Customs Clearance Agent

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline HR, Business Support & Administration
ContactVictoria Butcher

Job description

Our client is a leader in the logistics and transportation industry, dedicated to providing exceptional service and innovative solutions to our clients. We are looking for a detail-oriented and experienced Customs Clearance Specialist to join our clients dynamic team and ensure the smooth and efficient processing of international shipments. The client, based in felixstowe, have a great local reputation and have been growing in the last few years rapidly.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee the customs clearance process for import and export shipments.
  • Prepare and process import/export documentation according to customs regulations, laws, and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and laws, including tariff classifications, duty rates, and any applicable restrictions or permits.
  • Coordinate with freight forwarders, carriers, and other stakeholders to ensure timely clearance and delivery of shipments.
  • Resolve customs-related issues and delays, communicating effectively with customs authorities and clients.
  • Maintain accurate records of all transactions, inspections, and relevant documentation.
  • Stay up-to-date with changes in customs regulations and ensure the company's processes remain compliant.
  • Provide guidance and support to clients on customs requirements and procedures.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to streamline processes and improve efficiency.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in customs clearance or related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of customs regulations, tariffs, and international trade laws.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in customs clearance software and Microsoft Office Suite

If this seems like a role you are interested in - apply today!