Heavy-Duty Range Project Manager

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  • Aug 26, 2022
Full time Industrial Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets.


For more than 150 years, Vulcan has been recognized by chefs and operators throughout the world for its top-quality, energy efficient commercial cooking equipment. Our equipment is found in busy kitchens nationwide; target segments include large chain restaurants, emerging/regional chains, independent restaurants, K-12 schools, grocery and hotels/recreation.

Vulcan is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $14.5 billion in 2021.

Scope :

Vulcan, recognized by chefs and operators around the world as the best-in-class supplier for premier, energy-efficient foodservice equipment, is seeking a detail-oriented Heavy Duty Range Project Manager to join our team. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing Vulcan Heavy Duty Range product development as well the management of projects that require custom fabrication. If you are a self-starter and enjoy working in an environment that welcomes diverse ideas to solve problems and deliver results, we encourage you to apply. 


Reports to  Consultant Services Business Development Manager 

Job Description


  • Heavy-Duty Range Product Line Business development 
  • Works with the Vulcan consultant services manager, Range/Oven BDM, sales organization, and other internal staff to promote, support and grow Vulcan Heavy-Duty Range and suites business. 
  • Assists and facilitates future development in gas and electric heavy-duty range products. 
  • Maintains an expert understanding of Vulcan and competitive gas and electric heavy-duty range products and market trends.
  • Develops overall HD Range product messaging and training direction. Delivers training to targeted consultants and select dealer specifiers. Supports the Range/Oven BDM in the responsibilities of that role to include HD  training and messaging to the general dealer audience, Vulcan Experience and reps. 
  • Specialized and Custom Fabrication Product Support
  • Manage all Vulcan custom product offerings and projects:
  • Point person for all field requests for custom fabrication range projects, including suites and line-ups that may include other Vulcan or outsourced product lines.
  • Working alongside external vendors and the Vulcan CAD/Revit/Drawing specialist, manages the coordination and fulfillment of all custom proposals. Coordinates all revision and follow-up activities. 
  • Produces quotes and manages discounting parameters for projects that include custom fabricated components. 
  • Evaluates and secures back-up sources for custom fabrication.
  • Responsible for managing the selection and procurement of non-Vulcan (sourced) products when required.
  • Works closely with Vulcan field sales organization, consultants, and dealers to obtain necessary information, clarifications, and follow-up. 
  • Tracks all proposals to assure orders are secured. 
  • Reviews and approves all order documentation including PO and approval drawings.
  • Obtain shipping quotes and coordinates delivery requirements with freight company.
  • Oversees installation and start-up of all custom fabricated project


Bachelor’s degree, preferable focus on Business management, sales management, or technical (engineering)


  • Candidate should have experience in foodservice equipment, preferably with premier cooking equipment manufacture. Experience with heavy-duty ranges and suites is a plus.
  • Must be familiar or have direct experience with foodservice equipment custom fabrication and installation.

Strong analytical skills and detail orientation.
Effective communication, writing skills, and interpersonal skills required.

Additional Information

•    Office & R&D Laboratory Environment
•  Up to 50% travel



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.