ITW Electronics Assembly Equipment (a division of Illinois Tool Works, Inc. (NYSE: ITW)), is the global leader in process knowledge, services and manufacture of capital equipment used in the printed circuit board assembly and semiconductor industries. The group brings together the world’s leading brands of electronics assembly equipment: Despatch Thermal Processing Technology, MPM Printers, Camalot Dispensers, Electrovert Cleaners and Soldering Solutions, and Vitronics Soltec Soldering Solutions. For more information visit www.itweae.com.
Position Purpose (general summary of this position):
This position supports Despatch Thermal Processing Technology. This individual performs high-level mechanical engineering assignments of wide complexity under general direction with considerable discretion as to work details. Designs, fabricates, modifies and evaluates complex mechanical and electromechanical devices or systems. Performs developmental and/or test work which requires a comprehensive knowledge of mechanical engineering theory and design. Analyzes, develops and recommends design approaches necessary to meet production requirements for new or improved products and/or processes.
Essential Functions of the Job (responsibilities):
Maintains full responsibility for planning, organizing and conducting technical projects within the design, fabrication, modification and evaluation of mechanical and electromechanical apparatus, components and processes.
Conceives and plans projects involving exploration of product and/or process problems, definition and selection of new concepts and approaches to the design or development of new or improved products and processes.
Conducts independent technical investigations involving the application of a wide variety of mechanical engineering principles in the origination or modification of materials, components or process specifications and requirements.
Responsible for completion of equipment orders to prescribed technical specifications and cost goals.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Normal working conditions involve seated computer work and occasional operation and work on company equipment/products.
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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BS in Mechanical Engineering and minimum 8-10 years of applicable experience.
Precision machine design experience is required.
Sheet metal design and fabrication experience is required.
Experience with Solidworks CAD package - experience with additional CAD packages such as Mechanical Desktop or ProEngineer is a plus.
Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and proven ability to work well at all levels in the organization, including production.
Computer skills should include basic PC operation within a MS Windows environment. Specific application experience includes MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.