Sr. Manufacturing Design Eng

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  • Feb 12, 2022
Full time Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

JOIN OUR TEAM!   ITW has an exciting career opportunity within our Engineering department.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

Job Description

Position Summary:

Senior Manufacturing Design Engineer in the Residential & Renovation manufacturing engineering team focused on manufacturing machinery & associated equipment/process development, in support of process improvements, product improvements, capacity additions, new product implementations and automation 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design’s manufacturing processes, machinery, equipment, tooling, and the procedures and production layouts for assemblies. 
  • Leads the equipment construction, integration, installation, process startups, including directing component manufacturing, component selection and associated material handling. 
  • Analyze information, conduct root cause analysis & generate alternatives, and commit to solutions that ensure the efficient use of resources.  
  • Implements improvements by prioritizing and assigning tasks, resources and accountabilities to ensure objectives are met within the required time and budget. 
  • Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout and material flow. 
  • Ensure that the facility/equipment operates within all applicable legal, safety, and environmental requirements.  
  • Perform various administrative responsibilities such as timely reporting, meetings, project management, developing safe work methods, interfacing with OSHA, EPA, emergency response teams, risk management and loss protection. 
  • Collaborates with R&D Engineering regarding product design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize or develop equipment and manufacturing techniques. 
  • Identify, lead and develop talent in order to maximize individual, team and organizational effectiveness in meeting company goals. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • 5-10 years of experience in high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated experience & level of responsibility in matters of and resolving issues relating to, equipment and tooling design/modification, maintenance, project management and supervision
  • Knowledge and application of engineering and technology skills in problem solving and arriving at solutions and new designs.
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills with internal/external stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in SolidWorks CADD software with AutoCAD also a benefit
  • Position will require travel for periods of time ranging from a week up to several weeks duration. Periodic international travel could be required. Due to significant time zone differences phone and video communications with our international locations will occasionally require hours that are not part of a normal workday.
  • Experience with Value Stream Mapping, Six Sigma Tools, Lean Manufacturing, Automation, and Capital Projects a plus 


Communication: The position requires accurate communication with others within the business. Ability to translate and communicate technical ideas & design principals.

Continuous Improvement: The ability to evaluate current designs, and recommend appropriate changes is expected.  Determine root causes to problems, produce a selection of possible solutions, and recommend appropriate action, implement the improvement, and monitor results of the improvement.

Technical/Professional knowledge: The ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and expertise in the areas of mechanical designs, materials and construction of machines and tooling.

Project Management: Ability to structure and manage projects in support of more senior engineers

Teamwork: Assists peers on area of expertise. Seeks input and assistance from others. Open to feedback.

Personal Effectiveness: Sets priorities, determines resource


Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employee must be able to be present and walk through an active construction site in various weather conditions.  Be able to follow and use specific job site safety equipment and procedures.  Must be able to handle various company products such as steel products, tools, and construction chemicals while following proper safety guidelines established by the company.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

Additional Information

Company Description:

ITW Residential & Renovation offers a broad range of professional grade anchoring tools and fasteners for numerous construction applications. Our products include wood to wood fastening systems (Paslode), structural wood fasteners (GRK Fasteners™), concrete anchoring systems (Tapcon®, Red Head®, Ramset®), underlayment screws (Rock-On®, Backer-On®), self-drilling screws (Teks®) and drywall anchoring systems (E-Z Ancor®). ITW Residential & Renovation excels in meeting the growing demands from end-users for high-quality home improvement and construction fastening products. Our products are trusted by industry professionals and each brand is the market leader in its respective category in terms of quality, performance and ease of use.

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.

ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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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.