Career Opportunities

Great Teams Provide Great Solutions

Clarke Valve is a committed and agile team of people who enjoy providing solutions to our customers. We’re always looking for talented, problem-solving, dedicated people to work in our headquarters location in North Kingstown, RI or for us commercially in Houston, TX.

Please note: Only resumes submitted via the Clarke Valve website will be considered. No calls, faxes or in-person visits are permitted.

Description 

Clarke Valve is seeking a Drafting Engineer to join their energetic team of engineers at the corporate headquarters located in North Kingstown, RI. 

The Drafting Engineer will use CAD software to create and update drawings & models and maintain engineering records of new and existing products based upon project scope requirements. This role will support the engineering and production teams by creating and maintaining product specific models and drawings to be used with the supply chain. 

Responsibilities 

• Create 3D models and manufacturing drawings of valve components and assemblies using SolidWorks. 

• Create 3D models and manufacturing drawings which represent cast configurations of new and existing finish machined component models and drawings using SolidWorks. 

• Work closely with the Quality department to approve or reject inspected components and make updates to the models and drawings as needed. 

• Follow Clarke Valve internal ECO (Engineering Change Order) process to make and document changes. 

• Work closely with project team members to ensure compliance with project requirements. 

• Participate in design reviews and ensure engineering governance is in place. 

• Ensure components and assemblies adhere to company and customer standards and requirements. 

• Promote the problem-solving company culture. 

• Follow the Clarke Valve policies and procedures. 

Education 

At minimum the candidate shall have an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Design, Materials Engineering or equivalent. 

Job Knowledge & Experience 

A qualified candidate will have the following proficiencies: 

• Strong knowledge & experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software. 

• Working knowledge of drafting standards, including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing ASME Y14.5 (GD&T) and tolerance analysis. 

• Understanding of manufacturing processes (e.g., casting, machining, forging), design for manufacturing (DFM). 

• Ability to competently use Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project). 

• 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 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. 

• Use of SolidWorks features such as (but not limited to) design tables, equations, configurations, Bill of Materials, assembly analysis, PDM (Product Data Management) vault Check-in / Check-out processes. 

Computer Skills 

SolidWorks (CAD, PDM, Simulation) Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint). 

Physical Requirements 

• 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 (PPE). 

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. 

Compensation 

Clarke Valveoffers generous compensation, bonuses, and benefits to qualified candidates. 

Contact Us 

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 

Description 

Clarke Valve, a portfolio company of Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, and OGCI Climate Investments, has the most advanced product offering in the industrial valve space, and is currently seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated, highly driven, Human Resources Manager to join our growing organization. 

The Human Resource Manager ensures that human resource programs support the long-term goals of the company. This position performs professional work of considerable difficulty overseeing a range of administrative functions related to human resource management, hiring, onboarding, employee development, training, and terminations. This position also conducts regular HR training for employees and supervisors. 

Responsibilities 

  • • Recruits and retains the best possible talent for all open positions at Clarke Valve in a timely and efficient manner. 
  • • Creates, administers, and directs various human resource programs for all Clarke Valve office locations to develop Clarke Valve’s Human Resource program to support the company needs. 
  • • Creates job descriptions, responsible for posting job descriptions on various hiring platforms and the company website. 
  • • Reviews all resumes responding to open positions posted, will vet all resumes against the requirements of the position and forward on the most qualified candidates. 
  • • Creates offer letters for potential employees. 
  • • Responsible for entire new employee onboarding process. 
  • • Creates, revises, and administers company policies relating to company policies and employment requirements. 
  • • Develops internal HR training programs and teaches courses. 
  • • Provides advice and counsel to department heads, managers, and staff on current and new human resource programs and policies. 
  • • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills. 
  • • Has an open mind and is flexible to changing requirements. 
  • • Be able to supervise, motivate, teach, coach, and provide leadership to a team. 
  • • Performs other related duties as assigned. 

Required Skills/Abilities 

  • • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of human resource management, dynamics of employee development and professional growth, and training program design and presentation. 
  • • Working knowledge of state and federal labor laws and regulations. 
  • • Ability to compose and present reports. 
  • • Ability to plan, organize, and present training activities to diverse employee groups. 
  • • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. 
  • • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • • Experience with ERP, Oracle NetSuite. 
  • • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite programs. 

Job Knowledge / Education / Experience 

  • • Bachelor’s Degree in human resources and 5-10 years of human resource experience. 
  • • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential preferred. 

Core Competencies 

Teamwork 

Involves and encourages teams, ensures everyone is meeting their goals. Willingly cooperates and works collaboratively toward solutions that benefit all involved and accomplishes team objectives. 

