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Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Date: Sep 13, 2022

Location: New Hudson, MI, US, 48165

Company: Sloan Valve Company

Req ID:  10249  


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.



Sloan is seeking to hire a Sr. Mechanical Engineer to join our Flushmate division based out of New Hudson, MI.  The Sr. Mechanical Engineer will lead the design, development and analysis of new products and components along with its associated processes to ensure that they meet the specified performance requirements, quality, cost and timing.


Product Development (50%)

  • Lead the development of product designs based on product performance goals, manufacturing process and assembly requirements
  • Integrate electronic and sensors platforms into mechanical design via collaboration with firmware and electrical engineers
  • Optimize product performance using simulation tools (FEA, CFD), DOE, and rapid prototyping
  • Ensure product manufacturability and ease of assembly via stack-up analysis, GD&T, simulation of assembly process and feedback from manufacturing partners
  • Create 3D and 2D product designs using Creo
  • Coordinate production trials with manufacturing engineers to ensure product manufacturability
  • Lead investigation and research into innovative design solutions to increase product value or reduce cost
  • Maintain project documentation per company requirements within PDM system (Validation Plan, DFMEA, Test Reports, etc.)


Product Maintenance (30%)

  • Review and approve documents within PDM system
  • Execute engineering changes for existing products
  • Maintain existing product documentations
  • Lead product root cause analyses and corrective actions


Misc. (20%)

  • Improve and implement product development engineering processes to ensure on-time launch and product performance compliance
  • Contribute towards development and attainment of departmental goals in process improvements, compliance, product innovation and product benchmarking.
  • Performs activities in a positive and professional manner.
  • Take ownership and initiative to supports department and company through a pro-active and positive attitude
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 5 years of applicable experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of CAD software (Creo preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Software
  • Expertise with at least one the following manufacturing processes: Injection molding, die casting, machining, and fabrication
  • Demonstrated experience with electronics and / or sensor integration into mechanical designs




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: Detroit

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