I am working as a Product Engineer in the Special Products group of Fisher Controls in Marshalltown, Iowa. As a Product Engineer, I am responsible for answering and providing engineering input to inquiries from sales and manufacturing worldwide for many of Fisher’s largest sliding stem product lines.

An example of an NPS 30 ET valve that I am currently responsible for

These questions range from sales quotes for customers to manufacturing problems, to field support issues. As Fisher has been around since the 1880s, this presents many unique challenges, especially supporting products that were designed and sold before desktop computers were available.

Additionally, as part of Special Products, I work on engineering special orders, which often contain unique material, temperature, pressure, or other requirements.