Val-Matic Careers

Join an exceptional 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 in Elmhurst, Illinois, please check our job listings!


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

Available Positions

Picker - 2nd Shift: Reads orders, pick lists, or requisitions to determine items to be moved or distributed. Compares identifying information and counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing materials to verify information against orders or other records. Performs necessary paperwork and enters records on computer. Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages. Operates lift trucks, man-lifts, or uses hand-truck to move, convey, or hoist material to and from the stockroom or work area. Required Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or 1 to 3 months’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Painter - 2nd 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. This position is at our Addison facility.

Machine Operator II - First Shift: Sets up repetitive jobs and operates manual & CNC machinery such as drills, lathes, mills, and vertical turret lathes. Performs inspection of parts to assure they are made to print specification, adjust if necessary. Loads and unloads piece parts from machine and fixture during production run and performs periodic inspections. Continues to build knowledge and skills. Required Education/Experience: Certificate from trade or technical school; or six month to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Purchasing Manager/Buyer: Responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and serves and managing vendors. Able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers. Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies. Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness. Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms. Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation. Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power. Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking. Assess, manage and mitigate risks. Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers. Determine quantity and timing of deliveries. Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand. Required Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration; and related experience as a purchasing manager, agent or officer.

*Val-Matic is a Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace and conducts pre-employment testing for background, drug, and physicals as a condition of employment.* 

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