Brampton, Ontario

Automation Tool Maker

Industrial Automation Solutions
Location: Brampton, ON

NOTE – Must have Machine Building skill and experience.  Experience in an automation / manufacturing environment is preferred).

• Under general direction, machine, fit and assemble component parts and precision tooling with a quality and timely focus in order to build special-purpose machinery, robotic work cells and factory automation projects.
• When required, may coordinate a portion of the activities, specified and approved by the manager, of a team of Toolmakers and apprentices involved in the mechanical build, coordination, bench assembly, floor assembly and integration of robotic work cells, mechanical assemblies and factory automation products in order to ensure that a quality product is built on time, safely and to budget.
• Set up and operate various machine tools, such as manual lathes and small mills, and apply knowledge of mechanisms, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures to support the assembly team with new work or rework.

• Requires a practical working knowledge of the operation of all toolroom equipment.
• Machine details, applying tolerances on prints, understand GD & T and where to apply.
• Must be able to recognize function and relationship of all details with in assemblies.
• Take direction from Manager and the appointed Lead Toolmaker.
• Proficient understanding of the tracking system.
• Provide project status for weekly team meetings.
• Support the needs of the manufacturing department when questions arise.
• Ensure that all print updates are being completed.
• Proceed with floor assembly according to floor plan layout, assembling the job in a safe and proper order according to procedures, providing the other departments with the tooling needed to accomplish their tasks according to the schedule.
• Participate in the debug/integration of the line. Check preliminary station set up before programmers are scheduled to begin.  Check to see if cycle times are achievable and advise Lead Toolmaker of potential problems.  Run the entire line with team and others to check functionality of operator stations, operator interface, loading and unloading areas and guarding for ease of maintenance.
• Perform rework efficiently to ensure minimal impact to budget and schedule.
• Ensure that all rework is properly recorded.
• Provide mechanical support during the duration of debug/integration and acceptance.
• Participate in tear down and shipping of the equipment, dismantling in an orderly fashion to minimize the installation time at customer’s site.
• Reassemble equipment to the point of buy-off at customer’s site.  Provide customer training as required.



A Certificate of Qualification as a Machine Tool Builder and Integrator, Tool and Die Maker, Machinist, Millwright, Pipe Fitter or equivalent.


Completion of a Certificate of Apprenticeship and Certification of Qualification in the above mentioned trades.

Experience with machine or equipment build (and/or use of basic hand tools)