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Manufacturing Engineer Lean Operational Excellence

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Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  10261  


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.



We have an immediate opening for Manufacturing Engineer I.   In this role you will plan and design manufacturing processes.  This role maximizes efficiency by analyzing the layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. You will also determine parts and tools needed to achieve manufacturing goals according to our product’s specification.


Responsibilities include:

  • Developing, controlling, and maintaining the manufacturing production process including controlling the design and procuring of fixtures, tooling, capital equipment.
  • Drive continuous improvement using Lean tools while coaching  team in proper use and understanding of these fundamentals
  • Maintain and support a safe work environment by identifying risks, implementing improvements to safety procedures, and enforcing safety rules and practices
  • Responsible for continuous process improvement tracked by quality yields and standard labor costs.
  • Define standards and organization of technical documents including work instructions, quality alerts, process failure mode effect analysis (PFMEAs), and control plans
  • Perform time studies on new and existing product line.
  • Training supervisors group leaders and operators in any new processes or products.
  • Organizing production floor builds for engineering/prototypes.



  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering.sciences
  • 2 or more years of relevant experience in manufacturing engineering; machine shop experience preferred
  • Experience in SAP or similar systems preferred
  • 2 plus years experience in Lean, Six Sigma




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, HSA and FSA
  • Employer matching 401K, PTO, holidays, EAP, wellness programs, on-site medical staff and fitness center


Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion at Sloan
At Sloan, inclusion and belonging are at the core of what we do every day, and we empower and celebrate the diversity of our workforce. We encourage and value different perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, and solutions. Be your authentic self at Sloan.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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