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Senior Centrifugal Pump Engineer Shreveport, LA, United States and 2

Company: National Oilwell Varco
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:


  • Provide engineering support on mechanical equipment.
  • Drive accuracy, consistency, and on-time delivery of engineering deliverables including but not limited to designs, production/fabrication drawings, system schematics, component purchasing, software testing requirements, part numbers, bills of materials, work instructions, quality documents, and service manuals to be in alignment with manufacturing deadlines.
  • Perform stress analysis on mechanical component/systems.
  • Ensure design, engineering, and production of software and EP products meet customer specifications, quality expectations, performance criteria, and testing requirements.
  • Responsible for engineering technical support required for internal or remote manufacturing of the centrifugal pump parts and assemblies.
  • Ensure compliance with NOV standard engineering practices, achieve commonality across product line, and pursue continuous cost reduction.
  • Continuously improve engineering systems, processes, and policies.
  • Produce or check design layouts and detail drawings.
  • Create tolerance studies and check design documentation.
  • Research and specify purchased component parts.
  • Design component and system level test plans and test fixtures.
  • Generate engineering reports documenting design/analysis efforts and results.
  • Identify product improvements.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV company policies and procedures.
  • Engage in troubleshooting, technical support, customer service, and field service after the sale, acting as liaison with customer when necessary. - Maintain willingness to travel to field as necessary for customer support.
    Design and Development

    • Oversee design, engineering and production of equipment builds to meet customer specifications, quality expectations, performance criteria, testing requirements, and delivery expectations.
    • Drive technology development initiatives for market needs, quality improvement, cost reduction, and/or manufacturing efficiency gains.
    • Collaborate with engineering staff and sales team to design new products in accordance with customer requirements, written instructions, applicable standards, and specifications.
    • Develop, supervise, and evaluate test programs on new or existing products to ensure product validation is as representative as possible prior to product launch or unit shipment. -

      • To be the focal point for resolving major technical challenges and major project management changes that might have a significant impact to the build schedule.
      • Responsible for ensuring department are reporting any design changes which may have a cost or schedule impact to the relevant stakeholders.
      • Responsible for engaging with colleagues, customers, and stakeholders in gathering of voice of customer for new product development ideas.
      • Enhance and promote consistent communication between engineering groups.


        • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with 10 or more years of experience in the design of rotating equipment - Centrifugal pumps experience.
        • Working knowledge of how to administrate engineering and new product development projects within multidisciplinary teams.
        • High level of knowledge of equipment packaging design to include but not limited to hydraulic, electrical, and pneumatic systems along with manufacturing project management.
        • In depth understanding of engineering materials (metallic, non-metallic and additive) in an oil and gas manufacturing environment.
        • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook)
        • Proficient in CAD/CAE
        • Proficient user of mathematical worksheet software (e.g. Excel, Mathcad)
        • Advanced working knowledge of Solidworks 3D CAD or similar.
        • Understanding of Finite Element Analysis software.
        • Knowledge of engineering standards and procedures.
        • Mechanically inclined with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Strong attention to detail and highly motivated.
        • Work independently or in a design team setting.
        • Able to multitask on multiple projects.
        • Previous oilfield experience or familiarity preferred.
        • Have knowledge and experience working in or with an ISO and/or API Q1 certified manufacturing facility.
        • Working knowledge of industry specifications: API 6A, 7K, and/or 8C.


          • This job functions in multiple environments: office, manufacturing, and field (outdoors at customer locations). -
          • Annual travel can be up to 10% of the time, both domestic and international.
          • Physically able to travel to the field to monitor and troubleshoot equipment
          • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time while working in the manufacturing and field support roles. -


            • Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks (Priority Setting)
            • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks (Informing Others)
            • Can be counted on to take personal responsibility in challenging situations and be willing to engage in disputes to settle them equitably (Conflict Management)
            • Deals with corrective feedback in a manner that inspires accountability and self-redirection among colleagues and direct reports (Managerial courage)
            • Promotes a win-win ethos and inclusive team culture in line with business strategy (Building effective teams)
            • Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and often contradictory information to effectively solve problems (Manages Complexity)


              • Able to work locally at NOV's Shreveport facility
              • Able to support the facility's manufacturing projects as needed
              • Able to abide the quality directives and HS&E policies at the facility level.


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