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



Maintenance Mechanic: Repair and maintain production, plant, and building equipment and ensure priorities and schedules are met or problems are addressed. Advise management of needs in areas of control. Observe and evaluate equipment to determine the cause of equipment problems. Conduct preventative maintenance tasks as assigned. Dismantle, clean, and repair or replace as required. Perform electrical installations on building or equipment. Work with outside contractors as needed. Initiate purchase requisitions for materials. Background to include technical training beyond a High School diploma such as trade school or certification or associate degree with five years related experience and/or training; or technical certification or completion of apprentice program; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Working knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical equipment.

Design Engineer: Designs products, services, and documentation in accordance with applicable contract requirements and Val-Matic standards for safety and quality. Conducts research and development projects and represents the Company in technical forums. Responsible for developing and implementing assigned Product and Engineering Calculation standards. Plans and implements the necessary tests to verify product performance and safety. Prepares maintenance of drawings, preparation of information for AWWA, UL, FM, NSF 61, ISO and US Government approvals. Prepares technical materials and application suggestions to support company sales. Conducts plant and field investigations under adverse conditions to evaluate product installations and problems. Respond to customer calls or inquiries about technical questions on valve applications. Maintain a current proficiency in AutoCAD and Pro-E. Maintain a working knowledge of mechanical design, test methods, and flow equations for application to valve design. Requires BS degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering from an accredited four-year college; coursework in mechanical design; and 3-5 years of manufacturing industry experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Senior Manufacturing Engineer: Plans, directs, coordinates and improves manufacturing processes including manual machinery, CNC machinery, assembly, product testing, powder paint, wet paint, material storage and handling, shipping and receiving, plant and office processes and procedures. Analyze and design layouts of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency. Utilizes engineering resources to provide proficient process routings, machine programs, tooling, tool design, and operation of engineering systems. Programs CNC equipment and robotic welders, and designs both fixtures and tools to be used on those machines in the manufacturing process. Establishes training documentation regarding technical processes and systems, including robotics and man-machine interface. Education and/or Experience: BS degree from an accredited college or university in manufacturing technology or engineering; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Master’s degree in Engineering or related field is a plus. Ten years of manufacturing experience, expert practical knowledge in PTC Creo ProEngineer solid model design and machining processes, along with highly advanced five axis CNC programming skills and in-depth experience in post processor use and development. Very familiar with AutoCad or other 2D design packages. Proficient in tool and fixture design for manual and CNC machining, welding, and assembly, including design improvements for automation. Familiar with current manufacturing concepts including manufacturing cells, lean manufacturing, waste reduction, kanbans, supplier/customer links, and lead time reduction.

Sales Engineer: Works closely with Regional Manager to manage an established territory. Responds to requests for service and assistance by providing technical assistance to clients relating to use, operation, application, and maintenance of products. Also generates bid proposals by performing take-odds interpreting specifications selecting product and establishing pricing strategies.

Regional Coordinator: Support Sales and sell products for manufacturer to water, wastewater, HVAC and industrial entities. Provide assistance with, pricing product, quoting projects, and interpreting specifications for valve equipment. Provide strong customer support and exercise discretion and sound independent judgment helping to select product for applications through assistance to manufacturers’ representatives, engineers, distributors, plant operators, customers, or other professional and technical personnel. Interpret basic project plans and specifications to develop and help prepare cost estimates. Assist customers and sales in offering solutions to issues. Background to include Minimum of two years’ of similar experience and or a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university.

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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