Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Engineer Intern, Spring & Summer 2017 in Frankfort, Illinois

Engineer Intern, Spring & Summer 2017 at ITW

Job Description

We, ITW Motion, belong to the ITW Automotive Group. As a subsidiary of ITW, an international group of companies represented at 825 locations in 56 countries, employing over 58,000 people and with a turnover of $14BN, we are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of plastic components and assemblies in the automotive supplier industry.

ITW Motion is the synergy of 3 production sites, located in Röttingen, Germany, in Frankfort, Illinois, USA, and in Shanghai, China, supported by 4 sales representatives worldwide (France, Japan, Korea, and India). With ITW Motion, we create a worldwide presence under one name. “We keep the world in motion" with our large product range of damping elements.


The Engineering Internship is designed to give a student the hands-on exposure to day-to-day operations and assist with projects and research that bring in cost savings or revenue opportunities.

Essential Functions:

  • Document and review process flows

  • Work on the shop floor troubleshooting issues and understanding operations

  • Creating improvement action plans for floor layout

  • Begin to focus on specific engineering disciplines

  • Learn basic problem solving skills

  • Begin understanding of standards, procedures and practices

Job Requirements

Desired Qualifications of Applicants:

  • At least a junior year of college majoring in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

  • Possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills

  • Self-directed, results-oriented and customer focused

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, along with the ability to be proactive in recognizing improvement opportunities are necessary

  • Must be able to work Monday through Friday, 8 am - 4 pm. This internship is for January - August 2017.