Mechanical Design Engineer

Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

A Mechanical Design engineer at ATS is responsible for the design and implementation of automated equipment. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Work closely with design team to develop innovative concepts from customer requirements
  • 3D Design of Mechatronic equipment including mechanisms; transfer systems, servo systems, robotics, pneumatics, electrical equipment and machine guarding systems
  • Involvement at the build and de-bug stage to ensure designs meet performance specifications.
  • Give guidance and direction to machine build technicians to help them realise designs and ensure that the customer end goals are being achieved.
  • Design and implement process improvements for existing automation equipment
  • Prepare detailed tooling drawings and pneumatic schematics
  • Liaise with suppliers for component procurement
  • Liaising with customers on requirement specifications and project deliverables
  • Preparing detailed safety risk assessments and FMEAs
  • Development of machine documentation to meet EU standards
  • Meeting project delivery deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills are vital as you will have to work within a technical team and be expected to communicate on job specification and issues etc. that are occurring on a day to day basis.
  • Responsibility for quality, commissioning and safety of designs completed


Educational, Experience, Skills & Competencies:

  • Educated to degree level in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • 5 years relevant experience including:
    • Working in a highly automated manufacturing environment
    • Record of implementing significant process improvements on automation
    • Involvement in significant automation projects with responsibility for design sign off, installation and commissioning
    • Extensive experience in a machine design role within an automation company
  • Should have a good knowledge of the principles of GAMP, 5S, SMED, and Kaizen
  • Strong experience using 3D CAD applications e.g. SolidWorks
  • Willing to take ownership,
  • Self-starter with good attention to detail
  • Project management experience advantageous
  • Proven track record in delivering solutions

Current driving licence and able to travel as required

Job Features

Job CategoryMechanical Design Engineer
Job LevelEntry Level, Senior Level

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