Flowserve Corporation Senior Applications Engineer (m/w) in Mannheim, Germany

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:

The candidate will be responsible for the support of our end-user sales teams as related to our aftermarket engineered pump business and corresponding Pump Service Centers/QRCs for customer mainly in Germany. This role involves customer facing activities related to the order acquisition process including proposal development, specification and scope review, pricing analysis, and coordination with both internal and external stakeholders.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Review all customer inquiry related documents while addressing all relevant technical and commercial requirements

  • Coordinate and manage sub-suppliers

  • Timely preparation of high quality proposals within limitations dictated by the customer using appropriate sales management tools and processes

  • Manage and monitor the proposal throughout the entire bid cycle

  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with the Sales, Operations, and other Services & Solutions functions to promote the best interests of Flowserve Corporation

  • Lead all coordination efforts on pump upgrade quotes including interfacing with engineering, Sales and production.

Position Requirements:


  • BSME degree or equivalent plus 3 years of relevant experience in a role specifically in the Centrifugal Pump Industry (either Original Equipment or Aftermarket)

  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of pump applications and types, a clear understanding of pump affinity laws and how these relate to pumps and systems

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Have a clear understanding of life cycle cost principles and the ability to create value added proposals that differentiate Flowserve product offerings against traditional first cost approach

  • Have a high standard of written and spoken German and English as well as strong PC skills and experience with Microsoft Office tools


  • To be a single contact person for requests for quotations on engineering, upgrades, maintenance, repair inquiries.

  • To review all customer inquiry related documents while addressing all relevant technical and commercial requirements.

  • To lead all coordination efforts on applicable aftermarket quotes while ensuring close collaboration and communication with all applicable stakeholders.

  • Participate actively in finding acceptable solutions in disputes related to engineering, upgrades, maintenance and repair.

  • Communicate with top management of BU’s, technical services and other Flowserve employees for achievement of planned objectives.

  • Participate actively in product upgrading programs and to support company’s initiatives

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Senior Applications Engineer (m/w)

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Primary Posting Location:

Mannheim, DE

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Employment Type:

Full time

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