Electrical Engineer
at ITW Employee Network

Date Posted: 6/17/2019

Job Description

Business Description

ITW Dynatec, a division of Illinois Tool Works, designs and manufactures a full range of industrial adhesive applications for the disposable hygiene products, automotive, and packaging industries worldwide.  ITW Dynatec’s systems are used globally in the manufacturing of diapers and a wide range of other consumer and industrial products. The company’s state-of-the-art technology is backed by a worldwide network of industry-leading customer service and support.  Our vision is to put hot melt adhesive exactly where our customers want it each time, every time, better than anyone else in the world. 

Job Summary 

The position will be based in our headquarters Hendersonville, TN. 15 miles northeast of downtown Nashville. The Electrical Engineer will apply engineering knowledge to develop and troubleshoot electro-mechanical systems operating up to 480 volts. As part of a global engineering team, the Electrical Engineer will work independently to accomplish overall strategic team objectives while providing tactical operational support.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, and bill of materials for various hot melt units by understanding customer specifications, functionality requirements, and regulatory compliance requirements of local and national codes such as NEC/NFPA70.
  • Document testing of electrical units, circuitry, or electrical system components; analyze results to evaluate performance.
  • Work on AC and DC systems up to 480 volts.
  • Panel box layout and component specification for proprietary microcontroller based and 3rd party PLC based control systems.
  • Research equipment or component needs, sources, competitive prices and delivery times.
  • Support root cause/failure analysis activities as part of quality driven 8D process.
  • Other duties as assigned by Product Engineering Manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 70 (NEC) codes
  • 1-3 years experience as an electrical engineer with industrial equipment
  • Basic knowledge of hardware design
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD; AutoCAD Electrical experience preferred. Experience with 3D models using Autodesk Inventor a plus.
  • Experience in the design, troubleshooting and operation of microcontroller-based control systems.
  • Broad knowledge of mechanical systems and manufacturing processes.
  • Exposure to networking of control systems involving PC, microcontrollers, PLCs and related operating systems.
  • Familiarity with PLC based systems and with integration of differing field bus communication protocols between system components
  • Ability to travel occasionally domestically and internationally
  • English language proficiency
  • Aptitude for critical/strategic thinking with respect to product development
  • Good computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office, Outlook and Internet programs
  • Must be a self-starter, and a good team player and possess the ability to make independent decisions and follow through to completion
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude and able to prioritize tasks and utilize time effectively in a fast-paced environment


Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where you can make a significant impact immediately. You will enjoy a competitive salary and a generous benefits package that includes health, dental, life, LTD insurance, 401k (with company match), employee assistance, wellness and 100% tuition reimbursement programs. ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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