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Import Clerk

Colnbrook, Berkshire
£32,000 to £35,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Location Colnbrook, Slough Position Import Clerk Sector Freight Forwarding Company Brief A well-established freight forwarding company that specialise in Aerospace, and shipping aircraft parts. Being a family-owned business, they can offer key differences to working within a large corporate environment, they like to look after and reward their staff, and everyone is valued/first name basis. Their current new opportunity is for a candidate with industry experience and wanting to settle in a well rounded and family fun environment. Shift Details 4 on 4 off (Apply online only) or Monday - Friday (Apply online only) Salary Circa £35,000 - £37,000 PA Depending on experience. Overtime available. Company Benefits 20 Days Holiday Pension Free parking Kitchen facilities Career Progression Company bonus Requirements Car Licence, due to location Checkable 5-year employment history Basic DBS Certificate Works well under pressure and too tight deadline Experience Minimum 2 years working in import department within freight forwarding. Must have imports start to finish experience Pref, Live animal exports Experience using Chief (CDS an advantage) Must have experience in customs entries and sea freight quotes. ETS transfers Boxtop operating system (advantageous) Descartes (Advantageous) Duties Imports Responsible for the movement of goods from another country, ensuring the transit and delivery is made on time Sea freight Quoting Submitting customs Clearance Declaration, via Chief / SAD / IFD / ICR Liaise regularly with overseas offices, partners, or agents Responsible for arranging and completing all associated paperwork, which documents the nature of the goods being imported from abroad and that they are legal and legitimate Check all is in order in this respect to import quotas, tariffs, trade agreements and HM Revenue and Customs regulations Responsible for costing jobs and ensuring maximum profitability for the organization Check goods in as they arrive against paperwork to ensure all goods ordered are accounted for Establishing contacts and relationships with HM Customs to ensure efficient transfer of goods through the legal process Manage deadlines and sometimes difficult situations, therefore an element of negotiation is required to be able to meet timescales Arranging Custom Clearances Arranging ETSF Movements to our Bonded Warehouse
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  • Job Reference: 706580426-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Boutique Recruitment
    Boutique Recruitment
  • Location: Colnbrook, Berkshire
  • Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Benefits and Bonus
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Permanent