Buyer in Manchester

Full-time @Flowserve in Logistics jobs
  • Manchester, United Kingdom View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join one of the largest suppliers of industrial and environmental machinery Flowserve as Buyer in Manchester . At the Flowserve you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Flowserve career in Manchester.


Position : Buyer

Location : Manchester , United Kingdom

Job Category: Logistics


Job Details

Role Summary:

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. Flowserve is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status.

Based on the Manchester Quick Response Center (QRC), the Buyer works on the core site-based Procurement to Pay activities to meet operational objectives and provide outstanding service levels, while achieving lowest total cost of acquisition for direct material, indirect goods, services and logistics. Being a member of the operational team on site, the Buyer also supports on execute the strategies and objectives set forth the Global Supply Chain Team, having the possibility to support other Flowserve facilities in the UK.

Responsibilities & Requirements:

Work with suppliers and Flowserve personnel to purchase materials as requested by the MRP system and requisitions and in compliance to the Company Procurement Procedures. Some of the primary activities include, but are not limited to:
Managing Purchase Requisitions
Managing Spot Buy RFQs (under $100k net value)
Managing the Purchase Orders
Expediting & managing Open Purchase Orders
Work with Customer Order Management and Planning to quote costs and deliveries for existing and new purchased components relevant for the site.
Work with Supplier Performance Group, Engineering, Manufacturing and suppliers to fulfill quality, cost, and delivery needs.
Management of Purchase Orders: Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries with formal issue and MRP date updates.
Manage flow of documents, drawings, specifications, requirements with suppliers to receive material with correct quality and specifications.
Manage deliveries of material as necessary on a timely basis and for the commodities assigned to maximize customer satisfaction and on-time delivery.
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.
Support entire procurement team to implement Supply Strategies and standard work-processes.
Collaborative effort with Supplier Performance Group to intervene with suppliers on applicable quality and performance issues (e.g. QC/QA).
Resolve all issues relating to invoice discrepancies from suppliers for seamless payment processing.
Manage and maintain all system ERP data as required.
Coordinate with the Global Sourcing team for spot buy values greater than $100k and for general sourcing support as needed.
Management of supplier deviation (concession) requests through to conclusion.
Support any supply chain initiatives roll-out across the site/platform or any ad-hoc request as directed by line manager.
Key areas: Cost Reduction: in line with the departmental or functional annual targets; Timely delivery: ensure production lines run smoothly without any stoppages for shortages or Quality; Purchase Requisition Conversion: quick turnaround time to convert material demand into Purchase Orders to ensure sufficient time is provided to suppliers for manufacturing; Purchase Order Management: manage the exception messages generated from the ERP system to support optimum levels of inventory, revision changes, cancellations, PO confirmations, supporting the closure of supplier concessions and deviations;
At all times comply with Flowserve Safety, Integrity & Ethics procedures/policies.
Compliance with all Flowserve Supply Chain policies & procedures.

Preferred Experience / Skills:

Effective Communication skills.
Fluent verbal and communication skills in English.
Reliable negotiation skills.
Basic data analysis skills.
Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers.
Proven working experience with SAP / Oracle.
Experience in collecting and analyzing data.
IT proficient (Microsoft Office).
Results oriented.
Strong work ethic and responsiveness.
Problem solver.
Relevant experience in similar role into industrial environment.


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