Flowserve Corporation Engineer in Kalamazoo, Michigan

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.

Position Description:

Lead initiatives to improve production safety, cost and quality via continuous improvement (LEAN), capital execution and process optimization. Develops, evaluates, and improves manufacturing methods using knowledge of product design, tooling and production equipment capabilities, fabrication processes, and assembly methods. Adheres to safety/ergonomic and quality control standards. Knows and applies the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of the ME specialization.

-Identifies and implements safety/ergonomic improvements as a first priority.

-Research, test and implementation of new cutting tool technologies.

-Identification, documentation and implementation of cutting tool best practices.

-Assists in the coordination of new and existing machinery in the plant to assure proper installation, material flow and efficiency.

-Create and maintain related facility, fixture/tooling and equipment drawings.

-Identifies sources of waste in production and implements changes to drive cost, quality and throughput improvements and supports production associates to do the same.

-Lead project teams in areas of problem solving and implementing change.

-Perform and analyze time studies to identify productivity improvement opportunities.

-Supports new product development and helps ensure a smooth transition into production.

-Identifies and implements safety/ergonomic improvements as a first priority.

Position Requirements:

-5 years of related Manufacturing Engineering/leadership experience

-5 years of related cutting tool technology experience

-Bachelor's degree in Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering preferred

-Proficient in the use of MS Word, Excel, AutoCAD, Inventor or equivalent modeling software

-Certified LEAN Practitioner, or be willing to complete Flowserve’s training and certification process within 18 months

-Strong mechanical aptitude, computer skills, financial training, interpersonal skills, time management, communications protocol, problem solving, technical writing skills.


Primary Posting Location:

Kalamazoo, Michigan US

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