Customs Clearance Operator

Position: Customs Clearance Administrator
Location: Eastleigh, Southampton
Salary: £26,000 – £27,000
Hours: 37.5 hours a week (Mon – Fri)
Flexible working hours
Opportunity to work remotely from home
Participation in company profit share scheme
On-site Car parking
Pension Contribution

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our ambitious UK freight forwarding team to support their current and planned growth for the business.

You will learn to be responsible for managing the Customs clearance process, handle the respective paperwork and co-ordinate between customers, suppliers, consignees, and agents. You will submit import/export customs entries following & applying customs procedures as appropriate. Attention to detail is imperative as a variety of systems are used and you will be working in a fast-paced environment. Someone who takes pride in their work is a must and you must be able to be reactive to new tasks that change daily as well as being able to multi-task.

A background in Freight Forwarding would be preferable, however a strong work ethic with the right aptitude and attitude to learn is more important as training will be provided.

The company promotes personal development and, although everyone has a primary role, the company encourages individuals to develop a multi-model skillset. There will be opportunities to learn other aspects of freight forwarding so that you can grow individually and progress within a growing business.

Customs Administrator Responsibilities:

Liaising with agents, customers, and consignees
Preparation and completion of customs entries for import and export clearances
Dealing with entry queries – commodity codes, duty rates, and documentation requirements.
Calculation of Duty and VAT rates per consignment where applicable
Maintaining compliance with current and evolving legislation, laws, and customs procedures

Skills and Qualifications:

Shipping & Customs experience is essential
Conscientious with attention to detail
A keen attitude and willingness to learn.
Ability to follow processes.
Self-motivated, reliable, trustworthy, and hard-working
Work equally well on their own and as part of a team
Strong customer service skills
Well organised

WR Transport & Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for transport jobs and logistics jobs. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Hampshire
Job titleCustoms Clearance Operator
Salary £25000 - £27000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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