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Company Summary
Since 1953, Red Valve has set the standard for solving the world’s toughest flow control challenges through unmatched elastomer design and manufacturing experience. Red Valve is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations with proven, creative, high-value solutions.

Red Valve has a passion for innovation and creativity, with a wealth of patents and best approaches developed for customers' needs. The people of Red Valve embrace this passion every day, providing reliable solutions to customers' most demanding challenges, wherever and whenever they are needed most.

Position Summary:

The Manufacturing Engineer plans and designs manufacturing processes in an industrial plant and will lead improvements to product, production methods and determine manufacturing capacity. Provides support in the design, fabrication, modification and evaluation in support of manufacturing operations such as machining, metal forming, plastics processing, welding and brazing, assembly, and material handling. May assist in time and cost estimates. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Solve manufacturing problems concerning the interpretation of drawings, manufacturing methods, and material requirements and identify root cause of quality issues and develop a resolution.
  • Review and interpret customer drawings and specifications to ensure Red Valve drawings, BOM’s, and documentation will produce the specified product.
  • R&D, prototype, and test new products as well as identifying and implementing design changes to existing products that will improve performance, lower cost, and/or provide a competitive advantage.
  • Develop intuitive manufacturing procedures to ensure consistent manufacturing of quality parts.
  • Develop inspection and test procedures and pass/fail criteria.
  • Design and produce detail drawings of components required for manufacturing or testing of products.
  • Be an effective liaison to Engineering department personnel in Pittsburgh.
  • Provide support to sales, purchasing, and marketing departments.
  • Make site visits to assist in field installation, troubleshooting, startup, and product training.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities to improve Company processes and products.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

No supervisory responsibilities


Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent from a college or university in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Electrical Engineering with 3-5 years of mechanical/design engineering experience.


Licensure as a Professional Engineer or Engineer-in-Training is desirable



  • 3+ years of engineering experience in an engineering manufacturing environment
  • Hands-on mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to read and interpret detail and assembly drawings
  • Ability to utilize metrology equipment such as calipers and micrometers.
  • Strong Autocad skills. 3D solid modeling experience is desirable
  • Proficient with use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook. 
  • Experience and knowledge in any of the following areas is desirable
    • Fluid flow – pressure, flow rate, velocity.
    • Hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders
    • Electric motors
    • Pumps and related components
    • Casting design and foundry practice
    • Machine/mechanical design – Plates, shafts, structural shapes, weldments, gears
    • Elastomers and molding and hand-fabricated manufacturing processes
    • Manufacturing machining processes
    • Welding practices and principles
    • Understanding stress of materials
    • Understanding Bill of Materials
    • Paint/coatings
    • ERP system. Epicor desirable
    • Engineering change processes 
    • Experience with ANSI, ASME, ISO 
  • Strong Project Management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with little or no supervision. (intermediate)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication. (intermediate)
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes. (intermediate)
  • Experience in Quality methods used to problem solve; FMEA and determine root cause and implement corrective actions. (basic)
  • Practical understanding of Lean business practices and Continuous Improvement process implementation. (basic)


Some travel may be required up to 15%.


At Red Valve, a Hillenbrand company, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veteran

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