Customs Declarant - 1pm - 10pm

23 Feb 2021
24 Feb 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Liaising with customers (internal or external where necessary) to obtain clearance instructions and information required to complete the customs declaration prior to shipping.

- Reviewing customer documentation to ensure all data sets required are present before commencing customs clearance. This includes, but is not limited to, checking information such as EORI, commodity codes, tariff information's, customs procedures, licence requirements and any other formalities applicable to the movement.

- Ensuring embargo checks on shipments have been completed by the appropriate department prior to shipping

- Submitting customs declaration to HMRC using the appropriate software

- Submitting transit declarations to HMRC using the appropriate software

- Problem solving and liaising with appropriate team to resolve rejected entries

- Positively engaging with Team Leader to ensure issues or potential issues are known within the team

- Responding to CHIEF notifications and reports

- Updating monthly exchange rates and commodity codes revisions

- Checking entries accuracy and calculation of VAT/DUTIES if required

- Ensuring compliance of standard operating procedures for Customs and AEO process

- Direct liaison with UK Customs Manager, supervisors, team leaders and any customs authorities such as HMRC where necessary

- Liaise with Datafreight and Dachser IT to resolve technical problems with software

- Take responsibility for being knowledgeable with topics that have an impact on the customs department

- Display Dachser values in your day to day work ethic

- Ensuring compliance of standard operating procedures for Customs and AEO process