Flowserve Corporation Sourcing Specialist in Kalamazoo, Michigan
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.
We are currently looking for a Sourcing Specialist for our Kalamazoo, MI facility. This person would be responsible for but not limited to the following:
Collaborate with operations, Engineering and other supply chain roles to develop sourcing strategies that meet our long-term business objectives.
Manage all performance aspects of AMSS carbon and carbide supply base.
Conduct regular market tests of components to ensure best total cost of acquisition (TCoA).
Develop and implement supplier stocking programs both at suppliers and consigned at AMSS operations.
Collaborate in cross-functional teams to develop low cost supply base options and optimize our carbon and carbide supply base.
Travel 20% (higher in first year) to AMSS operations and both domestic and foreign supply base.
Bachelors degree in Business or Engineering (preferably ISM)
Minimum 6 years of experience
Strong written and oral communication skills
Proven track record of delivering results and building relationships
Strong analytical skills with proficiency in MS Excel
Good time-management and organizational skills
Able to collaborate with multiple functions and levels of Flowserve and supplier management
Good listening skills and ability to develop work plans both independently and within a cross-functional team
Previous international experience is preferred
Technical training in Engineering/certifications
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