Attention to Detail 

Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved. 

Drive & Energy 

Persistent in the face of setbacks and continuously drives to resolve issues and maintain the project team performance. 

Customer focus 

Puts the internal and external customer requirements first in all activities taken. Demonstrates concern for meeting internal and external customers’ needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer within the resources that can be made available. 

Communication 

Demonstrates the ability to express ideas, thoughts, and concepts clearly in writing and verbally, using correct and appropriate grammar, organization, and structure. Listening skills are necessary. 

Problem solving environment 

Promote the problem-solving company culture, anticipate, and use data to achieve solutions, actively leads continuous improvement and problem-solving techniques with their team. 

Clarke Valve, a portfolio company of Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, and OGCI Climate Investments, has the most advanced product offering in the industrial valve space, and is currently seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated, highly driven, Supply Chain Leader to join our growing organization. 

SUMMARY

Coordinates with multiple departments to develop, implement and manage a cohesive supply chain strategy designed to achieve company goals related to AML approvals, profits, organization specific KPI’s performance. Assist in the management of the Quality Assurance operations to ensure compliance with certifications and achievement of company defined quality objectives.

Responsibilities

Specific Duties:

  • Maintain Supplier AML
  • Manage overall Supply chain strategy inclusive of domestic and international supply partners.
  • Establish cost targets, in conjunction with sales management, CFO and CEO, and help negotiate with suppliers to achieve targets.
  • Assist master scheduler, production specialist, sales staffing on achieving their goals and deal with resolving their bottlenecks.
  • Assist in establishing competitive price matrixes to be used in establishing cost targets.
  • Communicate strategies, activities, and accomplishments to management, CFO and CEO.
  • Perform supplier audits and reviews on a regular basis.
  • Assist in new product development and manage the cost models associated with the new products.
  • Manage and develop optimization initiatives for inventory management, throughput and data flow.
  • Assist in generating RFQ when needed.
  • Negotiate supplier contracts and be able to review/evaluate associated Terms and Conditions.
  • Assist in gathering and supplying information for approval and qualification packages.
  • Own the procurement process, and negotiate and manage pricing, contracts, and payment terms with suppliers, vendors, and logistics partners.
  • Manage activities related to purchasing, material requirements, planning, inventory control, warehousing and receiving.
  • Monitor sales and production forecasts to identify changes and determine their effect on supply chain activities.
  • Coordinate supply chain management with other functional areas, such as sales, finance, production, engineering, and quality assurance.
  • Participate in the coordination of engineering changes, product line extensions, or new product launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow with vendors.
  • Identify, evaluate, and qualify new suppliers with the engineering and quality assurance teams.
  • Audit existing suppliers with the quality assurance team.
  • Analyze inventory to determine how to increase inventory turns, reduce waste, and optimize customer service and on time performance.
  • Direct and participate in strategic initiatives related to supply chain management including cost reduction and capacity scaling.
  • Prepare cost analyses and pricing for new products or configurations with engineering, production, and finance teams.
  • Travel to both domestic and international suppliers.
  • Follow the Clarke Valve policies and procedures.

Assist Quality Assurance Duties:

  • Ensure quality practices and policies remain in compliance with Industry standards to which we have qualified.
  • Help Maintain Quality Manual
  • Establish, in conjunction with department supervisors, Work Practices designed to achieve quality and product performance goals while being easy to communicate and implement.
  • Maintain records of employee training and audits.
  • Manage Quality staff and communicate department performance and needs for improvement.
  • Help Manage both NCR and CCR programs and be able to execute them to conclusion.
  • Willingness for possible further education to further knowledge of validation techniques and acceptance criteria.
  • Prepare packages and manage qualification to any future quality related certifications determined to be needed.
  • Help Oversee external and internal quality audits.
  • Establish, manage, and report KPI associated with supply and quality.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree from four-year college or university is preferred but not required; minimum 5-7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment with management experience.  

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar.
  • Machining (CNC), foundry, metallurgy certifications.

Job Knowledge / Experience / Skills

A suitable candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 7+ years of supply chain experience.
  • Proven track record in procurement techniques and practices, including international sourcing. 
  • Experience working within an MRP/ERP system (Netsuite by Oracle preferred).
  • Experience working in an ISO9001 or similarly regulated environment.

A strong candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience in process control, process engineering, and continuous improvement.
  • 5+ years of supervisory, managerial, or leadership experience
  • Understanding of casting, machining, and forging processes and ability to work with sub suppliers who use those processes to manufacture parts.
  • Experience and understanding of valve industry and standards (e.g., ANSI, ASME, API, ANSI, ISO).
  • Supply chain & operations training or certifications such as Lean Six Sigma, OSHA.
  • Understanding of manufacturing drawings and knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
  • Familiarity with processes related to new product development and product life cycle management, including engineering change orders and revision control.
  • Strong computer skills, as listed below.

