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Senior Buyer

Company: Flowserve Corporation
Location: Taneytown
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

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: Our Taneytown facility is seeking a results-focused individual to join our team as a site Buyer. In this role, your responsibility would be to manage core site-based Procurement to Pay activities to meet operational objectives, provide outstanding service levels and seek to continually drive down the cost of acquisition for direct materials, indirect goods, services and logistics. You would also have a wider role as part of the local operational supply chain team, helping execute on corporate strategies and objectives. Responsibilities & Requirements: Work with suppliers and internal Flowserve associates to purchase materials as requested. Effectively manage Purchase Requisitions, Spot Buy RFQs (under $100k net value) and Purchase Orders, proactively expedite where necessary to ensure achievement of site results Work with Customer Order Management and Planning to quote costs and deliveries for existing and new purchased components relevant for the site Partner with Supplier Performance Group, Engineering, Manufacturing and suppliers to fulfill quality, cost, and delivery needs. Ensure all orders are of the correct quality and specifications and are delivered on time. Track and continually 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 Support entire procurement team to implement Supply Strategies and standard work-processes Resolve issues relating to invoice discrepancies from suppliers Coordinate with the Global Sourcing team for spot buy values greater than $100k and for general sourcing support as needed At all times comply with Flowserve Supply Chain policies & procedures and observe Safety, Integrity & Ethics procedures/policies Requirements include: 5-7 years of experience in a similar role Bachelor's Degree in Business (Supply Chain Management preferred) or Mechanical Engineering Knowledge /Experience with metallurgy, castings, and machining Ability to successfully negotiate and continuously promote the expectations and needs of the business Aptitude in decision-making and data analytics Working knowledge of SAP / Oracle Demonstrated sense of urgency and responsiveness based on the needs of the business Ability to handle multiple orders/projects at a time Proficiency with MS Office, primarily Excel Ability to read drawings/blueprints Fluent in the English language Preferred Experience / Skills: Prior experience in an engineered manufacturing environment Knowledge/Experience with metals, machining, castings C-class items Willingness to travel (occasional) Product / Commodity familiarity Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations Additional language proficiency /#COS /#STATSUPPLYCHAIN Primary Posting Location: Taneytown, Maryland US Job Advertising Title: Senior Buyer Job Posting Category: Logistics Employment Type: Full time Country: United States Auto req ID: 53659BRFlowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. Click here to learn more. Flowserve will also not discriminate against an applicant or employee for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-workers Click here to learn more.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to employment@. In order to quickly respond to your request, please use the words "Accommodation Request" as your subject line of your email. For more information, read the Accessibility Process.

Keywords: Flowserve Corporation, Ellicott City , Senior Buyer, Professions , Taneytown, Maryland

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