Flowserve Corporation On-Site Application Engineer in Chesapeake, Virginia
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.
Dedicated technical resource for the end-user sales team to act as the primary source of information regarding design, products, application, installation, and operation of mechanical seals.
Act as the engineering liaison between the Flowserve North American factories, Engineering, Seal Quick Response Centers, Sales Engineers, and external customers.
As the technical resource and liaison, the Application Engineer is responsible for the coordination, support of product selection, support of seal support system selection, creation of proposals, status tracking, and completing the following items for Sales Engineers and external customers.
Seal selection recommendations for applications
Seal proposal designs/drawings for an application
Entry into the engineering design system (EIS record entry)
New seal support system design engineering
New seal design engineering
Commercial proposals for new applications
Status of tracking
Providing information to the outside Sales Engineers, Application Engineers and End_Users
Collaborate with applied technical services team regarding more complex issues for external customers
Participate in evaluation of failed components to determine appropriate recommendation
Collaborate with QRC team members on execution of proposed work
Research key information to determine critical design information for customers such as appropriate equipment, configuration, process conditions, successful installed solutions, equipment modifications, industry standards, customer specifications, etc.
A self-motivated candidate with mechanical seal and centrifugal pump background is preferred.
Ideal candidate will have mechanical aptitude and a strong history in rotating equipment and the ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Thorough knowledge of pump hydraulics and design as well as mechanical seal application in rotating equipment is required.
Ability to penetrate and work effectively within multiple customer levels including; engineering, production, operations, procurement, and maintenance is ideal
BS in Engineering or equivalent experience is required.
4 or 5 years of experience in rotating equipment sales or similar experience is preferred.
Excellent verbal/written communications skills, inter-personal skills, and strong PC experience is required
Detail oriented to ensure all aspects of the seal application are being considered
Able to multi-task and work well with changing priorities
Passion to learn
Hands On personality
Strong work ethic
Show ownership and sense of urgency for their areas of responsibility
Ability to measure seals and equipment they are using
Proficient in assembly/tear down of seals and equipment
Communication skills to interact with many levels of Flowserve and customer personnel comfortably technically and commercially
Communication savvy - Do's and Don'ts - emotional intelligence
LCA support as part of LCA Agreement. 1. Increase Seal MTBR. 2. Implement seal standardization plan. 3. Conduct seal failure analysis. 4. Take route data at BASF for CDPM. 5. Manage Flow Star data base. 6. Contributing member of LCA AIT.
Vibration Training and/or Experience
Job Posting Category Sales
Employment Type Full time
Percentage of Approximate Travel Required 20%
Remote Worker Yes
Other Posting Location
Relocation Eligible No
Country United States of America
Req ID 35509BR