Glasgow 01418160116
Manchester 01617910678
[email protected]


Customs Clearance Operator




Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Employment Type:

Full Time




£20,000 to £28,000 DOE


Call Douglas on 07958664635 or 01418160116


Here at First Achieve our specialist Freight Forwarding team are recruiting for a select number of our key partners for positions throughout the UK in various locations Scotland - Glasgow and Central belt area. England – Manchester, Stoke on Trent, London and Birmingham.

We are keen to speak with candidates experience of working within a Global Freight Forwarder and experience of broad range of operational duties within either Air, Ocean or Road and Customs entries/clearance.

Salary is dependent upon experience, remote/home working at times may be required at times.

Key Duties:

  • Responsible for calculating and processing customs clearances including duties and taxes to be paid.
  • Issuing the correct documents on behalf of the customer to ensure that customs are cleared in a timely and efficient manner allowing shipments to continue on their journey.
  • Key part of this role is the liaison with customs officials, subcontractors and customers.
  • Expected to have and continue to build a good understanding of all relevant customs related laws and therefore you will be able to advise customers on import and export restrictions, tariff systems, insurance requirements and all other customs related matters.
  • Liaise with all customers, suppliers, government agencies, freight forwarders, importers, exporters et al as required to prepare and process custom clearances.
  • Experience of working within a customer facing environment and Customs clearance processing with a basic understanding of the law and regulations surrounding Customs Clearance requirements.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines whilst working effectively under their own initiative with a flexible adaptable approach.

Initial and further training will be provided, it essential that you have worked within the Freight Forwarding Sector in an operational function and as such we will only be able to respond to candidates that meet the criteria due to expected high volume of applicants.

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