Logistics Coordinator Intern at Xylem



Company: Xylem
Position: Logistics Coordinator Intern
Location: Mississauga, ON


Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you!

Xylem Summer Internships typically last 10-12 weeks and are an opportunity to get hands-on, professional experience while making a lasting contribution to Xylem as an organization. Our internship program is intended to create a pipeline of talented undergraduate students who are interested in a career in the water innovation technology industry. Interns are our primary talent pool for all full-time early career positions and rotational programs. The Summer Internship is a great opportunity to learn more about Xylem and see if a career in water technology is right for you.
The hourly rate for an intern is dependent on a variety of factors including major, year in school and geographic location. The average hourly rate for an intern is between $21.00 – $27.00/hour. Locations of internships will vary based on the specified project and function, and will either be on-site, hybrid or fully remote.


To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Utilize Transportation Management System (TMS) for assigning loads, tracking & monitoring shipments.
  • Prepare shipping documentation, including bills of lading, packing lists, commercial invoices.
  • Maintain relationships with carriers, freight forwarders, and 3PL partners to optimize logistics operations.
  • Tracks export packaging at suppliers and ensures it is done to meet customer ship dates.
  • Participates in routine meetings to follow production pumps for anticipated completion/ready to ship by dates.
  • Collaborate with International logistics team on Canadian and LAR/South-Central America & Mexico orders to ensure all documents are in order prior to arranging shipping via flatbed or container.
  • Maintain the Master Freight Tracker for all loads booked.
  • Ensure compliance with import and export regulations, including proper documentation and labeling.
  • Ensure that all accessories have been provided for each production order per SOP.
  • Process purchase orders in the ERP system for loads booked, resolve any AP issues.
  • Collaborate with the Distribution Center and International Logistics Team (when necessary), to setup loads that are unable to ship via standard DC LTL carriers.
  • Act as a point of contact for any logistics-related issues or emergencies
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements within the logistics operations.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be required based on organizational needs


  • Currently enrolled in a 4-year degree program in Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations, or business-related field preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and process improvement skills
  • Strong and proactive internal and external customer service skills with great attitude and professionalism
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong problem-solving skills


In this role, the working environment is standard office free of disagreeable elements. Incumbent may be required to meet driver’s outside to obtain accurate measurements for shipments up to 20% of the time and the physical demands may include but not limited to regularly sitting, standing, bending, reaching and lifting up to 25 lbs.  In addition, this role may require travel or on-call schedule as required to fulfill the duties or as required by the Company.  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.

At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG). Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace. Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.

Join the global Xylem team today! Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.

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