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ATS Automation Mechanical Engineer in Souderton, Pennsylvania

ATS Company: ATS Automation Tooling Systems

Requisition ID: 9546


Souderton, PA, US, 18964

Date: Nov 10, 2023

Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

We are looking for people who share our values.

People who love to innovate.

People who thrive on challenge.

People who love to create and own.

Sound like you?

Take your place among the best in the business and grow your career with NCC, and ATS Company. Join an environment where a passion for innovation combines with an uncompromised commitment to quality.

About ATS NCC:

NCC Automated Systems is a Full-Service Automation Systems Integrator with over 30 years of experience. Since 1986, NCC has successfully helped food processing, consumer packaged goods and OEM machine builders streamline and optimize their production with its system knowledge and industry experience with sanitary conveying equipment. NCC proudly manufactures in the U.S., in addition to integrating some of the world’s best automation equipment solutions, we also offer in house mechanical and electrical design and manufacturing.

NCC merged with ATS Automation in September 2021. ATS is an industry-leading automation solutions provider to many of the world’s most successful companies. Founded in 1978, ATS employs over 6,000 people at 50 manufacturing facilities and over 75 offices in North America, Europe, Southeast Asia and China. Our unique track record of innovation and passion for excellence sets us apart as the world’s leader in automation. This comes from years of experience in helping many of the world’s most successful manufacturers with their new product launches, capacity expansions, and productivity improvement initiatives.


As a proactive member of the NCC Mechanical Engineering team, the Mechanical Engineer will be working in a team environment with Project Management, Engineers, and Fabrication to develop concepts and designs as well as leveraging existing standards where possible. They will Utilize SolidWorks as the primary design software, PDM for data management. It is very important to realize that in a Project driven company, we run into unexpected technical challenges, changes in scope / schedule, and can require extreme flexibility, teamwork, and creativity to help solve challenges.

This position reports to the Mechanical Engineering Manager.


  • Openly and consistently communicate with Engineering, sales, and project management about current projects, due dates, progress, and upcoming tasks

  • Participate in all Mechanical Engineering team meeting structures to properly support and improve the department

  • Collaborate with Mechanical Engineering Manager and Principal Mechanical Engineer on all designs to foster consistent designs and follow good manufacturing practices

  • Perform mathematical calculations for sizing components such as motors, gearboxes, bearings, chain drives, structural materials, etc.

  • Research and define specific purchased components to be used in the equipment

  • Create and review drawings to be used in the project. These can include but are not limited to detail, assembly, weldment, installation, and modification drawings

  • Work within the ERP system to release Engineering Information to Manufacturing

  • Aid the Fabrication and Assembly departments in troubleshooting

  • Travel to jobsites when required to gather information, see existing equipment or process, troubleshoot, or assist with equipment commissioning

  • Provide support for customers via phone, email, or web as required to troubleshoot designs and equipment

  • Work with the Innovation Center Team to further develop new product lines as demands arise

Additional Information

Key Result Areas:

  • Project budgets and schedules are maintained or beaten

  • High quality designs and part drawings that are released to manufacturing and assembly

  • Continuous improvement initiatives while concurrently working on projects

  • A positive team-based culture exists in the department overall

  • Ability to work independently

Education and Experience

  • A post secondary diploma or degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent.

  • 5+ years of experience in a Mechanical Engineering or similar role.

Job requirements:

  • Proficient in SolidWorks 3D Modeling

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products

  • Fundamental Mechanical aptitude

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • 2D CAD experience is a plus


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 Products and Food Technology Segment 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.