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Quality Engineer Intern (Summer 2024)

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF11567Z Date posted 02/23/2024 Address 11411 Price Road, Hebron, IL Job Type Intern Job Status Non-Exempt

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune’s Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. ITW’s revenues totaled $15.9 billion in 2022. 

ITW Medical is comprised of two strong medical product brands, Coeur and Filtertek, situated to proactively meet the needs of customers in the marketplace. The Filtertek product line is comprised of custom plastic insert molded filtration and flow control components for global OEM medical device customers. Coeur is a leading provider of disposable medical products used in diagnostic imaging and other medical procedures.


This position is expected to work on-site for 12 weeks during the Summer of 2024. This position reports to the Quality Manager and is based in Hebron, IL. 

Roles and Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in the design, development and testing of new and existing products and equipment. 

  • Drive improvement in customer complaint handling using the 8D process.  

  • Conduct ongoing analyses of products and processes, utilizing software to improve data collection and monitoring to enable identification of opportunities to improve quality, reduce cost and improve efficiencies. 

  • Determine the applicability of current test methods and pursue upgrading existing equipment.  

  • Participate in coordination and implementation of capital projects. 

  • Investigate customer complaints from a technical perspective.  

  • Assist in troubleshooting processes which are prone to be frequent or major production problems. 

  • Perform Statistical and Root Cause Analysis.  

  • Look for opportunities to reduce testing frequencies, repetitive testing…etc. 

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned 

Qualifications:

  • Engineering Undergraduate/Graduate Student (3rd or 4th year or pursuing Master's)

  • Minimum 3.0 Undergraduate GPA 

  • Experience with SharePoint, Excel, Pivot Tables, and other software to facilitate data collection and analysis

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and strong problem-solving skills 

  • Self-motivated with a high attention to detail 

  • Excellent time management skills and project management abilities 

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills 

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.