Position:  Project Engineer Intern
Location:  Chippewa Falls, WI
Job Id:  411
# of Openings:  1

PROJECT ENGINEER Intern – Deltar Fasteners


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 18 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 8 major segments with businesses in 56 countries that employ approximately 51,000 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 10,000 active patents.


Division Description: 

ITW Deltar Fasteners serves all the major OEMs and their tier suppliers with plastic fasteners totaling approximately $200M 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 Project Engineer Intern reports to the Engineering Manager and is responsible for Engineering tasks and projects as assigned. Designed to give a student hands-on exposure to day-to-day operations. Projects will be chosen close to assignment date and provide the Intern with the development opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in Engineering. The major areas of responsibility for this position are determined based on open projects and resource needs at the facility of assignment. Travel between Frankfort, IL, Chippewa Falls, WI and Troy, MI may be required.  


Position location:  Chippewa Falls, WI.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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 and/or revenue opportunity
  • Interface between ITW Engineering staff and Manufacturing Operations staff
  • Administrative engineering responsibility which involves testing, updating prints and work instructions, migration of sales drawings, and catalog updates.
  • Project Management responsibilities being point of contact and coordination of monthly engineering meetings
  • Focus will be on specific engineering disciplines, and specific tasks such as:  communication, automotive, materials, design for manufacture, research & development, product validation, etc.
  • Performs 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.

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and technical knowledge
  • Self-directed, results-oriented, team player and customer focused individual
  • Classroom experience through the Sophomore year in an accredited Engineering University or Technical program
  • Minimum GPA 3.0
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Interest in some of these areas: FEA, automotive, plastics, APQP, DOE, DVPR
  • Ability to use good judgment and discretion with confidential business information.
  • Demonstrates positive and friendly attitude in working with all levels within the organization.
  • Prior Engineering experience a plus
Pro-Engineer/CREO, CATIA or NX software skills are a plus

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