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Design Engineer

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF13456F Date posted 05/03/2024 Address 3600 North Point Boulevard, Dundalk, MD Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

Vulcan, recognized by chefs and operators around the world as the best-in-class supplier for premier, energy-efficient foodservice equipment, is seeking an organized and energetic Design Engineer to join our growing team.

Vulcan is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $16.1 billion in 2023.

The Design Engineer is responsible for continuous improvement of existing product lines and day-to-day engineering activity. You will be part of team responsible for improving the quality, reliability, and cost of current products from concept design through implementation to production. You will work cross functionally to support the design and manufacturing of cooking products manufactured in our Baltimore facility.


 

Responsibilities (80% Core Essential Functions)

  • Responsible for supporting existing product lines by creating designs using SolidWorks 3D CAD software, converting into manufacturing drawings, preparing bills of materials, releasing through the engineering change process, and executing the implementation to ensure efficient assembly in production
  • Drive continuous improvement projects related to improving quality, reliability, and cost of products
  • Provide direct technical support to the production team, sales, and technical service as required
  • Work cross functionally to improve quality, resolve product warranty issues, and address supplier quality
  • Conduct engineering studies through data acquisition and analyze results
  • Perform the design, testing, and operation and/or evaluation of mechanical and electro-mechanical devices or systems
  • Issue and support engineering documentation including bills of materials, drawings, work instructions, quality alerts, customer manuals, wiring diagrams, and specification sheets
  • Ensure products comply with existing safety, sanitation, and energy requirements as well as upcoming changes to state and federal regulations

Responsibilities (20% Business-specific functions)

  • Foster a collaborative culture between multisite engineering teams   
  • Continuously evaluate opportunities to improve product quality, reliability, cost, warranty reduction, and time to market
  • Collaborate with marketing, operations, sales, and other stakeholders to develop new products

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has no direct reports.

Qualifications:

 

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Industrial Engineering, with a minimum of seven (7) years' experience in manufacturing operations (e.g., food & beverage, textiles, automotive, electronics, etc.).

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to problem solve, lead, communicate, and execute engineering initiatives
  • Comfortable working with multiple engineering teams and manufacturing facilities
  • In-depth understanding of metal fabrication processes, manufacturing, and aftermarket technical support
  • Familiarity with the construction of gas-fired and/or electrical cooking appliances.

 

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is:

  • Must be able to stand or walk for duration of 2 hours.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, lift, reach and twist to complete all job tasks.
  • Operate common office equipment, i.e. PC, phone, copier, printer, fax
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE (i.e., safety glasses, gloves, steel/composite toe safety shoes) when required

Working Conditions

  • Combination - industrial plant floor, and office.

Hours of Work

  • Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, some flexibility in set hours allowable.

 

 

 ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

 

 

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.