Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
at ITW Employee Network

Date Posted: 9/8/2019

Job Description

Position Summary:

As a key member of the Mechanical Engineering team, the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer reports to the Product Line Manager and is responsible for designing, maintaining, improving, and releasing world class machinery. Collaborating with other team-members, the Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will implement our equipment and design standards in line with customer specifications and the ITW 80/20 philosophy. The engineer will be responsible for coordinating with our customers and project managers to ensure accurate machine releases and support aftermarket equipment as required.  The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will lead design projects in coordination with peers.

 The position will be based at our headquarters in Greenville, South Carolina.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Autonomously lead critical design projects in coordination with the greater department.
  • Support the development of new machine models by interfacing with customer, assembly, purchasing and service to drive continuous improvement.
  • Drive best in class product mechanical engineering.
  • Develop complex mechanical designs using Solidworks.
  • Create and maintain accurate bills of materials in ERP system.
  • Manage change control of components and bills of materials.
  • Evaluate and improve the engineering procedures and practices.
  • Participate in business standardization efforts.
  • Support aftermarket equipment in field.
  • Work with the operations and quality team to implement and manage continuous improvement systems.
  • Coordinate with customers and project managers to define future machine development.
  • Utilize ITW 80/20 Tools to streamline processes and procedures required for engineering release, procurement, and assembly of equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related experience in lieu of degree.
  • 5+ years of experience in design engineering and project management working within a cross functional engineering team.
  • Excellent understanding of mechanical design utilizing 3D CAD software.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce results through cross-collaboration within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex design projects with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to learn from others as well as teach and mentor less experienced team-members.
  • Experience with bill of material management.
  • Ability to define a problem, determine root cause, and develop corrective action plan.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Willing to travel when necessary.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Solidworks.
  • Experience with ERP systems.

 ITW Hartness

ITW Hartness is a world class secondary packaging equipment manufacturer headquartered in the beautiful suburbs of Greenville, SC. Founded on the premise of cutting-edge innovation and a relentless commitment to our customers, ITW Hartness’ world class equipment is designed to our customers’ goals of continuous improvement throughout the production process.

 You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health, dental, life and LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and other great benefit programs. ITW Hartness 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.

 ITW Hartness is a division of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW), a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $14.8 billion in 2018. 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 more than 50,000 dedicated colleagues in operations around the world (57 countries) who thrive in the company’s unique, decentralized and entrepreneurial culture. To learn more about ITW, visit

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Greenville, SC
  • Job Type: Design
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 9/8/2019

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