Electrical Engineer

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  • Lancaster, PA, USA
  • Mar 19, 2022
Full time Electrical Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking, and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries.   ITW, with approximately 14.8 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 55 countries that employ approximately 48,000 women and men.  These talented individuals contribute to our global leadership in innovation, and we have a broad portfolio of more than 17,000 active patents. 

The Food Equipment Group is one of seven ITW decentralized business segments is seeking an Electrical Engineer for the Warewash Division at the Stero/Somat business unit in the Lancaster, PA facility.  We are seeking creative candidates to support new and existing product development initiatives.

Warewash-Division Description:

The Warewash Business Division is seeking to expand its growth in existing served markets as well as new markets.  The Warewash Business Division produces Hobart and Stero brand commercial dishwashers as well as Somat, Hobart, Red Goat, and Master disposer brand food waste processing equipment that are used in hotels, casinos, restaurants, cruise ships, schools and universities and retail.

Job Description


Reporting to the Engineering Manager, the successful electrical engineering candidate will conceive, plan, design develop and coordinate project components including schedules as well as create and develop engineering project documentation; develop prototypes and test plans; perform validations; troubleshoot and implement product release plans; support sales, service and marketing and complete engineering analysis and designs using various engineering tools.  The candidate must be experienced in electro-mechanical system design and development, have knowledge of electrical components, circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment, and programming software.

What you will do:

  •  Work with Engineering and Production teams to design electrical control panels
  •  Work with production teams to develop, implement, and improve electrical         control panel assembly procedures and specifications
  •  Develop new and improve existing PLC ladder logic and HMI programs
  •  Assist service department with troubleshooting electrical issues over the phone   and occasionally in the field
  •  Work with engineering and purchasing teams to assure that all components   used in electrical systems meet UL 508A or specific product UL file   requirements


What we are looking for:

  •  Experience working in highly innovative, design-driven environments
  •  Hands-on mechanical skills
  •  Experience using a variety of sensors
  •  Demonstrated digital and analog circuit design, fabrication, and debugging     experience
  •  Excellent listening, consultative, presentation, organizational, project   management written and oral communication skills.  The ability to prioritize and   follow-up as required
  •  Must be a creative problem solver, have a sense of urgency, is detailed   oriented, and demonstrate leadership and project management skills
  •  Minimal travel will be required (to business locations & job sites 10%)

Education and experience:

  •   BS Degree in Electrical Engineering
  •   Knowledge of embedded micro-controller systems
  •   Experience with communication protocols for peripheral devices
  •   Logical, deductive reasoning
  •   Solid understanding of Micro-processors, embedded systems
  •   Mitsubishi PLC’s, HMI’s and software experience, preferred
  •   Ability to execute projects within specified timelines
  •   MS office application proficiency

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.

     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.



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.