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Yard Planner At APM Terminals

Date Posted: 08/May/2014
Deadline: 14/May/2014
 


At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.

 

 

 


At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.


APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish A.P. Moller-Maersk Group – a Global Fortune 500 company with over 120,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and retail sectors - Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!

 

We Offer

This position offers an outstanding opportunity to join a professional team at APM Terminals and contribute to the success of the organization.

 

Key Responsibilities

• Effectively plan yard layouts for IMPORTS segregated by ICD’s / Bill of lading / Dangerous cargo / OOG and general imports, EXPORTS, EMPTIES and Transhipment containers within the parameters of the set yard specification.
• Close monitoring of the yard during the discharge to ensure that all the containers as received from the vessel have been confirmed and has been confirmed with a yard position.
• Close monitoring of the yard during the loading operation to ensure smooth feeding from the yard to the vessel minimizing re-handling in the yard
• Checking of the exports stacks including empties in order to have a perfect preparation for the vessels.
• Controlling and planning the complete yard process in order to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency.
• Create and maintain the yard setup and planning to accommodate an average of 18 to 20 crane lifts per hour and maximum utilization of yard equipment.
• Allocate yard ranges for exports per vessel / voyage before the gates opening.
• Monitor that the equipments are available in the right location at the yard.
• Reduce redundant moves to less than 5% of the total movement.
• Check and support an accurate and efficient information flow on the terminal related to all activities.
• Prepare the Daily Yard Work Plans related to discharges, receiving exports, housekeeping etc.
• Maintain daily reports on the yard utilization.
• Weekly reporting of long standing containers (Full and Empty) to the lines.
• Close monitoring of the discharge ensuring that all the units discharged have been updated.
• Constant monitoring of the yard and arranging the house keeping as required.
• Yard inventory done to verify accuracy as and when there are no vessel in port.
• Checking for the hanging containers in the yard (both imports / exports and empties).
• Monitor the import blocks and compress the yard basis to reduce scattered containers and create space.
• Perform other duties as may be assigned

Who we are looking for

§ A University degree in Logistics, Operations Management, or related discipline.
§ Requires at least two or more years of previous experience as a vessel or yard planner for a container terminal operation. Previous experience as a dispatcher in a container terminal environment will be an advantage.
§ Requires sound knowledge of container vessel stowage and stability criteria

Method of Application

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