Flowserve Corporation Field Specialist in Etten-Leur, Netherlands

Company Overview

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 18,500 employees in more than 50 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence. Join a company with the most comprehensive product lines and broadest applications experience in the world. You'll be part of a team known for its industry-leading talent, unparalleled portfolio and unmatched commitment to customer success. Our culture promotes recognition and rewards creativity, hard work and commitment. We invite you to put your talents and experience in motion with Flowserve. Flowserve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Central Project Engineering department in Etten-Leur (12 FTE) provides engineering support to the EMA Aftermarket organization as part of Flowserve AMSS (Aftermarket Services & Solutions).

Position Description

The Field Specialist conducts field measurements on pumps and pump systems for support of root-cause analysis, solution implementation and acceptance testing. This position requires an energetic self-starter who can manage travel (up to or over 50%), work in remote locations and meet customer requirements seamlessly. The Field Specialist reports to the Manager Engineering.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Mechanical Engineering;

  • 5+ years related experience;

  • Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) certification, Green Belt minimum;

  • Experience in power plant, refinery or chemical plant operations;

  • Experience with instrumentation, data acquisition methods and data processing methods;

  • An in-depth knowledge of rotating equipment vibration monitoring and analysis is required, including but not limited to: vibration signatures, pulsation signatures, running mode analyses, experimental modal analyses;

  • Motivational skills and a strong sense of urgency to meet customer commitments in a timely and “exceeding expectations” manner;

  • Experience with:

  • Single-channel vibration measurements including; spectrum analysis, industry standards and machinery diagnostics.

  • Multi-channel vibration measurements including; ODS, modal analysis, waterfall plots, overall value trending.

  • Process parameters such as; flow, pressure, temperature, rpm (tachometer / key phasor).

  • Acclimates quickly to the variations in configuration and equipment found at different customer plants and sites;

  • Able to recognize equipment and process improvement opportunities, develop and execute the solution;

  • Demonstrates customer facing skills;

  • Very strong in making customer technical presentations;

  • Language skills: English and local language of the region/country.


  • Demonstrates expertise in performing high-end engineering analysis;

  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of specific product lines;

  • Demonstrates subject matter expert knowledge of product development;

  • Represents Flowserve in industrial organizations;

  • Assists sales through customer presentations promoting FSG technology & application expertise;

  • Provides sales assistance for engineering consulting services for pump problem identification & solution as well as predictive & preventative maintenance programs;

  • Analyzes pump/system performance through in-field vibro-elastic & performance testing;

  • Performs system & operations analysis and determine impact of system variables;

  • Works with S&S Engineering, Product Engineering and corporate technology to determine “as needed” solutions to pump problems;

  • Prepares detailed, professional pump/system assessment reports;

  • Provides assistance in developing required work scope to solve equipment problems though pump/system/operations modifications & upgrades. Flowserve offers A great place to work. Not only because we offer safety, loyalty and responsibility. Also because we offer competitive salary packages, that include a total of 27 holidays, 13-ADV days, 5% year-end bonus and a good travel allowance. Flowserve offers a number of different options of health and welfare benefits as well as a recognition program that rewards and celebrates Flowserve associates.

Job Posting Category Engineering/R&D

Employment Type Full time

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required 50%

Remote Worker

Other Posting Location

Relocation Eligible No

Country Netherlands

Req ID 35533BR