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Customs Specialist - Imports Assistant

Type: Permanent
Benefits: None
Job Ref: PL18719
Posted: 06/04/2021Apply Now

Job Description

Wise Employment are recruiting for a Customs Specialist Import Assistant with proven Customs knowledge to join the Imports & Shipping Department for one of Plymouth’s fastest growing companies.

As a Customs Specialist with at least 2 years proven experience, you will work closely with the Import & Shipping Manager to review and implement classification, clearance and compliance checks to future proof the growing business. You will also engage with other key departments to assist in new operational requirements (ROI shipments)

Responsibilities - You must be able to demonstrate experience within the Import/Export sector with specific knowledge in the following areas

  • Tariff Classification & Reviews (experience with online Tariff – UK & EU)
  • ROI documentation checks (Ireland/Brexit)
  • Keeping up to date with latest HMRC and EU notices & regulations
  • Monitoring clearance compliance and performance in accordance with the CFSP / Customs Warehouse compliance requirements
  • Supporting customs entry preparation & instructions (additional checks and audits to meet the CFSP / Customs Warehouse compliance requirements – including Origin Preferences and document declarations)
  • Checking & Monitoring of Customs Entries – C88/E2/Deferment & MSS reports, for compliance checks (ensuring adjustments actioned accordingly)
  • Developing & maintaining own Customs knowledge, whilst contributing to the Customs & Product knowledge within the Imports Team and wider business
  • Working with the Import Manager to develop current Customs best business practices to support future growth
  • Customs compliance & certification requirements
  • Importing and Exporting documentation requirements (Rules of Origin, Tariff Preferences & Anti-Dumping declarations etc.)


  • At least 2 years’ experience working within the specified areas of responsibility listed above
  • Excellent attention to detail, ability to multitask with maintained accuracy and productivity
  • An effective confident communicator with stakeholders
  • Proficient written, numerical and analytical skills
  • A strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and an understanding of Online Tariff & Custom packages.

This is a permanent opportunity with a competitive rate of pay.

Hours of work is Monday to Friday 08.45 – 17.30, remote working will be considered for the right candidate

In return, this role will offer the opportunity to work in a modern office, onsite parking and company discount.

If you are looking for an exciting challenge and feel you meet the above requirements then please send us your CV to Plymouth@wiseemployment.co.uk or call us on 01752 603 800

We look forward to hearing from you today! 

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