Shipping Planner

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  • Location:

    Middlesex, England

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £34000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jacob Marshall

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    over 2 years ago

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Shipping Planner

Based in Middlesex

Competitive salary

A global leader in the Aerospace and Defence industry are looking for a Shipping Planner to arranging shipping of the company's products and transport to new and existing customers.

The company - Shipping Planner - Middlesex

My client designs, manufactures and specialises in critical lifesaving products that are required in the Aerospace and Defence sector. They supply to all around the world and have innovative products that has built them a highly reputable brand identity.

The role - Shipping Planner - Middlesex

  • Obtaining checking and preparing documentation to meet customs and insurance requirements, packing specifications and compliance with UK and International regulations and fiscal regimes. Check for the appropriate licences to transport and hold pyrotechnics.

  • Planning the most appropriate route for shipments taking into account fragile or hazardous nature of the goods, cost, transit time, security and customer/supplier requirements.

  • Liaising with internal logistics team, couriers and freight forwarders to move goods by the appropriate method in accordance with customer/supplier requirements.

  • Liaison with external and internal parties to ensure that they are kept informed on progress and delays or issues concerning deliveries.

  • Investigating lost or damaged good reports and putting in place recovery plans including any required insurance claims, re shipped orders etc.

  • Making sure that accurate records are kept of transaction, checking invoices and delivery paper work, compiling reports as required.

  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge of relevant legislation, political situations and other factors that could affect the movement of goods,

  • Ensure that materials, goods and components to be shipped comply with safety regulations and customer/supplier specification so that components are not damaged through mishandling or incorrect packing and accidents do not occur through negligence or mishandling.

  • Use SAP to obtain details of goods to be shipped including amount, customer/suppliers requirements delivery request etc, and ensure discrepancies are noted and delivery completions recorded.

  • To undertake any other duties as required together consistent with the work of the departments.

Qualifications/skills - Shipping Planner - Middlesex

  • Experience in working in a shipping role for manufacturer exporting complex products to a National and International customer/supplier base.

  • Good working knowledge of the requirements of import and export regulations

  • Experience of dealing with government bodies and requirements

  • Familiar with basic engineering terms

  • Good computer skills - able to use Microsoft Office packages, set up basic spread sheets and reports.

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