Customs Entry Operator

Well respected & admirable forwarder in Basildon who are known for their staff longevity seek to recruit an experienced customs entries clerk to join their team.

Since the start of operations in 2003, the company have grown their services through a commitment to quality and innovation. Now offering a global reach with locations based in USA, Asia, Africa and Canada offering solutions via Air, Ocean and road, as well as added services on clearance, consolidation, warehousing and auto-shippers.

This is a friendly, knowledgeable and welcoming team, and would suit someone who likes close communication and to be an important part of a smaller team. Management have an open door policy and staff inclusion & welfare is of the highest priority.

The ideal candidate will possess a high level of attention to detail, ensuring all information submitted is clear and concise with minimal error.
Working in a fast paced and time critical role providing clear and concise communication with HMRC. You must possess experience in submitting customs entries. Training will be given to encompass more commodity / mode of transport knowledge where required.

Your day to day tasks will encompass:
– Use of Datafreight to complete import customs entries, keying the specific details into the system to generate the import duty and VAT figures.
– Monitoring Destin8 and CNS for holds placed on shipments by Port health, border force etc. and alert the import operator to ensure they can plan around the delay.
– Check commercial documentation for accuracy and resolve issues when detected.
– Ensure the importer is provided with correct and up to date information on customs procedures where possible and refer to the HMRC tariff for information.
– Provide assistance with entry checking to ensure a high level of accuracy is achieved before the customs entry is sent through to HMRC.

If you have the above experience or are looking to grow a base knowledge and understanding of clearances – and you also want to work in a friendly vibrant environment with a caring employer – please send your CV to

Job Summary

Job Title Customs Entry Operator
Location Basildon,Essex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £32k
Last Updated 08/10/2019
Reference SF47036
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