Flowserve Corporation Temporary HR Representative Professional Services (Maternity Cover) in Desio, Italy

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 Requirements:

HR Process/Practice Leader : Partner with people leaders and employees to fully implement Regional and Global HR practices and policy to ensure FLS values are maintained and HR strategy is advanced.

Talent Acquirer : Execute talent acquisition strategies/processes to meet needs of supported operations.

Talent Developer : Provide professional-level training and coaching to individuals and teams using developed FLS processes and tools. Management

Coach : Coach and advise people leaders supported in daily application and development of leadership competence required to effectively manage their direct reports and teams.


  1. Attract/Acquire

a. Facilitate recruitment at all levels to meet future talent demands of the business. Support COEs in broader Company branding and diversity recruiting initiatives.

b. Manage requisition workflow including accuracy/quality of position descriptions, appropriate titling/leveling assignment, and overall data accuracy.

c. Partner with talent acquisition resources to fill open positions with high-quality candidates; support the hiring process via interviews, offer generation/approval, and escalation of hard-to-fill requisitions.

d. Develop hiring manager capabilities in selection tools/processes to enable the best hiring decisions possible. Contribute to selection process for managerial/other key hiring decisions.

e. Support integration of new associates related to mergers/acquisitions in area of responsibility (if required).

  1. Engage/Direct

a. Manage day to day Works Council/Union relationships.

b. Coach employees and managers on performance/personnel issues and dispute resolution

c. Approve written employee actions including performance improvement plans and progressive disciplines; seek additional review from Center of Expertise and Legal as needed

d. Investigate grievances/complaints related to disciplinary actions, discrimination, harassment and workplace violence; protect confidentiality and sensitivity of investigation details. Engage in other investigations as directed by Ethics function.

e. Support site-level employee engagement initiatives including survey participation; drive employee and manager accountability for plans to monitor and improve engagement

f. Provide initial counsel to managers regarding compensation (e.g., pay adjustment, promotion, etc.) and benefits requests (e.g., expatriate relocation/perquisites); escalate to the appropriate HR and business leaders for final approval

  1. Advance/Develop

a. Counsel Managers on deployment of the performance management process, and influence improved compliance and effectiveness.

b. Ensure compliance with Performance Culture objectives, actively encouraging robust performance differentiation with supported managers.

c. Deliver COE-supplied training content specified by the Corporation, or other programs as directed in support of approved location/platform initiatives.

  1. Separate/Plan

a. Propose/Review termination requests for compliance with FLS process, and to ensure effective management of FLS risks.

b. Plan/Execute approved change programs in area of responsibility

c. Maintain local exit interview process to collect feedback from departing associates to identify potential improvement opportunities.


Proven HR generalist experience, preferably within a global multi national and manufacturing organization.

The successful contributor in this role should demonstrate high level of proficiency in the following:

  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of HR practices and policies, and that of nuances and/or legal restrictions within Italy.

  • 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

  • Utilizing Microsoft office suite of tools to extract and analyze data, and make/present data-based recommendations to stakeholders.

Key Competencies:

Finding Solutions, Serving the Customer, Operating Effectively and Influencing Others

Position Description:

This HR Generalist role is responsible for the local delivery and execution of HR programs and policies as well as providing day-to-day HR support for people managers within the Flowserve EPO operations in Italy (Desio). Working closely with Centers of Expertise (CoEs) and Regional Service Delivery, Professional Services contributes to resolution of issues beyond Tier I and Tier II support, which require professional-level consulting and decision making skills. They also collaborate with HR Business Partners to ensure workforce planning and human capital management initiatives specific to a platform or business unit are deployed locally.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Temporary HR Representative Professional Services (Maternity Cover)

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Job Posting Category:

Human Resources

Primary Posting Location:

Desio, IT

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:


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