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Mechanical Engineer

ITW Weldon Spring Full-Time
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The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for highly complex projects and engineering assignments. Appraises technological developments, investigates feasibility of new techniques, and researches the suitability of new materials. Leads projects from inception to completion and ensures all objectives are met. Capable of collaborating with Engineering professionals and other cross-functional departments. This position develops new products from concept design through implementation into production (analyzing, understanding design requirements, designing components to meet requirements and testing the system to validate the design).

  • Participates in the Innovation Process to help understand and refine the definition of requirements for new products to meet customer needs
  • Develops (design, layout, conceptualization) new products from concept through production.
  • Innovates solutions and develops systems based on customer needs.
  • Performs mechanical design and development of component parts and assemblies.
  • Contributes to System level design and has familiarity with how mechanical systems integrate and function with electrical and software control systems
  • Performs analysis and tests product for design validation.
  • Assists in the development and writing of product functional and design specifications.
  • Completes assembly and testing for proof or concept validation.
  • Completes customer site beta test for new systems.
  • Performs functional testing and debugging of engineering prototypes.
  • Generates engineering documentation including product drawings and manuals.
  • Coordinates new product introduction and training with cross functional departments including manufacturing/product management/sales/service.
  • Supports existing products with design improvements.
  • Works in cross functional teams consisting of electrical engineers, software engineers, technicians, and product managers.
  • Provide guidance and training to junior level engineers and technical staff.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering required, advanced degree a plus


  • Minimum 5 year’s related experience with a Bachelor's degree; minimum 2 year's related experience with a Master's degree
  • Creative innovation and product development skills
  • Excellent problem solving, attention to detail, and decision-making skills
  • Industrial packing equipment design experience is preferred
  • Ink jet printing and/or labeling equipment design experience is preferred
  • Micro-electro mechanical / micro-fluidic system experience a plus
  • FEA and CAE skills a plus
  • Excellent Technical aptitude
  • Experience with 3D CAD tools, SolidWorks preferred
  • Good teamwork and project leadership skills

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, ITW Marking & Coding does not discriminate in hiring or in the terms and conditions of employment because of an individual's race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, arrest record, citizenship or other categories protected by federal, state or local laws. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

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Engineer In Training
Civil Engineering
Engineering Design Process


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ITW (NYSE: ITW) is a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $14.3 billion in 2017. The company's seven industry-leading segments leverage the unique ITW Business Model to drive solid growth with best-in-class margins and returns in markets where highly innovative, customer-focused solutions are required. ITW has approximately 50,000 dedicated colleagues in operations around the world who thrive in the company's unique, decentralized and entrepreneurial culture. We offer unparalleled access to challenging opportunities in high-growth, diverse industries and markets around the world.

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