Flowserve Corporation Manager Demand Management - EMA in Budapest, Hungary

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.




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 organisation

Proven track record of leading continuous improvement activities

Commercially astute and able to manage, analyse 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

Project Management – applies a disciplined process for planning, organizing and controlling work initiatives

Demonstrates strong influencing and collaboration skills

Strong communication skills; able to communicate with diverse groups and individuals at all levels across different locations and functions


Professional certification in Inventory Management and/or Supply Chain Management

Certified Lean Practioner

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

Position Requirements:

· Develop best in class demand management 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 Description:

In order to strengthen our ability to deliver on time and optimize our materials management, we have created a new organization, Execution Systems & Materials Management within Operational Excellence. The immediate task of this Enterprise level organization is to work with all Flowserve platforms to drive down past-due backlog, improve on-time delivery, and to optimize inventory management to decrease our working capital levels.

Manager Demand Management is responsible for regional demand management across all product families. The primary focus is on developing a regional manufacturing forecast at the product family and material levels, that feed into MPS process. Also, develop and maintain the sales order scheduling process to ensure accurate forecast consumption and on time delivery, and material availability processes. This position is responsible for forecast levels, accuracy, on time delivery, inventory, support inventory reduction strategies, and world class demand management processes and systems. Collaboration across functions will be required, including working with IT to develop forecasting tools and reporting capabilities. This position will work with the manufacturing locations to establish material forecasts, forecast consumption procedures, material availability checks, and sales order management & scheduling processes within the ERP system.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Manager Demand Management - EMA

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Primary Posting Location:

Budapest, Hungary

Job Posting Category:

Supply Chain

Employment Type:

Full time

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