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Custom Entry Operator

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    £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum

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    Matt Marsh

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    29 days ago

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Position: Customs Entry Operator
Location: Felixstowe
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000pa
Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 17:30pm
Holiday: 25 days + BH

The Company:
We are one of the fastest growing, privately owned freight forwarding companies in the UK, employing over 400 members of staff across 5 UK Branches.
To coincide with our growth plans for 2022 and beyond, we are now actively recruiting for an experienced Customs Entry Operator to join our friendly team based in Felixstowe.

Our company promote a fantastic company culture and we also believe in supporting the local communities within which our business operates, along with a number of charitable organisations.
We are equally passionate about reducing the environmental impact of our business activities and providing our customers with the benefits that result from our Environmental Policy.

General Purpose Of Position:
To be responsible for producing high quality customs entries and customer service to all customers, overseas partners and suppliers.
Ensure accuracy of information from importers on the requirements for correct Customs Entry from clients instructions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Plan and control your activities on a day to day basis to ensure all entries are completed in a timely manner.
Compare data with source documents, check for accuracy and re-enter data in verification format to detect errors.
Sort and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered as well as locate and correct data entry errors.
Obtain relevant information from the customer in order to complete customs clearance, deliver or release of cargo.
Maintain all files ensuring that any Duty & Vat entered through our Deferment are invoiced and funds collected prior to delivery or release.
Keep operational Staff & Customers fully informed of any holds, exams or other areas which may cause delay to a shipment.
Provide transport companies with the relevant information to ensure customer delivery requirements are met.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
Working knowledge of CHIEF, CNS , Destin 8
Working knowledge of T 1 Movements
Able to promote the company brand & culture
Able to work and meet deadlines
Computer literate
Able to implement and manage systems which further enhance our profile
Possess team player qualities
Able to plan ahead
A pro-active attitude
Excellent customer service skills
Excellent communication skills

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