Customs Operative

Customs Operative

Full Time Ipswich

Hemisphere is looking for someone to make a difference. Are you up for it?

Be a part of Hemisphere’s growing Customs and Specialist services. Due to increased demand as a result of the changes from Brexit and the additional needs for customs, Hemisphere are expanding its operational departments ability to handle customs formalities or any nature. 

 

 

The role will involve:

As well as supporting customers with general customs advice, we expect this role to involve the following;

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  • Performing customs Entries for Imports and Exports to a high accuracy level and standard
  • Customs formalities for all modes
  • Building and maintaining client relations for continued business with customers
  • Data Capture and Record keeping
  • Internal auditing checks to maintain high level customs compliance
  • Creation of customs documents
  • Working with HMRC and other customs authorities
  • Additional aspect may be included or varied depending on an applicant’s skill set and experience.

You will need to have:

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  • 2 Years’+ experience in performing customs entries (preferred minimum)
  • Performing Export Customs
  • Performing Import Customs
  • Competence in handling/submitting additional customs documentation, certificates or licences
  • Knowledge of Tariffs
  • Bonded customs, Special/Simplified Customs Procedures
  • Handling of customs for freight movements involving EU/EFTA countries and understanding of proposed new procedures starting 2021
  • Understanding of AEO Procedures
  • General Customs Compliance
  • Understanding of Inco Terms
  • Additional declarations for specific destinations and origins
  • Strong organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good problem-solving skills

What you’ll get as part of our team

The value in looking after your employees has never been more apparent. We make sure our team members enjoy both fulfilling careers and a nurturing workplace.

  • Regular social events, including meals, parties and days out

  • Individual Staff development plans

  • Optional fitness and bootcamp sessions to keep teams safe and healthy and discounted Gym Membership with FTC Gym

  • Supporting Inspire Suffolk with fundraising and work placements for young people

  • Company schemes to benefit local communities, helping everyone around us

  • After three years of working with us, you can benefit from AXA Private Medical Insurance and a loyalty bonus scheme

Our Company Values

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  • Building open and trusting partnerships with our Clients, Partners, Suppliers and Colleagues
  • We need to show clients and Partners that there is value in our service and rate isn’t the only consideration. Go the extra mile. (be available, reply quickly, understand their needs)
  • We can always find a Solution! Yes, it may cost more, but we should always offer a solution to our clients, no matter how challenging.
  • We need to be proactive and consider solutions based on all their requirements (ready date, required delivery date, admin requirements, and budget.) Provide more than one option.
  • Take pride and care in what we do and services which we offer.
  • Celebrate our successes and our client’s successes.
  • Culture of continuous improvement. The Best practices now aren’t always the best practices for the future.
  • If we have a problem, we find a solution as a team in a positive manner (no blame culture)
  • Work as a team and look after one another.

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We’d love to hear from you, so please apply with your CV and covering letter to be considered for this exciting role!











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