Application Engineer (M/W/D) in Villach, Austria

Flowserve Corporation

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 Control Valves GmbH, formerly Schmidt Armaturen, based in Villach / Carinthia, the southernmost province of Austria, supplies more than 10,000 control valves every year. High-quality control valves are developed and produced at our Villach Plant. These control valve systems are mainly used in process engineering applications such as in the chemical, petrochemical, refinery, oil & gas, power plants, process industry as well as in the energy sector and water management. The number of employees has increased considerably in recent years. There are currently more than 250 employees, 50% of whom work in production and the other 50% in sales, project management, technology, development, purchasing, quality assurance, finance, and human resources.

Entry opportunity as “Application Engineer” (M/F/T)

For our valve plant in Villach, we are looking for a qualified employee who we would like to develop into an “Application Engineer” (M/F/T).

After you have completed our internal training as an “Application Engineer”, you will take on responsibility for your own area after around 6 months and work closely with our sales force. We are a young, dynamic team and are looking for an charismatic, communicative and passionate employee (m/f) who is also resilient and willing to contribute to the success of the company. Convince us with your application and let us know your desired salary.

Your area of ​​responsibility:

In this challenging position you are responsible for the technical and commercial preparation of offers and are a competent contact person for our customers. You act as a link between the sales force, customers, engineering, purchasing, materials management, and production.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include

  • Technical and commercial preparation of quotations using and following current process descriptions and instructions.

  • Review of technical specifications in collaboration with other departments

  • Customer support and related internal and external communication

  • Clear and clean handover of the ordered quotes in compliance with the specified guidelines

  • Active participation in improving our quality standards


  • Sound technical training, preferably in the field of mechanical engineering (HTL / FH / UNI)

  • Commercial knowledge or commercial understanding

  • Professional experience would be an advantage

  • Very good written and spoken English and German (business communication) skills

  • Confident handling of the MS Office package

  • Communicative personality and professional, customer-oriented handling of internal and external customers

  • Organizational talent, assertiveness, goal orientation

  • Independent and structured way of working

  • Resilient and success-oriented

  • Willingness to travel (approx. 10%)

What we offer:

  • Future security with annual savings

  • Canteen with subsidized meals

  • Flextime regulations

  • Subsidized company events and activities

  • Works council

  • Free parking

  • Subsidized clothing campaigns and much more….

The salary for this position depends on your education and experience.

Required information pursuant to section 9 of the Austrian Treatment Act (GleichbehandlungsG): Minimum yearly gross remuneration as per collective agreement from € 41.390,02 p.a. upwards – overpayment depending on qualifications and professional experience. In addition, we offer you numerous social benefits, a very pleasant working atmosphere and good teamwork.

Req ID : R-3700

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