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Flowserve Corporation Sales Engineer in Houston, Texas

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!

Flowserve is a world-leading manufacturer and aftermarket service provider of comprehensive flow control systems. Driven by our Purpose, we are committed to building a more sustainable future to make the world better for everyone. With more than 16,000 employees in more than 50 countries, we combine our global reach with local presence. We support more than 10,000 customers worldwide, creating products to meet the needs of our customers who are supplying energy, fresh water, pharmaceuticals and other essentials to consumers, businesses and governments globally.

Join a company where the people challenge themselves to approach each situation with ingenuity and creativity to help provide our customers with the most innovative flow control products and services. You will be part of a team known for its industry-leading talent, unparalleled portfolio, and unmatched commitment to customer success. Flowserve’s culture promotes recognition and rewards creativity, hard work, and commitment. We invite you to put your talents and career in motion at Flowserve

Role Summary:

As a Sales Engineer, you are responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with key EPC customers and trade organizations, understanding and solidifying purchase agreements, customer alliances and market trends. You will also develop a keen understanding of Flowserve operations to enhance selling effectiveness and coordinate selling efforts with other internal and/or 3rd party selling channel partners.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

  • Drive bookings levels to meet and/or exceed assigned bookings goal

  • Maintain regular, planned communication with key customers in the area you support

  • Develop and implement marketing plans aligned with regional sales objectives to support organizational goals

  • Serve customers as a primary contact for all business dealings, ensuring all customer concerns are being addressed including proposals, deliveries, repairs, quality, warranty claims, etc.

  • Educate customers on the quality, features and uses of our products through the full use of the company’s marketing materials

  • Collaborate with application engineers, customer service, and manufacturing to ensure customers’ needs are met

  • Knowledge of the design and operational requirements of control valves and automated on-off valves

  • Skilled at product demonstrations, presentations and business writing

  • Proficient in technology such as Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Maintain organized records, including regular reports, quotes, status, actuals, expenses, etc.

  • Demonstrate financial acumen to discuss business decisions, particularly return on investment in support of solution selling

  • Able to work independently, efficiently and communicate productively with others

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • Sales experience with control valves and automated on-off valves

  • Experience in the oil & gas, power, paper and chemical industries, and EPC project business activities

  • Training in sales techniques, negotiations and business finance

  • Demonstrated skills in leading meetings, including setting agendas, preparing, facilitating discussions and assigning follow-up activities

  • Ability to lead root cause failure analysis and communicate results

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Project management experience is a plus

  • BS or BA Degree in a relevant field and/or 5-7 years of relevant experience

Flowserve offers competitive pay, annual bonuses, medical benefits on day 1, generous paid vacation time, paid holidays, 401(k) and many other excellent benefits.

Req ID : R-8814

Job Family Group : Sales

Job Family : SA Sales

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers. Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

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