Customs specialist / Import / export

Job Title: Customs specialist / Import / export
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth
Salary: up to 40000
Reference: 1030595
Contact Name: fran curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 03, 2021 18:01

Job Description

Customs Specialist (import / export)

Location: Portsmouth  

Salary :Up to £40000 dependant on experience  

Hours of work : Full time Monday to Friday core working hours – 40 hours per week  

Duration: This is a permanent role to start immediately   

Dynamite recruitment is currently working in partnership with a very well established family ran business . Due to changes in legislation and due to the nature of their business our client is looking to recruit a customs clerk

As a Customs C/ warehouse stock management executive you will be reporting to Operations Managers, as well as working closely with warehouse management and your duties will  include:-  
  • Working within a warehouse and logistics environment – focusing on customs clearance
  • Managing the customs documentation for Air Sea and Land freight
  • Ensuring that all import and export goods meet legislation and compliance
  • Managing tax schemes which will be related to distribution and manufacturing in the Uk and worldwide
  • Prepare & submit accurate customs declarations for EU or NON-EU customers
  • Verify C88 document details such as the origin and customs codes into CDS
  • Work with external warehousing partners and third-party transport providers to effectively manage the relationship and monitor performance to ensure the highest level of accuracy and efficient operating procedures are in place
  • Partnering with senior management to assist in planning and managing workflows across the business
  • Ensuring all customs clearance documents are obtained for compliance purposes
  • Develop and manage a trade compliance reporting process for the business
  • Maintain all customs paperwork, insuring the documentation is accurate and complete to ensure smooth operations
  • Manage all operations queries regarding import/export
  • Understand and double-check manufacturer & commercial invoices
  • Partner with third parties, managing the relationship and monitoring performance to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Take ownership in internal and external compliance audits, liaising with partners to ensure compliance is maintained
  • Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly reports for the Finance Director, Operations Director and senior leadership team
  The successful candidate will have the following attributes:-  
  • Experience of working within a warehoused or logistics environment – managing customs
  • Knowledge of multiple warehouse stock management is essential
  • Previous expertise in customs warehousing requirements within international FMCG
  • Experience working in freight forwarding/import/export
  • Attention to detail essential
  • Understanding of Customs Commodity Codes
  • Customs clearance  and external customs audits
  • Confident communication skills essential
  • Experience with International freight - Air, Sea and Land and their regulations/compliance
  • Excellent IT skills and familiar with all standard office software packages
  • Will be adaptable to change
  • Have strong communication skills
To be considered please submit your CV Immediately