Computer Skills

  • Must be knowledgeable in the practical use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint), Outlook, Project, Solidworks (PDM) and Visio. After proper training must be able to maneuver through the Company Website, Quality Documents and Procedures.
  • Will be able to use Production portions of Netsuite by Oracle ERP for problem solving situations utilizing Bills of Material, Item Master, Purchase Order Inquiry, Sales Order Inquiry etc.
  • Will be able to access and utilize information on the company shared drive such as Engineering Drawings and others.

TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS:  

Visit suppliers when needed both domestic and international.

Compensation

Clarke Valve offers competitive compensation and benefits package based on experience.

 Description 
Clarke Valve is seeking a Shop Floor Technician to join their energetic team at the corporate headquarters located in North Kingstown, RI. 

As a Shop Floor Technician, you will support efforts across Clarke Valve’s production & engineering teams in the areas of production operations, manufacturing, supply chain, testing, and quality control. 

Responsibilities 

• Inventory management – Prepare assembly kits, adjust inventory levels, conduct inventory audits. 
• Assemble and test Dilating Disk assemblies using hand tools, torque tools, and hydrostatic test equipment. 
• Perform valve automation/actuation. Review documentation, mount units, wire units, and calibrate with specialized tools and software. 
• Complete conventional machining tasks to be performed using a milling machine, lathe, etc. 
• Setting up tools and fixtures in CNC equipment. 
• Setup and conducting of tests and experiments to support the engineering team using various test equipment (hydrostatic, flow loop, strain gauges, actuators) and software (LabView). 
• Ability to competently use Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Teams, Outlook). 
• Organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities. 
• Receive and review incoming goods and documentation for content, accuracy, and conformance to all requirements and purchase order specifications. 
• Packaging products for shipment. 
• Forklift operation. 
• Travel up to 10% locally to suppliers. 
• Follow the Clarke Valve policies and procedures. 
• Maintain a clean and organized workspace using 6S principles. Support 6S goals throughout the shop. 
• Ensure compliance with the Clarke Valve Health & Safety management system. 
• Comply with Clarke Valve’s ISO9001 program. 

Job Knowledge / Education / Experience 
At minimum, the candidate shall have an associates degree in Engineering Technology, or equivalent. 

A qualified candidate will have the following proficiencies: 
• Experience in manual machine tool operation. 
• Understanding of manufacturing processes (e.g., casting, machining, forging), design for manufacturing (DFM) and ability to work with suppliers. 
• Experience of working with various types of instrumentation (RTD’s, Thermocouples, Accelerometers, Pressure Transducers) and actuators (pneumatic, electrical, etc) 
• Proficiency with data acquisition and analysis software (LabView, MatLab, Excel, Minitab, etc) 
• 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: 
• Experience with programming CNC equipment. 
• Experience with operating CNC equipment. 
• Experience with setting up and operating CMM and other inspection equipment. 
• Experience completing work order and test documentation in an ISO9001 or similarly regulated environment. 
• Working knowledge of drafting standards, including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and tolerance analysis. 
• Knowledge & experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software. 
• Understanding of valve industry and its standards (e.g., ANSI, ASME, B16.34, B16.10, API, ANSI, ISO). 
• Experience using valve test equipment. 
• Familiarity with valves and actuation used in aerospace and industrial applications. 
• Experience working with an ERP system. 
• Strong working knowledge of ISO 9001. 

Computer Skills 
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint) 

Physical Requirements 
• 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. 

Compensation 
Clarke Valveoffers generous compensation, bonuses, and benefits to qualified candidates. 

Contact Us
contact us at the following email address: Careers@ClarkeValve.com

Clarke Valve, a portfolio company of Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, and OGCI Climate Investments, has the most advanced product offering in the industrial valve space, and is currently seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated, highly driven, Senior Buyer/Planner to join our growing organization. 

Job Summary

The Senior Buyer Planner is responsible for efficiently procuring goods and services, including finished goods, raw materials, equipment, tools, parts and supplies for the business and planning and scheduling the production schedule. This position reports to the Supply Chain Manager and in coordination with multiple departments including Production, Quality, and Sales.

