Flowserve Corporation Senior Buyer - China Supply Chain in Shanghai, China

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 Requirements:


 Integrate activities within Supply Chain organization to ensure consistent and appropriate mutual support;

 Participating supplier development projects on Sites behalf. Evaluate, establish and develop reliable

Casting/Forging/Machining suppliers with respect to competitive price and good on-time performance;

 Interprets, implement and administers FLS sourcing policies and procedures;

 Ability to analyze complex internal and external data to drive process and product improvement;

 Drives improvements at supplier to achieve yearly saving and delivery levels On-time Delivery;

 Report performance or key metrics on a monthly basis by projects;

 Maintain effective relations with peers, colleagues and management; serve as the primary liaison between Sites and


 Participating inter- and intra-region conference calls per required.

 Good negotiation skill and communicating with impact.


Travel: 40-50%

 Outside China: Approximately 5% of total

 Within China: Approximately 95% of total


 Good command of verbal and written English

 Strong sourcing, negotiation, project management experience in mechanical industries that have similar

manufacturing technologies.

 Self-starter who can operate with minimal supervision

 Demonstrating a history of being a team player in a cross matrix organization



 Minimum 5 years of working experience with at least 3 years in the area of Valve/Pump or similar industry engaged in

purchasing, project management or sourcing;

 High level of analytical ability to assess data;

 Demonstrated ability to work independently;

 Previous experience working with suppliers;

 Candidate has operated in a matrix organization;

 High degree of desk-top computer proficiency and familiar office systems;


 Bachelor degree

 Experience in contract negotiation, price analysis and project management.

 Good written and verbal skills in English and Mandarin

 A confident and independent person with high level of integrity and trust

 Assertive, yet diplomatic when dealing with people

 Has good energy level and acts pro-actively

 Good problem solving skill and has the ability to multi-task

 Innovative mindset and has the ability to suggest, lead and implement changes

Position Description:

Execute AOP/Strategic plans for local and off-shore entities - savings, supplier OTD, lead-time, quality and inventory.

Support execution of major sourcing and new product development projects (meets schedule, budget and

specifications).Develop and maintain effective relationships and communications with Sties and China supply base. Lead

efforts to improve supplier performance (on-time delivery, capacity, costs, lead-times and quality)

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Senior Buyer - China Supply Chain

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Primary Posting Location:

Shanghai, CN

Job Posting Category:

Supply Chain

Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:


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