Customs Clearance Supervisor


Shipping & Freight | Manchester | £30,000 - £40,000

Customs Clearance Supervisor - Freight Forwarding - Manchester - Up to £40,000.
About the Company
Due to business growth the company are looking to recruit a Customs Clearance Supervisor. They are a global business and offer multimodal freight logistics solutions to numerous industries. They offer career stability, career progression and a great working environment.
Customs Clearance Supervisor - The Rewards
  • Up to £40,000
  • Competitive pension Scheme
  • Career development and progression 
Customs Clearance Supervisor – Requirements 
  • +3 years’ operational customs experience, ideally at supervisory level, in a freight forwarding, customs broker, customs agency or a customs department
  • Excellent practical knowledge of customs processes and regimes at an operational level
  • People person, who can clearly communicate, verbally and in writing
  • Has the ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of key principles for the role e.g. import/export procedures, tariff classification and duty structures, valuation, origin, export controls and specialist regimes (for example, CFSP, IPR, OPR or similar).
  • Works effectively as part of a team, with a strong ethic to support and help in order to achieve team objectives as well as individual role objectives
  • A strong sense of responsibility and a hands-on approach - always striving to get the job done to satisfaction
  • Good interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and communication skills
Customs Clearance Supervisor – Responsibilities 
  • Directly responsible for the compliant production of UK export declarations, UK import declarations and the preparation and processing of corresponding documentation
  • Trouble-shooting, problem solving and proactively managing the compliance of the entire customs process, working with all necessary elements of the business to deliver compliance with the overall objective of achieving 100% compliance for all declarations created
  • Ensuring that customers are customs compliant and that documentation received is correct
  • Checking and producing documentation to ensure Import and Export consignments are in compliance with HMRC rules and regulations
  • Consult with HMRC Agents to ease passage of goods through the Import and Export processes, when required
  • Ensuring / applying the correct tariff codes to consignments are being used
  • Contacting shippers / suppliers to obtain relevant paperwork in relation to an import shipment
  • Working with the team daily to ensure all tasks are completed to satisfaction and on time
  • Ensuring the relevant branch personnel are adhering to the prescribed process and are performing the task to the highest level of compliance
  • Speaking to customers proactively, to assist them with their queries, sharing knowledge and expertise and instilling customer confidence
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