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Flowserve Corporation Buyer in Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium

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!

Role Summary:

The primary responsibilities of this role include managing the site’s purchasing processes, improve supplier performance, reduce Past Due Backlog and work with your direct department leader to optimize inventory levels and address the upstream challenges.

This key role will have a substantial impact on improving Customer and Operational delivery performance and reducing material costs. This will be done through increasing cross site collaboration and implementing global strategic agreements and processes at site level. You are leading element in empowering smooth and specific process throughout operations and quality assurance.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

Preferences and talents:

  • Driving acspirit of efficiency with other team players

  • Communication and negotiation skills

  • Proven SAP knowledge is a benefit

  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data

  • Experience in international sourcing, implement processes within matrix organization

  • Fluent communication in English and Dutch.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or Supply Chain (Business) Management or equal by experience

Responsibilities & Requirements:

Your role is to provide an integrated supply chain management service encompassing purchasing, procurement and logistics and working in close collaboration with the other functional areas of order processing, engineering, planning, scheduling.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Work with suppliers and Flowserve facilities to purchase material as defined by the MRP (SAP) system.

  • Determine cost reduction opportunity projects/initiatives in line with spends and savings objectives.

  • Support procurement team within supplier performance group.

  • Manage and maintain master data from ATO, MTO and engineered material in the entire SAP platform

  • Driving negotiations with direct and indirect commodities in line with supplier strategies and savings targets.

  • Integration of new products with associated supply chain solutions.

  • Collaborative effort with SPG to intervene with suppliers on applicable quality and performance issues in coordination with QC/QA

  • Purchase Requisition Conversion within planned turnaround time to convert material demand into Purchase Orders to ensure sufficient time is provided to suppliers for manufacturing.

Primary Posting Location: Groot-Bijgaarden, Belgium

Job Posting Category: Supply Chain

Job Advertising Title: Buyer

Employment Type: Full time

Auto req ID: 51205BR

Country: Belgium

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