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Customs Clearance Operator

Ref: VAC-12616
  • Salary: £26,000
  • Start Date: Immediate
  • Location: Felixstowe
  • Industry: Shipping
  • Discipline: Import Forwarding Clerk
  • Employment: Permanent


Job Description

Our client is a leader in supply chain management and logistics solutions, handling everything from logistics to customized shipping solutions

Main tasks and responsibilities
To ensure all documentation is completed in a correct manner and presented within the expected time frames as designated by the departmental head
Must advise customers immediately on entry completion and confirmation of costs as received from customs, when cleared
Any issues causing cargo to be delayed through customs clearance on document problems especially giving cause to possible demurrage cost, must be brought to attention of management
Complete all Duty and VAT invoices for which company is liable on costs
Interaction with sales, customer service, product management and warehouse teams

Previous experience with customs clearance and knowledge of ocean industry is essential
Excellent organisational skills with an ability to prioritise and manage high workloads in challenging situations and meeting deadlines
Ability to make considered and consistent decisions
Excellent relationship and interpersonal skills
Ability to give and receive positive and constructive feedback
Good attention to detail


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