Mechanical Process Engineer

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  • May 14, 2021
Full time Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) is a Fortune 200 company that produces diversified products in global markets.  Some of its products include welding equipment, automotive components, construction materials and commercial food equipment.  The Food Equipment Group is one of seven ITW decentralized business segments.  This position is in the Hobart Warewash Division at its Danville, Kentucky facility, located 45 minutes south of Lexington, Kentucky.

The Warewash Business Division produces Hobart brand commercial dishwashers that are used in hotels, casinos, restaurants, cruise ships, schools, universities and retail establishments.  We are the industry leader and are seeking to expand our growth in existing served markets as well as new markets.

Job Description


As the Mechanical Process Engineer you will conceive, plan, design, develop and coordinate project components and schedules.  This is an individual contributor role, but you may also participate as a member of cross-functional teams from time to time; perform validations; troubleshoot and implement product release plans; support sales, service and marketing and complete engineering analysis and designs using various engineering tools. This position will also provide leadership and support to team members. 

 What you will do: 

  • Support product development initiatives and maintain products to achieve business unit goals and objectives.

  • Create and develop engineering project documentation

  • Select and implement appropriate manufacturing processes, equipment, vendors to ensure cost-effective, robust equipment and products that will achieve business unit goals and objectives

  • Ensure that production requirements are meet and will liaise with all departments, external/internal contractors and customers

  • Limited travel (less than 10%) to domestic locations such as manufacturing, supplier and customer facilities


What we are looking for:

  • Solid Process Engineering experience with the ability to solve complex problems; detailed oriented

  • Create and develop engineering project documentation

  • An individual with Product validation experience through testing or analytical methods

  • Problem solving skills

  • Root cause analysis experience

  • Ability to execute projects within specified timelines

  • Knowledge of 3-D software, preferably using AutoCAD and/or Pro-E (Creo) software

  • MS Office application proficiency

  • Strength in manufacturing process that includes fabrication/weld/assembly and support/evaluating machinery and systems

  • Hands-on experiences with products/machinery/equipment (i.e. presses, forming, equipment CNC, tool/die) 

Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Technology Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of mechanical experience in a manufacturing production environment, preferred
  • Fabrication of stainless-steel sheet metal experience, preferred
  • Effective oral and written communications as well as effective presentation skills

Additional Information

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where we value the inclusion of diverse team members.  You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health dental, life and STD/LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a tuition reimbursement program. 

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

We are an equal opportunity employer, where we value the strengths of diverse team members. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and an exciting work environment.

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.