Flowserve Corporation Applications Engineer in Vernon, California
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The Application Engineer (AE) is expected to manage capital projects in support of engineering contractors and major Oil & Gas companies worldwide. It is a technical and commercial support position involving working with multiple product lines from the preliminary stage of a project through the award of contract. The AE interacts with customers both internal and external to the company.
Responsibilities & Requirements:
Prepare proposals for engineered centrifugal pumps in response to requests for quotation in a timely, complete and accurate manner.
Generate accurate opportunity budgets through the use of internal and external resources and through the use of the costing method that is appropriate for the particular opportunity/project.
Assist the procurement department in selecting sub-vendors as well as achieving a detailed and defined sub-vendor supply scope as required by the respective project.
Work closely with Territory Sales Managers and Sales Engineers throughout the bidding and purchasing phases of all projects to best support our customer's requirements and expectations.
Work closely with the Engineering Department when necessary to properly define an offered product including details such as performance criteria and comments to customer specifications.
Interact with company personnel, departments and others to gather, assemble, analyze and determine correct responses to customer queries.
Select appropriate pump design(s), both hydraulic and mechanical. Coordinate technical and/or commercial issues with other departments as appropriate.
Interface with departments and others to ensure design, costs, schedule, quality issues, shipping dates and methods to enhance customer satisfaction.
Maintain CRM data base with regard to quotation activity, cost, price and quoted lead time for each opportunity.
Provide the organization with a clear crisp definition of the agreed to scope of supply from resulting purchase orders. Assist Contracts department during order processing stage with any cost impact for scope changes.
Participate in problem solving and other work improvement groups
Continually improve customer satisfaction by developing processes, systems, and behaviors, as measured by on-time performance, cycle time, cost of quality, and customer service surveys.
Perform other related duties as required or directed
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with all facets of the organization
Possess basic mechanical aptitude
Meet established due dates by maintaining efficiency and time management practices
Act as a contributing member of a team
BS Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related degree,
Pump/rotating equipment experience a plus
Microsoft Office proficiency.
Preferred Experience / Skills:
3+ years of experience in developing technical bid packages
Familiarity with rotating equipment
Experience applying API 610 and/or Hydraulic Institute standards
Primary Posting Location: Vernon, California US
Job Advertising Title: Applications Engineer
Job Posting Category: Sales
Employment Type: Full time
Country: United States
Auto req ID: 50190BR
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