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.

  • Competitive Wages
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Pre-tax 401K matching
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, Vision
  • Referral & Retention Bonus Program
  • Learning & Development training

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Available Positions


Machinist - 1st and 2nd Shift:

  • Sets up and operates various CNC machines and machining centers 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/unloads and inspects piece parts from machine and fixture during production run and performs periodic inspections.
  • 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.


  • 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 paperwork (labor tickets, inspection sheets, etc).
  • Job Skills & Qualifications: Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 3 to 6 months of relevant experience or the equivalent combination of experience.

Shipping/Receiving Clerk:

  • Counts, weighs, or measures items of incoming and outgoing shipments to verify information against bills of lading, invoices, and orders.
  • Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or stencils identifying shipping information on cartons.
  • Assembles, packs and binds crates or containers with metal tape.
  • Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
  • Examines outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
  • Operates lift truck/hand truck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.

Sales Engineer:

  • Support sales and sell manufactured products for manufacturer to water, wastewater, HVAC and industrial entities.
  • Provide technical assistance, prices and quotes projects.
  • Provide strong customer support.
  • 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.

Senior Buyer:

  • Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity.
  • Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity.
  • Investigates potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements.
  • Select and approves vendor tooling and patterns.
  • Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balances against the optimum quality and schedule needs.
  • Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.
  • Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, and shipping notices to assure accurate retention of records.
  • Required Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree; and 2-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Maintenance Mechanic:

  • Repair and maintain production, plant, and building equipment
  • 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.

Parts Washer/General Laborer

  • Performs a variety of tasks in the paint department.
  • Loads & unloads parts from skids/crates into the parts washer.
  • Phosphate pressure washes parts that are to be fusion bonded.
  • Assists paint booth operations by cleaning, masking, and preparing parts for the painters.
  • Masks parts for blast operations.
  • Checks washed part to ensure all oil & debris have been effectively removed.


*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.