Shipping Administrator/Customs

£28000 - £30000

Job Description

Shipping Administration/Customs

A great opportunity to join an expanding company

The ideal candidate will have a freight forwarding background within imports, customs knowledge and experience, sea freight experience FCL/LCL & Break Bulk and a good level of experience coordinating a multi model freight operation.
The Candidate;
· Experience of working as a Freight Forwarder
· Import experience is essential
· Freight Forwarding experience via sea freight LCL/FCL & Breakbulk and Road Freight is essential
· Customs clearance and entries experience is the main duty of this role
· Experience of CHIEF, Destin8, CNS or Data Freight is essential
· Experience of BisTrack highly desirable & Advantageous
· A good knowledge and understanding of shipping documentation including Bills of Lading, Invoice and Packing Lists, Certificates of Origin, EUR1, Waybills etc.
· Freight forwarding / Shipping experience
· Cross-trade experience would be advantageous
· Up to date knowledge of import and export regulations
· Good organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise workloads
· Strong customer service skills

Main Duties and Responsibilities;
· Ensuring that all clearance processes are completed in a complaint and timely manner.
· Providing information to the team and customers directly relating to HMRC customs and excise for the import & export of shipments via road, air &/or sea
· Advising on the documentation necessary for direct import/export, transit movements
· Ensuring that all necessary custom clearance processes post Brexit are implemented in a timely and accurate fashion
· Utilising your knowledge of customs tariffs, CPC codes and security declarations
· Working alongside the sales & procurement team to ensure the smooth shipping and visibility of product into stock
· To ensure the company is fully compliant with the requirements of HMRC and other relevant bodies. And ensure good query resolution

· Monday - Friday 9am until 5pm
· 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays
· Contributory Pension scheme
· Medical Insurance
· Annual bonus scheme - Discretionary
· Free onsite parking
· Modern office environment, working within a friendly team
· Career progression within a highly successful company