Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
In this role, the candidate will be responsible for product line engineering for assigned quarter turn valves. The Staff Product Engineering role entails activities dealing with issues of product design and manufacturing, sales / quoting support, production costs, feasibility, quality, performance, reliability, serviceability and customized user features. Addressing these product characteristics includes product and component design, development, transitioning of the product to manufacturing, and supporting the sales and service teams in quoting and repairing the product.
Effective oral and written communications
Familiarity with and understanding of various International Standards relating to valves
Capable of reading, interpreting and creating engineering drawings, especially relating to manufacturability and tolerancing.
Experience with castings, forgings and machined components.
Knowledge of various materials utilized in industrial products, such as steel alloys and non-metallic sealing elements.
Must have a collaborative style that encourages the flow of communication, removes obstacles, and promotes problem solving and teamwork. Interpersonal communications skills are critical for working with cross-functional departments, customers and vendors.
Engineering analysis using appropriate methods, such as calculation, testing or FEA.
Site Specific Details:
Contributes to design projects involving complex designs, including oversight of resources and technical issues.
Demonstrates ability to handle multiple product lines, interfacing with sales, manufacturing, quality and other plant personnel as needed to support assigned product lines.
Follows engineering standards and work procedures.
Ensures on-time performance of assigned tasks.
Successfully implements project deliverables.
Supports product cost reduction.
Supports other functions in CIP type activities and insuring product quality.
Engineering design support for assigned valve line
Ensure engineering design and standards documentation is complete, accurate, and sufficient in support of global manufacturing and quality assurance activities. This includes generating or checking bills of material, manufacturing drawings and sales order drawings.
Provide technical and customer service support for new customer inquiries, including the design of special products, technical evaluations of project sales quotations, application and troubleshooting assistance, and evaluations of returned goods.
Support product development and improvement activities addressing manufacturability, material cost, reliability and performance enhancements, coordinating across global engineering product resources as needed.
Follow engineering best practices and Flowserve standards.
Maintain up-to-date awareness of relevant national, international and industry standards and initiate any product improvements of modifications to ensure the product line meets these requirements.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.
Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously utilizing advanced project management tools, methods, and applications
Computer-Assisted Design/3-Dimensional design, Solid works and/or Inventor
Must have high sense of urgency to plan and execute project deliverables to meet schedule milestones.
Able to work independently, with organizational skills to establish priorities and drive tasks to completion.
Primary Posting Location: Cookeville, Tennessee US
Job Advertising Title: Staff Product Engineer