Current Position: Jim Saucerman is the Engineering Manager for the Analysis & Design teams, joining Barber-Nichols in June 2021.
History: Over the past 16 years Jim worked on rotating equipment at Flowserve Corporation, where he grew from being a Product Development Engineer to most recently being the North America Aftermarket Engineering Manager. In his roles with Flowserve, he led both design and engineering teams throughout North America with a heavy focus on the development of products for oil exploration, refining and transportation, nuclear power generation, and the aerospace and defense business sectors. Two of his proudest moments in his career; Jim led the development of the Abeyance Seal which was developed to prevent a nuclear reactor core meltdown during a station blackout event and most recently celebrated the success of the mechanical seals that took flight on Virgin Orbit’s Tubular Bells launch.
Education: Jim earned his MBA from Redlands University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He also holds a Professional Engineering License in the state of California.
Interests: During his free time, family is most important to Jim and he enjoys time with his wife, 3 children, and little French Bulldog. They all enjoy outdoor adventures and look forward to building their first snowman as a family in Colorado.