International Freight Planner

Mansfield Permanent £27,000 - £38,000
  • An ocean & air freight specialist, commutable to the Mansfield area...
  • 37.5 hours per week contract, with added OT and 32 days holiday

About Our Client

You will be joining a growing team who have been in the UK & International Shipping market for over 85 years. The company have a strong ethos around personal development and a family atmosphere in their Mansfield, Nottinghamshire office. Due to BREXIT the company have experienced unprecedented levels of growth!

Job Description

As an International Freight Planner you will be employed at the Mansfield Head Office and Report into the on-site Shipping Manager. Dependent on your experience you could be managing a small team of 2x Co-ordinator, mixing a commercial & operational workload. You will also be responsible for the following areas:

  • Coordination of the import and export logistics and customs clearance process
  • To manage the freight operation from receipt of customer bookings and arranging collections to booking cargo with carriers.
  • To request and gather quotations from suppliers in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Managing customs entries from EU and the rest of the world, implementing procedures for inbound/outbound shipping.
  • Liaising with the company's in-house department/s regarding incoming shipments in order to apply for customs entry in good time.
  • Provide knowledge of customs clearance for specific variations on company's imports from EU and the rest of the world.

The Successful Applicant

The successful International Freight Planner will have a large background in either road, sea or air freight operations over the last 3+ years and ideally come from a mixture of an operational / commercial background.

  • 3+ years experience in International Shipping or Freight.
  • Experienced with air, sea or road freight.
  • Commutable to Mansfield, Nottinghamshire.
  • Experienced with planning, pricing, quoting different methods of shipping.
  • A team player
  • Commercial, as well as operational, acumen.

What's on Offer

  • £27,000-£38,000
  • Up to 20% corporate bonus scheme
  • 32 days per year holiday
  • Possibly of earning a company car with progression
Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

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Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692
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