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Flowserve Corporation Manager, Supply Chain in Raleigh, North Carolina


This position will lead and manage the site supply chain / purchasing team to deliver site-operational objectives and provide outstanding supply chain service levels on quality and delivery whilst achieving lowest total cost of acquisition for direct material, indirect goods and services, and logistics. It is an integral part of site management team, representing strategies and objectives of Global Supply Chain team (GSC).

Drive deployment of supply chain processes and resource development while adhering to company policies and procedures.


  • Site Annual spend of approximately $40M USD for direct material, $2.5M USD for logistics and $5M USD for indirect, excluding capital.

  • Manage the team of Buyers who are responsible for acting on order suggestions (requisition or other) and exception messages generated by MRP system.

  • In collaboration with the Global Supplier Performance Group, manage supplier performance (on-time delivery and quality) for site specific deliveries/suppliers.

  • Drive cost reduction initiatives to meet annual operating plan (AOP) and long-term business objectives.

  • Manage, minimize / eliminate supplier inflation/price increase request(s) and escalate to appropriate team for further leverage accordingly.

  • Support site PWC objectives by leveraging inventory management opportunities and supplier payment terms (examples: Make vs. Buy strategy / Supplier Managed Inventory programs / Net 60 days as minimum supplier pay term).

  • In coordination with the respective teams within the Global Supply Chain, ensure utilization of strategic tools and processes to achieve objectives of improved on-time delivery and quality and reduced cycle times and total cost of acquisition:

  • ERP system


  • Procurement Control plans

  • On- time delivery / PDBL reduction

  • Top Focus supplier improvement

  • Manufacturing Process Review

  • Supplier audits/assessments

  • Capacity & constraint management

  • Supplier Quality Manual

  • Master Data Governance (MDG) and Ariba Sourcing tools

  • Tools provided by the GSC

  • Understanding of Nuclear requirements or something equivalent

  • Facilitate and oversee critical supply-site quality issues between Operations, Engineering, Customers and Suppliers as required. Support and lead NCR, CAR, and capacity/lead-time improvement initiatives for locally managed suppliers (and coordinate with the Supplier Performance Group for centrally managed suppliers).

  • Work with platform and GSC cross-functional teams to support & drive sourcing initiatives to reduce costs, rationalize supply base and leverage new technologies.

  • Support supply chain initiatives, roll-out across the enterprise or ad-hoc requests as requested by line manager.

Leadership and Management Behavioral Competencies:

  • Advocates and supports the Flowserve performance culture and ensures that performance is actively differentiated and managed within the business unit or function.

  • Communicates effectively with the full range of internal stakeholders—from associates to leadership— and ensures that programs, processes and initiatives within the business unit or function are communicated in a clear and effective manner. Capable of quickly establishing credibility, influencing constituencies and persuading professionals at all levels.

  • Excellent analytical and strategic skills. Good business judgment and problem-solving skills with solid economic, industry and competitive landscape insight.

  • Builds organizations that effectively adapt and develop world-class practices from inside or outside the industry to create powerful competitive advantage.

  • Establishes conditions systematically for high performance teamwork based on the requirements of the situation.


  • ERP / MRP computer knowledge (SAP and Oracle)

  • Relationship Management

  • Negotiating

  • Strategic Sourcing

  • Microsoft Office / Teams

  • Operational excellence programs from a manufacturing viewpoint


  • 10+ years in supply chain, procurement, or materials management

  • 10+ years’ experience in managing people

  • Growth development planning

  • Change management understanding and implementation

Req ID : R-1

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