Flowserve Corporation Senior Buyer in Santa Isabel Xiloxoxtla, Mexico
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Flowserve is looking for an experienced Senior Buyer to ensure that production materials and parts are available to meet production schedules. This includes the procurement of raw materials, shop buyouts, manufacturing supplies and capital equipment necessary to support the operation. The senior buyer actively negotiates purchase agreements, monitors delivery schedules, handles returns and establishes vendor relationships
Responsibilities & Requirements: Work with suppliers and Flowserve personnel to purchase material as requested by the MRP system and requisitions. Some of the primary activities include, but are not limited to:
Managing Purchase Requisitions
Management of Purchase Orders: Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries with formal issue and MRP date updates.
Expediting & managing Open Purchase Orders to maximize customer satisfaction and on-time delivery.
Work with Supplier Performance Group, Engineering, Manufacturing and suppliers to fulfill quality, cost, and delivery needs.
Manage flow of documents, drawings, specifications, requirements with suppliers to receive material with correct quality and specifications.
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.
Resolve all issues relating to invoice discrepancies from suppliers for seamless payment processing.
Manage and maintain all system ERP data as required (Material Master, Vendor Information Records, etc.)
Management of supplier deviation (concession) requests through to conclusion.
Support any supply chain initiatives roll-out across the site/platform
Arrange vendor visits/quality audits
Preferred Experience / Skills:
Min 3-5 years of relevant experience in a fast-paced manufacturing or job shop environment is required
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business or equivalent
Product / Commodity intimacy (instrumentation, fabrications, motors, heat exchangers, pumps, etc)
Effective Communication skills
Fluent verbal and communication skills in English
Reliable negotiation skills. Negotiate prices, credit terms, discounts and delivery arrangements with suppliers
Data analysis skills
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers
Able to read blueprints and understand tolerances / specifications
IT proficient (Microsoft Office)
Strong work ethic and responsiveness
Problem solver. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations. Possess the ability to project a positive attitude in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
Ability to stay calm in the face of deadlines and multiple demands.
Possess good organizational skills, be able to establish priorities and work with minimal supervision.
Some travel and overtime may be required.
Post-Secondary Degree in Supply Chain management, business or related field (preferred)
Proven working experience with SAP (preferred)
Knowledge of Import/Export Compliance (preferred)
Primary Posting Location: Santa Isabel Xiloxoxtla, Mexico
Job Posting Category: Supply Chain
Job Advertising Title: Senior Buyer
Employment Type: Full time
Auto req ID: 51291BR
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