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Manufacturing Engineering Intern - Summer 2023

Bartlett, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Internship
Job Description
Company Description

Are you looking to gain experience in Engineering with a Fortune 200 company?

ITW Residential & Renovation division of the Construction Products business segment is a global provider of innovative fastening solutions that improve contractor productivity and building quality in the residential, commercial, and renovation construction industries.  Our products are positioned as market leaders and category leading brands include wood to wood fastening systems (Paslode), structural wood fasteners (GRK Fasteners™), concrete anchoring systems (Tapcon®, Red Head®, Ramset®), underlayment screws (Rock-On®, Backer-On®), self-drilling screws (Teks®) and drywall anchoring systems (E-Z Anchor®).  ITW Residential & Renovation, one of the largest divisions of ITW, strives to exceed top and bottom-line growth expectations.

ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world - in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines, healthcare, the spaces in which we live and work, the cars we drive, and the mobile devices we rely on. You are never, whether you know it or not, more than a few steps from an innovative ITW solution. In the words of a Mal Pancoast quote, at ITW, "You get paid to impact the world."

Job Description

A Mechanical Engineering Intern working in the Manufacturing Engineering Department at ITW Residential & Renovation Construction North America. Working with the Operations, and Manufacturing teams to develop robust manufacturing processes and procedures. The ME Intern will engage in problem investigation and design of machine solutions. Participate in process analysis, identification of trends, compile data, report on findings and recommendation to resolve. The ME Intern will also be involved in new manufacturing process implementations and the associated design changes to ensure the appropriate methods are developed, documented and implemented to manufacture.

Core Responsibilities:

Work with members of the operations and engineering teams to develop and refine our manufacturing processes, equipment and products to result in the following:

  • Improved manufacturing processes and procedures
  • Investigation & Resolution of identified issues
  • Improved documentation of Processes and Procedures
  • Improved process flow, productivity and quality.
  • New methods implemented to support new or changes to existing products

Expected Intern Learning:

  • Exposure to manufacturing environments
  • Exposure to fastener manufacturing and packaging; including:
    • Automated equipment
    • Fastener Heading, threading and associated QC methods
    • Associated quality requirements and inspection methods to insure product conformity & performance
  • Root cause analysis
  • Project Management
  • Working with and leading a project team
  • Inclusive but not limited to manufacturing processes: shipping, packaging, etc.


Job Requirements:

  • Rising Senior pursuing a Mechanical Engineering degree.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office.
  • Basic CAD modeling experience with Solid Works a plus.
  • Good Communication skills both written and oral
  • Must be Hands On


Additional Information

We are 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.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please click here.

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.  



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