Manufacturing Engineer Intern

Operations Libertyville, Illinois


Position at ITW Construction North America




Job Title:Manufacturing Engineer Intern

Job Location:Libertyville, IL

Job Grade:Non-Exempt

Projected Start Date:May 18, 2020 unless specified

Projected End Date:August 7, 2020 unless specified





Position Summary:

The manufacturing engineer intern is responsible for supporting the Process Engineer and Plant Manager in developing processes to ensure quality, cost and efficiency requirements are met within Global Tool Unit. This internship will focus on continuous improvement, troubleshooting problems with production and implementing corrective actions in the GTU Libertyville facility.


Core Responsibilities:


  • Improve productivity by performing ergonomic evaluations, time studies, simulation, and line balancing
  • Study and improve plant safety
  • Process documentation
  • Identify process and assembly gaps in quality, productivity, and safety and recommend and implement improvements.


Expected Learnings:


  • Knowledge of process flow and documentation
  • Ability to create and interpret work instructions, time studies, and flow diagrams
  • Understanding of production inefficiencies, data interpretation, and problem resolution
  • Ability to work on multi-disciplinary teams


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering field
  • Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering degree strongly preferred
  • Possess strong analytic and statistic skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Job Competencies:

  • Critical Thinking & Decision Making: Ability to make logical and sound decisions and to know when to act independently and when to seek assistance.
  • Curiosity & Learning Orientation:  Actively identifying new areas for learning and applying newly gained knowledge/skill on the job.
  • Drive to Excel:  Driven to succeed and willing to go the extra mile.  Perseveres in the face of obstacles and challenges.
  • Interpersonal Skills & communication:  Ability to work collaboratively and partner well with others, express oneself verbally and in writing, and listen well.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, airborne particles, climate variances and moving mechanical equipment typically found in a manufacturing environment.  The noise level in the work environment (office) is usually low, but higher when exposed to the manufacturing areas.  Certain personal protective equipment is required when in the manufacturing areas. 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, talk, hear, reach with hands and arms and regularly required to walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.