- Time management
- Microsoft Excel
Clarke Valve™ is seeking a Staff Engineer to join their energetic team of engineers at the corporate headquarters located in North Kingstown, RI.
As a Staff Engineer you will support efforts across Clarke Valve’s testing, design, and R&D teams.
Assist in defining test strategies, creating test plans, methods, and execution activities.
Maintain, organize, and review documentation associated with the testing department (test procedures/test datasheets/calibration records/installation practices).
Develop LabVIEW code – to communicate with equipment, process a wide array of information, and have warnings triggered off events and/or time.
Apply first principles thinking and scientific methodologies to product design in order to identify risks and failure modes. Based on this analysis, design and build mechanical test setups and develop adequate test methodologies.
Collect test data, analyze test results, and guide failure analysis.
Create 3D models and manufacturing drawings of parts and assemblies using SolidWorks.
Work with equipment/test engineers and vendors to specify and procure new test equipment. Manage equipment acceptance testing.
Red-line and update existing drawings and models to establish consistency across the entire product line. Document changes through engineering change orders.
Provide CFD and FEA analysis using simulation software packages such a SolidWorks Flow Simulation and COMSOL
Communicate with suppliers to address challenges and keep projects on schedule and budget.
Be able to represent the Clarke Valve project team, communicating with other internal functions and team members with respect to engineering issues.
Follow the Clarke Valve policies and procedures.
At minimum the candidate shall have a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
Job Knowledge & Experience
A qualified candidate will have the following proficiencies:
Strong knowledge & experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software.
Experience of working with various types of instrumentation (RTD’s, Thermocouples, Accelerometers, Pressure Transducers) and actuators (pneumatic, electrical, etc)
Proficiency with data analysis software (Excel, Minitab, etc)
Proficiency with LabVIEW
Working knowledge of drafting standards, including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and tolerance analysis.
Ability to work in a 5S/6S environment.
Ability to work in an ISO 9001 environment.
Capable of setting tasks that will achieve the project goals and are completed on time.
Organization and time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities.
Have an open mind and be flexible to changing requirements.
A strong candidate will possess these additional nice-to-have qualifications:
Knowledge of creating and maintaining a database.
Knowledge of how a Phase Gate process works within an organization is desirable.
Understanding of valve industry standards (e.g., ANSI, ASME, B16.34, B16.10, API, ANSI, ISO).
Familiarity with valves and actuation used in aerospace and industrial applications.
Strong working knowledge of ISO 9001.
SolidWorks (CAD, Simulation, PDM, CAM), LabVIEW, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint).
Ability to effectively use a PC, keyboard, and mouse.
Occasionally squat, kneel, bend, twist, and lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 lbs.
Work in an industrial environment wearing appropriate personal protective equipment.
The physical requirements described here represent those required to perform the functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Clarke Valve™ offers generous compensation, bonuses, and benefits to qualified candidates.
For more information on this position or any other employment opportunities at Clarke Valve please contact us at the following email address: Careers@ClarkeValve.com