Flowserve Corporation Senior Buyer in Springville, Utah

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:

Position Summary :

Work with Suppliers and Flowserve personnel to purchase material as requested by the Oracle MRP system and requisitions. Primary responsibilities are to purchase all types of cast or molded valve parts such as sand, shell, investment, die cast and injection molded parts.

Job Duties:



Purchase quality parts on time, inventory reduction, and cost reduction.


Work with Sales and Planning to quote costs and deliveries, requiring an understanding of Oracle, MRP, all casting processes, materials, NDE and lead-time requirements.


Work with Quality Assurance, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Suppliers to solve quality, cost, and delivery issues.


Work with Advanced Products Group and Marketing in the development of new products.


Work with Global Supply Management as requested.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must also occasionally lift fifty pounds or less. Vision requirements for this job include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), and ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).

Work Environment:

This job occasionally requires exposure to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold or heat (non-weather); and risk of electrical shock. Typical noise levels for the work environment of this job are moderate (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic).

Position Requirements:


Required Experience:

Must have a minimum of 2 years experience utilizing ERP system(s).

Education Preferred:

Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Experience with Oracle ERP System.

Experience buying in the valve industry.

Primary Posting Location:

Springville, Utah US

Percentage of Approximate Travel Required:


Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Senior Buyer


United States of America

Job Posting Category:


Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:


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