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Dundalk, MD
  • Expired: October 26, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
Company Description

Founded in 1912, Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified, Fortune 200 manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. Ranked among Fortune Magazine's most admired companies, the company focuses on solid growth, improving profitability and strong returns across its worldwide platforms and divisions. These divisions serve customers and markets around the globe, with a significant presence in developed as well as emerging markets.

For more than 150 years, Vulcan has been recognized by chefs and operators throughout the world for its top-quality, energy efficient commercial cooking equipment. Our equipment is found in busy kitchens nationwide; target segments include large chain restaurants, emerging/regional chains, independent restaurants, K-12 schools, grocery and hotels/recreation.

Vulcan is a division of Illinois Tool Works (ITW), a Fortune 200 global multi-industrial manufacturing leader with revenues totaling $14.5 billion in 2021.


This position is a key function within Vulcan's Center of Excellence. The position will support Vulcan's organic growth strategies by assisting product development and continuous improvement efforts thru assembly and testing of commercial cooking equipment, primarily in a lab and manufacturing environment.

Job Description

  • Assist product teams in assembly, modification, and testing of commercial cooking equipment to support new product development, continuous improvement efforts, proof-of-concepts, product trainings, and certification needs.
  • Learn and master cooking equipment set-up and adjustments using gas fuels, regulators, and high-voltage electric hook-ups.
  • Execute test plans and iterate to demonstrate product performance features.
  • Monitor and observe equipment tests. Record data and prepare test reports.
  • Recommend product, test procedure, and data-gathering improvements.
  • Work closely with the Lab Manager to maintain tools, organization, safety, and cleanliness.
  • Support lab testing to resolve vendor quality defects and field issues.
  • Manage and organize prototype and lab equipment holding areas.
  • Participate in engineering product design reviews.
  • Support lab testing needs to assist in component sourcing and cost-reduction projects.


  • Adherence to quality standards, SOPs, and other policies and practices including safety and regulatory compliance
  • Basic shop skills, experience, ability to prototype
  • Familiarity with thermocouples, multimeters, and data acquisition systems
  • Scientific approach, diligence in data gathering
  • Applicable computer skills using Microsoft Suite
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing processes: machining, metal forming, assembly
  • Ability to manage and logically prioritize multiple tasks
  • Act with a sense of urgency
  • Effective oral/written communication, listening skills, attention to detail
  • Organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Press brake, welding, or automated cutting experience preferred
  • 3D modeling experience using SolidWorks a plus

Additional Information

  • R&D Laboratory, Manufacturing, and Office Environment
  • Local travel up to 10%
  • Hands on testing and/or troubleshooting
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs

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.



3600 North Point Boulevard

Dundalk, MD
21222 USA



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