Mechanical Engineer


Mechanical Engineer – Troy, OH

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) is a Fortune 200 company that produces diversified products in global markets. Some of its products include welding equipment, automotive components, construction materials and commercial food equipment. The Food Equipment Group is one of seven ITW decentralized business segments. This position is in the Hobart Warewash Division at its Troy, Ohio facility, located 20 minutes north of downtown Dayton.

The Warewash Business Division produces Hobart brand commercial dishwashers that are used in hotels, casinos, restaurants, cruise ships, schools, universities and retail establishments. We are the industry leader and are seeking to expand our growth in existing served markets as well as new markets.


As the Mechanical Engineer you will conceive, plan, design, develop and coordinate project components and schedules. This is an individual contributor role, but you may also participate as a member of cross-functional teams from time to time; perform validations; troubleshoot and implement product release plans; support sales, service and marketing and complete engineering analysis and designs using various engineering tools. This position will also provide leadership and support to team members.

What you will do:

Support product development initiatives and maintain products to achieve business unit goals and objectives.

Create and develop engineering project documentation

Develop prototypes and test plans

Limited travel (less than 10%) to domestic locations such as manufacturing, supplier and customer facilities

What we are looking for:

Ability to solve complex problems; detail oriented

Mechanical design engineering experience

Product validation experience through testing or analytical methods

Problem solving skills

Root cause analysis experience

Ability to execute projects within specified timelines

Knowledge of 3-D software, preferably using Pro-E (Creo) software

MS Office application proficiency

Education and Experience:

BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience

Minimum of 3 years of mechanical experience, preferred

Product design and development experience, preferred

Effective oral and written communications as well as effective presentation skills

Take this opportunity to join a successful and enthusiastic global team where we value the inclusion of diverse team members. You will enjoy a competitive salary and generous benefits that includes health dental, life and STD/LTD insurance, 401k (with match), and a 100% tuition reimbursement program.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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.