Manufacturing Engineering Manager

at ITW in Hebron, Illinois, United States

Job 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. ITW’s revenues totaled $12.6 billion in 2020.

ITW Medical is comprised of two highly-respected medical product brands – Coeur & Filtertek – supplying medical devices and components to global medical device brands. Filtertek manufactures molded filtration and flow control components. Coeur is a leading provider of disposable diagnostic imaging consumables.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Manufacturing Engineering Manager is responsible for providing engineering support to Manufacturing. Manages activities and allocates resources within the Manufacturing Engineering area to ensure complete engineering support is provided to meet department /plant and divisional goals. Manages the monitoring of the molding and assembly equipment, machines, and tools. Troubleshoots equipment downtime issues, processes out of control producing non-conforming products, low yields or product quality issues. Identifies areas and means to improve molding and assembly manufacturing processes / equipment and product quality on existing product and processes.

Duties and Responsibilities: *

+ Engineering support for the molding and assembly manufacturing processes and equipment.

+ Plan any pre-Production Engineering activities necessary to support the monthly/quarterly production plan.

+ Manage the Toolbox projects and maintain a strong toolbox pipeline.

+ Co-ordinate/plan and execute the activities with Production / Quality and Maintenance relevant to Conversion Cost Reductions, Scrap Reduction and Material Cost Savings.

+ Partners with Quality and Production to ensure that products are produced in conformance with production specification.

+ Overviews and co-ordinates the Molding Processes/Modifications/Upgrades.

+ Overviews and co-ordinates the Automation Processes /Modifications/Upgrades.

+ Support the Quality department in equipment and process validation activities.

+ Proactively leads CAPEX/Project Management initiatives.

+ Manage staff in a manner that promotes a high standard of employee performance in a positive and supportive work environment.

+ Equipment/Facility Capacity Expansion Planning.

+ Supports the introduction of automated manufacturing cells in molding and assembly.

+ Support the divisional engineering group when assistance is required.

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Manufacturing, Plastics, Biomedical or Mechanical) required.

+ A minimum of 5+ years related work experience in a Manufacturing Engineering role in a high-volume manufacturing environment required. (Experience with medical device manufacturing strongly preferred).

+ Experience in Injection Molding and Automation processes are critical to this role.

+ Strong exposure to Project Management and Physical set up of systems is highly desirable.

+ Provides Engineering and technical support with respect to product design, specifications and functionality requirements.

+ Ability to train and coach others from a technical perspective.

+ Previous experience with managing people required.


+ Effectively manages one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently and to tight deadlines.

+ Setting high standards of performance for self and others assuming accountability and responsibility for successfully completing assignments or tasks in a timely fashion.

+ Takes prompt action to accomplish objectives and achieve goals beyond what is required.

+ Ability to co-ordinate and communicate engineering activities between internal departments as well as external suppliers.

+ Demonstrates comprehensive experience in Manufacturing Engineering Management.

+ Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of Engineering principles and its application from a production perspective.

+ Demonstrate the ability to evaluate, design, and manage all facets of molding/automation production projects and processes.

+ Applies ITW principles and methodologies to all aspects of work activities.

+ Deliver on ITW toolbox activities.

+ Communicate effectively across all departments within the organization.

+ Mentors and coaches’ employees to succeed.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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.

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Job Posting: JC260065310

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: May 30, 2024

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