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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Apply Job ID REF5747Z Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 11411 Price Road, Hebron, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status 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 $14.5 billion in 2014.

ITW Medical is comprised of three highly-respected medical product brands - Coeur, Filtertek & Precise Biomedical – supplying medical devices, components and service to global medical device brands. Filtertek manufactures molded filtration and flow control components. Precise provides technical service, maintenance & training for contrast media injectors. Coeur is a leading provider of disposable diagnostic imaging consumables.  


GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY:

Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the SeniorManufacturing Engineering is responsible for providing engineering support to Manufacturing. The main responsibility of the Manufacturing Engineer is to focus on continuous improvement and sustainability of equipment and processes in the assembly and molding departments. The individual will provide an advanced level of expertise in manufacturing through planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of assigned responsibilities by coordinating with engineering team members and operations management. The ideal candidate should work well with large amounts of data, have the ability to manage complex projects independently, possess a solid understanding of technical system and understands the importance of meeting deadlines to support larger objectives.  The candidate will take initiative to solve problems and support additional Manufacturing Engineering activities as necessary.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBIITIES:

  • Drive and lead improvement projects in all manufacturing processes using the ITW Toolbox, including In-Lining, MRD, PLS and 80/20 evaluations.
  • Conduct ongoing analyses of products and processes to identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.
  • Assist in new product development and modifications and revisions to existing products.
  • Coordinate and conduct validations (IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Lead and support the coordination and implementation of capital projects (Project Management)
  • Investigate and install new methods, layouts, equipment, and process analysis that improve overall operation of the plant.
  • Develop and implement work instructions and standardization of processes.
  • Troubleshoot processes which are prone to be frequent or major production problems.
  • Proactivity directs projects and team members to meet business goals.
  • Provides technical support to manufacturing, engineering, quality, marketing, customer service, and management as needed.
  • Provides input in budget planning and timelines.
  • Will participate in “special projects” assignments are required.
  • Comply with OSHA Safety and Health regulations, along with other federal, state, and local regulations regarding environmental, industrial, and electrical mandates.
  • May provide direction and training to entry level engineers and technicians to strengthen skill sets and assist in the talent development activities to ensure a strong pipeline of engineering talent.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work may be performed in an office or manufacturing/cleanroom environment, Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, or climb for extended periods of time, Must be able to lift 20 lbs

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Manufacturing, Plastics, Biomedical or Mechanical) required.
  • A minimum of 5+ years related work experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role in a high-volume manufacturing environment required.
  • Experience with medical device manufacturing is strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to manage strategic manufacturing projects in a broad range of technologies.
  • Ability to read and understand complex instructions such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to apply problem solving techniques to make independent decisions and suggestions on ways to improve services and processes and address complex issues.
  • Independent and organized work style: effectively manage time and prioritize workload, adapt to change, and consistently meet deadlines
  • Ability to carry out detailed, complex oral or written instructions
  • Proven business aptitude, must be a decision-maker, willing to take calculated risks and can take advantage of business opportunities as they arise
  • Possess ability to forge strong working relationships and successfully interact with operational functions, business areas, external partners, employees, and senior management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and good listening skills
  • Computer experience is preferred with knowledge of Microsoft office. AutoCAD or other drafting software experience is preferred
  • Novice electrical and mechanical knowledge needed

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) is awarded at no cost after one year.

ITW Medical is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer.  We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas.  We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities.  Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable persons with disabilities to apply and to perform the essential job functions. If you require assistance with completing an application, please reply that you require assistance.

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.