Flowserve Corporation Senior Buyer in Sulphur Springs, Texas

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

Relocation Eligible:


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