If you combine solid assembly experience with a strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to work with a variety of valves to perform hydrostatic and pressure testing, the role of Valve Assembler with SPX Flow could be your ideal opportunity. Consider some advantages of joining our team. You will:
- Work the 1st shift from 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM, Monday – Friday, with the possibility of overtime.
- Enhance your skills and experience through training and cross-training opportunities. In fact, you may pick up new skills, such as TIG / MIG welding, if you don’t already have it.
- Enjoy variety. No one is limited to one machine or process. You will have the opportunity to work in multiple areas and build a strong skills foundation.
- Success in this role could lead to additional opportunities in the Service Center, as a Service Tech or even a lead or supervisor. There are ample opportunities across our global organization.
In addition, at SPX Flow, we offer a welcoming atmosphere, visibility, and the opportunity to work with talented peers, along with a competitive wage and benefits. We value and appreciate our employees and applaud their contributions.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Reporting to the Production Supervisor, as Valve Assembler, you will primarily be responsible for building and testing valves and related equipment to engineering specifications. You will fit and assemble components for relatively large and/or heavy subassemblies by following blueprints, manuals, engineering memos, sketches, and your knowledge of machine construction, to construct, rebuild and repair machines and equipment. You will inspect part quality to ensure functionality, perform hydrostatic and pressure tests, troubleshoot issues, and ensure valves and equipment meet standards and specifications. Throughout the performance of your work, you will follow all health and safety codes including safe crane operations and high pressure hydrostatic testing safety. You will:
- Operate power and hand tools
- Safely operate jib and overhead crane equipment
- Set up and operate high pressure test equipment
- Properly document test protocol and results for records
- Build and tear down valves and equipment
- Interact with Engineering, Quality, and customer representatives
- Trouble shoot functional issues with product
- Assist the Blast and Paint department with masking and other preparation
- Perform safety and housekeeping tasks
- Perform preventative maintenance tasks
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
To be a strong fit for the role of Valve Assembler, you will have:
- Basic math and mechanical skills required
- Capability of operating jib cranes, overhead cranes, and forklifts
- Ability to understand and closely follow written procedures
- Ability to setup and troubleshoot pressure testing equipment
- Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with a variety of contacts
- Ability to continue learning, developing and enhancing your skills
- Ability to work individually and as a strong team member
- Solid time management skills with a proactive mindset
- Flexibility and adaptability
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- 2-5 years of equipment assembly and test (preferably valves) experience in a manufacturing setting
- Capable of lifting up to 40 pounds, normal manufacturing plant demands
- Capable to ascend and descend ladders regularly in the course of building and testing valves
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The position is located within a climate controlled, well ventilated metal building with concrete floors. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud with occasional exposure to dust/fumes.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SPX FLOW VALUES
SPX Flow employees are expected to behave in accordance with our company values:
- Think all customer, all the time
- Embrace teamwork with no borders
- Be obsessed with being the best
- Own your actions
- Ask the hard questions
- Do the right thing, always!
- Appreciate the moment
Quality encompasses all aspects of SPX’s business, and every employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system. All employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend