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Flowserve Corporation Senior Buyer in Chesapeake, 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.

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

Role Summary: Flowserve is looking for a Buyer to help achieve our team goals by guaranteeing the purchase of subcontracted components (couplings, bearings and plastics) and services at the best conditions of price, quality and deadlines, in accordance with recommendations of global Supply Chain Team. In this role you will develop and implement purchasing strategies by supporting the Commercial Operations team regarding advance procurement activities, developing our strategy in the engineered markets, with the goal of increasing our profitability and our on-time delivery. You will work on strengthening the alignment of the Company's Purchasing strategy and business strategy. Having the full ownership of the suppliers portfolio, you will work in close relationship with supply team to improve our delivery.

Responsibilities and Requirements:

  • Follow up on orders placed to ensure on time delivery on both external suppliers and intercompany orders.

  • Proactively identify and resolve any issues with the importing processes of goods to the local service center as well as coordination and problem solving for fulfilling contractual deliveries.

  • Setting up supply agreements with key suppliers to ensure preferential pricing and delivery.

  • Review of stock levels to ensure optimal inventory is held on site.

  • Execution of Just in Time principles in the supply of all material required for the complete manufacturing of the facility projects.

  • Negotiate the best prices and commercial conditions to ensure best supply of components maximizing the profit.

  • Support the service centers at customer quotation stage to achieve the best quotations to ensure a competitive advantage edge on pricing and delivery terms.

  • BS or BA Degree in relevant field and 5-7 years relevant experience

  • And any other duties as assigned.

  • 15% Travel includes in-person vendor visits, possibly overseas

Preferred:

  • Purchasing techniques proficiency

  • Knowledge and implementation at the purchasing level of technical requirements and quality related to products

  • Fluency in English

  • Good understanding of all the main purchasing areas: negotiations, evaluation and development of suppliers, supplier quality, logistics etc.

  • Knowledge of the requirements of our markets

  • Global and strategic negotiating skills

Req ID : R-10102

Job Family Group : Logistics

Job Family : LO Purchasing

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