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Mechanical Engineer

Apply Job ID REF6624M Date posted 05/23/2022 Address Bee Road, Watertown, WI Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

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ITW businesses have significant flexibility within the framework of the ITW Business Model to customize their approach in order to best serve their customers and maximize performance. The foundation of our company is the ITW Business Model, a unique and differentiated set of core capabilities and business practices that comprises three key elements: ITW’s 80/20 Front to Back Process, customer-back innovation, and a decentralized entrepreneurial culture.

Division Description:

 

ITW Shakeproof Industrial Products (SIP), serves major OEMs, mid and large distributors in the North American industrial market. As a leader in the design and manufacture of value-added threaded screws, fasteners, and lock washers, ITW Shakeproof Industrial focuses on customer's needs, supplying solutions to the unique (or common) challenges our customer's face. The result is better, faster, and easier solutions for our industry.

Our division drives profitability by leveraging innovative solutions and application engineering. In addition to ITW’s industry-leading research and development capabilities, SIP enhances customers’ competitive advantage by:

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in North America.
  • Exchanging product, process, and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.
  • Continually improving processes, materials, and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

Under the direction of the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Mechanical Engineer is responsible for managing engineering projects beginning at the design stage; this will including tooling, fixtures, gauging, production routings, schedules, dimensional approval, costs, profitability, and customer correspondence.

What You Will Do:

  • Drive equipment / process improvement projects.
  • Develop, evaluate, and improve manufacturing methods.
  • Perform product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
  • Assist in improving a system of production control, standard operating procedures, safety, quality control and training.
  • Perform research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Prepare detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.
  • Design, develop, test and/or source and cost-justify various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Collaborate with engineering teams regarding product design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical, or Materials Engineering or related field. 
  • 2+ years of experience in manufacturing engineering or a commensurate level of experience.
  • Experience and/or training in safe work environments, capital improvement, and machining or cold metal working, preferred.
  • Computer assisted design (CAD) proficiency in AutoCAD, or SolidWorks preferred.

Candidates must submit to a drug screen / physical and background check as part of the process. 

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.