Flowserve Corporation Regional Planning Manager 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.

Position Description:

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.

Position Requirements:

  • 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.


  • Bachelor's degree in a manufacturing relevant area

  • Business English language proficiency

  • Professional certification in Inventory Management and/or Supply Chain Management

  • 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%)

  • Certified Lean Practitioner

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

  • 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

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Regional Planning Manager

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Primary Posting Location:

Budapest, Hungary

Job Posting Category:

Supply Chain

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:


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