Research Engineer 2183 in Glenview, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 7/28/2018

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Job Description

Position at ITW Corporate

The Research Engineer will report to the Technology Research Manager within the ITW Innovation Center. This position will be responsible for producing intelligence reports on emerging technologies that are of strategic importance to ITW.  The position will be a combination of primary/secondary research, analysis, interpretation, and reporting to senior management.


  • Subject matter expert with practical experience in Mechanical Engineering
  • Ability to evaluate technologies in their subject area
  • Ability to articulate to a broad range of constituents via written and verbal communication
  • Scope/define project and manage 3rd party research resources with deep technical knowledge
  • Ability to demonstrate proof of principal
  • Support technology evaluation in knowledge areas for acquisition support, technology landscaping


  • MS/PhD in Mechanical Engineering with exposure to Material Science.
  • Minimum 5 years industry experience in practical engineering discipline


  • Broad technical knowledge of Mechanical Design, FEA, CFD, and materials
  • Knowledgeable of new and emerging research/technology in their subject area
  • Material Science knowledge with technical breadth to conduct Metallurgy and Polymer Chemistry investigations
  • Proven track record of technical leadership in a technology-based corporation preferred
  • Intellectually curious with a driving interest in new technology


  • Technical Acumen
  • Analytical Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Communication
  • Creative Thinking/Innovation
  • Consulting/consultative Approach
  • Reduces Complexity

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