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Recruitment Opportunities

We're always looking for talented individuals or groups with the skill, energy, leadership potential and imagination to excel in our challenging, internationally focused business.

Even if the opportunities below do not match your abilities or aspirations, feel free to contact us at any time to talk about the potential that may exist between us. You can also send your CV to: jobs@alco-valves.com


12 Apr 2017

Valve Design and Product Sustainability Engineer

Categories: Recruitment, UK


Job title

 

Department

Engineering

Reporting To

Engineering Supervisor and Engineering Manager

Direct Reports

N/A

Location

UK, Brighouse

Duration

Permanent


Description of Position

The Valve Design Engineers are a pivotal part of the production process from sale to delivery. The role will assist in the design and development of new and existing valve products to meet both industry and customer specific specifications. The candidate will need to be ‘hands on’ as this role will involve shop floor troubleshooting and continuous improvement to existing products. 


Responsibilities 

  • Regular Shop floor troubleshooting and problem-solving, which is well documented within a report, leading to the implementation of product improvements.
  • The design and development of new and existing valve products to meet both industry and customer specific specifications typically to ASME VIII, ASME B16.34, ASME B16.5, API 6A, 6D Design codes.
  • The preparation of Bills of materials within the company's MRP system (Syspro).
  • The preparation of installation, operational and maintenance manuals.
  • The preparation of valve factory test procedures.
  • The preparation of General Assembly and manufacturing drawings utilising Autodesk Inventor/ Cad packages.
  • Ensuring that Health & Safety and Environmental standards are complied with
  • This list is not exhaustive 


General Skills

  • Strong design skills that could be utilised for valve design.
  • Hands on experience essential as the role calls for regular valve troubleshooting.
  • Excellent skills in working with 2D and 3D drawing packages, ideally Autodesk Inventor (3D) and Auto Cad (2D).
  • The ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a team.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Packages.
  • Experience with an MRP system
  • Understanding of drawing standard BS8888 (formerly BS308).


Qualifications and Experience 

Essential 

  • Degree or similar in Engineering

Desired

  •  Previous experience within the Valve Industry 


Salary

As per department salary banding and depending on experience and skill level   

 

Working Hours

38 3/4 hours per week

Monday to Thursday: 8.30am – 17.00pm – lunch 12.30 to 13.00 (or as required).

Friday: 8.30am – 15.45pm – lunch 12.30 to 13.00 (or as required).

Benefits

33 days annual leave made up of flexible, statutory and end of year shutdown holidays.

After six months service access to a Health Care Cash Plan

Statutory Pension Scheme in line with automatic enrolment

Yearly ESPP Share scheme via Graco T&Cs apply

If you would like more information, would like to apply or submit a CV, please email jobs@alco-valves.com

 

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