Flowserve Corporation Shipping/Receiving Clerk in Kingsport, 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:

Position Summary: To prepare valves, spare parts, and other products for shipment using Flowserve’s packaging procedures to the customer and/or job site. Preparing shipping docs for multiple carriers, scheduling and loading freight. Receive all incoming Purchase orders in a timely manner, Including Bar stock, Raw Stock, UPS, Fed-X, and LTL carriers. Perform computer transaction and all requirements of incoming orders that apply to special Handling requirements of the Standard Practice & Procedures listed in the Procedure Manual.


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Boxing for valve and valve components for Domestic and International shipments, following proper SPP. Good working knowledge of Import and Export Regulations.



  • Prepare valves, spare parts, and other products for final shipment to the customer and/or job site.

  • Pulling orders for spare parts, move parts from stock to shipping. Visual inspection of parts prior to shipping.



· Preparation and completion of all appropriate documentation and computer transactions including: Packing lists, Commercial invoice, Certificate of Origins.

· Process Bill of Ladings for all carriers using Logman and Gemini systems.



  • Utilize UPS, FED EX and DHL.

  • Schedule, label and load freight.



  • Understand shipping specs for different customers.

  • Fullfill all responsibilities and tasks asked by Supervisor.

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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee is regularly required to lift or exert up to 50 pounds. Vision requirements for this position are distance vision, color vision, close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

In order to perform the functions of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. He/she is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. Typical noise levels for this position are loud.

Position Requirements:

Education Preferred:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Operate hand power tools and numeric tools

  • Requires familiarity with shipping, receiving and stock room functions

  • Must be able to work overtime as required.


Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.


Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Ability to cut lumber to certain lengths using a tape measure.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Work in a team atmosphere.

  • Good communication skills.

  • Follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Forklift certified.

  • Good working knowledge of Import and Export regulations.

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Primary Posting Location:

Kingsport, Tennessee US

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Employment Type:

Full time

Relocation Eligible:



United States

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