Customs Clearance Coordinator

PS Recruitment Services


Customs Clearance Coordinator – Coleshill, B46 – Permanent.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 08.30h – 17.30h – [one-hour unpaid lunch]
Salary: - £28,000.00 - £30,000.00 – per annum based on experience.

Are you an experienced customs clerk with a good knowledge of Sea Freight? Are you looking for a role where you can add value? Do you have excellent attention to detail?

I am recruiting for a new customs team member to join an established international freight forwarding company based just outside Birmingham.

The role will involve dealing with the handling of import & export customs entries, all associated documentation and showing a good knowledge off formalities associated with this.

My Client is a recognised player in the Freight Forwarding and Transportation Industry who also specializes in the Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions. With 70 years of history, their company has established best-practice standards in ground transportation, air and ocean shipments, customs clearance, and supply chain management.

They are still a family run business, where people are treated as people, not numbers and considered for their value. With their unchanged passion they strive to balance a growing company in a highly competitive industry, with family ethics and social responsibility.

A little of what is expected in the role:
  • Handling Import/Export customs entries.
  • Communication with Clients, shipping lines and overseas offices/agents.
  • Handling Sea Freight consignments for both Imports & Exports.
  • High volumes of data entry on in-house IT systems.
  • Arranging FCL/LCL loading plans/manifests/bookings & customs processes.
  • Raising & passing invoices.
  • Dealing with warehouse operatives.
Skills & qualifications required:
  • Experience of Freight Forwarding export/Imports.
  • Specific knowledge of Customs formalities ICE/Impatex/CNS.
  • High level attention to detail.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be able to prioritise and organise own workload.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must be flexible with their working hours.  
What is also in it for you:
  • After successfully completing six months’ service, you will join the Death in Service scheme – which pays out three times your annual salary upon your death whilst you are employed.
  • After successfully completing one year’s service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required).
  • After successfully completing one year’s service company contributions increase to 9% for the Group Pension Plan.
  • Holiday loyalty days.