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Senior Training Specialist - Mechanical Seals & Systems

Company: Flowserve
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you're searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve's position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

Reporting to the Educational Services Regional Training Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible to administer all aspects related to Mechanical Seal and Sealing Systems training programs within the region.

The Sr. Training Specialist will work with management and support resource requirements including facilities and materials. The candidate will administer all metrics, desired course outcomes, evaluations and feedback. He/she will establish common processes and methodologies to ensure the effectiveness of educational program design and delivery.

Training programs will be delivered at Flowserve facilities and/or at customer's location within the region. Training programs will be delivered in-person instructor led or on a virtual platform. Technical training programs focus on, operation, maintenance and reliability of Mechanical Seals and systems.

Responsibilities & Requirements:


The Sr. Training Specialist, Mechanical Seals and Sealing Systems will be responsible for the following key accountabilities;

  • Facilitate training courses and programs in the field of Mechanical Seals and Sealing Systems;

  • Mechanical Seal Selection and Application

  • Seal System Selection and Application

  • Mechanical Seal Engineering & Design

  • Installation, Operation, Maintenance and Trouble Shooting

  • Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

  • RCA Level 1 - Symptom Identification

  • RCA Level 2 - Seal Component Failure Analysis

  • RCA Level 3 - Process & Investigation

  • Deliver various combinations, of classroom and hands-on instruction, instructor led or virtual.

  • Perform assessments of the participant's knowledge and skills level.

  • Support the development of training curriculums based on the outcome of the knowledge and skills assessments and assist in the development of training materials, documents and hands-on training props.

  • Act as a subject matter expert on Mechanical Seals and Sealing systems supporting the Global Materials Development Group when required.

  • Work closely with materials management to define and agree upon program competence standards and recommended working processes and procedures to ensure the most efficient and effective training.

  • Establish and maintain close working relationships with other internal departments and functions to promote the best interests of Flowserve Corporation, specifically the AMSS Mechanical Seal and Systems groups.

  • Continuously monitor progress and provide regular feedback to customer and Flowserve training group.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate will have;

  • A bachelor's degree in engineering with 8 - 10 years of experience gained within relevant industry with at least 10 years of field experience or;

  • 10 - 15 years of experience in a sales related function, specializing in Mechanical Seals and Sealing Systems.

  • Must have a passion for teaching and working with people. The ability to entertain an audience and prior training experience is a plus.

  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills and a high standard of written and spoken English as well as strong PC skills and experience with Microsoft Windows, Word, and PowerPoint are required.

  • Additional language skills would be plus.

  • Must have strong experience with rotating equipment (Centrifugal Pumps, Compressors and Turbines).

  • Demonstrate a working style which is team oriented.

  • Able to work effectively with high degrees of self-management making decisions around priorities.

  • Ability to work closely with customers either face to face or be telephone and is a good verbal and written communicator with a confident and positive manner.

  • Understanding of SHE and OSHA regulations.

  • Position requires up to 60% travelling within the region; and occasionally other regions as needed).

Position Location:

  • The successful candidate will be located within the United States or Canada.

  • A preference is to be close to a Flowserve Manufacturing plant or QRC. (not a requirement).

Job Advertising Title: Senior Training Specialist - Mechanical Seals & Systems

Primary Posting Location: Irving, Texas US

Preferred Experience / Skills: N/A

Keywords: Flowserve, Irving , Senior Training Specialist - Mechanical Seals & Systems, Other , Irving, Texas

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