Smiths Group is looking for a Customer Reliability Engineer (Kansas City, MO region)
Customer Reliability Engineer (Kansas City, MO region) Location: North America, USA, Kansas City Ref: JOHNCRANENA01708 Division: John Crane Job Function: Sales Job Description Works on-site at a customer facility located in Kansas City, MO region and directly coordinates, schedules and participates in work with the Customer and local John Crane Sales Representative to comply with the MRP Contract. Troubleshoots by investigating problems related to product performance and application specific criteria. Makes less complex and routine seal and equipment recommendations utilizing standard engineering judgment and responsibility to resolve customer inquiries. Travel will be up to 25%. Duties & Responsibilities Reviews applications and makes recommendations. Troubleshoots applications and analyzes, evaluates, and rectifies seal operation problems and failures. Communicates orally and in writing with company personnel providing feedback, recommendations, and technical assistance. May include making technical presentations to management. Solves problems on existing installations regarding material changes or modifications of equipment, seal, or auxiliary equipment. Reviews overall seal and component part materials, proposals, layouts, installation, assembly and detail drawings. Prepares reports and recommendations to management and assist in development and management of partnership programs. Devise and recommend new approaches to problems encountered in assignment. Observes and reports field performance results; collects and evaluates customer data, while working with local John Crane office and sales representatives. Additional duties as assigned. Diversity & Inclusion We believe that different perspectives and backgrounds are what make a company flourish. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, economic status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristics. We are proud to be an inclusive company with values grounded in equality and ethics, where we celebrate, support, and embrace diversity. The Individual Bachelor of Science in Engineering, prefer mechanical engineer discipline. 1 years of experience, internships do apply. Working with mechanical seals, rotating equipment is highly preferred. Strong knowledge of personal computers, MS Office, and machining practices. Moderate level of understanding of the financial aspects of a manufacturing operation. Capable of handling multiple priorities simultaneously in a high-stress environment. Excellent written and verbal business communication. Excellent training, leadership, facilitation, influencing, negotiating, and interpersonal skills. 25% Travel is necessary. About Smiths At Smiths we apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver market-leading innovative solutions that meet our customers’ evolving needs, and touch the lives of millions of people every day. We are a FTSE100, global business of around 14,600 colleagues, based in 50+ countries. Our solutions have a real impact on lives across the planet, enabling industry, improving healthcare, enhancing security, advancing connectivity and supporting new homes. Our products and services are often critical to our customer s’ operations, while our proprietary technology and high service levels help create competitive advantage. We welcome colleagues with a curious mind, who are happy with responsibility, enjoy a challenge and are attracted by the idea of working at a business with a 170+ year history of innovation, and five global divisions, all experts in their field. About John Crane John Crane is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products, including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, filtration systems and digital diagnostics technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. Global reported revenue for fiscal year 2021 was in excess of $1 billion USD. John Crane is part of Smiths Group, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.