Imports Supervisor or Team Leader

Tuesday to Saturday (07:30/08:00 – 16:00/16:30 (30 Minute Lunch Break)
Our client is seeking an Import Team Leader/Supervisor who will be responsible for “overseeing” the logistical processes associated with adhering to customs regulations, and ensure strict compliance of legal requirements and work to local and global policies. Additional responsibilities will be supervising staff, liaising with HMRC to make amendments and reclaims, additionally you will be regularly monitoring and checking the import warehouse operation. This is a structured role that requires engagement with logistics teams across the business to ensure strict compliance to implemented processes and procedures.

Role and Responsibilities:
• Perform and complete daily customs clearance entries start to finish for all courier and cargo imports (Air & Road)
• Supervise staff who are completing daily customs clearance entries start to finish for all courier and cargo imports (Air & Road)
• Monitor Duty and VAT use internal systems/software
• Responsible for all customs requirements and deal with border force, EU customs.
• Ensure import compliance and HMRC regulations are adhered to.
• Communicate with all relevant internal departments with regards to shipments
• Liaise with Airlines for BI and Shed transfers
• Arrange airline collections for transfer to ETSF
• Liaise with HMRC and other government bodies.
• Deal with a variety of commodities
• Weekly bond checks ETSF warehouse
• Release shipments from the warehouse
• General warehouse duties where required (predominantly office based role)
• Deal with all queries quickly and efficiently
• Provide a high level of customer service
• Filing, and other general administrative duties.

You will be competent with IT and assist Management when required & provide cover where required

Essential:
Previous Courier Import experience
Low value bulk clearance (BIRDS) experience
Proficient in using CDS
You will be have experience of completing import entries from start to finish
Desirable
Experience with Descartes (e-customs)
NCTS – T1’s You will be completing import entries from start to finish currently in an existing role.

Salary – £Negotiable
Birthday off work benefit is also included – this can be taken on the day of the birthday or the closest working day either side if not scheduled to work.

20 Days annual leave + 8 Bank holidays

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