This site uses cookies. To find out more, see our Cookies Policy

Mechanical Engineer in Saint Charles, MO at ITW

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the mechanical design and development of new products.  This position develops new products from concept design through implementation into production (analyzing, understanding design requirements, designing components to meet requirements and testing the system to validate the design).


  • Develops (design, layout, conceptualization) new products from concept through production.
  • Innovates solutions and develops systems based on customer needs
  • Performs mechanical design and development of component parts and assemblies.
  • Performs analysis and tests product for design validation.
  • Assists in the development and writing of product functional and design specifications.
  • Completes assembly and testing for proof or concept validation.
  • Completes customer site beta test for new systems.
  • Performs functional testing and debugging of engineering prototypes.
  • Generates engineering documentation including product drawings and manuals.
  • Coordinates new product introduction and training with cross functional departments including manufacturing/product management/sales/service.
  • Supports existing products with design improvements.
  • Works in cross functional teams consisting of electrical engineers, software engineers, technicians, and product management.
  • Maintains focus on continuous improvement by applying 80/20, PLS, and USa principles/techniques and makes process improvement recommendations to management.

Job Requirements

Education:  A Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering


  • Minimum 5 year’s related experience required
  • Creative innovation and product development skills
  • Excellent problem solving, attention to detail, and decision-making skills
  • Industrial packing equipment design experience is preferred
  • Ink jet printing and/or labeling equipment design experience is preferred
  • Excellent Technical aptitude
  • Experience with 3D CAD tools, SolidWorks preferred
  • Good teamwork and project leadership skills
  • Proficient in the knowledge and use of MS Office (Word, Excel)

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW Marking & Coding does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability