European Clearance Operator

  • Job Reference: SWR4096
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management and Executive Positions, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

European Clearance Operator- Are you experienced in customs clearance and logistics and do you have strong problem-solving skills, excellent attention to detail, and understanding of trade compliance?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a European Clearance Operator on a permanent basis in our office in Ipswich, Suffolk.

This is a trusted supply chain partner for businesses across the world for over 180 years. They are a global freight forwarder with diverse local knowledge and expertise that matches the demand of today’s shipping industry.

Fantastic company benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Holiday: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, increasing after 10- and 15-years’ service.
  • Pension: company pension scheme available.
  • Employee extras such as: Cycle to work scheme, Electric Vehicle scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Bonus Payment, Hybrid working, Life Assurance, and eye care vouchers.

About the role:

You will be responsible for managing and coordinating customs clearance processes for international shipments within the European Union. You will ensure the legal and efficient import / export licences, and all other required paperwork.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit customs documentations and maintain detailed records of customs transactions
  • Ensure compliance with relevant customs regulations, tariffs, and trade agreements
  • Liaise with stakeholders and customs authorities to resolve customs-related issues
  • Classify goods according to relevant system codes
  • Use customs software to process declarations
  • Assess potential risks and stay informed about changing customs regulations

About you:

You will have relevant experience in customs clearance and in-depth knowledge of  customs regulations, tariffs and trade compliance. You will have effective communication and interpersonal skills. You will be proficient in customs clearance software and tools, as well as maintain accuracy in paperwork and documentation. Ideally, you will have great time-management and organisational skills and can thrive independently as well as in a team environment. 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English grade 4 (or equivalent) is desired, along with relevant certifications in customs clearance or international trade.

They would love to hear why you are motivated to apply and how do your skills/experience make you suitable for this role? Please do let us know along with forwarding an up-to-date CV as soon as possible. They look forward to hearing from you. 

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Additional keywords: logistics, shipping, import, export, logistics administrator, shipping coordinator, supply chain, transportation, order processing, shipment tracking, warehouse operations, customs clearance, trade compliance

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