test Systems! 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 competitive total rewards package, global offering and growth opportunities as we expand on a global scale.

Our Mechanical Design team at our Test Division located in Woodbridge, Ontario is looking for two Senior Mechanical Designers to join our team.


  • Investigate alternative design methods and improve existing methods based on direction from the Manager of Mechanical Design.
  • Mentor Intermediate and Junior Designers.
  • Prepare concepts and complete design packages.
  • Prepare and present internal and external design reviews.

  • Assist in developing design and department standards.
  • Design and detail parts and assemblies related to Test Machines.
  • 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 documentation, including quotes, drawing registers, 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.
  • 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 devices 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.
  • Adhere to all health and safety rules and procedures.
  • Qualifications :

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

    Experience : Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Mechanical Designer.

    Why join ATS?

  • RSP with employer match
  • Comprehensive benefits (including health, dental, employee assistance program)
  • Special discount program on products and services including gym membership discount
  • Free gourmet beverages - coffee, tea, etc. We enjoy Treat Day often!
  • BBQs and other social events throughout the year
  • Work with other bright, talented people and discover opportunities for professional growth
  • Be a part of a global organization that is a leader in its industry
  • And much more!
  • 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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