Senior Buyer

Company Overview:
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.
Position Description:
The Senior Buyer Specialist primary purpose is to procure material for production that meets or exceeds Flowserve's quality requirements, fulfills out on-time delivery objectives, and maximizes our ability to achieve our net profit and return on investment goals. This is to be done according to the current UCC and Company policies of ethical, professional conduct.
Manage Suppliers
Initiate supplier development and strengthen strategic relationships
Assure quality conformance of delivered parts
Continually seek costs reduction and containment
Achieve a minimum 95% On-Time Delivery Performance
Resolve delivery, quality, and invoice discrepancies
Supply Chain vendor auditing as needed, directed by the Quality Dept.
Reduction of costs associated with direct materials
Reduction of costs associated with overhead items and services
Purchasing performance metrics tracking and improvement
Development of tools designed to improve the purchasing process
Manager Office and Production Equipment Leases
Manage Internal Processes
Process buy signals in a timely fashion
Report for correction all BOM errors in description, UOM, or structure
Out-source components or services as required
Protect company assets, strategies, and proprietary information from improper use
Serve Customers
Accept assignments and directions from Supply Chain Manager
Provide quotations for materials or services to sales, marketing, engineering, and maintenance as requested
Cooperate with ISO/API/Customer or other relevant auditors and assure compliance with SSTX adopted standards
Import / Export Compliance
Attend annual training for import / export compliance
Commerical Invoice generation
Import Entry Audit support
Technology Control Plan support
Position Requirements:
7 - 10 years relative manufacturing experience
Safety orientation for both personal and plant personnel
Good verbal and written communication skills
Intermediate Micosoft Excel skills required
ERP System Knowledge (SAP< Oracle, etc.) Oracle required
Professional Certification (CPM, APICS, etc) and /or Import/Export
Documentation Experience a plus
Primary Posting Location:
Sulphur Springs, Texas US
Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:
Job Posting/Business Card Title:
Senior Buyer
United States of America
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Employment Type:
Full time
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