Flowserve Corporation Business Process Lead - Manufacturing Planning in IRVING, Texas

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:

Business Process Lead is responsible for designing and implementing best practice planning tools and practices. These tools and practices will enable Flowserve plants to reduce inventory, improve OTD, improve speed, reduce cost, and improve forecasting. Responsible for MPS, MRP & Scheduling best practices, focus will be on clean master data, and effective governance models to ensure MRP & ERP systems are accurate.


  • Develop best in class planning tools, practices & governance models across region.

  • Create procedures for all Platforms to follow that will drive improvements in net working capital, speed, OTD, and delivery performance.

  • Analyze trends, implement root cause analysis and ensure continuous improvement.

  • Set and report KPI's, backlog, and inventory forecasts.

  • Regular meetings with Platform leaders to coordinate improvements and correct deviation from process.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a manufacturing relevant area

  • Minimum 5 years’ working experience in manufacturing environment using ERP systems and in a planning role.

  • Solid process understanding and governance

  • International experience working in a matrixed organization

  • Proven track record of leading business improvements

  • Experienced in ERP systems (preferably SAP)

  • Flexible and mobile (travelling circa 40%)

  • Planning - develops effective plans to support long-term business objectives

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Business Process Lead - Manufacturing Planning

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United States of America

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