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Valve Design Engineer – Aerospace

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 Valve Design Engineer – Aerospace
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 This position requires an engineer who can take customer requirements for an Aerospace fluid control component and create a viable design solution that can be carried through; design, development, testing and manufacture.
Job Description
  • Candidate should be able to complete new projects from creation of proposals through development, qualification, and production support.
  • Determines feasibility of designs considering costs, time limitations, and technical factors.
  • Applies engineering principles to design, develop, or modify new or existing products.
  • Conducts analytical studies on engineering proposals to develop design for products.
  • Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.
  • Prepares or directs preparations of component layouts and detailed drawings.
  • Plans and develops experimental test programs.
  • Prevents or eliminates defects in new or existing products.
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering software.
  • BS in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or the technical equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience designing fluid control components like Valves, Regulators, Pressure Vessels etc. for the aerospace industry.
  • Project engineering and communication skills.
  • Ability to perform in a fast paced, “hands-on” environment.
  • Advanced Degree.
  • Hands-on experience with software like ANSYS, MathCAD, Solid Works, Pro-E or equivalent.
  • Understanding or Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing techniques and methods.