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Transport Planner

Transport Planner


Shipping/Transport Planner – 6 Month Temp Contract

Flexible working arrangements will be considered for this role, in-line with the needs of the business.

The Opportunity

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:

o EPA’s,

o Country of Origin certs,

o Dangerous Goods certs,

o MOD 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

Employee Value Proposition:

Working from home but will be full time in the Peterborough plant long term

Job Title: Transport Planner

Location: Kegworth, UK

Rate/Salary: 14.00 - 14.00 GBP Hourly

Job Type: Contract

Trading as Aston Carter. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. (phone number removed). Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Aston Carter is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://(url removed)/en-gb/privacy-notices.

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