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IMI Precision Engineering Manufacturing Engineer in Machesney Park, Illinois

Bimba, part of IMI Precision Engineering, is a forward-thinking innovator providing industry-leading pneumatic, hydraulic and electric motion solutions that are easy to use, reliable and ready for all engineering solutions. We are a world leader in motion and fluid control technologies. Wherever precision, speed and engineering reliability are essential, we deliver exceptional solutions which improve the productivity and efficiency of our customers’ equipment. As a business we aim to understand our customers’ challenges. We then connect our products, people and expertise in order to deliver exceptional service and solutions. We call this Engineering GREAT, and we deliver it to customers through a world-class portfolio of high performance products, through close partnerships and problem-solving, and through a global network of support which ensures reliable local delivery, all over the world.


Provide project leadership within the Manufacturing Services Department to carry out assigned projects in a timely and cost effective manner. Projects will be assigned to continuously improve operations, efficiency and readiness, tooling and manufacturing equipment.


  • Carry out projects in the following areas: Machine design/procurement, manufacturing engineering, office/plant automation and manufacturing/assembly cost estimates.

  • Evaluate manufacturing processes by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling and materials; conferring with equipment vendors; soliciting observations from operators.

  • Develop original routings, assembly guides, procedures and illustrations.

  • Interface with the Product Marketing Manager (PMM) in supporting the design and development of new products.

  • Participate in cost studies and equipment recommendations.

  • Provide finalized details for manufacturing assembly costs for new product quotes.

  • Improve manufacturing efficiency using LEAN techniques, analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements and equipment layout.

  • Facilitate process/continued improvement and set-up reduction.

  • Support Engineer Review (ER) and document all changes.

  • Conceptualize, design and procure special tooling for specific operations as requested.

  • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, process and systems.

  • Implement interim processes (as required) correcting or containing all non-conformances.

  • Provide guidance to CNC programmers, tool designers and technicians in various projects and responsibilities.

  • May be involved in safety meetings and projects.


  • BSME or relatedBachelor’sDegree in industrial engineering, industrial technology, manufacturing engineering orelectrical engineering.

  • Minimum of3yearsofexperience as a manufacturing or process engineer; 5 or more yearspreferred.

  • Knowledge of metal cuttingandforming processes.

  • Familiar withStatistical Quality Control (SQC)methods and concepts.

  • Experience in handling projects throughall phases and disciplines of manufacturing engineering.

  • Experience in machine design and machine control systems.

  • Familiarity ofcontrol logic programs for PLC’s and CNC controlsis desired.

Job ID 2019-32014

# of Openings 1

Category Engineering

Platform IMI Precision Engineering