Aftermarket Engineering Lead

Req ID:  63268
Location: 

Calgary, AB, CA, T2P 1P5 Downey, CA, US, 90241 Pasadena, TX, US, 77507-1072

Date:  Feb 1, 2024

Job Summary

As Aftermarket Engineering Lead for our API Pump line, you will be responsible for the design and analysis of industrial equipment and machinery including the determination of product size, product specifications, capacities, design parameters, and performance to meet company requirements.

 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that quality levels and industry standards are maintained or improved in the manufacturing process. 
  • Evaluate mechanical products to determine their cost-effectiveness and efficiency. 
  • Evaluate field installations and recommend design modifications to eliminate malfunctions. 
  • Review mechanical integrity of current and future proposed engineering changes to pumps and pump packages.
  • Provide work scope of pump rework/repair/upgrade to allow the Service Center to provide accurate lead time and costs.
  • Hands on support for operational activities within the Service Center shopfloor.
  • Create material masters, update BOM’s utilizing the companywide ERP system (AS400 / SAP).
  • Support a US based Service Center network.
  • Liaise with Sales to support inquiries, training, and onsite needs.
  • Engage in Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VAVE) to reduce product / process costs and /or improvements to product offerings.
  • Utilize Bangalore Engineering as an efficient and cost-effective way for Engineering activities.
  • Develop a working relationship with the global Engineering community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The ability to succeed in a busy industrial environment, while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • The ability to work on multiple tasks and demonstrate experience in developing and leading mechanical engineering processes.
  • The ability to work and build relationships with manager and colleagues across multiple sites.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent skills in communication, persuasion, negotiation and influencing.
  • Good initiative and ability to manage independently as well as delegate and manage a remote team across multiple Service Center locations.
  • Familiar with Oil & Gas customer specifications and follow / design accordingly.
  • Perform pressure vessel calculations in accordance with ASME BPVC Section VIII, bearing and mechanical load calculations.
  • Create, check and approve 2D and 3D CAD models. Upload latest models to the ERP system.

 

Education and Experience

  • 5+ years of directly related experience in Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Four-year college or university degree, preferably in engineering 
  • Rotating equipment background, preferably API610 and/or API674
  • The ability to work independently with remote team support and receive minimal guidance. 
  • The ability to solve complex problems. 
  • An understanding of pump test curves and technical drawings with the ability to interpret.
  • API pump repair and drafting experience (2D – AutoCAD, 3D – SolidWorks). 
  • Ability to work in a constantly changing, fast-paced environment. 
  • A rotating equipment background (API 610 and 674 pumps) with an aftermarket background in repairs, upgrades and rerates.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

 

Desired but not required:

  • Vibration analysis experience.
  • Product and process experience – (Refinery / Gas plant).
  • Failure analysis – root cause including system analysis. 
  • Ability to travel approximately 10-20 percent of the time.
  • Hydraulic pump design or modification experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience and understanding of using API682.
  • Knowledge of Hydraulic Institute standards.
  • PE or CEng preferred.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • Regularly required to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25lbs and occasionally lift and/or move objects.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Occasional travel required by air or road may be required to sit for extended periods.

 

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work required to perform this role.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required to perform this role.   Employees will be required to perform reasonable additional duties, that are not detailed on this job description, which fall within their scope of skills and experience. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Quality

Quality encompasses all aspects of Celeros Flow Technology business, and every Employee shares the responsibility to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformity relating to product, process and the quality system.  All Employees have an obligation to identify and record any such nonconformity, and through designed channels, initiate and recommend solutions.

For over 140 years our products have helped ensure the safe, reliable operations of key industries. With a passion for precision and partnership, Celeros Flow Technology continues this heritage of high performance and dependability, providing mission critical, sustainable flow control solutions for our customers around the globe.

Job Opening:  Aftermarket Engineering Lead

As Aftermarket Engineering Lead for our API Pump line, you will be responsible for the design and analysis of industrial equipment and machinery including the determination of product size, product specifications, capacities, design parameters, and performance to meet company requirements.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities: 

Ensure that quality levels and industry standards are maintained or improved in the manufacturing process.

Evaluate mechanical products to determine their cost-effectiveness and efficiency.

Evaluate field installations and recommend design modifications to eliminate malfunctions. 

Review mechanical integrity of current and future proposed engineering changes to pumps and pump packages.  Provide work scope of pump rework/repair/upgrade to allow the Service Center to provide accurate lead time and costs.

Hands-on support for operational activities within the Service Center shopfloor.

Create material masters, update BOM’s utilizing the companywide ERP system (AS400 / SAP).

Support a US based Service Center network.

Liaise with Sales to support inquiries, training, and onsite needs.

Engage in Value Analysis and Value Engineering (VAVE) to reduce product / process costs and /or improvements to product offerings.  Utilize Bangalore Engineering as an efficient and cost-effective way for Engineering activities.

Develop a working relationship with the global Engineering community.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The ability to succeed in a busy industrial environment, while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

The ability to work on multiple tasks and demonstrate experience in developing and leading mechanical engineering processes.

The ability to work and build relationships with manager and colleagues across multiple sites.

Good analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent skills in communication, persuasion, negotiation and influencing.

Good initiative and ability to manage independently as well as delegate and manage a remote team across multiple Service Center locations.

Familiar with Oil & Gas customer specifications and follow / design accordingly.  Perform pressure vessel calculations in accordance with ASME BPVC Section VIII, bearing and mechanical load calculations.

Create, check and approve 2D and 3D CAD models. Upload latest models to the ERP system.

Education and Experience: 

5+ years of directly related experience in Mechanical Engineering.

Four-year college or university degree, preferably in engineering.

Rotating equipment background, preferably API610 and/or API674.

The ability to work independently with remote team support and receive minimal guidance.

The ability to solve complex problems.

An understanding of pump test curves and technical drawings with the ability to interpret.

API pump repair and drafting experience (2D – AutoCAD, 3D – SolidWorks).  Ability to work in a constantly changing, fast-paced environment.

A rotating equipment background (API 610 and 674 pumps) with an aftermarket background in repairs, upgrades and rerates.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired but not required: Vibration analysis experience. Product and process experience – (Refinery / Gas plant). Failure analysis – root cause including system analysis. Ability to travel approximately 10-20 percent of the time. Hydraulic pump design or modification experience strongly preferred. Experience and understanding of using API682. Knowledge of Hydraulic Institute standards. PE or CEng preferred.

 

Celeros Flow Technology is an equal-opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants must have current authorization to work in the country in which the position is located to be considered.