Mechanical Designer – Fluid Control Components – Aerospace Applications

Valcor specializes in the design and manufacture of Solenoid Valves and control components for liquids and gases in critical applications in the aerospace, nuclear, light industrial and scientific industries.

Valcor is one of the largest and most recognized suppliers of fluid control products in the aircraft, aerospace, and military fields. In fact, almost every airborne vehicle depends on Valcor in some way.

Valcor’s strength and reputation are the result of delivering high-quality, reliable fluid control products to customers with unique and hard-to-handle applications. Our heritage of more than six decades of technical innovation and reliable performance is evident in every valve we manufacture and supply to customers. Valcor’s professional production staffs take pride in applying their skills, with the latest technology and equipment, to create truly superior products.

Thus, the millions of diverse valves we’ve made have one basic thing in common: QUALITY.

Job Title Mechanical Designer – Fluid Control Components – Aerospace Applications
Location Springfield, NJ
Reports to Director, Aerospace Engineering
Benefits Company Sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Company Matching 401(k)
Compensation Compensation commensurate with experience/education
Summary

Using SolidWorks, prepare formal detail piece part and assembly drawings from preliminary design sketches, specifications and other engineering input. Designer must be familiar with the design of pnuematic and/ or fluid control components, and able to utilize and incorporate typical aerospace design, quality and manufacturing standards into drawings. The designer assists engineer in meeting their assigned due dates by completing and documenting projects through final review, sign-off and release, thereby allowing the engineer to become available to complete design validation.

Essential Functions
  • Utilizes sketches, customer specifications and any other data to support design activity to design mechanical concepts. Incorporates acceptable tolerances and dimensions as determined for specific capacities, operating requirements, and material selection.
  • Prepares bills of material for specific designs as they are developed and detailed.
  • Performs investigative and research work pertinent to the development of designs to assist the engineer.
  • Reviews and institutes change requests as directed by the responsible engineer.
  • Meets agreed upon goals and objectives in a timely manner.
Requirements
  • Technical school training in mechanical drawings – CAD.
  • 5 years of drafting and design support experience.
  • Min 2 years experience with Solidworks. To be able to produce detailed fabrication / manufacturing drawings of components and parts.
  • Knowledge of military, ANSI (code Y14.5), Geometric Dimension and Tolerance, material specs, tolerance stacks etc.
  • Experience designing components for the aerospace/military industry.
  • Experience with some document management system like EPDM.
  • Previous hands-on machining experience, to help prepare drawings with ease of fabrication in mind.
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, team environment.