Ocean Import Clerk job in Wythenshawe


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Job Ref: 7170

Job Type: PERM

Location: Wythenshawe

Salary: £26,000 - £30,000

Date Posted: 24-09-2021

Category: Administration Office Support, Customer Services, Logistics/ Supply Chain

Alexander Hancock

Our client is looking to recruit an Ocean Import Clerk to oversea and respond to daily operational needs of customers, colleagues and suppliers to facilitate the daily operation of the branch and to provide the best possible service.

Key Duties and Responsibilities for the position of Ocean Import Clerk:

  • Prepare and submit customs entries.
  • To respond to any clients in a timely manner.
  • Invoice jobs in a timely manner.
  • Loading of information into CW1.
  • Close liaison with customs compliance manager.
  • To handle daily import operations for Manchester client base.
  • To liaise with clients in relation to documentation, delivery and charges, if required.
  • Quotations for clients and overseas agents
  • Monitor ETA and advise of any changes.
  • Arrange releases, BOL lodgement and payment of charges in a timely manner.
  • Complete Customer Status Reports on Excel.
  • Ensure customer has all required docs, iePODs, copy C88etc.
  • Invoice jobs in a timely manner.

Person Specification for the position of Ocean Import Clerk:

  • Knowledge of HMRC Entry Software.
  • Knowledge of HMRC Tariff and Procedures.
  • Knowledge of Port Inventory Control Systems.
  • Experience of CargoWise is desirable.
  • Strong experience with Customs Clearance – Import and Export.
  • Knowledge of IPR, OPR, Homeuse, Carnet, CFSP is desirable.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Able to converse with clients, suppliers, agents, and colleagues in a professional and clear manner.
  • Computer literate, Microsoft office applications.
  • Committed and able to deal with challenging scenarios/tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility in the workplace.
  • Supportive of an evolving workplace.
  • Proactive in actions and communications.
  • Able to organise their workload and workspace.
  • Diligent and accurate.


  • 31 days holiday which increase with service
  • Pension
  • Health plan

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