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Job title: Senior Import Clerk
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: West Yorkshire
  • Freight Forwarding/Project Forwarding
  • Operations/Customer Service
  • Sales/Commercial
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £27,000.00
Job published: 2018-01-24
Job ID: 40348
Contact name: Aron Houghton
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Job Description

Senior Import Clerk - Freight Forwarding – West Yorkshire


An established UK Logistics company is actively seeking an experienced Senior Import Clerk to join its team of Operations experts.  The company offer a variety of Freight Forwarding (Sea Freight, Air Freight & Road Freight, Imports & Exports) and Warehousing services, and have already an extensive list of customers across all major vertical markets. Due to recent business success, the Operations Team urgently require an additional experienced Import Operations professional.


Role Duties:

  • Arrange Sea Freight (FCL) and Air Freight import operations on behalf of a number of high profile customers
  • Complete customs clearance formalities; including customs entries and handling relevant documentation
  • Booking clients deliveries with shipping lines or merchant hauliers
  • Complete invoicing for clients and raising VAT / Duty invoices
  • Discussing clients HMRC requirements and looking at ways to improve their annual duty costs
  • Dealing with correspondence from customers and overseas agents
  • Promote the company’s other services at every opportunity

Desired Experience:

  • Current / previous experience of arranging Sea Freight (FCL) and Air Freight import operations
  • Comfortable communicating verbally & by email with high profile customers, overseas agents, shipping lines and subcontractors
  • Knowledge of HMRC customs entries with knowledge of the HMRC tariff
  • Excellent customer service skills 


What is on offer:

  • A competitive starting salary (ranging between £23,000 to £27,000 per annum)
  • Excellent career development opportunities
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