Senior Project Engineer in Hebron, IL at ITW

Date Posted: 10/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    11411 Price Road
    Hebron, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/28/2019

Job Description

ITW Description:

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune’s Magazine’s most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets.


Division Description:

ITW Medical manufactures and sells components and finished devices for use in Medical Imaging, Filtration, Infusion, and Minimally Invasive applications.  The division serves as a tier 1 supplier to large medical device companies such as Medtronic, Abbott, etc. 


Position Summary:

We are seeking a knowledgeable, experienced, and hands-on leader to fill our Senior Project Engineer position based at the Hebron, IL plant. This position reports to the Engineering Manager.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Management of assigned projects, including responsibility for budget and timeline
  • Coordination of all activities on assigned projects, ensuring on-time completion
  • Work closely with customers, vendors and internal stakeholders during project execution
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Lead the design, selection, commissioning and qualification of new equipment and automation
  • Participate in the design, development and validation of new products
  • Develop documentation required for product manufacture and conduct associated training
  • Lead continuous improvement projects related to existing products, processes and equipment
  • Develop long and short-term capital plans, ensuring that all projects are planned properly, and the results are achievable

Job Requirements

Position Skills and Experience 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. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field of study
  • Minimum of 5 years or equivalent engineering experience
  •  Comprehensive knowledge of Engineering principles and its application in solving complex problems
  • Works independently and with teams (technical teams and cross-functional teams)
  • Independently tests, analyzes and solves technical problems
  • Experience in Injection Molding, Automation and high-volume manufacturing preferred
  • Ability to work autonomously, with minimal supervision
  • Personally driven to excel
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to generate respect and trust from staff and external constituencies along with the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues to create a results driven, team-oriented environment
  • Up to 15% travel

ITW offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including competitively priced medical and dental coverage the first of the month following hire, free life insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and immediate 401k matching. Additional retirement savings contribution (above and beyond 401k) is awarded at no cost after one year.


ITW Medical is an equal opportunity, equal employment, affirmative action employer.  We strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone is welcome to contribute their unique talents and ideas.  We encourage applications from females, males, disabled/protected or other veterans, persons with disabilities, all races and ethnicities, sexual orientations and gender identities.  Reasonable accommodation will be made to enable persons with disabilities to apply and to perform the essential job functions. If you require assistance with completing an application, please reply that you require assistance.