Flowserve Corporation Shipping/Receiving Clerk in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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.


  • Previous Import and Export Compliance experience is a plus

  • Associate’s degree or higher preferred

Position Description:

Summary of Position

Lead the day to day activities in the shipping/receiving (S/R) office, providing guidance of the floor activities. Partner with the planners and site buyers to identify any resources needed to ensure that we meet the customer’s expectation. Develop and report S/R metrics monthly.

Major Accountabilities

· Document all Safety Data Sheets and Returned Goods information.

· 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.

· Inventory and document items provided by customers

· Communicate status and readiness of scheduled outgoing shipments to site leadership and stakeholders with awareness of deliverables and customer requirements.

· 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 in and initiate transportation-related project teams to resolve customer-related shipping/receiving issues.

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

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

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required Associate’s degree or higher preferred 1 to 2 years working in a warehouse or manufacturing environment

  • Previous Import and Export Compliance experience is a plus

  • 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

  • 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.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Primary Posting Location:

Baton Rouge, Louisiana US

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United States of America

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Employment Type:

Full time

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