Flowserve Corporation Manager, Commercial Operations in Coimbatore, India

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 Requirements:

· Hire, on-board, train, develop and engage quoting resources, while providing daily guidance in support of performance goals. Draft development plans and provide feedback to ensure team members are growing their capabilities.

· Lead and manage a team of quoting resources and team leads in the consistent generation of high quality, on time, value priced proposals, as well as clean order transfers.

· Ensure process compliance and training related to customer facing policies and procedures, as well as proper oversight of team members relative to enforcement.

· Engage in the creation and implementation of best practices (how to quote more effectively, reducing cycle times of proposals, improving hit-rate, etc...) aimed at improving the acquisition and execution of opportunities, while using expertise to improve the effectiveness of team members.

· Enhance performance by analyzing and measuring performance metrics to ensure that resources are effectively utilized and optimized, while managing workload across the team.

· Coordinate and lead interface with applicable stakeholders to ensure effective collaboration and clear communication on activities.

· Manage expenses for area of responsibility while ensuring resources are utilized effectively. Participate in department budget setting and monitoring throughout the year.

· Enhance process compliance related to application of tools, systems, and customer facing policies and procedures.

· Embrace the Flowserve values and ensure that all team members are effectively engaged

· Lead project coordination calls and develop sales strategies on projects

  • Support market level price tracking on core Flowserve products


· BSME degree or equivalent. 10+ years of commercial front-end and/or comparable sales/customer facing experience, with cross-functional/platform experience preferred.

· Prior supervisory and leadership experience required. Demonstrated leadership style which encourages a collaborative atmosphere and places a high value on employee engagement.

· Excellent organizational skills and a proven track record of achieving objectives and challenging goals.

· Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills both written and verbal.

· Proven attention to detail and process oriented mindset with results driven background.

· Moderate knowledge of Flowserve's industry and portfolio coupled with both technical and commercial expertise.

· Experience with commercial contracts and terms and conditions is preferred.

· Continuous improvement mindset and high degree of comfort with analytical tools and related technologies.

· Some travel will be required.

Position Description:

The Commercial Operations Manager is responsible for leading a team of quoting resources, including matrix resources where applicable, to ensure we are delivering a professional customer-facing experience. The resources are typically regional, sub-regional and/or local, and the role is heavily involved in strategy guidance and prioritization, cross-functional coordination, and overall support and development of team members. This role typically reports to a Commercial Operations Director. This role will report direct to the Commercial Operations Director in the region.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Manager, Commercial Operations

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Primary Posting Location:

Coimbatore, IN

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Employment Type:

Full time

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