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Customs Agent X 2

An exciting opportunity to join a large and progressive FMCG company in Kent is available for 2 Customs Agents who have some type of knowledge/experience with Imports, Exports and or Customs. The candidates will be responsible for the timely Import and Export clearance of goods for their clients, ensuring compliance with Government and other regulatory bodies at all times. Supporting customers by submitting necessary applications to the relevant authorities to enable their goods to meet legislative requirements in areas such as plant health declarations, organic notifications and IPAFFS. Assisting colleagues and customers on regulatory and customs related matters through provision of regular updates and query resolution. Other key responsibilities will be:

  • Liaising with importers, exporters and other applicable parties to obtain mandatory information for import and export entries, ensuring all appropriate paperwork for each consignment is received to enable customs entries and clearance checks to be completed in a timely manner
  • Completing relevant HMRC declarations and other agency applications for import and exports, ensuring all regulatory and compliance requirements aremet
  • Interacting with customs authorities and other Government agencies to address any queries or issues which may arise during customs clearance
  • Liaising with customers, ensuring they are kept informed of clearance status of consignments and resolving any customer queries thatarise
  • Supporting other team members in understanding issues and potential solutions
  • Handling enquiries from colleagues & customers relating to Customs Procedures, Tariff Classifications & Regulatory Requirements, Duty Rates and Documentation Requirements

Regularly updating self, colleagues and customers of any HMRC and Government Agency regulations and changes and be able to demonstrate knowledge of Ocean and Road Freight Imports and Exports. The successful candidate will be proactive and a self starter who gets things done with minimum supervision and can execute in a fast paced environment. Required to work from either 6.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m., 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. or 9.00am -6.00pm on an alternate weekly shift pattern, Monday to Friday (40 hours per week), with weekends to be worked on rota basis (8-5pm Saturday & Sunday), excluding breaks that are unpaid. Bank Holidays on rota basis.

DCR 5822/23

Full Time
Import & Export
£24,000 - £27,000
Zoë Calver or Tracey Di Valentine
01784 450 111 or 0203 2430077

Contact Details

Essex: 0203 2430077
Heathrow: 01784 450 111
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