Flowserve Corporation Reverse Engineering Specialist in Houston, Texas

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 Requirements:

· B.S. Mechanical Engineering or other relevant technical degree required

· 10+ years of relevant, applicable experience, preferable in the gas/oil, chemical, or power industries

· Highly skilled in AutoCAD and Inventor

· Solid knowledge of pump mechanics and impeller geometry dynamics

· Excellent ability to read and interpret blueprints, engineering drawings, and schematics

· Ability to accurately use precision measuring tools and equipment

· Experience with Faro Arm, Faro Laser Tracker, NDI OptoTrak, and Geomagic valued

· Ability to apply knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes to engineering jobs

· Detail oriented with a focus on first-time quality, able to work independently and self-check for quality

· Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively work with all levels of employees, managers, and customers

· Able to collaborate and problem-solve with others in a team setting

· Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office suite software

· Ability to work independently, and travel frequently locally and overnight, up to 50% of the time

· Must show a customer-service, results-oriented mindset at all times

· Must have full range of movement to reach, work with hands and arms in various positions, stoop, and move under and around equipment in the field. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.

Position Description:

Flowserve is looking for an experienced, skilled mechanical engineer who enjoys the challenge of reverse-engineering physical parts and assemblies, and drawings, to create accurate 3D models for centrifugal pumps. In the shop and at our customer’s industrial sites, the engineer will operate portable coordinate measuring machines (CMM), including touch and laser probes, and other precision measuring tools for engineering of casting components. The data will be used for 3D CAD solid models or detailed production drawings. The ideal candidate will have a collaborative style to work effectively with our customers, and with Flowserve manufacturing, sales engineers, and customer service. Duties include:

· Create 3D models from Flowserve drawings and data collection

· Re-engineering and 3D CMM laser scanning

· Perform 3D laser scanning of pump components

· Process 3D point cloud data for re-engineering and inspection

· Create parametric 3D CAD models and drawings

· Organize and update electronic document management system

· Collect data at both customer and Flowserve sites

· Record measurements using precision tools like micrometers, calipers, thread gages, etc.

· Read and interpret machine drawings and Bill of Materials

· Operate hand-held material analyzer

· Operate ultrasound thickness gage

· Maintain hardware and software for laser scanning systems

· Assist Field Services with Laser Tracker scanning projects as needed

· Design engineering as needed

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Reverse Engineering Specialist

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Primary Posting Location:

Houston, Texas US

Job Posting Category:



United States of America

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:



see above

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