Flowserve Corporation Order Engineering Manager in Chesapeake, Virginia

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 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.

Position Description:

The Manager of Chesapeake Order Engineering for ATO and MTO will act as the engineering leader for the Order Engineering teams located at the Chesapeake facility which supports products in the Assemble-to-Order (ATO) and Manufacturing-to-Order (MTO) workflows. The manager is responsible to ensure that his team provides high quality engineering output with lead times that are aligned with the needs of the business. The manager will leverage GTEC, Engineering Services and Product Engineering resources to apply the best available resources to provide engineering support to ATO and MTO orders.

The Manager will report directly to the Director of FPD Order Engineering ATO/MTO with matrix to the Chesapeake Plant Director. The scope, accountabilities and responsibilities follow.

Nature and Scope

  • Develop and maintain a team of order engineers to support Chesapeake ATO and MTO orders

  • Deploy and support standard global engineering processes and tools

  • Manage an overall staff of approximately 10 engineers at Chesapeake and potentially other sites

  • Oversee annual engineering expenses of approximately 1M to 1.5M USD

Principal Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Drive a culture within the Order Engineering team based on customer focus, ethics, and a strong commitment to designing products for safe and reliable operation

  • Lead the assigned engineering teams to ensure that the annual operation plan is achieved and engineered solutions are aligned to business requirements and are customer-centric

  • Champion a highly collaborative, cross-functional approach to providing technical solutions and contributing engineering expertise to business initiatives

  • Ensure product safety and regulatory compliance through implementation of rigorous design control procedures and protocols

  • Drive effective usage of the GTEC-Bengaluru pump engineering team to fully leverage their value as a flexible source of engineering capacity

  • Ensure engineering designs are in compliance with established engineering standards as established by the Design Authorities to maximize part re-use and design standardization and minimize overall product design variants

  • Partner with Operations, Sales, Quality Assurance and other stakeholders as necessary to provide customer centric and highly responsive support to resolve product performance issues in the field

  • Lead an ongoing effort to continuously improve engineering productivity through a focus on engineering process improvement, workflow automation and effective use of engineering tools

  • Develop leadership and engineering talent through recruiting, development and programs aimed at engagement and retention to ensure sustainability of key technical competencies and capability

  • Make effective use of rough cut capacity planning tools to ensure that engineering capacity and capabilities are well aligned to forecasted fluctuations in the needs of the business

  • Establish, track and use metrics to drive desired engineering performance for quality, responsiveness and productivity

  • Act as an effective change agent, driving adoption and long-term acceptance of engineering best practices in alignment with strategic imperatives

  • Support the performance test bench with technical resources and in the resolution of issues

  • Manage root cause analysis of equipment failures and technical customer issues

Position Requirements:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar technical degree

  • Minimum 8 years of industrial or technical experience with at least 3 years demonstrated experience in a leadership position over technical staff within the rotating equipment industry or equivalent

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to apply technical and continuous improvement tools to drive performance improvement in alignment with business and stakeholder needs

  • Demonstrated success in leading design teams with a strong process orientation

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage strong team, customer, and internal relationships including a history of developing collaborative relationships

  • Strong oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to compose concise reports and presentations

  • Proven ability to adapt to changing organizational environment and business needs

  • Demonstrated ability to lead geographically dispersed teams with culturally diverse membership

  • Strong leadership skills with a demonstrated commitment to staff development through mentoring and coaching

  • Willingness to travel from base to global engineering centers, plant facilities and customer locations with travel requirements of up to 10 percent.


  • M.S. in Engineering or Engineering Management preferred

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Order Engineering Manager

Primary Posting Location:

Chesapeake, Virginia US

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Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:



United States

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