Customs Clerk

DHL Global Forwarding

Hayes, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Advertised Salary: Competitive salary

Ref#: 144832

Customs Clerk

Come and join DHL Global Forwarding! – A world renowned company who are consistently recognised as a top employer with fantastic career prospects.

37.5 hours per week | Sun – Thu | 14:00 to 22:00 | Hayes, Greater London

You will play a significant role in overseeing the customs process for both air and ocean shipments. Not only will you be working with our biggest well-known customers; you will also be collaborating with our team of experienced customs professionals– some of the best in the business!

You will be offered:
  • A market leading salary PLUS shift allowances and annual bonuses, enhancing your pay!
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme - up to 8% employer contribution
  • Career development – there is no ceiling at DHL!
  • Charity and volunteering support through DHL Foundation
  • Free parking
Your role as a Customs Clerk:
  • Prepare and review documentation required for both air and sea import and export processes, including invoices, packing lists, and bills of lading/airway bills
  • Complete and submit accurate customs declarations to ensure compliance with international and UK trade regulations
  • Communicate with customers, customs authorities & internal stakeholders, providing regular clear updates on the status of shipments and offering guidance on customs-related matters
  • Efficiently resolve any issues that occur relating to disputes, inspections or customs delays and communicate to relevant parties involved
  • Determine appropriate tariff classifications for goods based on customs codes and calculate applicable duties, taxes, and fees.
About you - you will have:
  • Previous experience working in custom clearance
  • Knowledge of import and/or export processes, ideally in air or sea freight
  • A high attention to detail with the ability to prioritise and efficiently manage workload
  • Experience in Excise (Beer, Wine, Spirits) is desirable but not essential
About Us:

DHL Global Forwarding, part of the world-renowned DHL Group, is a global leader in freight forwarding, operating across 220+ countries. With a dedicated and skilled team and our continued focus on innovation, sustainability, and efficiency, we empower businesses to navigate international trade seamlessly. Join us for a dynamic career in a forward-thinking organisation that values expertise and excellence in logistics.

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