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Mechanical Engineer II

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Andover, MA, US, 01810

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  8197  


Sloan is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems and has been in operation since 1906. We are at the forefront of the green building movement and provide sustainable restroom solutions.  We manufacture water-efficient products including flush valves, electronic faucets, soap dispensing and sink systems along with vitreous china fixtures for commercial, industrial and institutional markets worldwide.



The Mechanical Engineer II is responsible for the design and development of Sloan’s growing commercial bathroom category. Be a leader on the forefront of game changing touch-free, water conservation product technology.  Work in a dynamic, challenging environment, leveraging your engineering skills and leadership potential to bring people and products together in new and exciting ways.  This position requires mechanical engineering (fluid mechanics, hydraulics, etc.) and manufacturing knowledge (castings, machining, injection molding), but must also be familiar with electronics and sensor integration.  Responsible for engineering analysis, prototyping, and experiments to support new faucet product development and production, ensuring high standards of quality.  Utilize, develop and promote the use of best practices in engineering such as DFMEA, tolerance analysis, and DOE.  Develop specifications and proposals, and collaborate with multi-site internal engineering resources and outside design partners to execute mission critical projects contributing to Sloan’s future growth.


Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design new products in a team-based, stage-gate development process in cooperation with the PMO. 
  • Design and document components & complex assemblies.
  • Develop and document engineering specifications and material requirements as required. Process ECNs. Follow established document control procedures.
  • Plan effective component and system level experimentation to verify and validate engineering designs to product requirements.  Design unique R&D tests
  • Analyze and resolve design challenges and quality issues via a solid understanding of the science behind the design through appropriate engineering analysis including FEA and CFD, tolerance analysis, statistical methods, design of experiments, simulation, calculation and other engineering methodologies
  • Prepare clear and concise documentation for designs, including drawings, inspection requirements, calibration procedures, and work instructions. Prepare knowledge briefs, white papers, and engineering reports
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with all levels of the organization both orally and in written fashion.
  • Coordinate engineering activity with Sloan partners and design sites.
  • Participate in setting design standards across the organization
  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3-5 years of relative experience OR Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 1-2 years of relative experience
  • Proficiency and expertise in 3-D Modeling. 
  • Comfortable working in multiple software packages and complicated surface profiles. 
  • Ability to produce supporting documentation including 2-D models and FEA analysis
  • Working knowledge of die casting, injection molding, machining and/or fabrication.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong written and oral communications skills (English)
  • Strong analytical skills in hydraulics/fluidics, mechanisms, dynamics and tolerance analysis
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in design of fluid handling, sensor packaging, zinc znd brass castings, and commercial product design
  • Knowledge of 6 sigma and design of  6 sigma principles
  • Experience using Creo, FEA software, and statistical software
  • Knowledge of statistics, failure analysis and design of experiments.


We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx coverage for employee plus eligible dependents
  • Life and AD & D insurance, dependent life insurance, long term disability, and HSA, FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


We Are Proud Partners With the Chicago Cubs:

We are a Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs and we are proud to be the organization’s official water efficiency partner! Through this relationship, which includes the naming rights to Sloan Park, the Cubs’ Spring Training facility in Mesa, Arizona, we have had the opportunity to promote our brand and continue our water conservation efforts in the city of Chicago and around the world




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We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.



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