Mechanical Engineer Intern in Beecher, IL at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Bernard, a division of ITW, manufactures high quality welding products. ITW has become one of the world's leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. ITW businesses serve local customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets. The company has operations in 57 countries that employ more than 50,000 women and men who adhere to the highest ethical standards.


The Mechanical Engineering Intern focused on design and testing concepts relevant to future and current MIG welding products.

Core Responsibilities:

Design, test, and recommend product improvements

Create and modify 3D CAD models and drawings

Perform product testing and write test reports to summarize results, observations, and conclusions

Expected Learnings:

Component and assembly design with 3D CAD software

Risk assessment and design enhancement

Connection between engineering and manufacturing

Understanding of product development, data interpretation, and problem resolution

Understanding of Design for Manufacture to facilitate the manufacturing process to reduce manufacturing costs

Job Requirements:

College junior/senior pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering

Hands on knowledge and understanding of MIG welding equipment and processes preferred

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Proficient in SolidWorks and Solid Edge preferred

Job Competencies:

Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Ability to make logical and sound decisions and to know when to act independently and when to seek assistance.

Curiosity & Learning Orientation: Actively identifying new areas for learning and applying newly gained knowledge/skill on the job.

Drive to Excel: Driven to succeed and willing to go the extra mile. Perseveres in the face of obstacles and challenges.

Job Requirements


  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and technical knowledge
  • Classroom experience through the Sophomore year in an accredited Engineering University or Technical program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Proactive in recognizing improvement opportunities are necessary
  • Prior Mechanical Engineering intern experience and Solidworks software skills are a plus
  • Interest in some of these areas: FEA, CFD, sheet metal, plastics, castings, heat transfer, magnetics, generators, IC engines, or electronics packaging