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Flowserve Corporation Hydraulics Engineer in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

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:

Hydraulic engineering involves the application of the principles of fluid dynamics to the design and testing of centrifugal pumps. The hydraulic engineer ensures that the hydraulic components of the product are per internal standards and the customer specifications. Quality standards shall be maintained at an optimum level as well as correct materials to ensure fluid properties are compatible and proper machining can be performed in the construction of the product. The hydraulic engineer prepares and directs the preparation of hydraulic design documents such as impeller and volute layouts, performance maps and design calculations, mechanical stage layouts, and procurement drawings. Individuals in this role will develop and maintain proficiency and competency in hydraulic design and analysis, including standard analytical computations, 2D mechanical drafting, 3D modeling, and computational fluid dynamics.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Drive a culture based on Flowserve’s values and behaviors: people, safety, integrity, innovation, ownership and excellence.

  • Ensure product safety and regulatory compliance through implementation of rigorous design control procedures and protocols.

  • Foster cooperation between departments with respect to the development of new designs and/or extension of existing product lines.

  • Design new and modified pump hydraulic designs for optimum performance, range, and compliance with customer specifications

  • Through adherence to engineering standards and processes, this engineer will perform and supervise computer aided hydraulic design analysis using a variety of commercial and internally developed design tools

  • Review existing hydraulic designs and performances for applications and assist with selection and preliminary design for high profile projects.

  • Manages multiple projects involving complex designs, including oversight of support resources and seeking guidance from technical specialists


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 5-7 years of engineering experience in turbomachinery hydraulic engineering and design

  • Knowledge and understanding of technical fundamentals of hydraulic engineering related to turbomachinery.

  • Strong and effective interpersonal skills

  • Good organizational skills and ability to independently manage multiple and conflicting priorities.

  • Accountability and execution for completing work timely

  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment

  • Knowledge of mechanical design including fluid dynamics, mechanics of materials, drawing and machining practices, and modern manufacturing techniques

  • Willingness to travel up to 15%.

Preferred Experience / Skills: Preferred Experience/Characteristics:

  • Preferred experience with hydraulic design of large centrifugal pumps for the power, desalination, Oil and Gas, and chemical industries.

  • Prefer skillset should include 2D and 3D drafting and modeling and CFD simulation experience.

  • Prefer experience in production environment including familiarity with drawing interpretation, GD&T, and component inspection processes

    Primary Posting Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania US

Job Advertising Title: Hydraulics Engineer

Job Posting Category: Engineering/R&D

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 52572BR

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