Industrial Engineer

Job Description

We are seeking an Industrial Engineer at Conxall, our Villa Park subsidiary.  This position will be responsible for providing technical expertise, problem solving, work instructions and engineering solutions to the production department to improve product quality, drive down product cost, and reduce lead time to the customer.


  • Researching, testing, qualifying and implementing new factory equipment, particularly for over molding, cable cutting, and crimping equipment.

  • Supports the design engineering department by applying production perspective to designs, participating in development activities, coordinating samples, and researching alternative materials and assembly processes for new products.

  • Determining the labor content of each product and populating the enterprise system with process routings.

  • Conducts statistical studies of wire pulling, crimping, and crimping processes and must map out strategies for improvement of these processes. T

  • Conducts experiments on various methods of handling and applying epoxy materials into cable assembly products.


  • Must be highly organized, must have a high level of energy, and must work well with the maintenance, engineering, production, and warehousing departments to be successful.

  • B.S. degree in engineering, science or technical subject matter preferred. Associates degree or equivalent work experience in technical subject matter is required.

  • Two years experience in technical industry supporting production activities is required.

  • Experience in designing, supporting, or fabricating cable assemblies preferred.

  • Experience in injection molding or plastic over molding preferred.

  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills in English is required.

  • Bilingual communication in English and Spanish is preferred.

  • Fluent in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint


EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet

This company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.



Company Description
Switchcraft is a U.S. manufacturer of connectors, jacks, plugs, molded cable assemblies, patchbays, and switches. Our products are used in a wide variety of industries including medical, GPS, process control, transportation, homeland security, broadcast and pro audio. We are conveniently located on the northwest side of Chicago. Facility accessible to two train lines and bus service. Conxall, a subsidiary of Switchraft, manufactures of circular connectors and cable assemblies in Villa Park, IL.

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