As a Customs Clearance Assistant you will play an important role in the Company ensuring our new customs clearance hub for import and export airfreight, as well as export trailers, runs smoothly and as efficiently as possible, seven days a week.
You will be expected to accurately manage your own workload of a large number of customs clearance entries throughout each shift as well as assist the Customs Clearance Coordinator where necessary. The ability to process and clear a large number of consignments will be essential in this fast paced environment.
This is an exciting role within the Company and requires an enthusiastic candidate, happy to work as part of a team with an appetite to learn new skills.
The position reports to the Customs Clearance Coordinator.
The role will be 4 on / 4 off 12 hour night shifts. Initial training will be 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
Due to the shift working pattern and site location, your own transport is recommended. Secure on-site parking will be available
Ensure all customs clearance declarations are submitted in a timely and accurate manner. Datafreight experience desirable
Support the Customs Clearance Coordinators to ensure all consignments are customs cleared in a timely manner working to the prescribed Service Level Agreement with the Client.
Resolve any Customs issues and liaise with the Warehouse Teams / HMRC should inspections be required.
Previous Customs Clearance experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.
Good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
Excellent communication skills.
Able to work as part of a team.
Accuracy and the ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing at all levels.
Ability to work effectively as part of the local team but also as part of a larger privately owned company with a network of offices across UK, Middle East, Far East and USA.
Salary subject to experience
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