Logistics, Transport and Export Planning

Posted 24 May by HPCareers

HPCareers are now recruiting for a Logistics, Transport and Export Planner.

You will work for a highly reputable international Design and Manufacturing business within their Head Office operation. This role is to replace a team member who is being promoted within the business.

We are seeking a professional individual that possesses the ability to manage their own workload, make intelligent and informed decisions, who can also manage a busy and fast paced role. This role requires someone who can place the customer at the heart of all they do.

Key Responsibilities

  • To assist customers with all requirements relating to enquiries, orders, and discrepancies
  • Key point of Customer liaison in our business to all internal departments, including Planning, Production, Logistics, Sales, Marketing, Finance etc. and to manage positive relationships with those stakeholders.
  • Managing dedicated accounts, you will also provide support to a diverse range of accounts across business channels, including Domestic and Export.
  • Process customer PO’s into sales orders on our ERP system, whilst also being responsible for all applicable paperwork generation for warehousing and transport.
  • Place the business customers at the heart of your duties.
  • To become and expert across the product range, allowing you to provide advice and basic technical support to customers.
  • Manage the customer order banks, each stage of the order process through to logistics arrangements.
  • Resolve customer issues/complaints according to process and customer satisfaction.
  • This role required you to work closely with the Sales Managers to ensure you are commercially aware of their role.
  • Produce KPI’s to reflect delivery performance and order/discrepancy activity, as required.

Skill Requirements

  • A career within one of the following: 1) Export, 2) Logistics, 3) Transport Administration
  • Fluent in German
  • Able to undertake a 1 year contract - with a view to becoming permanent


  • Salary: £23,000pa - £24,500pa
  • Hours: Mon - Fri (37.5 hours per week), early Friday finish
  • Holidays: 33 days including stats
  • Parking: Free secure car parking
  • Amenities: Staff subsidised restaurant
  • Environment: Working in a purpose build head office - modern and fresh workplace
  • Pension: Market competitive pension scheme
  • Development: Opportunity to progress within the department and the wider business

Required skills

  • ERP
  • Export
  • German
  • Logistics
  • Sales Administration

Application questions

Do you have Export, Logistics or Production Admin experience?
Do you speak fluent German?

Reference: 35229569

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