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Manager, R&D

Company: Flowserve Corporation
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you're searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve's position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!Role Summary:The Manager of Product Engineering, Mixer and Specialty Seal Products, is responsible for accelerating the development and implementation of new, leading edge product technology throughout the seals product portfolio to provide a competitive advantage to the corporation. This position will align with M&T to develop and execute product development programs for the seals product portfolio and incorporate the outcomes of technology development efforts into Flowserve products. In addition, this position will coordinate closely with the engineering managers for the business to prioritize work of his/her team in alignment with the business objectives and strategic campaigns of the operations. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining resources with the capacity and capability to support our product development program and through these resources provide specialist engineering support to the operations.Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Collaborate with Product Management, M&T Leaders, and Platform Engineering Leaders to establish and execute a strategy to manage the product portfolio through effective rationalization of overlapping products
  • Oversee and monitor the execution of approved product development projects to ensure that the projects are executed in a professional manner to meet the defined project objectives, and leverage the global capabilities/expertise of the company
  • Ensure product safety and regulatory compliance through implementation of rigorous design control procedures and protocols
  • Drive product standardization and component rationalization and reuse
  • Reinforce the design authority role to drive centralization of product design engineering through clear definition and documentation of product design practices
  • Identify and develop specialist engineering skills within the Product Engineering team and oversee an effective process to ensure the effective utilization of these skills across the enterprise
  • Oversee the preparation of RCCP charts to drive the management of Product Engineering capacity while fostering a culture of engineering resource management driven through RCCPRequirements
    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or similar technical degree
    • Minimum 7 years of industrial experience
    • Willingness to travel from base to Flowserve, and other constituent site locations with travel requirements of up to 30%
    • Preferred 2 years demonstrated experience in a supervisory position over technical staff within the rotating equipment industry
    • Demonstrated ability to apply technology to creatively solve problems and meet business and stakeholder needs
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage strong team, customer, and internal relationships including a history of developing collaborative relationshipsPreferred Experience / Skills:
      • Demonstrated ability to accomplish key results through influence
      • Proven ability to adapt to changing organizational environment and business needs
      • Demonstrated ability to work with geographically dispersed teams with culturally diverse membership\#COSPrimary Posting Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan USJob Posting Category: Engineering/R&DJob Advertising Title: Manager, R&DEmployment Type: Full timeCountry: United StatesAuto req ID: 54886BRFlowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Click here to learn more. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers Click here to learn more.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as your subject line of your email. For more information, read the Accessibility Process.

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