Manufacturing Engineer

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  • May 20, 2021
Full time Manufacturing 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

 What you will do:


  • Develop, test and implement process adjustments and/or new manufacturing techniques to reduce cost/waste, and to improve safety, product quality, and manufacturing efficiency.

  • Utilize ITW’s Toolbox in leading change, providing troubleshooting on process and tooling, and draft/design layouts/workspace to achieve maximum efficiency.

  • Create and develop engineering project documentation, Standard Operating Procedures and train production employees.

  • Perform capacity planning/provide solutions to meet continued growth. Manage capital projects from quoting/approval through implementation/training.

  • Support maintenance in root cause analysis, strategies to reduce mechanical downtime, and drafting/implementing preventive maintenance practices.

  • Perform other tasks and functions as directed for the benefit of the business.

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


What we are looking for:

  • Safety focused mindset, able to identify unsafe actions/conditions

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

  • Create and develop engineering project and standard operating procedures/safety documentation

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

  • Problem solving and Root cause analysis skills/experience

  • Organized, detailed orientated, execute projects within timelines, self-starter, ability to work with hands and to work in mechanically orientated situations

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

  • MS Office application proficiency

  • Strength in manufacturing process that includes assembly production, preferred


Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in Mechanical or Technology Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of 1 year 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.