Customs Coordinator – Manchester (Days)
We are looking for a Customs Co-ordinator to be part of our Logistics team based at our Manchester Office of Alpi UK Ltd.
You will assist in areas of customs, directing and supporting multiple parties to ensure timely clearance of goods.
Office Hours: Monday Friday 08.30 hours 17.30 hours one-hour unpaid lunch
[1 in 6 Saturdays 08.30 hours 17.30 hours]
Salary: Up to £28,000
The ALPI Group is a recognized player in the Freight Forwarding and Transportation Industry who also specializes in the Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions. Albini & Pitigliani, that is where the acronym ALPI comes from.
With 70 years of history, our company has established best-practice standards in ground transportation, air and ocean shipments, customs clearance, and supply chain management.
Still a family run company where people are treated as people, not numbers and considered for their value. With unchanged passion we strive to balance a growing company in a highly competitive industry, with family ethics and social responsibility . with C.A.R.E…
Duties and Responsibilities
To Co-ordinate Import and Export activities for the resident site, conforming to HM Revenue & Customs regulations and the following governing departments & organisations using the appropriate business systems where applicable.
Checking & monitoring of Freight/courier invoices for payment ensuring accurate costing, charging to project where applicable in a timely manner
Co-ordinate and control dispatching of goods
Liaise with Customs legal counsel to check Export controls and licensing requirements
Ensure all HM Revenue & Customs duty liabilities are fulfilled, minimising cost
Liaise with, customers, suppliers, necessary agents and customs authorities to address any issues/questions arising from business activities
Check invoices for both import and export brokerage and liaise with the broker / finance to resolve any invoice / payment issues
High volumes of data entry on spreadsheets
Ensuring insurance claims are given to the claims department immediately
Raising necessary paperwork concerning all movements of Dangerous Goods
Making customs entry amendment requests to HMRC
Any other ad hoc tasks as and when required and instructed by the Line Manager
Skills, Experience and Competencies
Working experience of Exports/Imports & Customs Compliance and regulations (at least 2 years experience)
Knowledge of customs requirements and formalities with particular focus on UK & EU imports
Experience in road transport, logistics or haulage (Desirable)
HMRC amendment and reclaim experience.
Proficient with Microsoft packages especially Ms Excel and other
Must be able to prioritise and organise own workload with attention to detail
Able to work independently and as part of a team
Must be flexible with their working hours.