Responsibilities

Specific Duties:

  • Plan materials requirements and place purchase orders from outside suppliers to support production schedules and new product launches, with increased complexity and volume.
  • Negotiate pricing and delivery.
  • Work with the supplier to ensure materials are made to the proper specifications.
  • Develop, maintain, and coordinate the Master Production Schedule (MPS) and production plan in coordination with the Operations production team.
  • Manage issues preventing execution of the MPS and production plan. Issues include but are not limited to, non-conforming materials or processes, material or equipment availability.
  • Analyze resource availability, develop short and mid-range capacity plans with manufacturing teams, and lead teams to ensure plans are achieved.
  • Utilize the ERP to optimize workflow, schedule planning and procurement.
  • Manage workflow progress, including working with production and other supporting departments to ensure production plans are met.
  • Create and process purchase orders to vendors in a timely manner as to allow for the production schedule to be met according to the demands of production.
  • Manage inter-vendor material transfers and material flows.
  • Expedite purchase orders as required.
  • Manage acquisition of equipment as required in coordination with Operations team.
  • Establish and maintain gross inventory targets. Includes developing action plans to minimize inventory exposure and for scrapping or mitigating excess and obsolete parts based on business information.
  • Identify, plan and execute cost reduction initiatives.
  • Work with Quality Leader to discuss with vendors non-conforming, defective, or unacceptable goods or services with personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of conflict and implement an acceptable solution, replacement, and preventive controls.
  • Interacts with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedules.
  • Communicate effectively with team members to meet goals and expectations regarding flow of materials through the operation.
  • Develop and direct the implementation of policies and procedures for procuring goods and services.
  • Meet or exceed metrics associated with product availability, inventory to plan/inventory turns, raw material inventory value and on-time fill rate as it pertains to material availability.
  • Become the subject matter expert for planning and procurement use in the ERP.

Job Knowledge / Experience / Skills

A suitable candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Experience in purchasing and/or production control in in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015.
  • Experience working with a manufacturing ERP system (NetSuite by Oracle preferred).
  • Experience with building and maintaining relationships with suppliers.
  • Experience leading cost reduction initiatives.
  • Proficient with mainstream desktop office applications including Microsoft Office suite.

A strong candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Experience in process control, process engineering, and continuous improvement.
  • APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) certification.
  • Proven track record in procurement techniques and practices, including international sourcing. 
  • Understanding of machining (CNC), casting, and forging processes and ability to work with sub suppliers who use those processes to manufacture parts.
  • Experience and understanding of valve industry and standards (e.g., ANSI, ASME, API, ANSI, ISO).
  • Understanding of manufacturing drawings and knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
  • Familiarity with processes related to new product development and product life cycle management, including engineering change orders and revision control.
  • Strong computer skills, as listed below.

Computer Skills

  • Must be knowledgeable in the practical use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Outlook). After proper training must be able to maneuver through the Company Website, Quality Documents and Procedures.
  • Will be able to use Production portions of Netsuite by Oracle ERP for problem solving situations utilizing Bills of Material, Item Master, Purchase Order Inquiry, Sales Order Inquiry etc.

Travel Expectations

Visit suppliers when needed both domestic and international. 

Compensation

Clarke Valve offers competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match

Clarke Valve, a portfolio company of Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, and OGCI Climate Investments, has the most technologically advanced product offering in the industrial valve space. In a short amount of time, Clarke Valve, has become an established player in the industry, forging strategic partnerships with 13 of the biggest oil and gas companies in the world, including Saudi Aramco, Chevron, Shell, Exxon and BP.

We are currently seeking a Key Account Manager to join the team and lead the sales effort and be a part of our success story. We are seeking an active listener, with a compelling sales personality, with a hunger to close deals and who is committed to success. We are seeking two individuals, one in Rhode Island, and the other in Houston. 

SUMMARY

If you have the hunter-mentality and are always hungry to meet customers to introduce exciting technology, then look no further. This opportunity will allow you to marry your industry knowledge with the control valve expertise that you have gained over the years. In this role you will unlearn and relearn the fundamentals of flow technology and wow your customers with the many advantages of the Dilating Disk™ Valve over the outdated rising-stem globe valves. 

