Design Engineer

Req ID:  62451
Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77041

Date:  Sep 20, 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. 

GENERAL SUMMARY

Knowledge of valve types, valve design, valve applications, valve trim, actuation (manual, pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric) valve accessories (actuators, etc.), hydrostatic testing, and seat testing. Provides engineering services required to support quotations, sales orders, design accuracy, shop information and troubleshooting. Responsibilities include creating product design layouts and bills of material for sales orders and projects, drawings, rationalization of existing product lines, redesign for cost reductions, quality, specifications, product standardization, and product line expansions for valve product lines assigned. Individual may be involved in new product development, redesigns of existing products, and general laboratory testing for proof of concept and evaluation testing. Design assignments may include both cast and fabricated products for Gate valves, Expanding Gate valves, Diverter valves, Check Valves, Surge Relief valves and skids, and Ball-Trol control valves.

 

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

  • Perform engineering calculations, design, and analysis as required to ensure and maintain structural and mechanical integrity of new and existing products. Knowledge of welding and fabrication.
  • Develops product design whether new and expansionary, incremental, or for maintenance. Analyzes research data and proposed product specifications to determine feasibility of product proposal.
  • Reviews customer specifications and inquiries to determine correct application of product and to resolve any conflicts or ambiguities. Works with sales and customer to get clarification and understanding of job requirements. Prepares “Engineering Specification Sheet” and checks against quotation and purchase order documents to ensure accuracy and adequacy of instructions.
  • Coordinates and cooperates with other departments to facilitate communications and operations within the company.
  • May process sales orders including bill of material and partial releases.
  • Check and approve drawings and bills of material.
  • Write engineering specifications and reports as required.
  • Initiates “Engineering Change Notice” as required when changes are required to product design, drawings, or manufacturing processes. Reviews and approves revisions to drawings, bills of material, and procedures as required by internal procedures, API Q1, and ISO.
  • Familiar with industry specifications such as API 6D, B16.34, Section VIII, etc. and able to interpret and apply as required.
  • Recommends and approves disposition of in-process product nonconformities. Reviews and approves requests for part or material substitutions.
  • Reviews and authorizes variances on shop floor and determines if permanent change is required. Initiates change process to follow up when necessary.
  • Facilitate development of project plans with assistance from Engineering and other departments. Manage all projects within scope of responsibility to meet desired deadlines and outcomes.
  • May assist in development of test apparatus as required to accurately evaluate products. Apparatus must be safe to use, minimize cost and provide data necessary to analyze the product.
  • Prepares or works with others in preparation of product or system layout and detailed drawings and schematics and design for manufacturability.
  • May direct and coordinate manufacturing or building of prototype product or systems.
  • Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications. Evaluates engineering test results for application to development of systems or other uses.
  • Be proficient in computer assisted engineering and design software (AutoCAD, Inventor, MathCad, Office, etc.) and equipment to perform engineering and design tasks. Should be familiar with drafting standards and practices and apply them to drawing creation or mark-up.
  • Performs other work-related assignments deemed necessary and appropriate by supervisor.

 

SKILLS

  • Individual must have the ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts and operations to develop and check design validity.
  • Ability to design and generate creative mechanical solutions; translate concepts and information into images; apply design principles, solve practical problems, and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Must be able to demonstrate attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills, and the ability to read and understand blueprints.
  • Knowledge of valve design is required.
  • Excellent communication skills, be self-motivated, a self-starter, have a sense of urgency, be personable and well organized.
  • Able to perform the principal duties and responsibilities of the position and be able to work responsibly without close supervision individually or in a team environment.
  • Able to interpret and follow instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Must be able to speak, read, and write English fluently.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree (BS) from four-year College or university in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • minimum of two to three years related experience in valve product design role.

 

COMPETENCIES

Adaptability

Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjusting effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Building Customer Loyalty

Effectively meeting customer needs; building productive customer relationships; taking responsibility for customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Communication

Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations; communicating in a focused and compelling way that drives others’ thoughts and actions.  Engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

Continuous Improvement

Originating action to improve existing conditions and processes; identifying improvement opportunities; generating ideas and implementing solutions.

Continuous Learning

Actively identifying new ideas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

Contributing to Team Success

Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.

Initiating Action

Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.

Managing Work

Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completely efficiently.

Work Standards

Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

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.


Nearest Major Market: Houston