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Customs Operative

My client specialises in road, air and ocean freight and is one of the worlds leading logistics providers.


As a customs operative you will play an important role in the wider customs team. Based in Basildon, key responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating the shipping of equipment and parts through approved carriers in order to meet customer delivery expectations.
  • Process sales orders, dispatch and shipping documentation via carrier specific systems.
  • Liaise and advise internally and externally on matters of delivery, cost and shipping related queries.
  • Where necessary, expedite, reroute and provide proof of delivery to meet customer's requirements.
  • Liaise with clients before, during and after orders are dispatched.
  • Liaise with customs and clients for clearance of goods, import/export and request of documentation.


The successful candidate will live within a commuting distance of Basildon and will have experience in the following areas:

  • Customs legislation and import/export documentation.
  • Freight Forwarding.
  • Experience in maintaining customer and client relationships.
  • Administration skills with a good understanding of Excel.
  • Proven effective people management coupled with strong interpersonal, teamwork, communication and influencing skills.

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits including working from home.

Michael Page Logistics
JN -092020-1228977
Job Category
Job Type
£20000 to £29000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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