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Senior R&D Engineer

Company: Flowserve
Location: Kittrell
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Senior Research and Development Engineer will be responsible for product development and product line expansion, test programs to support product releases, qualification programs to support customer order requirements, customer quotations due to Engineer-to-Order requirements, and aiding in the production process through testing oversight, troubleshooting of hardware, performance evaluation, etc.  Direct involvement with customers will be necessary to develop strong professional relationships.  Direct involvement with suppliers will also be necessary to evaluate procured product qualifications, design life and functionality.  The incumbent must possess a strong technical background/education to adequately address the complexity of qualification programs, design changes, and production issues.



Review customer specifications, comply with design standards and provide engineering evaluation for new products and product line expansions, including: mechanical stress analysis, fatigue, vibration, tolerance stack-up, material changes, etc.
Review industry and customer test standards, evaluate current product and/or draft test programs to qualify product to meet compliance.
Evaluate prior and/or oversee new qualification programs for customer and industry compliance.
Design and oversee manufacturing of test equipment and apparatus.
Draft test procedures used by technicians in a manufacturing or test lab environment.
Provide hands-on testing assistance in a manufacturing or test lab environment.
Summarize test and qualification results in formal reports for internal review and customer approval.
Review customer Requests for Quotation for Engineered-to-Order valve features, assemblies, qualifications, etc. and provide input to the Quotations team, including engineering lead time, test costs, material changes, etc.
Assist Field Service members to resolve end users’ hardware and performance concerns.
Participate in product design reviews providing design/layout input applicable to new product designs or product changes.
Fully support the achievement of the annual financial and operational goals of Raleigh’s operations.
Fully support plant wide continuous improvement, lean manufacturing, and cost reduction initiatives. Contribute to an active CIP program within the Engineering department.

Keywords: Flowserve, Durham , Senior R&D Engineer, Other , Kittrell, North Carolina

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