Customs Operator

Position: Customs Operator

Location: Heathrow Area

Salary: Up to £35,000 (DEO)

Work Hours: Monday to Friday – 09:30-18:30

We are recruiting for a renowned Freight Forwarding company that operates in over 200 Countries Worldwide. Our client is seeking an experienced multi-skilled Customs Operator for a new exciting role. Hybrid working can be considered after the probation period.

Key Responsibilities as a Customs Operator:

  • Create job files, and accurately enter data into customs software to submit entries promptly.
  • Customer facing
  • Sense check data provided by customers against required sources and advise on potential errors.
  • Create Import and Export declarations by using customs software such as CDS.
  • Track and monitor declaration status.
  • Problem-solving
  • Liaise with all stakeholders. Dealing with any queries effectively and efficiently. Where necessary provide guidance and support on the latest customs procedures and requirements.


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Customs Operator or equivalent.
  • European Import & Export Road Freight clearances
  • Previous experience working for a UK based Freight Forwarder or Customs Broker.
  • Customs qualification and previous experience working with Destin8, CNS, Pentant, CCS is desirable.
  • Knowledge of HMRC compliance and regulation is desirable.
  • Must be able to self-manage and excel in methodical thinking
  • Experience with perishable goods will be an advantage

Package Benefits:

  • Generous holiday package
  • Statutory pension scheme
  • Excellent training programme
  • Opportunities and encouragement for progression within the company
  • Hybrid working following probation considered for the right candidate

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WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

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Location Slough
Job titleCustoms Operator
Salary £30000 - £35000
Consultant Charmaine Boyce
Consultant Phone 02394004725
Consultant Email
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