Import Clerk

DescriptionRight Now Group are currently looking for a number of Import Clerks to join a fast-paced freight forwarding company based in Colnbrook, Slough
The perfect candidate will need to have at least 2 year's experience in the Imports department of a Freight Forwarding Company
Must have Imports start to finish experience and a minimum of 2 year's experience using Chief [CDS an advantage]
You must have experience of customs entries and sea freight quotes along with ETSF transfers
It is an advantage if you have knowledge of the Boxtop Operating System although this is an advantage
Responsibilities of an Import Clerk will include:
Submitting customs clearance declarations via Chief / SAD / IFD / ICR
Responsible for the movement of goods from another country, ensuring the transit and delivery is made on time
Sea Freight quoting
Liaise regularly with overseas officers, partners or agents
Responsible for arranging and completing all associated paperwork, which documents the nature of the goods being imported from abroad and that they are legal and legitimate
Check all is in order in this respect to import quotas, tariffs, trade agreements and HM Revenue and Customs regulation
Responsible for costing jobs and ensuring maximum profitability for the organisation
Check goods in as they arrive against paperwork to ensure all goods ordered are accounted for
Establishing contacts and relationships with HM Customs to ensure efficient transfer of goods through the legal process
Manage deadlines and sometimes difficult situations, therefore an element of negotiation is required to be able to meet timescales
Arranging ETSF movements to our bonded warehouse
Arranging customs clearances You must be able to provide a full 5 year employment history and have a clean DBS [Criminal Record]
You must also be a car driver
Shift Patterns for Import Clerks available:
Monday - Friday - Hours: 09:00-17:30
4 on/4 off - Hours: 07:00-19:00
Weekend Staff - Hours: 09:00-17:30
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Colnbrook, Berkshire
Salary Min20000Salary Max30000Contract TypePermanentSalary TypeAnnumAdded1m 19dID936153