Logistics & Distribution

Customs Coordinator

£30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

Larbert, Falkirk

MRD Recruitment is actively looking for a Customs Coordinator, based in Larbert to work on a permanent basis for our well renowned Engineering client. The successful Customs Coordinator will directly report into the Logistics Manager.

The successful Customs Coordinator, based in Larbert will have a key role in ensuring that goods flow as smoothly as possible across borders, from suppliers to production sites and international customers.

Job Duties for the Customs Coordinator based in Larbert:

  • Supporting colleagues, customs brokers in daily trade compliance matters.
  • You will take ownership for ensuring that trade compliance data is up to date and readily available; included in this is HTS Tariff Classification, County of Origin, Valuation of Exports, Imports and Inward Processing
  • As a result of this, you will play a significant role supporting with internal (ISO) audits and external audits with HMRC, ensuring a strong compliance posture.
  • Validate origin status on finished goods vehicles for export markets and inbound material
  • We want you to bring new ideas and ways of working, helping to drive continuous improvement, on topic such as:
    • Duty reduction or cost avoidance
    • Maximising FTA
    • Duty regimes and accurate classifications to maximise duty opportunities
    • Standardising processes across the group, including Agile ways of working

Job Requirements for the Customs Coordinator based in Larbert:

  • Driven, curious, and analytical, with some prior experience in a fast-paced trade compliance role.
  • You have practical hands-on experience with Customs matters, exposure to customs brokers, executing clearance, managing Special Regimes (inward processing), maximising Free Trade Agreements, tariff classification (GRI), Duty management and incoterms.
  • Alongside your core technical abilities, you’ll have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, being able to influence and negotiate at all levels.
  • Continuous improvement mindset, with strong project management skills to make change happen. A Lean Six Sigma or Project Management qualification would be great.
  • Highly IT literate, with intermediate (ideally advanced) Excel skills, as well as exposure to business intelligence/ERP systems

Job Information

Job Reference: BBBH146_1661173554
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £35000
Job Industries: Logistics & Distribution
Job Locations: Larbert, Falkirk
Job Types: Permanent
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