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Flowserve Corporation Senior Global Demand Planner in Lynchburg, Virginia

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!

Flowserve is a world-leading manufacturer and aftermarket service provider of comprehensive flow control systems. Driven by our Purpose, we are committed to building a more sustainable future to make the world better for everyone. With more than 16,000 employees in more than 50 countries, we combine our global reach with local presence. We support more than 10,000 customers worldwide, creating products to meet the needs of our customers who are supplying energy, fresh water, pharmaceuticals and other essentials to consumers, businesses and governments globally.

Join a company where the people challenge themselves to approach each situation with ingenuity and creativity to help provide our customers with the most innovative flow control products and services. You will be part of a team known for its industry-leading talent, unparalleled portfolio, and unmatched commitment to customer success. Flowserve’s culture promotes recognition and rewards creativity, hard work, and commitment. We invite you to put your talents and career in motion at Flowserve.

Role Summary:

The Demand Planner is responsible for support of demand management for our Automation & Control Valve business unit. The primary focus is on developing unit-level booking forecasts at the product family and material levels, as part of the SIOP framework. This enables operations to plan resource and material requirements to manage inventory and improve on-time delivery. This position will work with the commercial teams to implement forecasting methodologies, understand market trends, plan for new product introductions, and determine anticipated demand across product lines and manufacturing locations.

Essential responsibilities:

  • Generate demand forecast, analyze statistical data, recommend solutions, and conduct monthly demand forecast maintenance.

  • Analyze trends, maintain and report on forecast accuracy KPIs.

  • Drive a high degree of data integrity within ERP’s.

  • Drive urgency and escalate issues that are foreseen to disrupt to the forecast.

  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts compared to financial plan.

  • Facilitate and support Demand Consensus meetings (sales, product management, etc.).

  • Ensure processes are consistent with company objectives.

  • Support the introduction of new collaborative tools to improve IBP/SIOP process efficiency.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, or a related area

  • 3 – 7 years of working experience in a manufacturing environment with a focus on planning, supply chain, or equivalent experience

  • Strong background in data analysis, spreadsheets, and reading/understanding financial reports

  • Proficient with MS Office products and Excel (V-Look Up, Pivot Tables, Charts).

  • Travel required 10-15%

Preferred Experience/Characteristics:

  • Professional certification in Inventory Management (CPIM) and/or Supply Chain Management (CSCP)

  • Hands-on experience with SAP’s IBP tool

  • Hands-on experience in ERP systems, SAP or Oracle

  • Understanding of forecasting techniques

  • Strong attention to detail, follow-up and follow-through

  • Project Management – applies a disciplined process for planning, organizing, and controlling work

  • Planning - develops effective plans to support long-term business objectives

  • Demonstrates effective influencing and collaboration skills

  • Strong communication skills; able to communicate with diverse groups and individuals at all levels across different locations and functions

Flowserve offers competitive pay, annual bonuses, medical benefits on day 1, generous paid vacation time, paid holidays, 401(k) and many other excellent benefits!

Req ID : R-8384

Job Family Group : Operations

Job Family : OP Production Process Management

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