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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Sep 2, 2021

Location: Andover, MA, US, 01810

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  8663  


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.



Be a leader on the forefront of game changing touch-free, water conservation product technology. Work in a dynamic, challenging environment, leveraging your leadership to bring people and products together in new and exciting ways. Assume technical ownership of design and development of Sloan’s growing sensor operated technologies. This position requires strong mechanical engineering (fluid dynamics, mechanics, 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 product development and production as well as maintaining existing product lines, ensuring high standards of quality. Utilize, develop and promote the use of best practices in engineering such as DFMEA, tolerance analysis, DOE. Develop specifications and proposals, and lead multi-site internal engineering resources and outside design partners to execute mission critical projects contributing to Sloan’s future growth.



  • Design and maintain 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.  Capable of designing 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.
  • Leads other engineers in major development projects - makes work assignments and follows up on work content. Instructs junior engineers on process and problem solving.
  • Investigate new technologies to be applied to future products.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.



  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years of relative experience or Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 2+ years of relative experience.
  • Proficiency and expertise in 3-D Modeling (Creo).  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 oral communications skills (English).
  • Strong analytical skills in hydraulics, mechanisms, dynamics and tolerance analysis.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in design of sensors and products.
  • Knowledge of 6 sigma and design of  6 sigma principles.
  • Experience using Creo, FEA software, statistical software.
  • Knowledge of statistics, failure analysis and design of experiments.#BH-



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




For additional company information please visit our website at

We Are An Equal Opportunity Employer.



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