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Senior Project Manufacturing Engineer (1309) at ITW
Position at ITW Construction North America
ITW Construction North America is seeking a Senior Project Manufacturing Engineer responsible for the development and execution of global best practice manufacturing processes. The Engineer will enhance overall manufacturing performance through the assimilation of new products and processes into manufacturing throughout the Construction segment’s global consumable manufacturing base. This position will provide global leadership in order to optimize our metal forming, metal manufacturing knowledge and plant infrastructure, in doing so, will serve as a member of the manufacturing leadership team.
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.
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.
Applies project management principles to meet project deliverables of cost, time, and performance
Proactively resolves project problems and conflicts by involving appropriate stakeholders
Designs and implements methods for continually improving manufacturing performance of major metal forming processes and initiates improvement programs
Works with global plant and engineering resources to accomplish goals for specific locations/businesses
Assesses and directs manufacturing process changes to ensure deliverables meet requirements and specifications
Ensures all safety standards are followed/met for all fixtures and equipment (made or purchased)
Works closely with New Product teams to ensure the seamless transition from New Product status to High Volume Manufacturing
Strive to continuously improve on safety, quality, delivery, and cost metrics
Effectively communicates with team members domestically/internationally, suppliers, validation, and other internal/external groups to understand needs of the business and provide information
Mentors and assists Engineers/Senior Engineers with their design skills
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor degree Mechanical Engineering required
10+ years demonstrated experience with manufacturing process machinery/equipment design
Preferred experience with metal manufacturing industry experience to include steel grades, forming, cutting, rolling technologies to shape metals
Demonstrated experience in establishing new processes into plants including infrastructure
Demonstrated experience in writing capital requests and in working with the finance team in developing cost models and payback models
Change and plant consolidation experience preferred
Demonstrated experience with internal/external collaboration influencing manufacturing managers, suppliers, and plant-level engineers to support new product and process development activities
Strong project, time management and organizational skills
Ability to work non-standard hours to accommodate phone/video conferences across various time zones (domestic and global)
Up to 40% domestic and global travel
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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