Flowserve Corporation Principal R&D Engineer - Reliability and Quality in Houston, Texas
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This position is for an experienced engineer capable of excelling at the principal level. Core responsibilities of this role are maintaining a high degree of product reliability and quality through comprehensive R&D, product technical authority, hazardous area certification management, and championing engineering change processes. At the principal level, employees are expected to function both as technical subject matter experts and as task leads.
This role requires an individual with a strong sense of product ownership and ability to interface across functional lines as the product’s technical authority. Successful candidates will be able to effectively communicate technical information to business stakeholders within marketing, technology, suppliers/supply chain, and operations.
Candidates shall have a strong foundation in technology development, product design, and lifecycle management revolving around electromechanical products, systems, and controls. Fundamental knowledge of business systems/processes dealing with technical product data, engineering change requests, product reliability, and product quality is required.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
Accredited BS degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Electromechanical, Electrical Controls, or related engineering discipline.
MS or PhD degree in related engineering discipline or +5 years experience as a recognized technical subject matter expert.
Minimum 3 years proven experience as a technical/product lead.
Minimum 5 years experience as an R&D/Prod Dev engineer delivering electromechanical, sensor, or control products.
Minimum 2 years experience dealing directly with product certifications.
Can demonstrate +10 years of combined experience as a technical contributor for developing new products and maintaining product reliability and quality.
Above average knowledge of products designed and manufactured for hazardous locations.
Familiar with establishing product quality and related quality management systems.
Significant experience working directly with manufacturers and suppliers.
Experience with Design for Reliability methods (e.g. FMEA, HALT/HAST, etc.) and establishing product reliability performance metrics.
Fluent with PLM systems and supporting ECO/ECN processes.
Familiar with the interworking of manufacturing and supply chain relative to launching new products and instituting product improvements.
Capable of working independently and remotely while maintaining an effective amount of communication.
Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally up to 15%.
Ability to relate to business/market driven technology development.
Basic knowledge of project management and ability to perform work scoping/planning.
Experience working within phase-gate processes.
Proven ability to develop professional technical documentation and communication materials.
Must have a drive to be resourceful in solving problems and identifying an appropriate balance of sophisticated design with the application need and targeted product tier.
Preferred Experience / Skills:
Direct experience with intrinsically safe (IEC 60079-11) product design and certification management.
Six Sigma certification.
Professional Engineering license.
Reliability engineering certification.
Field and customer experience.
High level of emotional intelligence.
Strong sense of ownership and dedication to getting the job done, with all requirements completely met and on-time.
Self-starter and self-disciplined.
Thrives on new challenges and desire to achieve overall success for the business.
Job Advertising Title: Principal R&D Engineer - Reliability and Quality
Primary Posting Location: Houston, Texas US
Job Posting Category: Engineering/R&D
Employment Type: Full time
Country: United States
Auto req ID: 50341BR
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