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Manager, Research & Development - Itzehoe, Germany

Itzehoe, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

Posted: 13-Apr-2017

Ref#: 12345703892

Manager, R&D
Itzehoe, Germany

Position Description

R&D manager

Flowserve have a wide range of pump designs, sizes and special hydraulics in the portfolio to cover the widest range of customer requirements in the market. For the industrial product range is the intelligent technical standardization and modularization and the development of new cost optimized modular product solutions important for our competiveness in the industrial and process markets. The R&D manager with his team is responsible for the development of new pumps and pump options / solutions in the standardized / configured to order business in IPO. An important focus will be the complexity reduction by development intelligent technical solutions and modularization of designs in the IPO range of standard liquid pumps. The products are produced in several production sites worldwide, therefore are most of the projects integrated in an international environment. The position itself is located in Itzehoe in Germany.

Position Requirements

  • Master degree in mechanical engineering, or equivalent
  • Professional experience in the pump industry
  • Proven experience in project management and state of the art development tools
  • Complexity management capabilities
  • Leadership skills
  • Fluent German and English language


  • Guide and is responsible for R&D projects
  • Support BU’s and R&D teams in complexity optimization with modular technical solutions and modules
  • Support in technical Qualification of suppliers
  • Development of tools and procedures for R&D
  • Manage a team of R&D engineers
  • Responsible for the technology development of ring section and side channel pumps

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.

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