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Design Engineer

Company: Illinois Tool Works
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

ITW Drawform & Sexton is a $200M USD Division within Illinois Tool Works' Automotive Segment. It has an excellent reputation for delivering top results and exceeding customer expectations within the deep draw and aerosol can industries.

Job Description

Reporting to the Division Engineering Manager, this hands-on Design Engineer role will take ownership of the tooling prints, part prints, and process documentation. The scope of this job includes supporting the production team in tooling design improvements and process development improvements by trialing and designing in a CAD environment and making adjustments and improvements to implement the physical solution.

Duties include:

Design tools, gages and their details to be built, assembled and developed for the manufacturing and checking of parts.

Prepare concepts, drawings and documentation to support potential manufacturing improvements and incorporate design decisions made during the design and development process.

Solicit and incorporate Toolroom and production personnel's tool design or process requests assisting in debugging manufacturing problems.

Maintain through documentation, making sure Engineering Change Requests are fulfilled, routed properly, and all internal systems are updated and maintained appropriately.

Follow through on field tests and develop new ideas as suggested by the tests.

Monitor Toolroom and development activities on tool/process designs in order to update drawings, improve future designs, reduce project lead times, and drive to problem resolution.

Follow established engineering standards and procedures, maintain those standards, and work with the engineering team to continue to improve those standards

Check drawings for accuracy and conformance to standards.

Assist in development of tooling and manufacturing cost savings.

Maintain regular contact with Toolroom, production and sales. Provide design support for our customer service function (external).

Perform other duties as assigned.


Bachelors Degree in Tool Design, Mechanical Engineering or other relevant Engineering Degree

1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, internship experience included

Computer aided design experience; Solidworks and AutoCAD experience required.

Ability to work within a team environment

Strong problem solving skills, logical thinking

Ability to diagnose a problem and come up with a solution to fix it.

Knowledge and experience with transfer presses a plus

Knowledge of and experience utilizing advanced design techniques a plus

Additional Information

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

Keywords: Illinois Tool Works, Waterbury , Design Engineer, Other , Waterbury, Connecticut

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