Flowserve Corporation Applications Engineer in Fort McMurray, Canada

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:

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. Flowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected statuses.

Flowserve is looking for an inside Application Engineer. This position is will be based out of our Fort McMurray, Alberta QRC. The candidate will be responsible for providing engineering support on all aspects of the Flowserve Seal Business including sales support, standardization, custom engineered products, operations, and quality.

  • Give direction and support to designers and technicians who are assigned to support technology and product development efforts.

  • Support operations, quality, and other customers as necessary to meet their objectives and to achieve on time delivery goals.

  • Prepare technical reports of appropriate depth and detail to document product design development, seal failure analysis, and laboratory and field testing programs.

  • Participate in interdepartmental activities to ensure that concurrent engineering techniques and best practice processes are effectively implemented throughout the engineering group.

  • Review of design for manufacturability and design cost issues

  • Support standardization and continuous improvement of product and process

  • Provide technical guidance and support to other members of the technical staff and field personnel as required.

  • Complete projects requiring both hands-on and mathematical approaches such as failure analysis reports, product performance reports, and engineering analyses.

  • Evaluate reports and data to support recommendations for improvement, replacement, or repair of equipment.

  • Help organize and ensure monthly meetings to maintain visibility on equipment performance.

  • Provide technical guidance about successful installation and operation of our products, ensuring that standardized installation procedures are followed.

  • Maintain data regarding customer equipment and parts inventories, responding with appropriate actions regarding inventory reduction and consolidation.

  • Maintain data in engineering systems; process engineering change notices; submit corrective action reports; and maintain current, accurate, organized files.

  • Communicate the needs of customers to Flowserve, and be the customers’ primary source of information regarding design, application, installation, operation, and maintenance of our mechanical seals.

  • Troubleshoot technical problems at our customer sites and in-house at our Flowserve Quick Response Repair Center.

Position Requirements:

  • BS Mechanical Engineering or equivalent technical degree required.

  • 1+ years of work experience mechanical seals or the oil and gas industry

  • 1+ years of experience of rotating equipment, knowledge of mechanical seals, knowledge of pumps is highly desired

  • Knowledge of the design, materials, and operational requirements of mechanical seals and rotating equipment, especially centrifugal and liquid ring vacuum pumps, a positive.

  • Computer proficiency: Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, and Autodesk Inventor experience

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work well in a team–oriented environment.

  • Demonstrates behavior that contributes to a team environment, decision making, problem solving, and continuous improvement

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and technical writing skills.

  • Must have a strong customer focus and project a positive corporate image.

  • Must be a team player, able to problem-solve and work constructively with customers and co-workers.

  • Travel is typically less than 15%

Preferences:

  • Bachelors of Science preferably in Mechanical, Chemical, Petroleum Engineering Provide technical support and recommendations for the selection, sizing, and application of Flowserve Seals.

  • In-plant operations experience highly desired.

  • Experience with Flowstar is preferred.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Applications Engineer

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:

15%

Primary Posting Location:

Fort McMurray, CA

Job Posting Category:

Engineering/R&D

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:

Yes

Auto req ID:

42472BR

Country:

Canada

42472BR