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Illinois Tool Works Reviews

120 Reviews
120 Reviews
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E. Scott Santi
30 Ratings

    Excellent company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Illinois Tool Works full-time for more than 10 years


    ITW cultivates creative and high energy people. The management team is very smart and capable. The product lines and customers are great.


    The company is going through many structural and management changes that are good for the future.

    Positive Outlook
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Illinois Tool Works Interviews

Updated May 2, 2014
Updated May 2, 2014

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Project Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Illinois Tool Works in June 2010.

    Interview Details

    Was offered the position after one interview with HR and one with the hiring manager. I had a good recommendation from a previous colleague who had gone to work at ITW.

    Interview Questions
    • There were no difficult questions - it was a pretty routine run-of-the-mill interview with appropriate questions for an engineering position.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    There was no negotiation but would negotiate if I were doing it again.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

Illinois Tool Works Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008
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Headquarters Glenview, IL
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1912
Type Company - Public (ITW)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Since its founding more than 100 years ago, ITW has become one of the world’s leading diversified manufacturers of specialized industrial equipment, consumables, and related service businesses. We place a high premium on the development of innovative solutions–most of which are developed in tandem with our customers. And we continue to ensure that our customers receive timely, cost-effective service for the innovative products we provide.

ITW’s products and solutions are at work all over the world, in deep-sea oil rigs, aerospace technology, bridges and wind turbines...

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