Flowserve Corporation Sales Engineer in Rancho Dominguez, California

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 Description:

The Sales Engineer will sell Flowserve mechanical seals and pumps to existing and new customers who are primarily in the oil and chemical industries in Southern California and Hawaii. The Sales Engineer will promote Flowserve’s products and demonstrate a value proposition to our customers by establishing long-term business relationships. The Sales Engineer will create a lasting competitive advantage for Flowserve by understanding our products and their applications in our customers’ business plans and operations. The Sales Engineer will look to the future by identifying opportunities, developing marketing plans, and achieving increased sales over time. The position is based in Rancho Dominguez, CA.

· Maintain regular, planned communication with key customers in the territory. Make direct, in-person sales calls. Respond quickly and thoroughly to customers’ inquiries.

· Stay engaged and informed about customers’ key projects. Demonstrate an understanding of the needs and wants of the customer and Flowserve so as to establish win-win relationships that support negotiations.

· Provide additional value to customers through up-to-date technical and hands-on knowledge and expertise of mechanical seals and pumps design, parts, manufacturing, and applications. Proactively engage with customers in discussions to resolve their technical challenges.

· Inform customers about the quality and features of our products through the full use of the company’s marketing materials. Train customers in the features and uses of our products.

· Achieve sales objectives, including bookings and growth.

· Maintain organized records. Prepare regular reports as required regarding customer contacts, quotes, status, actuals, etc.

· Develop and implement marketing plans aligned with regional sales objectives that support larger organizational goals. Prepare quarterly updates on progress to yearly objectives.

· Collaborate effectively with the supporting organizations of Flowserve, including the customer service, engineering, and operations departments to insure quality, on-time delivery to our customers.

Position Requirements:

· BS in Mechanical Engineering, or similar technical degree, required

· Knowledge of the design and operational requirements of mechanical seals, and rotating equipment, specifically pumps, required

· Over 3 years of relevant experience required, with experience in the oil, power, or chemical industries strongly desired.

· Demonstrated successful track record of self-initiated, sustained sales skills highly preferred

· Must project a strong customer focus and professional presentation

· Flexible multi-tasker with good follow-through and the ability to meet urgent deadlines

· Must communicate with positive impact. Skilled at group presentations. Effective writing skills

· Experienced solving problems in a group setting, able to lead a root cause failure analysis and communicate the results

· Ability to work in a team environment

· Must be able to travel to locations requiring overnight stays

· Active driver’s license with good driving record required

· Some physical activity required (e.g., walking large customer sites, lifting at least 25 lbs, and ascending/descending ladders and staircases in multi-story facilities)


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Primary Posting Location:

Rancho Dominguez, California US

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Sales Engineer

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United States of America

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Full time

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