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Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Date: Jan 23, 2019

Location: Franklin Park, ID, US, 60131

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  7714  


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 need for a Senior Mechanical Engineer at Sloan's global headquarters in Franklin Park, IL. The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will:

  • Assume ownership and leadership in the overall design, development, and analysis of complex systems, components and assemblies. 
  • Perform engineering analysis, prototyping, and experiments to support new product development and production products, ensuring high standards of quality.
  • Utilize, develop and promote the use of best practices in engineering such as DFMEA, tolerance analysis, pugh/concept selection process, and team brainstorming. 
  • Release all documentation and conduct thorough checking and part validation processes such as ISRs, PPAPs, and pilot runs. 
  • Work within CAD and PLM systems to ensure optimized processes and work flows. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Use a combination of logic, experience, analysis, mathematics, and best practice methodologies to develop robust solutions, timely decisions, and solve problems. Including but not limited to tolerance analysis, DFMEAs, and methodic determination of best design concepts (e.g. Pugh matrix).
  • Define test and experimental protocols for system and component design verification, produce engineering reports.
  • Design components & complex systems documenting them with drawings using Creo and other formats/software packages as required. Follow established document control procedures and recommend improvements, working with CAD and PLM systems. Ensure ISRs, PPAPs are done on new/revised parts.
  • Support requests for continuous engineering assistance from production, quality and the field.  Develop timely and customer focused solutions
  • Maintain a good understanding of the business needs and goals, and industrial and technical trends
  • Lead, mentor and instruct entry level engineers on projects and procedures
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required.



  • 3-10 years of experience, depending upon education and specific prior experience
  • Excellent knowledge of 3D solid modeling software
  • Mechanical engineering background required in hydraulics. mechanisms, dynamics, and tolerance study
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and math/engineering theory knowledge


If interested, please email to apply!


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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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