Flowserve Corporation Operations Engineer / Coordinator in Etten-Leur, Netherlands

Company Overview:

Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.


Provide information regarding operation, maintenance and design on seals;

Responsible for a proper inspection of the seals after it fails by making failure reports and follow up on possible improvements (within operations, maintenance, design) by making recommendations;

Review and report on operational and maintenance practices;

Perform walkabouts on site to analyze the installed base and make recommendations for improvements;

Make failure reports and confirm cause of failure per category (knowledge of Root Cause Analysis is a plus);

Recommend on repair versus replacement of mechanical seals;

Oversee the seal conversion process; including measurement, design, delivery, installation and operation;

Working with several engineering programs to make a proper seal and seal system selection;

Support the Management Of Change process with all the required documentation;

Perform inventory survey and control and record pump and seal survey;

Responsible for the Seal Standardization Plan;

Ensure standardized installation procedures are followed;

Document and present QC activities;

Assist the Sales Engineer on sales opportunities for Flowserve products and services;

Organize and present the quarterly meeting with the customer, including minutes and action items.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering;

Working Experience between 3 to 10 years;

Experience in oil & gas / flow industry business experience desired, not a must;

Familiar with mechanical seal and seal system design and operation;

Can act independently and on behalf of the division and customer’s best interest;

Fundamental understanding of pump construction hydraulics;

Comfortable with the application of measuring equipment;

Comfortable presenting information and training groups;

Comfortable with and responsible for continuously updating the internal information database governing the failure reports and general equipment and process information;

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal;

Team player – flexible - strong pc skills and experience using Microsoft Office Tools;

Willing to travel / relocate to other areas.

Position Description:

The OperationsEngineer / Coordinator (internally known as On-site Applications Engineer) oversees and executes the daily requirements of operation at a specific customer site in the chemical and petrochemical industry. The Operations Engineer / Coordinator is the primary contact regarding the design, application, installation, operation and administration of mechanical seals within the cooperative relation with our customers. The Operations Engineer / Coordinator will prioritize the engineering and manufacturing functions of Flowserve to meet the customer expectations. The Operations Engineer / Coordinator reports to the Operations Manager.

Operations Engineer / Coordinator will be located on-site at one of our key customers in the Rotterdam area.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Operations Engineer / Coordinator

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Primary Posting Location:

Etten-Leur, NL

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Employment Type:

Full time

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