Mechanical Engineer in Appleton, WI at ITW Welding

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Commercial Solutions Division is looking for a highly motivated individual for the position of Mechanical Engineer focused on design, development, and production support of MIG, Plasma, and Multi-process welding/cutting power sources.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Direct involvement in all design activities including: CAD design, fabricating, assembling, troubleshooting, reliability, and 3rd party compliance testing, documentation, product introduction, and manufacturing support.
  • Participating in and supporting all phases of new product development (Discover, Create, Develop, and Deploy)
  • Working closely with Engineering and Project Management on project/task feasibility, effort required, and cost to ensure project timelines and goals are met
  • Designing components and assemblies using SolidWorks
  • Working with suppliers throughout the development of the project to ensure material costs and schedule stay on target
  • Supporting current production of welding and plasma power sources
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively work individually as well as in a cross functional team environment.
  • Proficiency in computer design skills and knowledge in SolidWorks, SolidWorks PDM, SolidWorks Simulation, AutoCAD, and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of AutoDesk CFD is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of fundamental mechanical engineering principles; statistics, dynamics, mechanics of materials, mechanical vibrations, heat transfer, material selection and physics.
  • Travel up to 10% of the time may be required.

Additional Qualifications a Plus

  • Familiarity with CSA, NEC, IEC, and UL specifications
  • Fundamental understanding of Geometric Design and Tolerancing
  • Sheet metal, thermoplastic, thermoset, die cast, sand cast, machining, and extrusion design knowledge.
  • Ability to select, analyze and test materials for functionality, durability, and cost effectiveness
  • Ability to analyze and solve thermal design challenges
  • Proven track record of innovation, design, and margin improvements
  • Experience in customer focused innovation
  • Tool design knowledge
  • Experience with additive manufacturing and prototyping