IMI Grad - Engineering

Rancho Santa Margarita, California, United States | Engineering | Full-time | Partially remote


IMI plc
IMI plc is a sector focused organization at the forefront of delivering motion and fluid control technologies that create a more sustainable world, improving the quality of life for our customers and communities and ultimately delivering our purpose of Breakthrough Engineering for a Better World.

The Automation platform leverages deep automation technology and applications expertise to improve productivity, safety and sustainability for our customers, Industrial Automation operates across many important industry sectors and is a world leader in supporting customers with motion and fluid control technology.

Our one big team work fairly and effectively but most importantly together to ensure we maintain the foundations that have enabled IMI’s success through over 150 years of heritage.


Role Overview:

IMI Grad - Engineering

As an IMI Graduate you can be part of delivering the breakthrough engineering of the future. You’ll spend two years rotating through roles in one of our divisions, working on live projects, seeing the product lifecycle from end-to-end and gaining experience of working in another country. By the end, you’ll have all the skills and exposure you need to kickstart your engineering career. While in the Graduate Program, you will rotate through our placements with opportunities in design engineering, R&D, project management, business development, and more. Design Engineers prepare suitable, cost-effective severe service control valve designs by performing the essential duties listed below.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the design of severe service control valves to customer specifications and internal design standards.
  • Responsible for the selection of appropriate hardware for particular applications
  • Prepare and check detailed drawings and bills of materials and releases valve design packages to manufacturing/assembly. 
  • Responsible for reviewing customer designing specifications and assuring compliance.
  • Maintain valve project document files.
  • Prepare or revise valve drawings as required.
  • Compile and write buyout specifications.
  • Provide technical support and clarifications to customers, vendors, manufacturing, assembly and test personnel.
  • Write test procedures to meet customer contract requirements.
  • Work to internal deadlines for Engineering deliverables

Critical Competencies for Success

  • Working knowledge of MS Office and CAD software (ACAD, Solidworks preferred)
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of mechanical design and stress analysis.
  • Manufacturing drawing comprehension
  • Basic knowledge of properties of gas and liquids – thermodynamics.
  • Basic knowledge in principles of flow and fluid statics and dynamics.

What IMI Can Offer You

At IMI, one of our top priorities is to create an inclusive culture of health. We strive to remove barriers to care (whether that be physical or financial) and in doing so, we offer choice for all your health and wellbeing needs. 

See below for a general overview of our amazing perks and benefits:

  • Multiple health plans to choose from: HMO, PPO, and High Deductible Health Plans with a low-cost share
  • Best-in-class 401K plan with zero vesting and up to 6% contribution matching
  • 14-week maternity leave at full pay following one year of service (Adoption benefits are equivalent)
  • 4-week paternity leave at full pay following one year of service (Adoption benefits are equivalent)
  • Employee Resource Groups that offer community and support, like our Pride Network and Network of Women groups
  • PTO, encompassing inclusive holidays
  • Career Development opportunities (IMI’s ‘Catalyst’ Program)
  • Employer contribution for Health Savings Account, and in many cases free virtual telemedicine, and teletherapy.\
  • Mental Health and wellness programs to support you and your family
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits to tap into, including but not limited to: Critical illness insurance, hospital indemnity, legal insurance, identity theft protection, and pet insurance or home & auto insurance through our discount advantage platform
  • Short & long-term disability as well as basic life insurance at 2x your basic salary at no cost to the employee
  • Free financial advisors, webinars, and classes through Charles Schwab

**Benefits plans change year over year, but we have guiding principles in place to ensure our employees have the tools and resources available to stay connected and up to date**

Health & Safety

The physical demands described within the Key Duties & Responsibilities section of this job description are required to perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities.  Please contact your local HR representative to discuss the specific Work Conditions and Physical Requirements of this role.  

Health, Safety, and Environmental Duties – At IMI we are all personally committed to protecting our people, minimizing our impact to the environment, the communities we operate in and our company. All members of our workforce have the duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare of themselves, others, and the environment. Every employee is expected to follow all HSE operating procedures, also to challenge any observed behaviors or unsafe acts.


Code of Ethics

IMI requires the highest standard of ethics in all business dealings, particularly with customers, suppliers, advisors, employees, and the authorities. In accordance with the IMI Way: Our Code of Responsible Business.


Changes to This Job Description

IMI may amend this job description in whole or part at any time.


IMI Critical Engineering Americas provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Work Environment:

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Occasionally required to walk.
  • Continually required to sit.
  • Continually required to use hands and fingers.
  • Continually required to talk or hear.


    Salary Range:

    $75,000.00-80,000.00 per year.