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Principal Sealing Technology 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 is on the forefront of industry fugitive emissions regulations and trends for severe service valve equipment. Works with global Technology, Engineering and Product Management teams to reduce product fugitive emissions and flange leakage in service. Drives new technology and product innovation. Has technical understanding of gasket and packing design methodologies for severe service valve products (linear and rotary). Identifies and assesses future industry trends taking into account technology innovation, industry and product development Responsibilities & Requirements: Valve subject matter expert on all sealing technologies (packing, gaskets, metallic seals etc.) who will engage with EPCs, End Users, Engineering and Service Teams to promote and drive innovative solutions to industry sealing problems. Works with Engineering, Service and Product Management Leaders to establish industry best practices and develop solutions to address sealing issues in severe service applications. Works with Engineering, Sales and Service teams to identify and analyze product failures and performance issues and provides input to drive root cause corrective action processes. Engages with appropriate global Product and Engineering Leaders to alert and advise them on product failures and deficiencies. 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. Participates in Technology, Product and DtV design reviews when requested. Company Technical Representative at international conferences, with the 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. Serves as a Technical Mentor and Trainer to facilitate effective knowledge transfer to targeted staff Recognized by peers within industry, academia and professional societies as an individual with exception technical knowledge, through the issue of patents, technical publications and technical presentations at industry conferences. Technical Sales support. Collaborates with Product Management team to identify existing and anticipated technology gaps in FCO product portfolios and then acts as lead technology owner to evaluate and validate alternate technologies to align FCO products and services with organizational market initiatives. Authors and Presents Technical and Field Failure Reports for internal and external customers. Participates in organizational Root cause and failure analysis when requested Plans and coordinates validation testing on FCO products internally and through 3rd party testing facilities. Establishes and manages external relationships at 3rd party testing and educational institutions to develop relationships that drive innovation of FCO Products. Evaluates engineering design efforts as needed to ensure all appropriate design considerations have been addressed. Technical resource assisting the Global Engineering Services Team as required to provide inputs for FEA and CFD Analysis Requirements: Doctorate in Mechanical or Materials Engineering or related technical field with 10 years relevant industry experience Masters in Mechanical or Material Engineering or related technical field with 15 years relevant industry experience Bachelors in Mechanical or Material Engineering or related technical field with 20 years relevant industry experience Technical support experience 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 act as 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 Ability to travel up to 30% 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 comprehensive evaluation 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: Fugitive Emissions summit, Valve World, ASME Pressure Vessel and piping (PVP conferences), API 624, Valve Manufacturers Association VMA, API 622, Industrial valve summit Combined experience and post-graduate degree, top career level Other Posting Location: Cookeville, Tennessee US;, Houston, Texas US;, Raleigh, North Carolina US;, Springville, Utah US; Job Advertising Title: Principal Sealing Technology 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: 53854BR 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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