Flowserve Corporation Human Resources Manager in Etten-Leur, Netherlands

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.


  • Understand the Flowserve business including long-term strategy and near-term initiatives.

  • Be able to articulate and execute HR contributions to these objectives.

  • Think strategically, anticipate challenges and address issues that benefit the organization, enhance the organization or resolve potential problems.

  • Demonstrates understanding of HR practices and policies, and that of nuances and/or legal restrictions within scope of responsibility.

  • Practice and demonstrate a high level of technical HR knowledge, skill and expertise, including company programs, policies, legal, theory and tools.

  • Partner with peers to share and leverage best practices that can be applied on a broader scale for greater impact.

  • Develops an HR team culture where initiative thrives, accountability is owned and team members are fully engaged.

  • Empowers others by giving them responsibility and authority, while providing guidance and support.

  • Fosters open communications and seeks the ideas and opinions of others, keeping “big picture” in mind during problem solving/decision making.

  • Maintains control and composure during periods of stress; doesn’t pass on stress to others.

  • Helps team members understand the need for change and helps them adapt to change.

  • Utilizing PC-based tools to extract and analyze date, and make/present data-basedrecommendations to stakeholders.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resource management or related field.

  • Prior experience and knowledge in above accountabilities per below Guideline.

  • Minimum of 5 years managerial experience, preferably with multiple direct reports.

  • Candidate must be experienced in managing Labour Relations in a highly complex environment; he/she also needs to have a proven track record in managing change processes.

  • Ability to understand the need for change and adapt to change.

  • Displays a high energy level and sense of urgency for getting things accomplished; shows a bias towards action.

  • Able to make sense of issues, identify and solve problems.

  • Able to convince others on proposed courses of action.

  • The ability to manage, manipulate and interpret data including employee records and financial metrics to ensureaccuracy and the ability to inform ongoing functional and business priorities.

Position Description:

HR Professional Services is responsible for the application of Human Resources knowledge, tools, policies and programs to further the success of the business, the development of talent, and compliance with internal/external requirements.

Servicing the entirety of the organization from Senior Leaders to individual contributors, HR Professional services provides and sustains the processes and necessary HR support to positively affect the entire Talent Life Cycle.

HR support provided by Professional Services is comprehensive in nature for people managers, supplying all the HR Services needed to move their organization forward, supported and enhanced by HR Centers of Expertise, my HR portal / ask HR tools, and Business Partner support for strategic talent priorities.

Through dispersed Regional/Country/Facility assignments, Professional Services also provides localized insights and knowledge that further the understanding, sustainability, impact and ultimate success of HR practices, tools, programs and policies.

The HR Manager is responsible for Benelux, Hungary and Austria and will be based in Etten-Leur, in The Netherlands.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Human Resources Manager

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Primary Posting Location:

Etten-Leur, NL

Job Posting Category:

Human Resources

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:




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