Shipping and Transport Planner

  • Location

    Irlam, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Procurement & Supply Chain

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £14.00 - £20.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Chris Brough

  • Contact email:

    Chris.Brough@volt.eu.com

  • Job ref:

    77819-ENGIN-CBO_1611163807

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    26 weeks

  • Expiry date:

    2021-03-21

  • Startdate:

    asap

As a Shipping/Transport Planner, you will be responsible for the management and planning of Customer shipments, from the point of pick pack complete through to despatch. Liaising with various internal and external parties, including customers and transportation companies to ensure a streamlined end to end delivery process utilising SAP, in line with global import and export regulations.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

*Full end to end responsibility of Customer Shipments including the creation of associated legal documentation in line with global exporting regulations, such as:

oEPA's,
oCountry of Origin certs,
oDangerous Goods certs,
oMOD certs of conformities

*Management of Global Trade and VAT activity to ensure proof of deliveries are received in a set time frame. Failure to do so is a major compliance impact.

*Responsibility of ensuring all customer shipments are ledgered as a sale in line with relevant inco terms.

*To facilitate the freight invoice process in line with various carrier invoices through to payment. Managing and highlighting exceptions through to resolution.

*Flexible in their work approach to support time sensitive deadlines and the needs of the business. This is a key role and may require working different times throughout the day to ensure Customer shipments leave on time.

*Effectively manage carrier communications and time sensitive bookings to ensure goods are despatched in line with customer inco terms.

Skills and Experience:

Candidates will have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

*Demonstrated experience of using SAP in a Transport/Shipping planning role. Ideally SAP Hana S/4, and/or Transportation Management (TM), and/or Extended Warehouse Management (EWM) And/Or demonstrated experience within a shipping role within a manufacturing/logistics organisation.
*Expert Export and Import Regulation Knowledge
*Understanding of working within the complexities of a Customs Warehouse environment
*Proven ability to maintain react and think quickly to fast moving fluid situations
*Able to contribute positively within a team environment
*Proficient user of Microsoft Excel
*Must demonstrate meticulous levels of attention to detail when working in a pressurised environment.

Candidates may have gained the following skills and experience through previous roles:

*Understanding of working within the complexities of a Customs Warehouse environment
*Advanced Excel Skills