Customs Manager – West Yorkshire (England)


Our freight forwarding and logistics client, has expanded their customs clearance operation due to demand and are now looking for a Customs Manager to oversee the team and ensure compliance throughout their Sea and Air departments.

You’ll be leading by example; offering a high level of customs knowledge in line with legislation. Day-to-day business includes liaising with customers, customs authorities, coordinating customs clearances from start to finish as well as managing the team. We’d love to speak to enthusiastic people who have experience working as a Customs Manager / Senior Customs Clerk or Customs Coordinator, or have good working knowledge of Destin8, CNS and MultiFreight. This vacancy is based in Bradford and offered on a full-time permanent basis.

If you have a high level of customs entry knowledge from a logistics/freight background, we want to hear from you!

Successful Customs Managers good operational know-how of customs clearance procedures, as well as have leadership skills and the ability to support your team including delivering discipline. Youll be organised by nature and will thrive in a fast paced and dynamic atmosphere. Being computer literate, having excellent attention to detail skills, as well as being good with numbers and a confident communicator are imperative attributes for the best Customs Manager.

Experienced Customs Managers are currently in very high demand! As recruiters specialising in freight and shipping, Red Recruit have numerous similar roles as well as positions at all levels within the industry.

Duties Include:

  • Prepare documentation for import customs clearance, process and monitor import clearances
  • Liaising with customers and consignees, Customs Authorises and Port Health

Experience Required:

  • Import customs clearance experience
  • Food import, SPS and Port Health experience
  • Good knowledge of the various customs procedures
  • Good knowledge of Destin8, CNS and MultiFreight
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office, including Excel and databases
  • Strong communications and organisational skills
  • Strong work ethics with focus on attention to detail and accuracy

If you’ve got what it takes, please ‘Apply Now’ immediately. Jobs are being filled very quickly at the moment!

Red Recruit has various freight-forwarding vacancies for this and similar roles, so please do get in touch to tell us what youre looking for and well do our best to assist.

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering various areas within the industry as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience.


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