Flowserve Corporation Regional Human Resources Partner in Lynchburg, Virginia

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:

Regional Human Resources is responsible for the application of Human Resources knowledge, tools, policies and programs to further the success of the business, the development of talent, and compliance with internal/external requirements. Servicing the entirety of the organization from Senior Leaders to individual contributors, Regional Human Resources provides and sustains the processes and necessary HR support to positively affect the entire Talent Life Cycle.

HR support provided by Regional Human Resources is comprehensive in nature for people managers, supplying all the HR Services needed to move their organization forward, supported and enhanced by HR Centers of Expertise, my HR portal / ask HR tools, and Business Partner support for strategic talent priorities.

Through dispersed Regional/Country/Facility assignments, Regional Human Resources also provides localized insights and knowledge that further the understanding, sustainability, impact and ultimate success of HR practices, tools, programs and policies.

This position will have regional responsibility for our Lynchburg facility and will report to the Regional HR Manager North & East NAM.



  • Develop and achieve both short, and long term staffing plans/objectives.

  • Facilitate college recruiting, apprentice, and other early career talent acquisition programs designed to meet future talent demands of business. Support Centers Of Expertise(COEs) in broader Company branding and diversity recruiting initiatives.

  • Review requisition workflow, validating accuracy/quality of position descriptions, appropriate titling/leveling assignment, while ensuring overall data accuracy.

  • Partner with hiring managers and talent acquisition resources to fill open positions with high-quality and appropriately compensated candidates, escalating hard-to-fill requisitions as required.

  • Develop hiring manager capabilities in selection tools/processes to enable the best hiring decisions possible. Contribute to selection process for managerial/other key hiring decisions.

  • Support integration of new associates related to mergers/acquisitions in area of responsibility.


  • Advise and counsel all levels of employees and managers on performance/personnel issues and dispute resolution.

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

  • Investigate grievances/complaints related to disciplinary actions, discrimination, harassment and workplace violence; protect confidentiality and sensitivity of investigation details. Engage in other investigations as directed by Ethics function.

  • Monitor and ensure regional and local compliance with employment laws and labor agreements. Provide labor relations guidance to regional leadership team, supporting business objectives through the strategic development, administration, and execution of collective bargaining agreements. Implement and evaluate procedure to manage bargaining unit interaction,contract administration, grievance administration and discipline to ensure organization goals are met and identify and escalate issues as warranted.

  • Counsel managers regarding compensation (e.g., pay adjustment, promotion, etc.) and benefits requests (e.g., expatriate relocation/perquisites) to ensure understanding of and alignment to global policies, practices and philosophies.


  • Counsel Managers on deployment of Performance Management Process, actively encouraging robust performance differentiation,honest and direct feedback, and proactive development planning.

  • Deliver COE- supplied training content where required, and facilitate competency validations specified by Corporation in support of core on-line training programs.

  • Coach and advise leaders to develop individual and team competencies and behaviors.

  • Provide counsel to high potential and other individual contributors with specific development needs.

  • Hold leaders accountable to ensure that individuals enter, move up, across, or out of the organization in a way that benefits the team as well as the organization as a whole and achieves talent priorities.


  • Propose/Review termination requests for compliance with Flowserve process, and to ensure effective management of risks.

  • Plan/Execute approved Reduction In Force and organizational restructuring programs in area of responsibility

  • Complete headcount forecasting activities in assigned area of responsibility, and counsel appropriate business leaders on interpretation and use.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or related field

  • 5+ years of progressive HR experience

  • Prior experience in a multinational company offering exposure to the complexity of a Global operation

  • Demonstrated strong data analysis and interpretation skills.

The successful candidate should also be able to:

  • Communicate with impact in both written and verbal communication

  • Take personal responsibility to deliver on customer commitments and ensure customer problems are solved.

  • Foster an environment where resources and processes are aligned to meet HR customer needs.

  • Describe HR information in terms others can easily understand

  • Work to reduce unnecessary conflict, but does not shy away from surfacing problems that must be resolved.

  • Develop plans for major programs or initiatives to help keep things organized and on track

  • Able to handle multiple activities at the same time, dealing with a very fast pace and complexity without getting flustered

  • Accept and adapt quickly to changes as well as new situations/requirements


  • Master’s degree

  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing facility

  • Previous proven experience leading labor relations or working with union representatives and employees at their site(s).

Our preference is the ideal candidate should have a good balance of the following competencies:

Finding Solutions

  • Problem Solving

  • Decision Making

Operating Effectively

  • Work Prioritization

  • Continuous Improvement

Serving Customers

  • Takes Ownership

  • Ensures Timeliness

  • Delivers Quality

Influencing Others

  • Social Awareness

  • Communicates Effectively

  • Displays Courage

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Regional Human Resources Partner

Primary Posting Location:

Lynchburg, Virginia US

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Job Posting Category:

Human Resources


United States of America

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:


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