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Customs Supervisor

£40k - 45k per year
SF Recruitment


SF Recruiting on recruiting on behalf of a Logistics Solutions provider during a time of continued growth.

We are currently recruiting for a Customs Supervisor, to be based at their facility in Hinckley, you will be responsible for the timely and accurate production and management of customs declarations for the shipments managed within the branch.

The ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, dynamic and results-driven individual with a solid background in customs and import declarations who will become the 'go to' person for all things customs related.

Main responsibilities as the Customs Supervisor to include

- Directly responsible for the compliant production of UK export declarations, UK import declarations and the preparation and processing of corresponding documentation
- Trouble-shooting, problem solving and proactively managing the compliance of the entire customs process, working with all necessary elements of the business to deliver compliance with the overall objective of achieving 100% compliance for all declarations created
- Ensuring that customers are customs compliant and that documentation received is correct
- Checking and producing documentation to ensure Import and Export consignments are in compliance with HMRC rules and regulations
- Consult with HMRC Agents to ease passage of goods through the Import and Export processes, when required
- Ensuring / applying the correct tariff codes to consignments are being used
- Contacting shippers / suppliers to obtain relevant paperwork in relation to an import shipment
- Working with the team daily to ensure all tasks are completed to satisfaction and on time
- Ensuring the relevant branch personnel are adhering to the prescribed process and are performing the task to the highest level of compliance
- Speaking to customers proactively, to assist them with their queries, sharing knowledge and expertise and instilling customer confidence

The ideal candidate:
- +3 years' operational customs experience, ideally at supervisory level, in a freight
forwarding, customs broker, customs agency or a customs department
- Excellent practical knowledge of customs processes and regimes at an operational level
- People person, who can clearly communicate, verbally and in writing
- Has the ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of key principles for the role
e.g. import/export procedures, tariff classification and duty structures, valuation, origin, export controls and specialist regimes
- Works effectively as part of a team, with a strong ethic to support and help in order to achieve team objectives as well as individual role objectives
- A strong sense of responsibility and a hands-on approach - always striving to get the job done to satisfaction
- Good interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and communication skills

In return you will be offered an attractive salary of up to £45,000 per annum along with other attractive benefits

If you feel you have the right skills for this role please apply today or contact me directly on

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