Buyer - Company Description:
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 15,000 employees in more than 50 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence. Join a company with the most comprehensive product lines and broadest applications experience in the world. Youll be part of a team known for its industry:leading talent, unparalleled portfolio and unmatched commitment to customer success. Our culture promotes recognition and rewards creativity, hard work and commitment. We invite you to put your talents and experience in motion with Flowserve. Flowserve is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The Buyer reports to the Purchasing Manager. Accountabilities Essential Functions include preparing and process purchase orders per MRP report, negotiating pricing, delivery times, net terms, supplier source selection, measuring supplier OTD performance, and maintaining accurate costs.-Establish, maintain and promote positive relationships with vendors to ensure favorable terms and conditions.-Interfaces with Manufacturing, Production Control, Quality Assurance, Accounting, Engineering and Purchasing to achieve the smooth flow of materials and services. -Develop and maintain purchasing methods for efficient procurement of material in a cost effective manner.-Support and or/ improve ongoing Strategic Sourcing; Supplier Development and Capability Improvement. Help drive Lean and 6 Sigma methodologies throughout the supply chain -Support tactical purchasing activities -Build vendor relationships to enhance expediting efforts. Be proactive on part shortages. -Coordinate with other Buyers and Planners to reach on:time delivery goals, shipping goals and customer satisfaction. -Quote and purchase new items. Position Requirements -Bachelors Degree and/or equivalent experience. -Minimum of 5 years purchasing experience in manufacturing. -Knowledge of Flowserves products.-Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings.-Good understanding and working experience with MRP/ERP systems.-Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Ability to present solutions clearly and concisely to communicate requirements and constraints related to RFQ data analysis.-Strong analytical and problem solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy. Percentage of Approximate Travel Required 0
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