Join one of the largest suppliers of industrial and environmental machinery Flowserve as Senior Buyer in Taneytown Maryland. At the Flowserve you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Flowserve career in Taneytown.
Position : Senior Buyer
Location : Taneytown Maryland, United States
Job Category: Logistics
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
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
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