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  • Location:

    Berkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Logistics & Customer Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £33000 - £37000 per annum + 6% bonus

  • Contact:

    Liam Viagas

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    16 Feb 00:00

Role: Export Planner

Location: Berkshire

Salary: £33-37 + bonus

Type: Permanent

I am currently recruiting the above role for a leading global pharmaceuticals organisation. My client is looking for a driven individual to join their team. Ideally, you will be coming from a logistics/supply chain/operational background in a fast-paced environment.

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic business in an exciting role. Check out the details below and get in touch.


  • To ensure all import and export permits are in place to allow timely cross border shipments

  • Lead the despatch process and co-ordination of shipments to ensure on-time despatch

  • Ensure timely receipt of stock into our pre-wholesale network

  • Responsible for stock controls and reconciliations in SAP

  • Work closely with demand planning to maximise load consolidation and improve operational efficiencies

  • To ensure the system of records contains accurate and up-to-date information and all processes are strictly adhered to

  • Maintain permit, shipment and OTIF KPIs to monitor performance and identify improvements

  • Ensure timely shipment of stock from export warehouses

  • Take active lead and ownership in case an emergency needs to be resolved

  • To ensure export licence compliance

  • Work with the logistics function to identify issues with Logistics Service Providers' performance to drive improvements to the relationship

  • Ensure continuous improvement of the functional area


  • Experience of import & export models

  • High level of organisational skills

  • Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to influence cross-functional teams

  • Ability to achieve high levels of accuracy with detailed analysis, whilst working within a deadline driven environment

  • The ability to assume responsibility for tasks and workload, and work using own initiative

  • A desire to take on more responsibility and develop your role

  • ERP experience (SAP advantageous)

  • University degree or similar relevant qualification.

  • 1 to 3 years' experience in planning or similar supply chain role

  • Fluent in English

If the above sounds like you, apply now or get in touch:


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