Flowserve Corporation Buyer in Chesapeake, Virginia

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:

  • Process and submit purchase orders to suppliers for assigned parts/commodities based on signals from Oracle ERP Advanced Supply Chain Planning module

  • Source and develop new suppliers as needed

  • Manage RFQ (request for quote) activities for assigned parts/commodities

  • Negotiate pricing

  • Manage all Oracle master data for assigned parts/commodities

  • Partner with Accounts Payable to resolve payment issues

  • Partner with Receiving Department to resolve purchase order issues delaying receipts

  • Reconcile all purchasing issues for assigned commodities

  • Expedite purchase orders with suppliers based on ASCP exception messages

  • Manage supplier scorecard for assigned commodities and coordinate supplier continuous improvement (development) initiatives

  • Support facility and global material savings objectives

  • Partner with Global/Corporate Supply Chain team as needed

  • Analyze and interpret data in order to make sound purchasing decisions

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain is required

2+ years of experience with an ERP system is required

Ability to analyze and determine supplier capability and capacity in order to make sound sourcing decisions

Ability to interpret technical drawings, specifications and standards in order to clearly communicate requirements

Ability to lead project teams when required

Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office, specifically in Excel

Excellent communication, organization, negotiation and prioritization skills

Strong analytical skills


Experience in major subcontract procurement with Motors, VFD's and Couplings is preferred

Oracle experience a plus

Primary Posting Location:

Chesapeake, Virginia US

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Job Posting Category:

Supply Chain


United States of America

Employment Type:

Full time

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