Flowserve Corporation Applications Engineer in Cookeville, Tennessee

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:

This position is responsible for providing quotation, technical/application, and overall customer support with an emphasis on project quotes that are specification driven and complex in nature.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Provide technical, application and quotation support for Valve and Automation products to customers.

  • Primary accountability will be supporting project inquiries, but also general requests for quote, automation inquiries, directand OEM accounts, and support of Cookeville Inside Sales Teams for technical questions.

  • Prepare accurate, professional and persuasive quotations to win orders.

  • Coordinate the quotationprocessforspecial projectsandnon-standardproducts, includingspecification reviewand interpretation,costandpricinganalysis,andcommercial negotiations.

  • Display the appropriate initiative, flexibility and responsiveness to satisfy the customer's requests within the guidelines of Cookeville's performance objectives and procedures.

  • Coordinate requests between customers and Flowserve resources.

  • Help provide alternative options for supplying unavailable products and services.

  • Establish and maintain proficiency with products, procedures and operating system.

  • Stayabreastofproductandcustomerrequirements,supportingtheproductvisionand strategyasdefinedincooperationwiththesalesandoperationsteams,andworkingclosely withtheengineering,sales,andoperationsteamstoensurefinancialgoalsandcustomer expectationsaremet.

  • Interprets complex information & applies previous experience in selecting a solution.

  • Maintainaccurateindustryinformationincludingcompetitoranalyses,newapplication andtechnologyopportunities,andgeneralindustryconditionsandtrends.

  • Support and administrate Flowserve/Cookeville operational policies and guidelines as required.

  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with customers, suppliers, and the Cookeville team.

  • Portray a professional image at all times.Be supportive of co-workers and display a willingness to help others within the organization beyond the normal bounds of your immediate responsibilities.

  • Communicate in a professional manor at all times, both oral and written.

Position Requirements:

  • College Degree desired. High School Education with appropriate experience a minimum.

  • Strong mathematical and computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Demonstrates familiarity with ERP systems and/or data entry (Oracle knowledge a plus).

  • Assignments are broad & complex in nature requiring creativity, ingenuity and/or latitude

  • This position requires independent analysis and exercise of judgment, a comprehensive understanding of Flowserve products, their performance characteristics and their applications.

  • Requires strong problem solving, communication, and organizational skills with the ability to establish priorities and work to specific deadlines with minimum supervision.

  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast pace team orientated environment.

  • Demonstrates the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and general ability to effectively present information and communicate with all levels within the Flowserve organization, customers, associates, etc.

  • Limited travel may be required.


  • Working knowledge of the petrochemical industry and the global specifications/requirements a plus.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Applications Engineer

Primary Posting Location:

Cookeville, Tennessee US

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United States of America

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Employment Type:

Full time

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