Senior Imports Clerk

Location Birmingham
Discipline: Office
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £27000 to £33000
Contact name: Keaton Smith
Contact email:
Job ref: J650
Published: 25 days ago

GMP Recruitment are proud to be in partnership with a highly recognisable, leading manufacturer located in Birmingham. We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Senior Imports Clerk to join their team on a fixed term maternity cover contract.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a well-established company. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate previous experience within an office environment and will have experience in customs entry.  


For this position, you will be working in the office and will be the go-to person for a team of Stock Controllers.


To be considered for this role you must have experience completing Customs entries.


Senior Imports Clerk main duties:


  • Creating job files from pre-alerts/documents
  • Ensure the accurate input of data
  • Handling enquiries from colleague & clients relating to Customs Procedures, Tariff Classifications, Duty Rates, and any other documentation requirements.
  • Processing Import customs declarations.
  • Keeping up to date with changes in regulations, laws, and customs procedures.
  • Prepare documentation for Import Clearance
  • Prepare and arrange deliveries
  • Ensure deliveries are booked in within the agreed free times, avoiding additional charges.
  • Liaising with shippers, customers and shipping lines
  • Liaise with Port Health
  • Follow-up with Shippers, shipping lines
  • Invoicing and Purchase invoice processing
  • Updating in house systems to ensure all info is up to date & accurate


Senior Imports Clerk desired skills and experience:


  • 2 years + experience within the freight industry
  • Customs entry experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Good customer service skills
  • Proactive
  • Self-motivated



This is a full-time position working on a standard weekly shift pattern of Monday – Friday, 09:00am – 17:30pm.


For all of the above, you will be rewarded with a salary between 27K – 33K which is dependent on experience.


If the above role sounds perfect for you, or you require more information, please click apply.


GMP Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of their client and are acting as a Recruitment Agency.