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Flowserve Corporation Continuous Improvement Leader in Taneytown, Maryland

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:

Develop, set and implement transformational and continuous improvement strategy with sensitivity towards the organizational structure, finance approach, budget, culture, people and processes. Outline direction and deployment of lean methodology framework to ensure consistent and strict application across the business in line with best practices and HSE requirements. Responsible for the successful management and implementation of improvement projects. Steer actions to motivate the team and working relationships with different stakeholders.


  • Be the facility lead practitioner, coach, teacher, trainer and consultant in developing, supporting, and leading CI culture within your site and across Flowserve as required

  • Facilitate CI actions and employee involvement teams throughout the platform/site and across all functional areas in the pursuit of sustained beneficial change

  • Implement a train-the-trainer approach and rapid, sustained implementation through learning by doing methods

  • Facilitate improvement implementation through employee teams, CI events, team improvement projects and LEAN Enterprise training workshops

  • Provide local leadership, coaching and training in LEAN thinking, processes and production

  • Co-create, sustain, revise and measure progress on the Business Area CI Plan that contributes to future state

  • Focus teams on CI by involving people in meeting productivity and site/platform objectives

  • Identify opportunities to implement common processes and best practices from other facilities within Platforms and across Flowserve

  • Disseminate and act upon relevant industry and corporate benchmarking data

  • Ensure that benefits related to CI initiative are calculated according to corporate standards and are ultimately achieved within a targeted time span

  • Ensure that planned improvements are implemented, measured, driven to closure and crossed to operating results

  • Able to work with/across all functional areas and all levels of the business

  • Other duties as assigned


  • BS or BA Degree in relevant field and 3-5 years relevant experience

  • Excellent leadership and management skills.

  • Six Sigma Black Belt

  • 7 Quality Tool Practitioner (fishbone, 5 Why’s/ Ishikawa, Histograms, Control Charts, Pareto Analysis, Scatter Diagrams and Stratification)

  • Knowledge of statistics tools and problem-solving

  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making.

  • Commercially and financially aware.

  • Background in manufacturing and/or engineering environment.

  • Background in project management.

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-5285

Job Family Group : Operations

Job Family : OP Production Process Management

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