Job search

Freight Import / Customs Operator (VR/19816)




Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- Kent -- Dartford

Job Type

01 March 2019

Freight Import / Customs Operator - VR/19816

The Company & Role:

Our client, a leading logistics and distribution company operating in over 120 countries, are looking for an Import / Customs Operator to join their team in Dartford, Kent.


  • Receiving inbound EDI manifests from overseas partners and processing into in-house system
  • Contacting overseas partners for missing information in order to process consignment for delivery and/or clearance
  • Contacting UK importer for instruction and information to facilitate import clearance
  • Liaising with transport and warehouse departments to ensure consignment is progressing as required
  • Entering consignment into customs clearance system to facilitate that clearance
  • Referring any complex issues or requests to your line manager
  • Ensuring the highest standards of customer service and process compliance within the team
  • Tackling any areas of non-compliance and solving problems in an effective and timely manner


  • Experience of customs clearance and related documentation, HMRC regimes
  • Skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • English and maths at GCSE level C or above are preferred
  • Hard working and process orientated, with ability to perform continued task over and over
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, a team player, capable of building strong internal and external relationships

If you're interested, click apply now to send an up-to-date CV, or email the Shipping Team on