Customs Coordinator

  • Confidential
  • Felixstowe, UK
  • 04 Nov, 2021
Full Time Other

Job Description

I am currently partnering with a Global Logistics Organisation, who are looking to expand their Customs team. The Ideal candidate will have a Customs background and be responsible for producing high quality customs entries and customer service to all customers, overseas partners and suppliers.

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.
Develop constructive relationships with key customers and key suppliers, resolving any concerns and ensuring corrective action is taken.
Maintain effective communication and relationships with customers, overseas offices and partners.
Identify and provide early warning to the manager of the relevant department, on any issues and problems that could have an adverse effect on deadlines.
Liaise where appropriate with other departments to resolve any conflicting issues raised by customers
Complete any month end routines as directed by manager.
Action other ad hoc duties as requested by manager.
Promote and maintain image, procedures and standards as set and with management

The ideal candidate:

Working knowledge of CHIEF, CNS , Destin 8
Working knowledge of T 1 Movements
Able to promote the APGL corporate culture
Able to work and meet deadlines
Able to implement and manage systems which further enhance our profile
Possess team player qualities