Flowserve Corporation Director, Plant Manager (m/w) in Ahaus, 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.


  • Meet the Ahaus financial plan and monthly forecasts for bookings, sales, operating income, cash flow, working capital and RONA

  • Establish the appropriate structure for Ahaus in order to maintain the business requirements - Ensure successful management of major international projects

  • Ensure that development and training programs are in place to enhance the company's talent pool

  • Recognize and promote talent and provide a dynamic working environment for high potential individuals

  • Develop the business by focusing on existing and new customers/markets, striving for excellence of service and products whilst driving to achieve lowest cost manufacturing base

  • Identify, target and monitor major projects and increase product specification of Durco and Atomac products by personal involvement with outside sales, EPC contractors and major end users

  • Lead improvement within the company in the areas of environment, health and safety, productivity, efficiency, costs and expenses, quality, OTD and lead times by promoting CIP programs allocating resources and actively participating in teams work

  • Ensure full compliance with local laws, compliance with US Law as applicable to a German subsidiary, compliance with Company policies and procedures and adherence to company values.

  • Extensively communicate with managers and employees about strategies, plans and programs of the company to promote involvement.

  • Develop and maintain strong and effective working relationships with the local Works Council representatives

  • Actively develop and maintain a strong control environment as required by US Sarbanes Oxley legislation that safeguards the Company's assets and reports accurate and timely financial information to Flowserve Corporation and external bodies as appropriate.

Position Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Business or an Engineering discipline. Minimum 10 years in a business/operational role gained within an engineering/manufacturing environment.

  • Previous experience in polymer injection molding technologies an advantage

  • Experience of working with multi-national customers and vendors - Preferred experience in dealing within a matrix environment

  • Proven project management ability

  • Language skills: Fluent in both spoken and written English

  • High personal integrity, accepting accountability easily - Leadership by example that engenders the respect of others

  • Proactive and results orientated - taking a keen sense of personal ownership - Team player throughout an organization

  • Self-motivated and ambitious - Flexible in a dynamic international business environment - Hands on approach

Position Description:

The General Manager will be responsible for driving the overall business performance of the Ahaus GmbH operation including full P&L and balance sheet responsibility. Of critical importance will be the close liaison with key customers and vendors to deliver the business performance as measured by revenue growth operating income, cash flow and on time delivery.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Director, Plant Manager (m/w)

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Primary Posting Location:

Ahaus, DE

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Employment Type:

Full time

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