Senior Customs and Compliance Operator

Senior Customs and Compliance Operator – REMOTE – Up to £50,000

Our client, who is recognized freight forwarder are looking for a Senior Customs and Compliance Operator to join their team in Southampton.

As Senior Customs and Compliance Operator, you will be tasked to support the business with all things customs and compliance.

** The role is fully remote however, you will be required to go to the office in Southampton twice a month **

Job type: Permanent

Hours: 09:00am to 17:30pm – Monday to Friday

Salary: Up to £50,000


  • Responsible for the processing of customs entries ensuring compliance with all laws, regulations and AEO.
  • Ensuring timely Customs Clearance of shipments and providing the required information flow.
  • Confidently discuss and resolve issues with customers and Customs Officers.
  • Processing freight declarations / Imports and Exports
  • Ensure complete and accurate customs entry data and transmit to CDS
  • Knowledge of international tariff coding and classification procedure.
  • Ensure that all Customs Activity performed by the department is to the standard of the company
  • Ensure correct preference is applied to goods and that any relevant customs procedures and regimes such as IPR, OPR and CFSP are applied where necessary
  • Complete CVED and arrange for payment to be sent to Port Health where necessary
  • Manage any Customs or Port authority holds to ensure release
  • Liaise with customers regarding valuation, classification and preference issues where necessary taking into account AEO regulations
  • Provide required information and reporting to customers and operations in line with SOP


  • 5 years Customs import/export experience within the UK
  • Knowledge of Destin8 & CDS systems
  • Strong knowledge in Customs Compliance
  • Knowledge of Customs system Sequoia would be an advantage

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

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


Location Southampton
Job titleSenior Customs and Compliance Operator
Salary £40000 - £50000
Consultant James Earl
Consultant Phone 02394004766
Consultant Email
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