Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what youre searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserves position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

As a Buyer in our organisation, you will focus on and manage 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.

This role is an integral part of site operational supply chain team helping on execute strategies and objectives set forth by the Global Supply Chain team (GSC).

Flowserve offers competitive pay, annual bonuses, medical benefits on day 1, generous paid vacation time, paid holidays, pension plan, 401(k) and many other excellent benefits.

Responsibilities & Requirements:


For the named site, fulfill the Procure to Pay function; including:

Work with suppliers and Flowserve personnel to purchase material as requested by the MRP system and requisitions and in compliance to the Procurement 101 Playbook. Some of the primary activities include, but are not limited to:

o Managing Purchase Requisitions

o Managing Spot Buy RFQs (under $100k net value)

o 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.

o Management of Purchase Orders: Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries with formal issue and MRP date updates.

o Manage flow of documents, drawings, specifications, requirements with suppliers to receive material with correct quality and specifications.

o 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.

o Support entire procurement team to implement Supply Strategies and standard


o 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


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.


  • Effective Communication skills

  • Fluent verbal and communication skills in English; with preference to one or more additional

  • languages.

  • Reliable negotiation skills

  • Basic data analysis skills

  • Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers

  • Experience and fluency in use of ERP/ MRP

  • Experience in collecting and analyzing data

  • Microsoft Office proficient

  • Strong work ethic and responsiveness

  • Results oriented & Problem solver

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • 2 years of experience in a similar role

  • Experience with Aerospace manufacturing

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business (Supply Chain Management preferred)

  • Knowledge and experience with ISO, AS9100 preferred

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations


Primary Posting Location: Vernon, California US

Job Posting Category: Supply Chain

Job Advertising Title: Buyer

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 54464BR

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Salary Range
$46,000.00 - $66,000.00
per Year
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Vernon, CA, US