Manufacturing Engineer

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  • 58 Corporate Dr, Danville, KY 40422, USA
  • Jun 28, 2022
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

  • 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



  • 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


Additional Information

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.

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

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.  



Industrial-Manufacturing Engineering