Application Engineer, Pumps

Req ID:  62048
Location: 

Pasadena, TX, US, 77507-1072 Houston, TX, US, 77041

Date:  Nov 27, 2022

<span 72="">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.

 

<span 72="">Celeros Flow Technology is looking for individuals with a voice and a vision. We embrace change, diversity and promote new ways of looking at old ideas. We seek talented professionals to join our world-class team of innovators in a global, collaborative & multi-cultural environment, where you will be challenged, supported, and inspired to be extraordinary. 

JOB SUMMARY

As Application Engineer, you will assist Customers to identify / verify their requirements and specifications and will prepare competitive costings / quotations / tenders that are both technically and commercially accurate, in accordance with Company policies and procedures. In performing your role, you will assist Customers to identify / verify their requirements and specifications and will prepare competitive costings / quotations / tenders that are both technically and commercially accurate.  You will interface with both Customers and internal stakeholders to provide support and solutions that meet the needs and expectations of Customers, strengthening relationships and positively impacting the opportunity to win orders.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Liaises with Sales on the Customer's requirements and specifications, including the scope, and timing.
  • Reviews the RFP (Request for Proposal) / tender document to ensure the contractual requirements are adequately defined and determines the Company’s capability to meet the specified requirements.
  • Prepares and submits the techno-commercial offer to Sales as per the offer submission schedule.
  • Reviews and evaluates the detailed technical specifications for packaged equipment, extracts applicable Customer requirements and translates / communicates the same to sub-contractors, sub-vendors and internal stakeholders.
  • Obtains quotations for relevant bought-in equipment in accordance with the applicable Supply Chain policies and procedures.
  • Performs a technical and commercial evaluation of the sub-suppliers quotations (for the major critical components / items) to ensure the quote / scope is in compliance with the Customers requirements / specifications.
  • Develops and submits a detailed proposal to the Customer in accordance with the applicable Tendering Policies and Procedures (ITO - Inquiry to Order).
  • Ensures the CPQ tender data and tendering front log are accurately completed and actively managed.
  • Provides ongoing technical and commercial clarifications as requested by the Customer and internal stakeholders to support successful order placement.
  • Provides tendering support to regional tendering and sales teams for win order strategies across the product lines to ensure all activities occur on time and with high quality from proposal receipt to handover.
  • Supports with Customer visits during bid clarification / negotiation stages.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Ability to understand pump products, specifications, and supporting design reviews.
  • Reads and interprets manufacturing drawings and other technical information. Thinks creatively and has engineering knowledge to solve problems, provide technical solutions and develop alternatives.
  • Responds professionally to all inquiries and remains calm and composed when under pressure.
  • Is driven to achieve and maintain high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Is self-motivated, highly organized and methodical. Displays exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, even when handling multiple demands.
  • Strives to meet all commitments and has a proven track record of meeting deadlines while maintaining high performance standards.
  • Is energetic with a clear sense of urgency and direction and is committed to helping the Company achieve its goals.
  • Works well within a team and independently, with minimal supervision, positively establishes relationships across multiple locations and other departments.
  • Communicates effectively, effortlessly tailoring the approach to the audience and the level of technical knowledge and understanding.  
  • Is a team player: committed, reliable, responsible, flexible, supportive, active listener and communicator.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • A bachelor's degree, preferably in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering.
  • 1-3 years of related experience, internship(s) and/or training; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Good knowledge and experience in reviewing highly detailed specifications and writing comprehensive and accurate bids.
  • Experience in Rotating Equipment/Centrifugal Pumps.
  • Experience in the oil & gas / power & energy / industrial market - essential.
  • Experience using Microsoft packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as SAP and other technical applications.

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 on the basis of 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.