Engineer Technician II

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries. Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

Who is Oatey?

Since 1916, Oatey has provided reliable, high-quality products for the residential and commercial plumbing industries.  Our purpose is to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.

The Oatey family of companies are Oatey, Cherne, Keeney, Quick Drain, Hercules, Dearborn, GF Thompson, William H. Harvey, Masters, Contact, Belanger, and Lansas.  

Our brands are synonymous with quality, integrity, and trust in the plumbing industry.

What we’re looking for…

The Technician II, Engineering position is responsible for the assisting the manufacturing team with design and development of new products and making improvements to existing products and processes for cost efficiency and reliability. Responsibilities are focused on development of new manufacturing processes and improving existing processes, in compliance with ISO and other regulatory organizations (OSHA, IAPMO, ASTM, ICC, NFPA, etc. and any others applicable to the product being developed).

Expectations & Accountabilities …

  • Works with engineering to design, prototype, and validate new metal components and products
  • Creates prototypes for engineering using manual mills, lathes
  • Work as needed with Compliance, R&D, Manufacturing, Quality and Safety to execute the design test validation plans.
  • Participate with the Engineering Team on projects in the feasibility and early development phases to conduct testing and allow the engineers to provide recommendations for product or design improvements.
  • Prepares technical drawing library for engineering information and reviews current drawing.
  •  Work with internal and external vendors and consultants to create and test functional prototypes of new devices, component changes, and design improvements.
  • Develops manual, semi-automatic, and fully automated production processes for new and existing products.
  • Supports manufacturing floor in day-to-day operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll need to be successful…

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of mechanical systems and apparatus for testing and validating designs.
  • PC Computer Proficiency with Drafting and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to participate on multiple engineering projects focused on the mechanical range of the company’s technology and product areas.
  • Ability to complete tasks on-time with supervision.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving to get past technical issues.
  • Ability to communicate technical and non-technical topics clearly and professionally.
  • Ability to learn and demonstrate understanding of complex technical topics.
  • Good interpersonal skills in order to work in cross-functional teams.
  • Knowledge and experience in industry code such as IAPMO, ASTM, ICC, NFPA, etc preferred.
  • Practical knowledge of plumbing and water infrastructure installation and application techniques preferred.

Qualifications that will set you apart….

Associate degree in Mechanical Engineering or higher is preferred.

Oatey Total Rewards

  • Generous PTO policy for hourly Associates
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,700 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and robust EAP offering
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and, to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.

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At Oatey we are committed to help our Associates grow their career. Apply today and grow with Oatey!


Why Oatey?

  • At Oatey, our purpose has always been to deliver quality, build trust and improve lives.
  • We value Collaboration, Integrity, Respect, Courage, Leadership, and Excellence above all else.
  • We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion - acknowledging, valuing, and leveraging the unique experiences and perspectives of our associates.
  • Our vision is to continue to grow as a market leader, to enrich the lives of our Associates, and to foster an inclusive environment in every regard.
  • Our purpose, mission, and vision are not possible without the right people, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive, engaging, and rewarding environment for our Associates.
  • Oatey has a total rewards philosophy which encompasses compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management, tuition reimbursement, mental health wellness, and talent development.


Oatey Total Rewards

  • Unlimited time off for salaried Associates
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability income protection coverage at no cost to associates
  • Paid Maternity and Paid Parental Leave
  • Annual Cash Profit Sharing (discretionary)
  • Health Insurance for our associates’ averages $100 or less a month (single coverage)
  • Generous benefits including up to $2,880 company contribution to Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with a 5% company match
  • Tuition reimbursement in an environment that encourages advancement
  • Associate well-being benefits including CALM App and robust EAP offering
  • Recognized for our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Oatey family of companies are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We recruit, employ, promote, and offer competitive pay for all jobs without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.