Job Description

We are working with a Freight Forwarder near Heathrow who are recruiting for an Import Clerk.

Working Monday to Friday 9am-5.30pm
5 years + Imports experience required for this role.

Role and Responsibilities:
· Responsible for the movement of goods from another country, ensuring the
transit and delivery is made on time
· Submitting customs Clearance Declaration, via Chief / SAD / IFD / ICR
· Liaise regularly with overseas offices, partners, or agents
· Responsible for arranging and completing all associated paperwork, which
documents the nature of the goods being imported from abroad and that they are
legal and legitimate
· Check all is in order in this respect to import quotas, tariffs, trade agreements
and HM Revenue and Customs regulations
· Responsible for costing jobs and ensuring maximum profitability for the
· Check goods in as they arrive against paperwork to ensure all goods ordered are
accounted for
· Establishing contacts and relationships with HM Customs to ensure efficient
transfer of goods through the legal process
· Manage deadlines and sometimes difficult situations, therefore an element of
negotiation is required to be able to meet timescales
· Arranging Custom Clearances
· Arranging ETSF Movements to our Bonded Warehouse

Experience Required
Minimum 5 years working in both Import Department in a Freight Forwarding Company
Descartes (advantageous)
Customs Clearances
2 years experience using Chief
CDS experience
ETSF Transfers
Boxtop Operating System (advantageous)

Other Requirements
Must be a Car Driver
Must be able to provide 5 years full employment history and have a clean DBS (Criminal Record)

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