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Mechanical Engineer II in Lakeville, MN at ITW

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position supports Despatch Thermal Processing Technology, specifically high performance industrial ovens and other thermal products.  This individual performs mechanical engineering assignments of wide complexity under general direction with considerable discretion as to work details.  Designs, fabricates, modifies and evaluates complex mechanical and electromechanical devices or systems.  Performs developmental and/or test work which requires a comprehensive knowledge of mechanical engineering theory and design. Analyzes, develops and recommends design approaches necessary to meet production requirements for new or improved products and/or processes.

Essential functions of the job (responsibilities):

  1. Maintains full responsibility for planning, organizing and conducting technical projects within the design, fabrication, modification and evaluation of mechanical and electromechanical apparatus, components and processes.

  2. Conceives and plans projects involving exploration of product and/or process problems, definition and selection of new concepts and approaches to the design or development of new or improved products and processes.

  3. Conducts independent technical investigations involving the application of a wide variety of mechanical engineering principles in the origination or modification of materials, components or process specifications and requirements. 

Job Requirements

Skills required:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering and 2-4 years’ experience

  • Industrial heat processing experience, including heat transfer and thermodynamics, is required

  • Precision machine design experience is required

  • Sheet metal design and fabrication experience is required

  • Experience with Solidworks CAD package - experience with additional CAD packages such as Mechanical Desktop or ProEngineer is a plus

  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Computer skills should include basic PC operation within a MS Windows environment.  Specific application experience includes MS Word and Excel. 

Physical requirements and working conditions:

Normal working conditions involve seated computer work and occasional operation and work on company equipment/products.

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. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please email to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.