Import/Export Clerk (BHXA)

We are looking for an Import/Export Clerk as our business relies on the time critical movement of goods from our European Gateways into the UK and onto Ireland for companies with a high consequence of failure of their freight not arriving. As the Import/Export Clerk you will support and advise customers on all international import / export requirements relating to their freight transiting and being delivered seamlessly, ensuring that we remain compliant at all times.

Hours: 40 hours
Status: Permanent

Location: BHXA

Key Criteria/ Requirements:

Have 2+ years’ experience in an Import, Export and Customs Compliance role with exposure to both air and Road operations.

Fully conversant with import and export laws and regulation.

Experience working with HMRC & Border Force to include CHIEF and CDS.

A professional qualification in Customs Import/Export or International Trade.

Flexibility on working hours to effectively manage a team and an In-Night operation from 14:00 – 03:00 each day which represents our peak operating window which at times includes weekends.

Key Accountabilities:

Timeliness: export documents need to be processed within 30 minutes of receipt from customers to ensure that the service is maintained with minimal disruption to the Air and Road loading operation. Transportation documents and manifests ready for transmission to Ireland by 00:30

Accuracy: Export clearance and final manifests need to be correct in order to prevent disruption to the Irish import clearance process. Exporting customers must be able to receive their customs releases from EU customer authorities within 24 hours of freight leaving the EU.

Stats and process improvement:

Cutting AWB’s

Building the flight manifests

Filing of safety and security declarations.

Maintain the reporting for transactional charging (import, export, screening, handling).

Query resolutions for customers and customs.

For more information about this position, please email and include a copy of your CV