Flowserve Corporation Supply Chain Manager (m/w) in Dortmund, Germany

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


  • Management of operative and strategic purchasing activities

  • Purchasing of all required supplies (direct and indirect materials,investments) while considering costs, delivery time and quality in accordance with the Flowserve Dortmund Quality Management System and Flowserve policies.

  • Negotiation of supplier contracts aimed at reducing costs and delivery times.

  • Development of suppliers in collaboration with Quality and Engineering.

  • Certification of suppliers.

  • Use of synergy effects in the Global Supply Chain.

  • Matrix report in the Global Supply Chain Organization.

  • Implementation of supplier visits.

Order- and Shop-Planning:

  • Management of planning activities along the entire value chain.

  • Scheduling of customer orders in collaboration with the operational departments to meet the required customer delivery dates and in alignment with internal and external capacities and availability of buy parts.

  • (Capacity analysis, leveling of production program, make-buy-decisions,& supplier selection and ordering, expediting of express orders)

  • Continuous supervision and creation of the production program

  • Responsibility and supervision/monitoring of the Oracle-MRP planning module

  • Coordination and further development of supply from Flowserve Olomouc (CZ).


  • Reporting line to Inventory Manager

CIP Responsibility:

  • Responsibility for the Supply Chain KPIs (Planning, Purchasing,Inventory) along the entire value chain.

  • Identifying improvement opportunities.

  • Development and implementation of sustainable process improvements internally and with suppliers.

EMA Oracle PTP Key User:

  • Advanced development of existing processes.

  • Drafting and implementation of changes in collaboration with the Oracle EMA locations and IT Oracle.

Import Compliance Coordinator (ICC):

  • Contact for Import Compliance and interface with the Corporate Trade Compliance Team (TCT).

  • Coordination of the development and introduction of import-related processes in cooperation with the groups responsible for the processes.

  • Conduct of the internal import compliance audits.

  • Definition of the customs tariff in collaboration with Shipping and Engineering.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master Degree (or equivalent)

  • Several years of experience in team-oriented management

  • Extensive professional experience in supply chain oriented Project purchasing, order- and shop-planning

  • S everal years of professional experience in an industrial production environment

  • Experience in the operative use of Lean Manufacturing and Lean Six Sigma

  • Enthusiasm, resilience, flexibility and a high level of dynamism

  • Very good written and spoken English and German

  • Very good user knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Extensive experience with ERP systems such as Oracle, SAP, etc.

  • A "hands-on" mentality

  • Experience in international communication

and various cultural behavior/communication models

  • Experience with matrix hierarchies

  • Willingness to travel



Job Posting Category Supply Chain

Employment Type Full time

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required 10%

Remote Worker

Other Posting Location

Relocation Eligible Yes

Country Germany

Req ID 35040BR