Flowserve Corporation Regional Planning Manager 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:

The Regional Planning Manager is responsible for regional FLS Inventory, setting global planning policies, and procedures across the Enterprise with primary focus to reduce net working capital while maintaining customer service levels. Responsible for establishing and communicating best practices across the FLS corporation, for setting inventory reduction strategies, and world class planning processes and systems.


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

  • Create standard policies and 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 10 years’ working experience in manufacturing environment using ERP systems and in a senior supply chain or equivalent role.

  • Solid leadership experience

  • International experience working in a matrixed organization

  • Proven track record of leading continuous improvement activities

  • Commercially astute and able to manage, analyze and interpret financial data

  • Experienced in ERP systems (preferably SAP)

  • Flexible and mobile (travelling circa 40%)

  • Strategic and Innovative thinker

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

  • Certified Lean Practitioner preferred

  • A second spoken language (eg. Spanish, French, German, Italian) preferred

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Regional Planning Manager

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United States of America

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Full time

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