Flowserve Corporation Buyer in Chesapeake, Virginia
Flowserve is the recognized world leader in supplying pumps, valves, seals, automation, and services to the power, oil, gas, chemical, and other industries. With more than 18,000 employees in more than 55 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
This role will beresponsible for the procurement of various categories of direct materials forboth complete units of pumps and parts for the aftermarket business. Drivesupplier performance to provide high quality parts and achieve the on-timedelivery goals for the plant. This position will be required to effectivelynegotiate best price and lead-times from the suppliers to meet the cost savingstargets for the purchasing function and the financial goals of the plant. Workwith the material planning group to drive and maintain right levels ofinventory to prevent stock outs and excess inventory.
Process and submitpurchase orders to suppliers for assigned parts/categories based on signalsfrom Oracle ERP Advanced Supply Chain Planning module
Evaluates requisitionsfor correctness, selects the best supplier for the order, applies correctpricing, and takes into consideration any quality problems that may have arisensince the last purchase.
Maintains currentschedule dates on all purchase orders. Manage Oracle ASCP exception reports forCancellation, Reschedule-in and Reschedule-out.
Manage RFQ (requestfor quote) activities for assigned parts/commodities
Establishes andmaintains competitive pricing for all purchased parts and services. Negotiate supplierpricing. Source and develop new suppliers as needed
Reviews PPV data atthe beginning of each month for the previous month’s receipts to explain anydifferences, positive or negative. Support facility and global material savingsobjectives.
Manage all Oraclemaster data for assigned parts/commodities
Partner with AccountsPayable to resolve payment issues
Partner with ReceivingDepartment to resolve purchase order issues delaying receipts
Reconcile allpurchasing issues for assigned parts/categories
Manage supplierscorecard for assigned suppliers and coordinate supplier continuous improvementand development initiatives
Partner with GlobalSupply Chain team on key corporate supply chain initiatives.
Analyze and interpretdata in order to make sound purchasing decisions
Manages inventorylevels by controlling material receipts, reducing slow moving inventory andprocessing deviations and substitutions.
Develops and maintainsrelationships with suppliers by hosting supplier visits at FLS and makingnecessary supplier visits.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering,
Manufacturing or equivalent experience.
- Basic ability to
interpret engineering drawings, specifications and standards in order to
clearly communicate requirements
- Ability to lead
project teams when required
- Demonstrated skills in
Microsoft Office, specifically in Excel
communication, organization, negotiation and prioritization skills
- Travel - 10%
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
Previous experience with an ERP system.
Primary Posting Location:
Chesapeake, Virginia US
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