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Senior Applications Engineer

Flowserve Corporation Houston, TX
  • Posted: October 18, 2019
  • Full-Time

Company Overview:
If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you're searching for, consider
putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve's position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!
Position Description:
Flowserve is seeking an Application Engineer for its Houston, Texas Commercial Operations team. The Applications Engineer will have theopportunity to increase business by preparing proposals for valve & automation products in response to requests for quotation (RFQ's). The Application Engineer'sproposals will be focused on grunions mounted ball valves, trunnion mounted control ball valves, and automation systems with the possibility of other products. Additional responsibilities include general problem solving and hosting visitors by giving informative facility tours and appropriate entertainment. Limited travel required to develop business by making presentations and training. This position reports directly to theCommercial Operations Supervisor and will influence both sales andoperations.
EssentialJob Functions
Prepare professional andpersuasive quotations to win orders.
Technical knowledge of fluids,corrosion, erosion, materials, valve specifications & engineering drawings,along with working knowledge of ASME, API & other international standards.
Work closely with the engineering departmentwhen necessary to properly define and communicate a product offering includingdetails such as performance criteria and customer specifications.
Must have basic knowledge of themanufacturing process from order entry to shipment.
Correctly identify and applyquality procedures that meet customer requirements.
Reviewall valve orders for completeness and correctness. Must resolve all issues before passing orderto the Order Management Group for entry.
Ability to work effectively withdifficult and challenging situations.
Time management and organization skills are essential to meeting customers'expectations.
Knowledge of commercial issuesincluding payment terms, shipping terms, and contract review.
Abilityto train distributors/representatives to better understand our product, updateof services, policies, to help them be more self-sufficient, competent, andprofitable as needed.
Maintain CRM database regarding quotationactivity, cost, price and quoted lead time for each opportunity.
Position Requirements:
Position Requirements
BS Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical Engineering or related technical degree.
Minimum 5 years' experience in a technical capacity
Minimum 5 years' experience in application engineering or related discipline.
Minimum 3 years' experience with valves and/or piping systems.
Knowledge of API and ASME codes.
Lean Six Sigma experience
ORACLE or SAP experience
Job Posting/Business Card Title: Senior Applications Engineer
Percentage of Approximate Travel Required: 5%
Primary Posting Location: Houston, Texas US
Job Posting Category: Sales
Employment Type: Full time
Country: United States
Auto req ID: 48032BR
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Flowserve Corporation


Houston, TX
77007 USA

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