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Pump Design Engineer

Monroe, North Carolina
8 Sep 2022

Job Description and Responsibilities

Pump Design Engineer

BUSINESS: CIRCOR Pumps North America


DIRECT REPORTING: Engineering Manager

CIRCOR International (NYSE: CIR) is one of the world's leading providers of mission critical flow control products and services for the Industrial and Aerospace & Defense markets. The Company has a product portfolio of market-leading brands serving its customers' most demanding applications. CIRCOR markets its solutions directly and through various sales partners to more than 14,000 customers in approximately 100 countries. The Company has a global presence with approximately 3,200 employees and is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. For more information, visit the Company's investor relations website at

About our facility in Monroe, NC An ISO 9001-approved quality management system oversees production of high performance industrial three-screw pumps and three-screw pumps for Naval combat and support ships. This plant includes research and development. A fabrication facility is an integral part of the operation and uses qualified welders and weld procedures.

CIRCOR offers a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package most of which are effective Day 1 of employment. These include medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA, 401k with company match, company-paid life and disability, paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Position Summary -Pump Design Engineer

The Pump Design Engineer is the central point for engineering activity through the design and manufacturing of pumps made to customer or internal specifications.

As a Design Engineer, you will collaborate with customers, sales teams, application engineers, engineering project team members and management as necessary. You will efficiently utilize computer-aided engineering (CAE) systems, material requirements planning (MRP) systems, Engineering standards, and other analysis tools to execute orders, create bills of material (BOMs), design new products, and revise existing products.

Principal Activities

  • Creates CAE models, drawings, layouts, assembly instructions / visual guides, test specifications, BOMs and reports in support of customer orders.
  • Completes drawing checks and tolerance stack-ups, and drives the use and application of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Performs analysis of new design concepts, adapts concepts for success and produces analysis reports. Performs design verification and validation of custom order projects.
  • Supports the development of Engineering standards, design specifications, analysis methods, design verification and product validation methods, development plans and structures necessary for translating engineering knowledge into new product designs
  • Develops knowledge of industry standards / best practices, relevant specifications, codes, directives, guidelines which are related to the projects being undertaken.
  • Initiates and contributes to the creation of installation and operation instructions, care and maintenance instructions, assembly, visual aids and other customer facing documentation.
  • Looks for ways to improve value and reduce cost in the products, in order to increase competitive advantage and meet or exceed assigned cost reduction targets.
  • Strives to grow their technical expertise in the understanding and application of new methods technological developments, advanced concepts, principles, and methods, as assigned. When needed develops or improves analysis methods, tools and programs.
  • Interprets, organizes, executes and coordinates the timely completion of assignments.
  • Performs Pre- and Post-sale customer support as required.



Knowledge Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Solid Edge & CREO 3-D modelling tools or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of IFS (MRP/ERP system) or equivalent.
  • Experience with BOM structuring and modification
  • Strong working knowledge of ASME Y14.5 GD&T
  • Working knowledge of ISO tolerances
  • Working knowledge in Engineering Change Request/Order/Notice
  • Ability to work on cross-functional teams in the context of complex technical projects.
  • Ability to serve as a project or team leader when required by the task or situation, while modelling appropriate positive influence and consensus building skills.
  • Ability to create and present design, testing and other technical reports.
  • Working knowledge of Lean as applied to both Engineering and Manufacturing processes including Six Sigma, Kaizen, DFMEA, PPAP, VA/VE
  • Lean 6 sigma certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge of foundry, machine shop and fabrication practices
  • Ability to travel (10% Domestic & International).

Education & Experience

  • B.S. Eng in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 3-7 years of Engineering experience on industrial equipment (ideally fluids related).

CIRCOR is an EEO Employer of Females / Minorities / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities

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  • Job Reference: 706981593-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: CIRCOR International, Inc.
  • Location: Monroe, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application