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Principal Reliability Engineer

Company: Flowserve Corporation
Location: Denton
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: Company Overview: If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what youre 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 Flowserves 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! Role Summary: Subject matter expert who can partner with Global Engineering and Product Leaders to identify industry trends and practices to establish Valve Reliability initiatives and processes to position the organization on the leading edge of End User MRO Service support and provide accurate data to Technology, Engineering and Product Management teams to improve product performance or drive new technology and product innovation. Identifies and assesses future industry trends taking into account technology innovation, industry and product development. Responsibilities & Requirements: Reliability Subject Matter Expert on Valve and Actuator systems who will engage with End Users, Engineering and MRO Service Teams to promote and drive innovative solutions to solve product reliability and maintenance issues. Works with Technology, Engineering, Service and Product Management Leaders to establish industry best practices and develop reliability systems to monitor, report and analyze product performance and failures on valve, actuator and control products over their life cycles. Coordinates with Engineering, Service and Product Management Leaders to develop operational Reliability, Availability and Maintainability (RAM)requirements for organizational actions and to assist with the translation of these requirements into practical processes and procedures for use by the rest of the FCO organization. Establishes processes, systems and best practices to identify and analyze product failures and inadequacies and provides inputs to drive root cause corrective action process. Develops Reliability and Maintenance solutions using technology and reliability based approach to problem solving. Plans and coordinates internal and 3rd party reliability tests and evaluations on valve, actuator and control products. Engages with other appropriate Subject Matter Experts to alert and advise them on product failures. Identifies product design deficiencies from field failures and RAM data and works with Global Engineering, Product Management and Technology Teams to initiate technology, product or design to value (DtV) development initiatives. Evaluates design efforts as needed to ensure all appropriate analyses such as failure modes, effects, and criticality analysis (FMEA), design analyses and tolerance analyses have been conducted Conducts continuing review and evaluation of reliability and program effectiveness through review of test data, reports, correspondence, data bases, field data, product and process audits, and observation of internal operations Collaborates with cross functional teams to identify new and innovative technologies and product opportunities for the organization and evaluates Proof of Concept ideas for further development by Product Engineering. Responsible for Pre-Gate 0 Evaluation/ Concept Design activities (and documentation) in the Development Process. Works with marketing to explore and evaluate technologies and ideas proposed to FCO by research facilities, organizations and venture capital firms, with the aim of advancing FCOs competitive position in new and existing markets. Provides recommendations to management regarding which R&D projects should be executed by the company to maintain a competitive edge in the markets served and to enter potential new markets.. Specialist and advisor in life cycle economic analysis and cost risk optimization. Credible company representative at international conferences, with ability to engage experts and present industry white papers. Advances Flowserve's technical standing in the marketplace. Represents FCO's technical and commercial interests as a key contributor to new or revised regulations and standards developed by industrial and regulatory organizations, also assists Engineering and Product Management teams to understand and address the impact of new standards and regulations on FCO Products. Requirements: Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field with 10 years relevant industry experience Masters in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field with 15 years relevant industry experience Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering or related technical field with 20 years relevant industry experience ASQ Certified Reliability or equivalent certification. Industrial Equipment Technical support in one of the following industries: Refining, Power, Mining, Petrochemical. Working knowledge of Industrial Valve and Actuator Equipment Preferred Experience / Skills: Clear written and verbal communication style to be the professional face of Flowserve to the Customer Excellent interpersonal skills and a high sense of urgency, with a customer focused mindset. Ability to produce professional reports and presentations in keeping with company policies and objectives. Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Products. Strong time management and organization skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Strong verbal and written communication skills Experience designing maintenance, monitoring and diagnostics programs for industrial equipment. High level application of advanced engineering processes including statistical process control, reliability modeling and prediction, Fault Tree Analysis , Weibull Analysis, Six Sigma methodology. Ability to travel up to 40% of the time Works under high level supervision. Proactive problem solver who identifies product performance issues and develops action plans and communication strategies to elevate the issue within the organization. Identifies and quantifies the impact of defects and poor performance on FCO Products and End Users processes. Uses expertise and knowledge to influence and motivate global teams to develop solutions to resolve product defect and customer performance issues. Solves complex problems and develops solutions based on technical expertise and product reliability monitoring and comprehensive research of issues. Applies in-depth knowledge of specialized area and understands how their role complements and contributes to other functions in achieving organizational objectives. Affiliations with the following Organizations and Conferences: ICRE (International Conference on Reliability Engineering), IEEE Reliability Society CMRP (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional), SMRP (Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals) Combined experience and post-graduate degree, top career level Industry experience in refineries (Shell, CNRL, Exxon), mining processes (Barrick), power processes, chemical processes (Dupont, Dow Chemical), Others (Schlumberger, Neles) Other Posting Location: Cookeville, Tennessee US;, Houston, Texas US;, Raleigh, North Carolina US;, Springville, Utah US; Job Advertising Title: Principal Reliability Engineer Primary Posting Location: Irving, Texas US Job Posting Category: Engineering/R&D Employment Type: Full time % of Time Remote: 51-70% Country: United States Remote Worker: Yes Auto req ID: 53861BR Flowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Click here to learn more. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers Click here to learn more. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as your subject line of your email. For more information, read the Accessibility Process.

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