Customs Supervisor - Import

Undisclosed Company
Essex, Stanford-Le-Hope
£32000 - £36000 per annum
Closing date
16 Aug 2021

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Customs Supervisor - Imports

Manpower are recruiting for a Customs Supervisor for an existing client who are looking to grow and expand on their existing team.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish an effective collaborative relationship with the Operational team and maintain communication with customers on all customs issues
  • Provide accurate documentation check to ensure compliance to new and existing government legislation
  • Monitor arrivals and prepare documentation for entry submission
  • Submit Import declarations via ASM Sequoia
  • Monitor any applicable declarations subject to HMRC checks, port health, examination, documentation checks etc and liaise with relevant Government departments to ensure timely release
  • Submit post entry amendments where applicable and maintain team post entry amendment log
  • Support and contribute to branch P&L monthly reporting
  • Training of new members of staff
  • Any other duties as requested by Line Manager


  • Recent experience of working in a customs brokerage environment. Inclusive of entry submission to chief via ASM or similar customs software provider
  • Previous Team leader or Supervisor experience
  • Knowledge of the HMRC Tariff for a diverse range of product types
  • Understanding of various customs procedures
  • Ability to adapt to arrivals encompassing various transport modes
  • Experience of using port community systems CNS & Destin8
  • Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work with line manager on HMRC ad hoc requirements, procedures, audits etc
  • Intermediate computer literacy and knowledge of software, such as Word, Excel

Suitable candidates should be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be keen to learn in what is a very new and expansive area of customs brokerage.

Additional Pay

  • Bonus scheme


  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking


  • Monday to Friday


  • Import: 2 years (required)

Work remotely

  • No

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