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  • Location

    Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

  • Sector:

    Logistics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Chantal Partridge

  • Contact email:

    chantal.partridge@butlerross.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    CP2531_1605605209

Customs & Freight Manager

Butler Ross have a great opportunity for a Global Manufacturing organisation, who are looking for someone to join and manage all Customs and Freight processes for their site in Gloucestershire. This person would be in charge of the day to day management of all Customs and Freight, and implementation of optimization programs.

This role would be suitable for anyone who has worked in Customs or Customs Compliance, Import and Export Management and Logistics in International Trade.

Key Responsibilities of the Customs & Freight Manager:

  • Be the central point of contact for the site in relation to all Customs Import and Export matters and Customs audits, liaising with all internal functions, brokers and freight forwarders as necessary.
  • Liaise with the classification team and relevant staff to ensure that all part numbers have an allocated Customs classification at the time of part creation.
  • Liaise with Customs legal counsel to check Export controls and licensing requirements
  • Ensure that all documents are received by the Customs broker in full as soon as possible upon dispatch of goods from the supplier, and that appropriate clearance instructions are provided.
  • Liaise with site staff, freight forwarder and broker to resolve any issues and expedite import/export Customs clearance.
  • Monitor the Customs duty and VAT deferment statements.
  • Liaise with Trade Compliance regarding the use of any special regimes.
  • Monitor both Imports & Exports to ensure that only approved brokers are used.
  • Determine Preferential Origin of the goods & act as a central point of contact
  • Manage both import and export brokerage invoicing and payments and cost targets.

Personal Specification of the Customs & Freight Manager:

  • Degree qualified, preferably within Logistics or International Business
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience of international trade
  • Understanding of international trade and customs processes
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity with a commitment to compliance with domestic and foreign laws and regulations
  • Experience with a customs broker, freight forwarder or company with international trade preferred

Salary

£40,000 - £50,000

Working Hours & Benefits:

  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme

This role would be suitable for anyone who has worked in Customs or Customs Compliance, Import and Export Management and Logistics in International Trade.

Should you not hear anything from your application within 14 days, this will mean your application was unsuccessful, and unfortunately It will be impossible to update everyone at application stage due to the high volumes of applicants we get! Please don't get disheartened and please do keep checking our website for any other opportunities!