Location: Castle Donington, Derbyshire
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: 7 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

Sea Import Clerk (Castle Donington)

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Sea Import Clerk join one of our freight forwarding clients based in Castle Donington.

The role would suit an individual who has previously worked in customer service as a Freight Forwarder or has experience within the logistics sector and is looking to develop their career within a transport related environment.

The ideal candidate needs to possess Chief/ICE customs entry experience, knowledge of shipping lines and an understanding of import procedures tariff and CPC codes.

It is important that you can demonstrate an ability to build positive, professional relationships with a range of customer's, quickly understand the commercial implications of maximising loads and ensure that goods are shipped with maximum efficiency and profitability. You will also naturally have an ability to identify commercial opportunities for the company among your client base.

Day to day duties include dealing with customs import entries/export, monitoring arrivals/departures, communicating with customers and obtaining competitive rates.

You will also deal with customer enquiries, prepare import quotations and obtain rates, produce costing files, liaise with consignee and overseas network, ensure accurate costs and revenue whilst ensuring customs clearance processes are adhered to.

The ideal candidate will have experience of dealing with Port Health and have experience of arranging releases and deliveries with shipping lines or merchant haul.

You must be IT literate with previous experience in Microsoft Office as your role will also include administration duties such as database maintenance and costing files.

Salary is £20k-£24k depending upon experience plus a benefits package.

The role is Monday to Friday working 9am to 5pm with a one hour lunch break.

This is an exciting time to join the organisation and is a genuine opportunity to make a positive career step.

For immediate consideration send your CV without delay!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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