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Logistics Specialist

Company: Flowserve
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:

Oversee the fulfillment of logistics requirements for a multi-site area within a region. Responsible for the 
deployment and execution of site logistics strategies, as well as maintaining an effective working relationship 
with key logistics carriers to maximize the Flowserve Logistics capabilities and Transformation plan.
Work with Regional Business Units to develop and lead transportation commodity teams in establishing 
agreements with optimal suppliers to leverage purchasing power while producing cost savings, process 
improvements, and improved supplier performance.


Within the named region(s) of responsibility, the role holder shall:
  • Implement processes and procedures at the site level to achieve the strategic vision of the Global Logistics Director, and Regional Manager. 
  • Promote and provide training on the Logistics Playbook and ensure “Rules of Engagement” are executed and followed. 
  • Assist at the site level with the freight payment process (in collaboration with Third Party / Shared Services) and liaison with Mihlfeld and Associates (M&A) where required.
  • Execute the Communication Plan through routine calls and on-site meetings.
  • Analyze spend and movement and develop improvement plans.
  • Ensure on-time reporting data. 
  • Provide oversight of all transportation services and modes both international and domestic to assist the site in achieving logistics requirements. 
  • Conduct training (as needed) on all logistics requirements: Project Management, Process 
  • Improvement, Negotiation, Sourcing, Metrics Reporting, INCOTERMS, “Lost Profit” and Revenue 
  • Recognition – to Site Logistics teams.
  • Support the sites with all required Negotiation, Sourcing, Metrics Reporting, INCOTERMS, and Revenue Recognition as needed.
  • Manage the escalation process to resolve logistics issues within Area/Sites.
  • Ability to understand and standardize carrier tracking reports to ensure commitments are met.
  • Ensure continuous improvement against the logistics key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Ensure adherence to the logistics policies at the site level.
  • Monthly Accountabilities to include the reporting of spend & savings in a timely manner.
  • Participating in the monthly conference call showcasing spend, savings, lost opportunity pend and updates on 4 major relevant savings targets plus corporate slides showing an enterprise mindset.
  • Ensure all ethics, compliance, and site safety training is completed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to understand and utilize analytical skills.
  • Project Management and Implementation skills.
  • Establish credibility and ensure effective efficient logistics solutions.
  • Logistics market intimacy.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Proven demonstration of creating strong cross-functional relationships.
  • Ability to analyze and create meaningful & concise critical data into reports.
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities accordingly.
  • Ability to work independently in a collaborative team environment. 
  • High energy and performance level.
  • 4-year college degree in a Logistics related discipline or 3 years of Logistics related experience with a High School diploma or GED 

Keywords: Flowserve, Virginia Beach , Logistics Specialist, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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