Customs Clearance Agent

Derby Permanent £26,000 - £32,000
  • An exicitng customs, import & export opportunity across Derby & Nottingham
  • Numerous position available, with market leading salaries!

About Our Client

My client is a world leading shipping & transport business based in both Derby and Nottingham. Due to various contract wins, my client is going through a period of rapid expansion, especially within their EU & ROW markets. As a result, they are actively looking for Customs Clearance Agents to join the team.

Job Description

As a Customs Clearance Agent you will have a vast array of knowledge surrounding Import & Export Customs Entries. You will report into the Site Shipping Manager and cover the following responsibilities:

  • To collect all export shipping documentation (Airway bill, Commercial Invoices, Customs Documents, Proof of Delivery) from Freight Forwarders and Customer Service teams on a daily basis to UK Customs Requirements. Once data is obtained ensure it is tracked and documents correctly to comply with Eaton and HMRC Requirements.
  • To stay up to date with current legislation and export documentation requirements to ensure compliance.
  • To collect and provide the shipping documentation for Letters of Credit, leasing with internal finance, customer service and compliance teams to ensure the understanding of requirements for a letter of credit is met. Contacting and chasing the Freight Forwarders for the documentation required for the letter of credit within a timely manner to ensure Eaton is paid before expiry of the letter of credit.
  • To communicate with the Chamber of Commerce to apply for attested documents as per shipping requirements of products being shipped.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Customs Clearance Agent will be a specialist in the field of shipping compliance and be commutable to either Derby or Nottingham. You will also have the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in import and export customs entries.
  • Experience with ATR1 and EUR1's.
  • Fluent in HAWB / MAWB and / or Seaway Bills of Laden.
  • 3+ years experience in the industry would be beneficial, ideally previously working for a forwarder.
  • Commutable to Derby or Nottingham

What's on Offer


Company bonus scheme

25+8 days holiday

Reece Clarke
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+44 115 934 8692

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Reece Clarke
Consultant phone
+44 115 934 8692
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