Manufacturing Manager in Chippewa Falls, WI at ITW

Date Posted: 8/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

ITW 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 18 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 8 major segments with businesses in 56 countries that employ approximately 51,000 women and men. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 10,000 active patents.

Division Description: 

ITW Deltar Fasteners serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling approximately $200M in revenues. Units include:  Frankfort, IL;  Chippewa Falls, WI and our Commercial Sales and Engineering in Troy, MI. 

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Deltar Fasteners enhance our customers’ competitive advantage by…

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in NA.
  • Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.
  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

This Manufacturing Manager opening is located at the Chippewa Falls, WI facility. 

ITW has an excellent benefits package that includes:

•       Low Cost, Low Deductible Health and Dental Insurance

•       401K with Company Match

•       Employee Wellness Programs

•       Great Work/Life Balance

•       Career Growth

•       Competitive Compensation

•       Paid Vacation

•       100% Tuition Reimbursement program

•       Company paid Income Insurance

o   Life Insurance

o   Short and Long term Disability

o   AD & D Insurance

Position Summary:

The Manufacturing Manager – Deltar Fasteners will report the Plant Manager – Deltar Fasteners and will manage activities of manufacturing cells, including Plastics and Assembly areas, to achieve key performance metrics through maximum efficiency consistent with profit, quality, personnel, and safety objectives of the division.


Primary Responsibilities:

•       Establish, document, verify, and maintain optimum processing parameters and establish upper and lower control limits for process monitoring system

•       Analyze manufacturing processes and systems, identify areas for improvement

•       Oversight and development for shift cell leaders/supervisors, floor technicians and operators including performance reviews

•       Develop preventive and predictive maintenance schedules and procedures

•       Track key performance indicators and uphold accountability systems

•       Develop short and long term plans for process improvements

•       Coordinate first time tool-runs, perform rigorous mold try-outs, and startup of full scale production

•       Active in the review of machine safety and corrective measures

•       Interface with Project Engineers at design concept stage to insure design for manufacturability

•       Establish quality standards as related to materials

•       Be the technical authority on process monitoring and all materials technology matters; draw from expertise of materials suppliers, processors, and other sources acting as a point of focus for their direct or indirect input to solutions

•       Work with plant personnel to improve quality and efficiencies in production

•       Work with management in establishing strategic plans for continued process improvement

•       Active in the review of machine safety and corrective measures

•       Monitor and understand new technologies to improve quality and efficiency

•       Perform quality tasks as per TS16949 Quality Program

•       Follows all safety guidelines and assist as needed in other areas of manufacturing

•       Drive key performance metrics, including 5S

•       Other tasks and duties as assigned

Job Requirements


•       BS Engineering (Mechanical, Plastics or Technology) and/or comparable work experience 3 level

•       3-5 years of experience in plastic injection molding manufacturing environment (including processing, material fundamentals, automation experience, molding machine and tool experience)

•       Analytical and problem solving skills

•       Good verbal and written communication skills

•       Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

•       Good computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately!  ITW Deltar Fasteners 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.

Automotive OEM
ITW’s Automotive OEM segment designs and manufactures innovative fasteners, interior and exterior components, and powertrain and braking systems for OEMs and their top-tier suppliers. ITW’s automotive businesses have a high level of customer intimacy, enabling customer-back innovation to address complex needs such as vehicle efficiency, safety, and quality. Deep market knowledge and strong manufacturing process capabilities allow ITW’s automotive businesses to be nimble, niche problem solvers for their sophisticated customers.


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