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Freight Planner

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  • Kildare
  • 35000 - 45000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 06/10/2017
  • David Maguire
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New opportunity for a talented Freight Planner to join a global organisation in Kildare.


A global tech company with headquarters in California and a presence in over sixty countries are looking for a Freight Planner to join their team in Ireland.

The Role

As the new Freight Planner, you will be reporting into the Freight Manager and issuing daily reports indicating freight stats of all containers. You will also be responsible for tracking all outstanding orders through supply chain until received at of site warehouse, running weekly reports measuring supplier & transport performance & report and organising scheduling of outgoing returns with offsite warehouse ensuring all functions perform as per agreement. As part of the remit of your new role, you will also:

  • Be point of contact for all shipping line and consolidated warehouse activities
  • Issue weekly Inventory report to each supplier on TMM contract
  • Run weekly reports measuring supplier & transport performance & report
  • Be a cross functional trainer, providing training and knowledge sharing with other departments. POR for training additional TMM freight team members
  • Ensure all supplier invoices are received, logged and receipted and that the financial tracker is kept up-to-date

The Person

The ideal Freight Planner will have previous experience in a Freight Forwarding or Supply Chain Buyer/ Planner position. You are also required to have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel using formulae and have strong analytical & problem-solving abilities. Applicants for this position should also possess the following:

  • Excellent motivational and leadership skills
  • Have and can demonstrate initiative
  • Practical problem-solving ability
  • Committed to quality improvement


  • 35,000 - 42,000
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • 22 days holidays

For more information on this role, apply now or call David Maguire at HRM on 01 632 18 86

Ref: BBBH22405_1505984175
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