Import Controller

Import Controller – Colnbrook, SL3 – Up to £28,000

Industry: Freight Forwarding

Working Hours: 4 on 4 off 7am – 7pm

Salary: £26,000 – £28,000

The Role:

  • Establish an effective collaborative relationship with the Operational team and maintain communication with customers on all customs issues.
  • Provide accurate documentation check to ensure compliance to new and existing government legislation
  • Monitor arrivals and prepare documentation for entry submission, liaising with customers as required.
  • Submit Import declarations via Cargowise
  • Monitor any applicable declarations subject to HMRC checks, port health, plant health, customs examinations, documentation checks etc and liaise with relevant Government and Regulation agents to ensure timely release, including airline handlers.
  • Submit IPAFFS notifications for POAO and Plant Products, as well as catch certs, organics and other licensing.
  • Liaise with commercial teams to fully understand and comply with Customer SLA’s
  • Submit T1 departures and arrivals when required via NCTS.

From You:

  • Recent experience of working in a customs brokerage environment. Inclusive of entry submission to CDS via Cargowise or similar customs software provider.
  • Knowledge of the HMRC Tariff for a diverse range of product types but specifically perishable products.
  • Understanding of various customs procedures.
  • Ability to adapt to arrivals encompassing various transport modes if required.
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in English.
  • Ability to work with line manager on HMRC ad hoc requirements, procedures, audits etc.
  • Intermediate computer literacy and knowledge of software, such as Word, Excel and Outlook

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Location Slough
Job titleImport Controller
Salary £28000 - £29000
Consultant Jamie Triggs
Consultant Phone 02392816899
Consultant Email
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