Manufacturing Engineer in Richton Park, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    22501 Bohlmann Parkway
    Richton Park, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

The ideal candidate for this position will possess great project and product engineering skills (previous design experience a plus); coupled with high energy; experience to lead, mentor and motivate a team; and intellectual expertise in the areas of injection molding for the automotive industry and APQP processes.


  • Identify opportunities for and implement improvements in current practices and processes and work with team to develop/maintain continuous improvement culture and awareness

  • Conduct product and process flow analysis and implement improvements for costs, productivity and quality

  • Direct and coordinate the engineering support to implement, plan, develop and organize product area

  • Develop assembly machine parameters and maintain standard setup sheets for each part number on the machines, along with troubleshooting problems

  • Follow up on quality reject meetings by addressing immediate quality issues and develop systems to prevent future occurrences

  • Resolve issues related to personnel, profitability, quality, growth, etc.

  • Conduct machine safety reviews along with identifying and ensuring preventative maintenance on automated equipment for continuous improvement

  • Work with manufacturing and automation personnel to improve quality and efficiency on the production floor

  • Assist in new product design process to ensure ease of manufacturability

  • Participate in manufacturing and automation projects, including creating and updating PFMEA documents

  • Submit capital requirement and justifications to management

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial engineering or equivalent experience required

  • Five years related work experience required

  • Good mechanical aptitude along with good computer literacy and skills required

  • Experience in injection molding strongly preferred

  • 3D CAD systems knowledge required; Solidworks preferred

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles are a plus

Physical Requirements:

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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Interpersonal Skills:  

Alternative or combined skills in understanding, counseling, and/or influencing people are important in achieving job objectives, causing action, understanding others, or changing behavior; and, skills of persuasiveness or assertiveness, as well as sensitivity to the point of view of others.  

Working Conditions:  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

At ITW, we offer a competitive salary and attractive benefits package which includes medical, dental, life and disability insurance, education assistance, paid vacation and holidays, and 401(k) plan. Qualified candidates should complete the online expression of interest and attach a resume.

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.

For individuals with disabilities who may need help with the application process, ITW offers a contact to evaluate requests for assistance and, where appropriate, provide a reasonable accommodation to help the applicants to apply. If you would like this assistance, please contact 708-720-7121.

Note: Only requests for assistance to apply due to a disability will be responded to.