Customs Manager

Customs Manager Colnbrook, England

Alpi UK Ltd
Full Time Colnbrook, England 45000 - 50000 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Customs Manager – Heathrow (LHR)

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Heathrow Office of Alpi UK Ltd for a Customs Manager.

The role deals with managing a team overseeing the customs clearance of land, air, and ocean shipments into the United Kingdom.

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 08.30 hours – 17.30 hours – one-hour unpaid lunch.

Location: Slough, this role is office based.

Salary : Salary Range £45,000 - £50,000 (Depending on Experience)

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head of Customs in the execution of their duties in support of the Managing Director’s vision of the company to become more competitive and profitable
  • Ensuring customs formalities are completed and funds are received prior to release of cargo
  • Authorising release of cargo and instructing operations teams accordingly
  • Understand compliance with HMRC regulations and procedures
  • Familiar with Inventory control system records, Destin8, CNS and CCS-UK
  • Coordinating between the Operations, Customs and Finance teams
  • Accounting for demurrage, handling and non-compliance charges
  • Ensuring goods are processed and declared at consignment level via C88 to HMRC
  • Monitoring customs clearances and goods release
  • Ensuring all duties and taxes are charged and paid for in accordance with our agreed terms
  • Assist the line manager delivering a training programme to all new starters in customs when asked to
  • Ensuring goods are not released without HMRC permissions
  • Solid understanding of the new CDS system for Imports and Exports
  • Good understanding of the UK Trade Tariff
  • Familiarity with the preferential rules of origin along with an understanding of Global FTA’s
  • Capable of leading and inspiring a team

Company Benefits

Along with 20 days annual leave + Public holidays and yearly salary review we offer the following benefits:

  • Confidential EAP platform for you and your immediate family members as spouse/partners and children aged 16 to 24 in full-time education, living in the same household
  • Access to our Employee Discounts and Perks, which includes Grocery Shopping, Holidays, Movies, Sports, Wellness and many more
  • After completing six months’ service, Alpi Uk Death in Service equal to three times your annual salary
  • After one year’s service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required)
  • After 3 months service employees are entitled to become a member of the Group personal Pension Plan. After one year’s service the company offers enhanced Pension contributions of 9%
  • Holiday loyalty days up to a maximum of 5 days (1 per each full year of employment completed)
  • One Milestone Day per year to take as you wish

The ALPI Group is a recognized player in the Freight Forwarding and Transportation Industry who also specializes in the Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions. Albini & Pitigliani, that is where the acronym ALPI comes from.

With 70 years of history, our company has established best-practice standards in ground transportation, air and ocean shipments, customs clearance, and supply chain management. Still a family run company where people are treated as people, not numbers and considered for their value. With unchanged passion we strive to balance a growing company in a highly competitive industry, with family ethics and social responsibility.

Alpi UK is part of the Albini & Pitigliani Group #Alpiness.

Customs Manager
Alpi UK Ltd
Prato, Italy
Unknown / Non-Applicable
501 to 1000 Employees
Company - Private
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