Flowserve Corporation 3D Scanning Technician in Dayton, Ohio

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.

Position Description:

Responsible for 3D scanning, 3D measurement and data processing for inspection and reverse engineering projects performed at suppliers, warehouses or at Flowserve site locations using Rommer & Faro Arm as well Creaform Handyscann

Key responsibilities:

  • Be accountable for delivering quality project results along with Category Manager by executing assignments per predetermined scopes of work.

  • Efficiently report relevant project information, analysis of pattern condition, project milestones, and status updates.

  • Acquire geometry of product or objects for Reverse Engineering or Inspection as requested

  • Perform dimensional high definition 3D laser scanning surveys for the documentation of FLS patterns, castings, re-engineering projects, QA dimensional reports etc.

  • Ensure consistency in the storage, maintenance and distribution of 3D pointcloud/CAD information in Windchill for use across the business units.

  • Working with Engineering to clean the raw scan data to ensure accurate production of 2D CAD drawings and 3D Models from the 3D laser scanning surveys.

  • Balance periods of survey time on site with office based time processing, quality checking and distributing the registered data

  • Work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment and be able to elicit co-worker and inter-department cooperation.

  • Adhere to local HS&E, Quality operating procedures when off-site

  • Undertake training and self-learning to enhance own prospects.

  • Provide good stewardship of company assets and resources.

  • Acquire geometry of tooling into an acceptable. stl file

  • Maintain equipment in excellent condition recording adjustments, repairs

  • Assure equipment is calibrated and verified before use

  • Plan and schedule daily, weekly and monthly work and travel

  • Report geometry acquired and schedule daily (Production Report) Archive Captured geometry in specified electronic location

  • Refine .stl when required into clean .stl or .stp/iges/x_t files

  • Post the scan to acceptable condition

  • Overlay object scans for dimensional Inspection

  • Position will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Position Requirements:


Minimum requirements include an A.S.in Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Engineer Technician or Equivalent


2+ years previous technical experience operating portable arm scanners, laser trackers, or other types of 3D scanning systems is highly desired.

Direct experience working with Laser Scanners and associated software.

Utilize basic hand measuring instruments (caliper, micrometer, scale)


3D Modeling Software Qualification- Soldiworks, Inventor or equivalent required

Perform geometry acquisition in adverse environments (limited heating and A/C)

Basic Software-Word, Excel, Powerpoint Experience in 2D & 3D CAD.

Experience working with 3D point clouds

Proven capability in quickly learning new programs, methods, and equipment as well as very strong general computer hardware and software skills

Manufacturing Processes

Understanding of Foundry pattern design and manufacture a plus

Understanding of Manufacturing Processes

Ability to work effectively and independently with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in field, supporting high definition laser scanning operations.

Self-motivated, exceptional attention for detail, excellent communication skills.

Proficient in written and verbal English


Must have a valid driver's license and be at least 21 years of age for car rental purposes.

Ability to lift, operate and travel with heavy equipment.

Travel nationally and internationally for extended periods (weeks)


Experience in Vxelement, Geomagic, (not essential training given) is preferred

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

3D Scanning Technician

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Primary Posting Location:

Dayton, Ohio US

Job Posting Category:



United States of America

Employment Type:

Full time

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