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Sourcing Specialist - Electronics, Controls & Instruments

Company: Flowserve
Location: Irving
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for running the sourcing events as requested upon them from
the Sites, Platforms or Category Management. This includes execution of events such as price
agreements, Strategic Sourcing initiatives like Dtv, VE, and high value spot buys (US$ >100K) etc.
The overall focus of the role is to manage product costs and add value to the purchased goods from
the suppliers in collaboration with Regional Performance, Category and Platform Supply Chain team
to meet the company objectives. This position reports directly to the respective Regional Sourcing Manager and will be responsible for country / region as assigned by the Sourcing Manager.


  • Delivering cost reduction targets for the company.
  • Ensuring correct contractual coverage.
  • Supplier base optimization / reduction
  • Supporting the sourcing needs as dictated by the business, run strategic sourcing events
  • and deliver the results as needed.
  • Implementing supplier sourcing roadmap for the country, category or products.
  • Maintaining Commercial Competitiveness of the suppliers.
  • Manage and Drive RFQ, Supplier Selection, Price/contract negotiation for Category based
  • Transformation cost reduction Projects from cost reduction trackers and provide business
  • case document for decision making
  • Negotiate and propose supplier pricing agreements.
  • Support and provide inputs to product group on product costing to develop business case and sourcing implementation.
  • Monitor supplier(s) spend against AVL and Roadmap set by Category Management
  • Periodic review with Supplier Performance Group on the supplier performance report out to the Sourcing manager.
  • Negotiate and select pricing and terms on high value spot buys US$ >100K (not covered with contracts).
  • Identify sourcing gaps and provide recommendation to Sourcing manager.
  • Ensure the use of the Global / Strategic Suppliers for all the sourcing requirements
  • 5 years of experience in Supply Chain
  • 2+ years of sourcing experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electric / Electronic/ Control and Automation Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or a related field
  • Knowledgeable in the procurement of Controls, Electronics, Instrumentation and IoT related items
  • Knowledgeable in DtV, VAVE processes

Keywords: Flowserve, Irving , Sourcing Specialist - Electronics, Controls & Instruments, Other , Irving, Texas

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