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Flowserve Corporation HR Business Partner in Desio, Italy

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Are you an experienced Human Resources professional looking for a good opportunity to progress your career on the international stage?

Do you want to be a part of the transformational change as we are reshaping our HR organization and fostering our culture?

Are you ready to share your skills and knowledge with others, whilst remaining open to continuous learning from those around you?

We are seeking an experienced HRBP to lead and deliver human resource services and initiatives for our Desio site, just outside Milan, which employs 400 people. As part of the HR team Italy, the HR Business Partner will be involved in the full scope of Human Resources activities across our Italian sites.

This will involve challenging projects that will provide personal growth, development, demonstration of strategic capability, and exposure to, and engagement with, key senior business leaders.

This role reports into Regional HR manager, South Europe.

Please note this is a 1-year contract.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Lead local labor relations, including unions and work councils, and ensure flawless execution of specific global and local projects.

  • Optimize human capital by ensuring organizational structure and design is in alignment with business needs.

  • Partner with all levels of people managers to provide professional-level consulting and decision- making support for all aspects of the employee lifecycle.

  • Practice and demonstrate a high level of competence and professional HR knowledge, tactical skills and expertise.

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

  • Investigate and conduct grievances/complaints procedures related to disciplinary actions.

  • Help identify and develop talent by ensuring clear development and succession plans are in place

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


  • At least 6-8 years prior HR Business partnership, ideally in a multinational, industrial and matrix environment

  • Depth of knowledge in Italian employment law, labor relations and negotiations.

  • Strategic thinking to anticipate challenges and address issues that benefit the organization, enhance the organization, or resolve potential problems

  • Ability to understand the need for change and adapt to change.

  • Ability to convince others on proposed courses of action.

  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters.

  • Superior professional presence, maturity and the ability to interact effectively with senior management. Experience in working with manufacturing, engineering, or sales teams.

  • Fluent English and Italian language skills, both written and spoken.

Preferred Experience:

A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or Economics would be preferred, but a combination of great practical experience, professional HR will be favorably considered.

Please apply in English.

We offer you:

  • Working with people on all levels of the organization - from shop floor associates to plant managers

  • Facility that is easily reachable by train or by car from Milan with spacious parking place

  • Canteen

  • Second level union agreement that includes benefits mainly related to Welfare/ Pension/ Flexibility/ Health

  • Solid corporate culture focused on safety.

Flowserve is an equal opportunity, inclusive employer and actively encourages applications from individuals in all protected categories.

Req ID : R-8709

Job Family Group : Human Resources

Job Family : HR Human Resources

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