Position:  Commercial Coordinator
Location:  Troy, MI
Job Id:  622
# of Openings:  1

ITW Description:

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries.   ITW, with approximately 14.8 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 55 countries that employ approximately 48,000 women and men. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 17,000 active patents.


Division Description: 

ITW Deltar Fasteners serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling approximately $280M in revenues. Units include:  Frankfort, IL;  Chippewa Falls, WI and our Commercial Sales and Engineering in Troy, MI. 


The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering.  In addition to ITW’s industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Deltar Fasteners enhance our customers’ competitive advantage by…

  • Maintaining advanced engineering and manufacturing facilities in NA.
  • Exchanging product, process and benchmarking information with sister units worldwide.
  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every product exceeds customer specifications while providing unparalleled value.

Position Summary:

The Commercial Coordinator – Deltar Fasteners will report to the Sales Manager – Deltar Fasteners and will be responsible to assist engineers and sales with all aspects of project management and overall customer service.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with ITW Management, Sales professionals, and multiple Global ITW Plant Operations related to quotes using the ITW Quote Database software
  • Sales responsibility involves working directly with customer engineering and purchasing personnel
    • Sell product which involves part searches
    • Interaction with ITW engineering
    • Test data requests/submissions
    • Final price negotiation
    • Sales Report write-ups, etc.
  • Project Management responsibilities being the central point of contact for the customer
    • Duties include maintain Bill of Materials, assigning part numbers, obtaining quotes, creating sales literature, and working with operations and sales from all ITW North America divisions to ensure initial set-up and spot buy orders and payment, etc.
  • Maintain forecast database (SAPHRAN software)
    • Review and sign off purchase orders for accuracy against quote and resolve anomalies with management
  • Responsibility for tool cost recovery from customer ensuring all tool purchase orders and tool expenditures are recorded correctly and re-negotiated with customer accounting and purchase management when necessary
  • Interface between Operations and Sales for any customer requirements
    •  Customer forms, packaging data requests, MSDS, supplier surveys, etc.
  • Understand and draft Annual Plan/Long-Range Plan documents for presentation to Commercial Leader
  • Maintain database of current open project activity for Sales professionals
  • Shared General Office Administrative duties as needed
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned


Position Skills and Experience Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


·         Minimum 4 year college degree in related field or equivalent experience

  • Ability to interact with customers who are often senior purchase contacts and engineering professionals and co-workers on global level
  • Some travel is required
  • Skills should include, but are not limited to:

o   Elevated proficiency within the Office 2007 software package, especially PowerPoint presentations and Excel Formulas with linked spreadsheets

o   High level customer interaction skill-set

o   An aptitude to multi-task while maintaining utmost accuracy

o   Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment and the flexibility to adapt to global conditions such as currencies, language barriers, and work hours related to time-zone differences, often requiring work during non-office hours for Asia, etc.

o   Project management skills

o   Customer Service and good communication skills

o   Strong organizational skills







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