Fonction 1: Logistique / Transport...
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Expérience requise : Débutant
Niveau d’études: Bac +5 et plus
Secteur d'activité : Transport / Messagerie / Logistique
Région : Tanger et région
Publication : du 13/01/2020 au 24/02/2020
Type de formation: Non renseigné
Type de contrat : CDI
Pays : Maroc
Postes proposés : 1
Management : Non

Operations Planner (Yard & Vessel) (TERMINAL II) - Tangier

Entreprise :

APM Terminals is one of the world’s leading global port/terminal owners and operators with a global terminal network of more than 63 ports and terminals in 40 countries with 7 new terminal development projects and 7 expansion programs now underway. APM Terminals also manages 170 Inland Services operations in 48 countries. The company employs 23,000 professionals across a total of 68 countries spanning five continents.

APM Terminals serves every major trade lane with a truly global presence, providing our customers with the most advanced terminal technology, equipment and operations in the industry.

APM Terminals Medport Tangier is a greenfield project under construction, it will be the third container terminal of the Tanger Med complex APM Terminals Tangier handled 1.7 million TEUs in 2015. APM Terminals Medport Tangier will be a facility with up to 2,000 meters of quay.
Our Tangier team is currently bringing people, expertise and technology together to usher in a new era in African ports for today’s business world through world-class operations in the safest, most environmentally friendly manner.

Safety for Life !

Poste :

  • The operations planner is responsible to ensure a rigorous and efficient planning of vessel or yard activities to enable the achievement of productivity targets.
  • During operations, the planner supports in providing alternative plans in case of deviation to ensure productivity and capacity targets are safely met.
  • The position is responsible for an efficient use of the Terminal Operating System using established standards and best practices.
  • An operations planner can be assigned either to vessel planning or to yard planning.

Key Responsibilities:

Vessel Planning:

  • Assume responsibility for the entire Cargo Control Process.
  • Process various vessel related EDIs and follow up on their timely submission as applicable.
  • Ensure that the load-lists are finalized in time prior to the vessel ETA. Clarify issues with the shipping lines to mitigate disputes.
  • Interact closely with the shipping lines regarding additional changes after set cut-off time has passed.
  • Ensure a timely delivery of Terminal Report per vessel call, and prepare pre billing file.
  • Ensure close collaboration with the relevant counter parts at Liner Operations Cluster (LOC) and the Global Stowage Planners.
  • Investigate and document service failures, and report them to the appropriate parties.
  • Respond to inquiries related to Terminal Departure Reports for vessels no longer at berth.
  • Responsible for providing vessel and shipping agents with information about vessel load and discharge processes.
  • Maintain ownership of the vessels under your control and assist if planning disturbances occur during vessel call. 
  • Ensure efficient and highly productive planning as per established standard with due consideration to the vessel stability and safety under load and discharge.
  • Prepares and communicates vessel load plans and vessel work plans.
  • Keeps the quay-operation and vessel administration systems updated.
  • Controls the execution of the vessel operation plan. 
  • Checks with berthing coordinator for reasonable berthing position for fast turn-around of tractors during vessel operations.
  • Preparation and execution of vessel discharge and load sequence to support, achieve & sustain productivity targets per quay crane operation.
  • Manage and control the execution of the vessel operation plan, ensuring that the vessel file is closed within one hrs of the completion of vessel operations.
  • Filing and housekeeping of planning related papers in accordance with standard operating procedures. Also maintain that all vessels receive paper work in a timely manner.
  • Provide all loading documents, and quay crane working sequence to vessel prior or latest upon arrival. Ensure that all vessels receive final departure paper work in a timely manner.
  • Understand vessel stability and safety under discharge and load criteria and whether intended discharge and load plan meets those criteria.
  • Maintain a continuous improvement mindset by actively seeking ways to reduce wastes in operations through a better planning.
  • Constantly seek look for ways to improve own skills level in using the terminal operating system.
  • Work hand in hand with other sections of the operations to achieve the department wide goals.
  • Act as an active member of the Integrated Operations Center and actively collaborate with all functions therein to ensure smooth operations executions.

Yard Planning:

  • Ensure container decking is planned to follow strictly the set yard strategy.
  • Maintain all yard planning related parameters /settings in the Terminal Operating System (TOS) to ensure smooth execution of operations.
  • Provide alternative plan in case of deviation /exception during execution to ensure with the aim of adhering to the yard strategy and established standards.
  • Work closely with the yard strategist and other planning staff to ensure plans are coordinated and provide best possible performance to the operations as a whole.
  • Manage continuous process of yard integrity and ensure yard inventory between the TOS and the ARMG block management system remains on par.
  • Responsible daily for ensuring that proper plan is set for the yard operation to run in a manner that achieves maximum productivity and efficiency, with 100% system integrity as it relates to equipment location.
  • Reduce unproductive moves to the bear minimum required.
  • Monitor and fine-tune the terminal operating system to ensure that yard planning is satisfactory and meets the strategy requirements.
  • Report on a weekly basis on the status of production, yard density, equipment utilization and strategy/allocation changes.
  • Nominate empty equipment for shipment as directed by the concerned shipping line.
  • Constantly seek look for ways to improve own skills level in using the terminal operating system.
  • Work hand in hand with other sections of the operations to achieve the department wide goals.
  • Act as an active member of the Integrated Operations Centre and actively collaborate with all functions therein to ensure smooth operations executions.
  • The key impact of this incumbent will be the maintenance of operational efficiencies in the terminal. Responsibility for the execution of day to day operational activities.


  • Understand and follow the company’s safety system.
  • Protect one self and those around from unsafe acts.
  • Actively participate in contributing to zero accidents.
  • Report any unsafe acts.
  • Alert to risks and unsafe acts that could result in an accident.

Profil recherché :

Who we are looking for?


  • Master or Engineering degree in relevant fields (IT, mechanic, automation, civil, Industrial, statistics, business administration or alike).
  • Requires a high level of planning and organizational skills.
  • Requires the ability to maintain high level quality of work under pressure.
  • Requires advanced computer skills.
  • High level of integrity and able to collaborate effectively in a dynamic environment.
  • Proven demonstrated ability to be a team player and is able to work independently within the defined project, maintaining good relationship to customer, staff and other project team members.
  • Must have good analytical skills to be able to provide solutions to issues/exception in a relatively short timeframe.
  • Requires advanced level of verbal and written communications skills in English.




NB. If not contacted within 4 weeks, you can consider your applications not short-listed for this position and you are invited to apply for other job opportunities within our Group.

Adresse :

Zone Franche Ksar Al Majaz, Oued R'Mel, Commune Anjra