Flowserve Corporation Logistics Coordinator in Cookeville, Tennessee

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:

The Logistics Coordinator will lead the day to day activities in the shipping office, providing guidance of the floor activities. Coordinate workload daily with the planners and determine resources needed to ensure that we meet the customer’s expectation. Initiate cross functional projects for continuous improvement as it relates to shipping. Develop and report shipping metrics monthly.

Major Accountabilities:

  • Lead/Coordinate activities and provide guidance between the shipping floor and office.

  • Prepare documentation, maintains records, and coordinates logistics for product shipment.

  • Maintains Shipping records, including providing tracking or shipping history information to customers on request.

  • Prepares Shipping paperwork for domestic and international orders as well as complete shipping transaction in appropriate systems.

  • Review open customer orders in shipping daily to efficiently meet the customer shipping schedule and satisfy the requested ship dates.

  • Coordinate the shipping of all freight by contacting appropriate freight carriers.

  • Communicate shipping volumes and priorities closely with Logistics leadership to optimize available resources.

  • Utilize Freight Rater and other available tools to obtain the best possibly rates and service.

  • Review and audit freight bills and excessive cost reports for accuracy. Respond to billing questions from external freight payment services.

  • Formally document new or changed procedures. Identify who requires training and execute training if needed.

  • Maintain knowledge of current international export/import regulatory requirements and attend training as needed to maintain this.

  • Participate and initiate transportation-related project teams.

  • Provide guidance to Purchasing on approved carriers and freight forwarders by state, country, region.

  • Effectively lead cross-functional root cause and corrective action to resolve customer-related shipping issues.

  • Maintain a minimum of 98% compliance in shipping and report shipping metrics monthly.

Position Requirements:


  • 3 to 5 years’ shipping experience required, preferably in a warehouse or manufacturing environment.

  • Previous Import and Export Compliance experience required.

  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment and work flexible hours, including overtime as needed.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and an ERP system, Oracle R12 preferred.

  • Ability to operate and utilize mobile technology (i.e. RFiD scanners).

  • Excellent communications skills with ability to manage multiple tasks Adherence to all safety policies and regulations.


  • Bachelor’s degree and/or APICS certification preferred

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Logistics Coordinator

Primary Posting Location:

Cookeville, Tennessee US

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United States of America

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Employment Type:

Full time

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