Flowserve Corporation Estimator in Santa Clara, Mexico

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.

Preferences:

  1. Determination, revision or confirmation of product selection, getting engineering approval for efficiencies guarantees or penalties (when not done by the Customer Services Order Acquisition or Sales’ Application Engineers).

  2. Pre-design and determination of the preliminary dimensions of the requested product.

  3. Look to increase his own skills and competence to perform a good quality job.

  4. Quantify weight and cost of the product to respond to the Customer Services Order Acquisition or Sales’ Application Engineers’ price inquiries.

  5. Provide with technical data to the appropriate the Customer Services Order Acquisition or Sales’ Application Engineers.

  6. Maintain and update the requested data to quantify costs.

  7. Assure profitable job orders to the factory since the proposal stage.

  8. Provide with the budgets to all the operative areas.

  9. Contribute to the achievement of the booking plan for the Santa Clara factory.

Provide a continuous support and a fast response to the Customer Services Order Acquisition or Sales’ Application Engineers in order to improve customer’s perception of Flowserve, and earn their confidence.

AUTHORITY

The Applications Cost, and Estimating Engineer has authority over:

  1. Technical and Commercial responses to the Customer Services Order Acquisition or Sales’ Application Engineers.

  2. Cost estimates for products being manufactured in Santa Clara.

  3. Budget releases (“as booked cost estimates”) for ongoing orders in Santa Clara.

Position Description:

The Applications Cost, and Estimating Engineer has the following purposes:

Externally, working closely with Commercial Operations teams worldwide (Power, Water, Oil & Gas and Industry markets), as well as Domestic Sales:

· Review the selection of the pump equipment and accessories to be quoted. (Confirm what the Application Engineer from a Commercial Operations team or from a sales office has done).

· Once a selection has been made, he must estimate the sales price of the equipment, and advise it to the appropriate Application Engineer from a Commercial Operations team or from a sales office.

· Provide technical and commercial support to the Application Engineer from a Commercial Operations team or from a sales office.

· Estimate the most competitive cost, reviewing the worldwide sourcing and making sure that the cost and deliveries are supported.

Internally, working closely with local operations’s staff as follows:

· To coordinate the budget submittals to the operating areas of the factory, once an order is entered.

· To assist the Project Manager on any technical and commercial issues (resolution of issues related to customer’s PO scope and terms).

· Look for the development and professional growth of his own and his work team.

· Keep the Estimating Area as a confident cost source for the factory.

· To participate in creating a good working environment and keeping good relationships with other departments.

· Once an order is received, review it versus the proposal for identifying any deviations.

· To advise to Engineering Department alternates to improve designs in order to reduce costs.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering. Any age.

Strong skills on hydraulics and centrifugal pumps. Knowledgeable on engineered pump applications, market behavior, cost structure, and manufacturing processes.

Bilingual. English-Spanish.

High communication skills and interpersonal abilities.

Previous experience on a similar activity is desired, but not mandatory.

Desirable Skills:

Strong skills on hydraulics and centrifugal pumps. Knowledgeable on engineered pump applications, market behavior, cost structure, and manufacturing processes.

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:

20%

Primary Posting Location:

Santa Clara, MX

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Estimator

Job Posting Category:

Operations

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:

Yes

Auto req ID:

43626BR

Country:

Mexico

43626BR