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for promoting, demonstrating and selling the benefits of the patented Dilating Disk™ Valve technology
  • Develop and maintain relationships with exclusive and non-exclusive distributor network
  • Provide best-in-industry Client Liaison support – understand current and target customer’s needs, pain points, and buying motives
  • Upon submission of a proposal and quotation to a distributor or partner, you will assume responsibility for closing the deal 
  • Polished relationship-building skills, strategic thinking skills and ability to prioritize and follow-up will contribute to the success between technical sales leadership and valued customers
  • Host technical discussions, bring confidence, tenacity and collaborative problem-solving skills to the team and your customers
  • Leverage internal engineering, supply chain, and manufacturing resources to support technical and commercial discussions with distributors and/or end users
  • Travel as necessary to interface with all customer decision-makers and influencers, you will develop trust, loyalty and solid long-term relationship
  • Visit installation projects to further understand product applications, customer needs and challenges
  • Participate in marketing events such as seminars, trade shows, conferences and customer events as needed

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience or a combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience in Oil & Gas and Control Valve Applications
  • Technically sales minded and matching customer requirements to control valve selection 
  • Familiar with the project landscape, CapEx spends, MRO opportunities, etc.
  • A proven sales track record in successfully closing deals
  • Adaptable to learning Clarke Valve’s company culture and sell the benefits of the Dilating Disk™ Valve
  • Be driven to develop relationships and work as part of a team 
  • Prior experience collaborating with sales, engineering, operations, and business development
  • Strong presentation, writing, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of technical standards related to valves (ISA, ANSI, ASME, API, etc.) a plus

TRAVEL EXPECTATIONS:  

Visit customers when needed both domestically and internationally.

Reasoning Ability

Must be able to evaluate issues and make rational decisions about improvements and problems.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and risk of radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Benefits and Compensation

  • This role offers a competitive salary and lucrative commission scheme
  • Medical, Vision & Dental – 401k Matching Program – PTO + Paid Holidays

Contact:  Careers@ClarkeValve.com

Description 

Clarke Valve, a portfolio company of Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, and OGCI Climate Investments, has the most advanced product offering in the industrial valve space, and is currently seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated, highly driven Test Engineer to join our growing organization. 

As a Test Engineer you will support efforts across Clarke Valve’s testing, design, and R&D teams. 

Responsibilities 

  • 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. 
  • Design testing arrangements and fixtures to complete test programs. 
  • 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. 
  • Participate in engineering design reviews, work with design engineers on test programs. 
  • 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. 
  • Assist with production orders as needed. 
  • Support CFD, FEA, and COMSOL analyses with test programs, both in house and at third parties. 
  • 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. 

Education 

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: 

  • Experience working in an ISO9001 and/or ISO17025 laboratory environment. 
  • Strong knowledge & experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software. 
  • Experience of working with various types of instrumentation (e.g., 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. 
  • 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. 

Computer Skills 

SolidWorks (CAD, Simulation, PDM, CAM), LabVIEW, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint). Knowledge of COMSOL & CFD a plus. 

Physical Requirements 

  • 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. 

Compensation 

Clarke Valveoffers generous compensation, bonuses, and benefits to qualified candidates. 

Contact Us 

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 

 Description 

Clarke Valve, a portfolio company of Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures, and OGCI Climate Investments, has the most advanced product offering in the industrial valve space, and is currently seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated, highly driven Machinist to join our growing organization. 

As a Machinist you will support efforts across Clarke Valve’s production, manufacturing, testing, design, and R&D teams. 

Responsibilities 

  • • Set up, program editing and operation of CNC equipment such as Mills, Lathes and Manual Machines. 
  • • Must have the ability to read and interpret mechanical detail and assembly drawings, including GD&T and ISO measurement standards. 
  • Uses engineering drawings to ensure the proper dimensions and tolerancing (GD&T) of the finished product. 
  • Review process sheets for jobs scheduled through the department. 

Education 

High School diploma or GED equivalent at a minimum. 

Job Knowledge & Experience 

A qualified candidate will have the following proficiencies: 

  • • Machining experience or training with certification. 
  • Capable of using measuring tools such as calipers and micrometers. 
  • • Attention to detail 
  • • High level of communication 
  • • Ability to create or revise procedures associated with the department. 
  • • Perform periodic spot inspections. 
  • • Work toward productivity improvement on all jobs. 
  • Keep program files current and orderly, so they can easily be retrieved and sent to the machines as required. 
  • Is a self-starter and has the ability to work in a team environment to meet the organizational goals. 
  • • Well organized with good problem-solving skills 
  • • Experience working in an ISO9001 and/or ISO17025 laboratory environment. 
  • • Working knowledge of drafting standards, including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) and tolerance analysis. 
  • • Ability to work in a 5S/6S environment. 
  • • Organization and time management skills, with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities. 

A strong candidate will possess these additional nice-to-have qualifications: 

  • • Experience with SolidWorks and MasterCAM is a plus. 
  • • Familiarity with valves and actuation used in aerospace and industrial applications is a plus. 
  • • Strong working knowledge of ISO 9001. 

Computer Skills 

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint). 

Physical Requirements 

  • • 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. 

Compensation 

$30 – $40 per hour depending on experience. 

Contact Us 

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 

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