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Validation Technician

Apply Job ID REF6215T Date posted 04/23/2022 Address 11411 Price Road, Hebron, IL Job Type Full-time 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 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 Medical is comprised of three strong medical product brands - Coeur, Filtertek & Precise - situated to proactively meet the needs of customers in the marketplace.  Coeur is a leading provider of disposable medical products used in diagnostic imaging and other medical procedures.  The Filtertek product line is comprised of custom plastic insert molded filtration and flow control components for global OEM medical device customers. Precise Biomedical is a service company providing maintenance and repair of power injectors used for imaging procedures.


The Validation Technician will perform a wide variety of engineer and performance tests to validate new designs, product improvements and process changes. The Validation Technician will conduct robust testing in accordance with documented test plans, protocols, and applicable standards to determine whether test specimens meet the effectiveness, durability, and safety criteria specified in the test plan.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Assist in the preparation of the validation protocols and reports (IQ, OQ, PQ)
  • Set up and run development and validation testing
  • Document results from testing and prepare validation reports
  • Support technical root cause and resolution of issues found during testing
  • Select and install instrumentation needed to collect data
  • Utilize standard test equipment such as calipers, micrometers, comparator with no direction.
  • Support design and repair of simple mechanical fixtures, jigs, and harnesses.
  • Monitor equipment calibrations and work with vendors to ensure calibrations are conducted.
  • Any other duties as specified by management
  •  Participate in the investigation process pertaining to customer complaints, CAPAs, or internal investigations and customer communication.
  • Read and interpret specifications, Process Flow Diagrams, Potential Failure Mode and Effects Analysis and Process Control Plans
  • Provide input on inspection methods related to continuous improvement initiatives related to the job.
  •  Assist in the development, implementation, and review of quality processes, measures, and procedures
  • Understand and comply with the company’s quality management system (ISO 13485).
  • Understand and comply with the company’s safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional duties to comply with departmental objectives as required.
  • Minimum Associates degree required or equivalent work experience
  • 2-5 years of experience with validation testing
  • Experience using various test methods
  • Ability to read schematics/drawings and use manufacturers’ product data sheets.
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and passionate about getting jobs done.
  • Ability to coordinate outside testing facilities.
  • Hands-on approach: Proactively identifies and fills in gaps where needed.
  • Ability to travel for work related experiences
  • Injection Molding experience (desired)
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to read and write English, bilingual (Spanish) a plus
  • Attention to detail, organization, and strong multitasking abilities
  • Experience with root cause analysis/8D
  • Excellent decision making and time management skills
  • Commitment to continuous improvement

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

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

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.