at ITW in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States
ITW Construction provides a variety of fastening systems and truss products for the commercial, residential, and remodeling/renovation segments. With products manufactured at locations around the globe serving markets in North America, Europe, Asia, New Zealand and Australia.
As a central component of ITW’s Construction segment the Global Tool Unit (GTU) innovates, develops, and manufactures best-in-class power fastening systems for the global marketplace, serving construction markets in North America, Europe, Asia, New Zealand, and Australia. Our highly differentiated systems are specified to be used in a variety of applications including wood framing, wood trim, and steel to concrete installations
ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures.
This engineering role is responsible for leading new product development projects and participating in the design and development of cordless and pneumatic power fastening tools primarily used for wood and concrete applications. The candidate will contribute to setting project team priorities and engage in product design activity aimed at meeting defined schedule, marketing and manufacturing requirements by applying engineering expertise, technical creativity and problem-solving skills.
+ Provides technical leadership for product development teams and utilizes project management skills to define and manage resources and execute to achieve required outcomes.
+ Collaborates with marketing, purchasing, manufacturing and other departments to construct project scope and determine costs and manufacturing feasibility.
+ Initiates concept designs based on customer feedback, communicates those designs to other team members and develop those designs on 3D CAD. Utilizes feedback from team members and external customers to adapt and improve product design to meet development objectives.
+ Performs critical analysis on design (DFMEA, Design of Experiments, T-stack, Serviceability). Communicates design requirements to other team members and evaluate designs to ensure project trajectory is consistent with product specifications.
+ Responsible for all aspects of the design, layout (design integration), evaluation and documentation of electro-mechanical devices or system used on power fastening systems.
+ Manages the production of prototypes, test units and subsequent manufacturing and testing to meet quality standards and planned schedules for delivery within target cost parameters.
+ Recommends, implements, and tracks performance of design modifications to eliminate product or system malfunctions.
+ Selects and implements appropriate manufacturing processes and vendors to ensure cost-effective, robust products that achieve market success.
+ At this level, assignments can be complex and will require the use of initiative and judgment.
+ CAD Design/Modeling tools (preferred Pro/Engineer CREO-4)
+ Finite Element Analysis, Statics & Dynamics
+ Experience in Matlab /numerical computing tools preferred but not must.
+ Critical Problem-Solving Skills
+ Strength of materials(metallurgy), heat treatment, coatings.
+ Exposure to manufacturing processes that may include, plastic injection, stamping, aluminum casting, machining, MIM.
+ BS in Mechanical / Mechatronics Engineering (master’s Preferred).
+ 8+ years of relevant product design and development experience required.
+ Demonstrated design capability, problem solving skills and the ability to understand and troubleshoot electro-mechanical equipment.
+ Experienced in cross-functional collaboration and teamwork to industrialize new products.
+ Exposure to project management and technical leadership is a plus.
+ Domestic and International travel: 10-15%
ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.
As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.
_All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. _
ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.