Operations Engineer Intern in Chippewa Falls, WI at ITW

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Candidates must be working towards Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Management, Supply Chain Management, Business, Business Administration, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Technology and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

ITW Description:

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a global Fortune 200 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 14.8 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 55 countries that employ approximately 48,000 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 17,000 active patents.

Division Description: 

ITW Deltar Fasteners serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling approximately $280M in revenues. Units include:  Frankfort, IL; Chippewa Falls, WI and our Commercial Sales and Engineering in Troy, MI. 

Position Summary:

The Operations Engineer Intern– Deltar Fasteners reports to the Manufacturing Manager – Deltar Fasteners and will be responsible for motivating positive and productive employee development, strong customer relations skills, coupled with high energy experience to mentor and motivate a team to deliver quality product on time.  This internship is designed to provide a hands-on experience and exposure to day-to-day operations. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Hands on experience supervising employees including assisting with interviewing, hiring, and training of employees

  • Work with Cell Leader / Manufacturing Manager to plan and direct work assignments of direct reports

  • Learn how to plan and schedule a production cell using MRD.

  • Providing employees with productive communication regarding performance and solution based communication for necessary improvement requirements

  • Learn process of manufacturing parts as specified per job or customer requirements

  • Maintaining and contributing to a clean and safe work environment

  • Implements and utilizes 5S

  • Review and maintain high quality of all products within assigned work area

  • Responsible for maintaining inventory accuracy for their parts and associated components

  • Required to communicate regularly with Operations Manager, Plant Manager, Quality Manager, and HR Manager regarding any problems and/or concerns

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned

Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Excellent computer skills including Excel and Microsoft systems (e.g. Word, Outlook)

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; good visual skills and reasoning ability

  • Team player who demonstrates the ability to relate to employees at all levels of the organization

  • Self-directed, results-oriented, team player and customer focused individual

  • Interest in areas of manufacturing, automotive, and plastics

  • Ability to use good judgment and discretion with confidential business information.

  • Demonstrates positive and friendly attitude in working with all levels within the organization.

  • Working towards Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Management, Supply Chain Management, Business, Business Administration, Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Technology

  • Minimum GPA 3.0

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.