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Customs Clearance Operator

  • Location: Rainham
  • Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent
  • Sector: Logistics
  • Contact: Claire French
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 03303 352510
  • Job Ref: SF491531

Successful freight forwarder - Dagenham seek to enlist an import clearance operator to join their team.
As part of the UK division - this relatively small team of 12 operate temperature controlled cargo for some of the largest food manufacturers in the world - and as part of a large portfolio of European companies involved in all aspects of the global supply chain.

The emphasis is firmly on growth & expansion for this particular arm of the business - so forward thinking people with their goals set on progression would be a welcome addition to this ambitious team. This is a progressive, inclusive company that values it’s staff and creates the environment for employees to learn develop and contribute to success. Exciting expansion plans for the companies UK division for 2022. 

The successful addition to this experienced customs team will bring a clear and practised understanding of customs declarations, veterinary, phyto and HRL declarations, as well as drawing up and separating varying documents of origin. The role will be responsible in assessing the correct tariffs for customs duties, agricultural levies, VAT, etc. Ideally you will have experience of IPR/ OPR entriesand some exposure to CVED/ CHED licensing

The successful candidate will ideally be well-versed in file handling from origin to door, and familiar with more complex customs affairs. The role focus is on the correct application of product-specific legislation and ensuring the efficient handling of incoming and outgoing goods/consignments.

As this role offers a great deal of autonomy, flexibility is offered on hours. Branch is covered 8am-6pm, but options to work 9-5.30/ 8-4.30 etc. are available. A part time option may even be available for someone with the right key skills and attitude.

If you have the relevant experience in forwarding and temperature controlled commodities, are looking for a new and exciting challenge with an employer who will recognise and reward your contributions, we would like to hear from you

Please send your CV in the first instance