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Import Clerk

  • Job added:   13 November 2020
  • Salary :   28000
  • Location :   Kent
  • Job Type :   Other
  • Reference :   InAutomotive-11210374
  • Company :   Transcomm Recruitment Ltd

A Freight forwarding import clerk is required by a major Importing organisation to complete and manage the day to day import entries for all air, sea and road freight shipments, including customs clearance and excise duty calculcations. The role is for a major importer of goods into the UK from all over the world.

ROLE: Import clerk
LOCATION: Ashford, Kent
BASIC SALARY: £22k to £28k
ROLE: ·Telephone and/or written communication with external organisations e.g. HMRC, Port Authorities, Shipping Lines, Hauliers, Suppliers etc.

·Obtain necessary Bill of Ladings and correct Tariff Headings. Obtain payments from customers in line with company policy.

·Liaising with customers, partners, shipping lines and carriers

·Customs clearance, calculating excise duty

·Calculating Duty / VAT cost for each consignment.

·Keeping up to date with changes in regulations, laws and customs procedures

·Planning and arranging deliveries

·Providing administration support to the logistics and commercial team

·Telephone queries, data input and general admin duties.

Essential Skills/Qualities Required:

·Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience.

·Knowledge of customs declarations ideally within a freight forwarding or logistics business.

·Previous experience within an Import Forwarding role, preferably including Customs experience.

·Confident in Microsoft Excel and Outlook

·Ability to work under pressure

·Excellent attention to detail

·Exemplary customer service skills with the ability to work flexible hours when require.

·Ability to learn and understand existing procedures

·The ability to work independently as well as within a team

·Able to work to deadlines and meet targets

Driven and self-motivated

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