Flowserve Corporation Supervisor, Purchasing in Mezzago, Italy

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:

• Accountable to manage all the procurement activities required for the assigned categories of spend;

• Liaise with all Plant and Corporate Functions to ensure a smooth and flawless execution of procurement activities, with focus on “On Time Delivery” and “Cost optimization”

• Coordination of a team of Buyers for specific commodities;

• Collaboration with all key stakeholders and functions to ensure goods are delivered at the right time and price with the required quality.

• Support the transformation journey of Flowserve

• Support development of new suppliers, with focus on competitive country sourcing

Position Description:

• Management of Request for Quotation

• Evaluation of offers

• Negotiation with suppliers

• Coordination of purchasing operations for a selected team of buyers

• Ensure all Purchase Orders are duly processed, including SAP related activities, in full compliance with Flowserve standards and procedures

• Manage the entire cycle of procurement activities and able to work on standard and urgent requests

• Interface with Corporate Supply Chain function for specific activities.

Position Requirements:

• Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent preferable

• Minimum 5 years of previous experience in the role within an international manufacturing company, with experience in the metalworking industry;

• Experience with Lean and Continuous improvements tools and techniques

• Good negotiation and communication skills;

• Result driven individual and good team player

• Collaboration skills and stakeholder engagement;

• Good English knowledge (both written and oral)

• IT proficient (Microsoft Office)

• Good Knowledge of SAP

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Supervisor, Purchasing

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Primary Posting Location:

Mezzago, IT

Job Posting Category:

Supply Chain

Employment Type:

Full time

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