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Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Mechanical Engineer Internship in DeWitt, Iowa

ITW Pro Brands is a manufacturer of lubricants, cleaning chemicals, and corrosion preventatives formulated to maximize equipment productivity and product quality for customers. We go to market through B2B with a focus on the automotive, aviation, fabricated metal, food processing and machinery manufacturing market segments. Offering a brand portfolio that is well recognized within these industrial channels, our premium products address customer pain points and our direct sales team provides expert, value-added consulting at the customer level. ITW Pro Brands has 3 manufacturing facilities (Olathe, KS, Tucker, GA and DeWitt, IA) and a formulation lab in Carol Stream, IL and employs 250+ individuals.

ITW Pro Brands is looking for a Summer 2022 Mechanical Engineer Intern. As an Intern, you will perform a variety of production functions as it relates to the ITW Pro Brands Organization. The successful candidate must be comfortable working in an office environment and performing hands on work.

This position will be based in DeWitt, Iowa.

Typical Projects Include:

  • Obtaining mechanical engineering design and hands-on experience assembling and modifying world-class Accu-Lube equipment

  • Provide the product manager with information and cost on new and existing applicators and parts to determine prices and communicate to distributors

  • Becoming familiar with business processes and product improvement skills and use those tools to innovate, reduce costs, optimize processes, and develop solutions for our customers

  • Work with the product manager and sales team to develop products for new market areas and find facilities to test new products

  • Monitor current stock levels while remaining aware of upcoming orders to ensure sufficient stock

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelors degree in Engineering from an accredited university

  • Mechanical skills: knowledge of mechanical and physical

  • Innovation: Ability to work alone and with others to develop new concepts and solve problems

  • Troubleshooting: have a methodical and logical mindset through process. Ability to perform root cause analysis.

  • Work ethic: willingness to put forth the effort required to get the job done, while upholding high ethical standards. Work well with others in a team environment.

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

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.