Flowserve Corporation Process Architect and Enablers Global Workstream Leader 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:

Basic Function:

The Flowserve 2.0 Transformation is organized into Global Workstreams. The Process Architect and Enablers Global Workstream is chartered to provide oversight to the definition and implementation of cross-functional business processes, data dictionary, and the associated strategic IT initiatives that are critical enablers to the other Global Workstreams.

The Process Architect and Enablers Global Workstream Leader is responsible for integrating and managing business process definition across all other workstreams, and for managing the Enablers Workstream’s pipeline of Initiatives.

Nature and Scope:

  • Responsible for collaborating and facilitating all global workstreams with respect to process definition, clarification of roles and responsibilities, definition of key data elements, and functional requirements for process automation

  • Overseeing and managing the portfolio of IT-enablement projects within the Enablement Workstream

  • Provides leadership for the network of the Initiative Owners chartered to execute delivery of assigned initiatives within the Workstream portfolio

Principal Accountabilities:

Serves as an enterprise-minded Flowserve 2.0 Change Leader

  • Leads by example and role-models Flowserve’s values of People, Integrity, Ownership, Safety, Innovation and Excellence

Responsible for coordinating, rationalizing, and integrating business processes

  • Collaborates with Workstream Leaders from the Commercial, Growth, Product Rationalization, Aftermarket, Operations, Supply Chain, and G&A workstreams to ensure:

  • Business processes are being fully defined and articulated

  • Business processes are documented in a consistent and easy-to-understand format

  • Inputs and Outputs from individual business processes in one workstream are defined consistently with the matching Output and Inputs from the mating business processes in another workstream

  • Roles and Responsibilities defined in the context of an individual business process are consistent and complete considering those defined in other business processes

  • The business rules and policy declarations required for each business process are captured and documented consistent with Flowserve’s policy framework

  • Process automation requirements (i.e. IT functional requirements) for each business process are properly captured and documented, and synchronized with the associated IT enablement program (i.e. system implementation)

Responsible for managing the pipeline of IT enablement Initiatives

  • Provides courageous leadership and diligent oversight of the combined portfolio of Enablement Workstream projects to ensure:

  • effective scope definition & control,

  • business case development & approval,

  • planning & execution,

  • resource management,

  • integration with other workstreams & initiatives,

  • risk mitigation,

  • pro-active removal of barriers,

  • value tracking & realization

  • Challenges the status quo by finding opportunities – leave no stone unturned

  • Pushes Initiatives relentlessly forward by supporting, coaching and challenging Initiative Owners and other stakeholders

  • Drives the Transformation process day to day

  • Is results-driven, non-bureaucratic and removes time-wasting tasks

  • Is the focal point for Initiative Owners within the Workstream

  • Holds self and others accountable for committed actions during and outside TO meetings

  • Ability to critically review and improve initiatives – pushing to accelerate dates and capture full value

Collaborates within the Transformation Office on behalf of the Workstream

  • Prepares materials for weekly TO meetings

  • Acts as the communications point between Initiative Owners and the TO

  • Collates the team’s content requiring Steering Committee decisions/updates to achieve required decisions and next steps

Key interactions

  • Attends weekly Workstream TO meetings with Initiative Owners and Workstream Sponsor

  • Regular working sessions with Initiative Owners, TO Finance Director and Workstream Sponsor as needed

  • Regular (multiple times weekly) “stand up” meetings with Initiative Owners to drive progress and surface issues, coaches Initiative Owners

  • Resolves issues & roadblocks or escalates them to the Workstream Sponsor or CTO for resolution

Position Requirements:


  • Respected leader within the organization

  • Proven track record of influencing and leading

  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix organizational structure, multi-task, and prioritize in high pressure, time-constrained situations

  • Strong program/project management skills with proven success in effectively leading complex programs/projects involving cross-functional and global teams

  • Demonstrated ability to lead geographically dispersed teams with culturally diverse membership

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration and decision making skills

  • Ability to coach others and to execute on short intervals

  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills combined with exceptional business and financial acumen

  • Excellent team-building, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to identify issues, generate and evaluate alternatives and implement solutions

  • Flexibility and ability to anticipate change and respond to Transformation Office needs and priorities with agility

  • Demonstrated track record of process improvements and implementation of best practices

  • Business / Functional Transformation experience preferred

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Process Architect and Enablers Global Workstream Leader

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Job Posting Category:

Information Technology

Primary Posting Location:



United States of America

Employment Type:

Full time

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