Flowserve Corporation Inventory Control Clerk in Ashland, Kentucky

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 Inventory Control Clerk ensures that production materials, including raw material and finished goods, are available to meet production schedules at Flowserve’s Quick Response Center in Ashland, KY. The Quick Response Center repairs and machines components for mechanical seals used in industrial settings, such as oil refineries and chemical processing plants.

  • Procure finished goods and raw materials, such as steel, o-rings, and carbon facings, to meet production schedules.

  • Resolve problems with the right level of initiative, collaboration, professionalism, and perseverance to satisfy requests while following procedures. Help find alternative options for supplying unavailable products and services.

  • Provide frontline response to Application Engineers located at our customers’ sites, for emergency and standard procurement of parts.

  • Conduct daily cycle counts, and investigate and reconcile inventory discrepancies to ensure ongoing inventory accuracy.

  • Communicate parts status and issues with the operations, shipping/receiving, engineering, and customer support to support production schedules and customer commitments.

  • Monitor daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports on material availability to ensure system accuracy and integrity.

  • Responsible for scheduling work on the shop floor to maintain balance between supply and demand in support of monthly forecast of manufacturing hours.

  • Responsible for making sourcing decisions on a daily basis to ensure compliance to organizational financial objectives while meeting customer delivery expectations.

  • Will serve as cross-functional Customer Service support during peak times or when business necessitates.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to contribute to a highly energized and motivated team for optimized results.

  • Customer focused and driven for results in a fast paced environment, manufacturing environment.

  • A self motivated individual who can embrace change, while promoting collaboration and poise in times of uncertainty.

Position Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Minimum 5 years relevant experience, such as warehouse work or inventory management

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

  • Detail-oriented with a demonstrated track record of accuracy in pulling data, entering data, and creating reports

  • Must have good math skills to sort, check, count and verify numbers

  • Experience in positions that required personal ownership to complete tasks, investigate problems, and resolve issues with minimal supervision and an upbeat attitude

  • Good organizational skills, able to establish and change priorities based on demands.

  • Must be able to clearly report and explain information to others with a professional style that has a positive impact on the team

  • Demonstrated track record of steady, reliable work ethic and attendance. Must be able to work overtime as required

  • Must be able to lift and push large heavy objects up to 25 lbs.

  • Must have full mobility to lift from floor and move parts to shelves.


  • IBM PRMS experience is highly desired

  • Customer Service experience in manufacturing environment is a plu

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel including experience with pivot charts, graphing, data analysis is preferred

Job Posting/Business Card Title:

Inventory Control Clerk

Primary Posting Location:

Ashland, Kentucky US

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United States of America

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Employment Type:

Full time

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