Flowserve Corporation Senior Buyer, Castings in Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Focus on and manage core site-based Procurement to Pay activities to meet operational objectives and provide outstanding service levels while achieving lowest total cost of acquisition for direct material, indirect goods, services and logistics.
Be an integral part of site operational supply chain team helping on execute strategies and objectives set forth by the Global Supply Chain team (GSC).
Responsibilities & Requirements: Interact and negotiate with supplies and management
•Develop, implement, and maintain procedures and the sequence of operations within the department to optimize workflow
•Assist in meeting all business unit goals and objectives
•Prepare for and participate in daily accountability meetings and KPI ( Key Process Indicators: On Time Delivery, Savings, Low Cost Source, Supplier Cost of Non Conformance Reports).
•Confirm all required information is provided to vendor
•Review, update and maintain job status reports
•Inform Weekly to Supply Chain Supervisor Status of the PO's.
•Ensure all action items are reviewed and acted upon in a timely manner.
•Work with suppliers and Flowserve personnel to purchase material as requested by theMRP system and requisitions and in compliance to the Procurement 101 Playbook. Some of the primary activities include, but are not limited to:
• o Managing Purchase Requisitions
• o Managing Spot Buy RFQs (under $100k net value)
• o Managing the Purchase Orders
• o Expediting & managing Open Purchase Orders Work with Customer Order Management and Planning to quote costs and deliveries for existing and new purchased components relevant for the site.
Work with Supplier Performance Group, Engineering, Manufacturing and suppliers to fulfill quality, cost, and delivery needs.
o Management of Purchase Orders: Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries with formal issue and MRP date updates.
o Manage flow of documents, drawings, specifications, requirements with suppliers to receive material with correct quality and specifications.
o Manage deliveries of material as necessary on a timely basis and for the commodities assigned to maximize customer satisfaction and on time delivery.
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce related expenses and improve effectiveness.
Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs.
Interface with Supply Chain organization (local and global) to resolve issues concerning order placement for assigned commodities.
o Support entire procurement team to implement Supply Strategies and standard work-processes.
o Collaborative effort with Supplier Performance Group to intervene with suppliers on applicable quality and performance issues (e.g. QC/QA).
•Resolve all issues relating to invoice discrepancies from suppliers for seamless payment processing.
•Manage and maintain all system ERP data as required.
•Coordinate with the Global Sourcing team for spot buy values greater than $100k and for general sourcing support as needed.
•Management of supplier deviation (concession) requests through to conclusion.
•Support any supply chain initiatives roll-out across the site/platform or any ad-hoc request as directed by line manager
Preferred Experience / Skills: Student o Profesional Ingeniero industrial o mechanic o carrera affines
Preferable 3 years of shopping experience, including Foundries / Forges
Knowledge of the supply chain
Microsoft Packet (Excel, Mail, Word, Power Point): advanced
Hold a Conference with Providers to resolve different issues and/or open points.
Experience in the Mechanical Metal Industry (Preferible in the Pump Industry).
Excellent oral and written communication skills are needed.
It must be a member of the team that contributes to its own motivation
Ability to perform multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment
Lean and Green Belt Certification (Deseable)
6 Capacitated Sigma Tools and Presented Project (Deseable)
Experience with Logistics Equipment in the Coordination of Foreign Trade Operation (Incoterms, Packing List, Commercial Invoice and Proforma, Certificate of Origin, etc. (Deseable)
Primary Posting Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Job Advertising Title: Senior Buyer, Castings
Job Posting Category: Supply Chain
Employment Type: Full time
Auto req ID: 54284BR
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