Located in the NW suburbs, where they city meets the country, North Star Imaging is a midsize manufacturing company seeking a Mechanical Engineer. Founded in 1987, NSI is an ITW business unit offering big company benefits and stability along with a small/mid-size
company atmosphere. At North Star, we are focused on innovation as the leading manufacturer of industrial X-ray and CT capital equipment systems. Our customer base consists of a broad range of markets including aerospace, defense/military, automotive, medical
device, and R&D organizations. Companies throughout the world rely on North Star's system expertise to create high quality products.
The primary function of this role is to provide mechanical engineering/design and be responsible for technical aspects of industrial x-ray, automation and CT products. This position is responsible to ensure work is performed to company and customer
standards with considerations to business strategy, costs and timeline.
Provide robust mechanical design of CT products and components.
Design assemblies and components using SolidWorks.
Provide design and technical support throughout product lifecycle.
Develop complex motion designs incorporating motion control systems, robotics, and part handling in accordance with project requirements.
Prepare detailed drawings for the fabrication and assembly of equipment.
Prepare detailed bill of materials.
Prepare detailed floor layouts and facilities requirements for the customer.
Provide FEA analysis of assemblies and sub-components.
Provide analysis of automation components including drive systems.
Interface with manufacturing to support product assembly, testing, troubleshooting and installation.
Support supply chain to provide vendor quotes, estimates, and technical interface.
Interface with project management to ensure projects meet schedule and delivery requirements.
Develop working knowledge of X-ray and NDT techniques through NSI technical experts.
Work on multiple concurrent projects and prioritize to meet internal and external deadlines.
Prepare and participate in internal design reviews with cross functional team.
Collaborate with other engineers to develop innovative solutions.
Support services to provide customer support for technical issues.
Some travel required.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Excellent written and verbal English communication.
Skilled at 3D modeling and detail drawing (e.g. SolidWorks, NX, Inventor).
Ability to perform mechanical analysis using FEA and hand calculations.
Knowledge of manufacturing techniques including machining, and sheet metal and welding fabrication.
Good time management.
Ability to take lead when necessary.
Adaptable to rapidly changing environment.
Troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
5 years of experience as a mechanical engineer.
Extensive knowledge of mechanical systems, their design, and supporting analysis.
Broad knowledge of documentation and quality systems, including engineering change and ISO 9001.
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
North Star Imaging provides a comprehensive benefits package that supports our employees’ educational endeavors, wellness and financial security.
Medical and dental coverage
401(k) retirement savings program with company match
Paid time off and paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Life insurance up to 8x the salary
Employee assistance program
3:1 Corporate Match of charitable contributions
Employee discounts with ITW’s key suppliers: cars, computers, appliances and more
Candidate requirements include:
Passing results on both pre-employment drug and background checks (which includes driving record) are required.
A valid driver's license is required for this position.
A good driving record is necessary
Must be able to provide proof that you are legally able to work in the United States
QSA Global & NSI ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color,
religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected