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Flowserve Corporation Supervisor, Product Engineering in Cookeville, Tennessee

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!

Flowserve is a world-leading manufacturer and aftermarket service provider of comprehensive flow control systems. Driven by our Purpose, we are committed to building a more sustainable future to make the world better for everyone. With more than 16,000 employees in more than 50 countries, we combine our global reach with local presence. We support more than 10,000 customers worldwide, creating products to meet the needs of our customers who are supplying energy, fresh water, pharmaceuticals and other essentials to consumers, businesses and governments globally.

Join a company where the people challenge themselves to approach each situation with ingenuity and creativity to help provide our customers with the most innovative flow control products and services. You will be part of a team known for its industry-leading talent, unparalleled portfolio, and unmatched commitment to customer success. Flowserve’s culture promotes recognition and rewards creativity, hard work, and commitment. We invite you to put your talents and career in motion at Flowserve.

Flowserve offers competitive pay, annual bonuses, medical benefits on day 1, generous paid vacation time, paid holidays, 401(k) and many other excellent benefits!


In this role, the candidate will be responsible for supervising the product engineering team for the Cookeville, TN site. The product engineering team will have from 5-10 product and lab engineers that are responsible for the design, test, and documentation of existing and new valve and actuation products. The product engineers are the technical authority for their products lines, providing support to other functions and customers as needed, to resolve technical problems and questions. The supervisor will set priorities, provide instruction and feedback to the product engineering team, coordinate with other functions and global site engineering teams to ensure that product engineering tasks are completely timely and accurately. In addition, the supervisor will oversee all lab equipment, functions and personnel to complete product testing as needed.

Ideal candidate would be in valve or similar industry. Relocation will be considered.

This is an onsite role. Hours are 7 AM - 4 PM.


  • Lead product engineering team to

  • Coordinate and manage new product design and design improvement initiatives to complete on budget and schedule.

  • Ensure engineering design and standards documentation is complete, accurate, and sufficient in support of global manufacturing, supply chain, and quality assurance activities.

  • Provide timely evaluation and disposition of product returns and first piece inspection reports for new components/vendors.

  • Provide technical and customer service support for new customer inquiries, application and troubleshooting assistance, and evaluations of returned goods.

  • Coordinate with other functions and global site engineering teams to prioritize resource demands for product engineering work.

  • Implement engineering best practices and Flowserve standards.

  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of relevant national, international and industry standards.

  • Set individual team member goals and priorities to meet overall team goals and timelines and provide end-of-year performance reviews.

  • Create individual development plans for each team member and mentor / coach where needed.

  • Manage lab resources and equipment to complete engineering and production testing needs, develop special testing procedures and fixturing as required, drive a safety awareness across the team.

  • Maintain and update as required the engineering operating processes and procedures relating to product design and development.

  • Ensure a safe, secure, and healthy work environment.

  • 10-15% Travel, including international.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent degree.

  • Proven track record for taking ownership of issues and driving to a resolution.

  • Must have sense of urgency to plan and execute tasks to meet schedule milestones.

  • Flexibility, able to work in areas that are not clearly defined; ability to make decisions with incomplete information.

  • Ability to manage projects, coordinating with engineering team and across multiple functions.

  • Must have a collaborative style that encourages the flow of communication, removes obstacles, and promotes problem solving and teamwork.

  • Setting expectations, evaluating progress, and providing constructive feedback and performance review.

  • Effective oral and written communications skills.

  • Ability to identify root causes and to develop / implement improvement initiatives.

  • Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment required.


  • 10+ years’ experience in valve design.

  • Experience in coaching and mentoring engineers or other technical roles.

  • Knowledge of Solidworks or other 3D CAD tools, Windchill or equivalent PDM, and Oracle or other MRP system.

  • Experience with castings, forgings, and machined components.

  • Knowledge of various materials utilized in industrial products, such as steel alloys and non-metallic sealing elements.

  • Experience in Continuous Improvement practices, Green Belt certification or similar training.

Req ID : R-8747

Job Family Group : Engineering

Job Family : EN Engineering

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