Val-Matic Careers

Join an employee-owned team of valve industry professionals!

Our valve products and services are essential in providing clean water and other fluids to industries and homes around the world. We have been developing and marketing engineered products from one inch to ten feet in size that are distinctive in their performance and value for over 50 years. We collaborate closely with each other and sales representatives, municipalities, engineering design firms, and many direct customers. A collaborative approach builds trust and enables us to be the valve experts in our field and exceed our customers’ expectations. We employ state of the art design and manufacturing technologies to invent solutions for complex fluid systems. Our products meet the performance and safety certifications of FM, UL, WQA, AWWA, ASME, API, and many others around the globe. We have an impact on the world in all kinds of ways. Whether we are operating our factories in sustainable ways or providing energy-conserving products, it is our goal to make an important contribution to our environment and the industries that we serve. We are looking for team members who want to apply their outstanding skills and knowledge to important and challenging goals in the valve industry. If you are interested in joining our team of 150 company owners in Elmhurst, Illinois, please check our job listings!

Benefits


We care about our people and work hard to make sure our team has the support they need to be happy at work and outside of work. Here are some of the programs to help them meet their needs.
  • Generous Paid Time Off.
  • Rewards for improvement suggestions.
  • Tuition reimbursement.
  • Pre-tax 401K matching.
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision.
  • Company Performance Bonus Program.
  • Learning & Development training.
  • Company Stock grants.

Available Positions



Sales Engineer: Support Sales and sell manufactured products for manufacturer to water, wastewater, HVAC and industrial entities. Provide technical assistance, prices and quotes projects and interpret technical specifications and do take-offs of valve equipment. Provide strong customer support and exercise discretion and sound independent judgment on technical operation and field application problems and applications of products through assistance to manufacturers’ representatives, engineers, distributors, plant operators, customers, or other professional and technical personnel. Interpret project plans and specifications to develop and prepare cost estimates. Interprets schematics and troubleshoot for customers and sales in offering solutions to issues. Background to include Bachelor's degree with technical study from a four-year college or university.

Shipping/Receiving Clerk: Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, orders, or other records. Determines method of shipment and affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons. Assembles, packs and binds crates or containers with metal tape. Attaches identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers. Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage. Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages. Routes items to departments. Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications. Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies. Operates tier lift truck or uses hand truck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.

CNC Machinist - 1st, 2nd, 3rd Shift: Sets up and operates conventional, special purpose, and computer numerical control (CNC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts. Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements. Assists machine operators as needed. Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, an tests operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance. Confers with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems. Background to include certificate from trade or technical school, or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Painter - 3rd Shift: Operates a spray painter to apply industrial paint finishes to metal products. Reads job information and locates correct tools and materials. Starts paint booth and spray equipment to produce first piece part. Performs inspection of piece part to assure part is made to specification. Makes adjustments as needed to make piece parts conform to paint specifications. Changes process parameters as needed and makes adjustments to painting equipment to assure parts conform to print specifications. Loads and unloads piece parts from fixtures during production run and performs periodic inspections including wet and dry film thickness measurements. Perform paperwork needed (labor ticket, inspection sheet). Cleans work area daily. Background to include training on the operation of paint and blasting processes and the mixing of various painting materials. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of coatings or have 3 to 6 months of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures, including specific safety and protective equipment.

Assembler/Tester - 3rd Shift: Assembly and test company products. Reads job information and special customer requirements. Locates tools and fixtures for assembly or testing. Assemble valves and subassemblies per work instructions. Test valves per work instructions. Test accessories (motor actuators, cylinders, etc) as required by specification or special instructions. Perform necessary paper work (labor tickets, inspection sheets, etc). Clean work area. Background to include Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 3 to 6 months of relevant experience or the equivalent combination of experience, and physical demands.

Please send your resume to our Human Resources Department if interested in the positions above.

Our Philosophy

"We are committed to consistently exceeding customer expectations by providing products, services, and information of the highest quality in terms of safety, reliability, accuracy, and timeliness. Our success is based on continuously improving the effectiveness of our products, processes, and Quality Management System."

About Our Company

From humble beginnings in 1966 with a silent check valve to...

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Get in Touch with Us

Address: 905 Riverside Drive, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Phone: 630-941-7600


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