Ready to advance your career with a global leader that understands that success results from the incredible hardworking, dedicated, and diverse people like you we are proud to call our colleagues?
If you are an experienced Customs & Excise Specialist and you want to advance your career with a $9 billion leader that can provide you with stability and exciting challenges, whilst supporting your personal growth and career ambitions, we’d love to hear from you.
Customs & Excise Specialist
£40,800 – £51,000.
Plus Excellent Company Benefits
Permanent – Full Time
Company: Global Distributor of chemicals & ingredients used in everyday products
Today's customers and suppliers need more from their chemical and ingredients distributor. To innovate and grow, they need an ally—a collaborative expert who can help save time and effort from their processes, formulate breakthrough products, optimise their logistics, and improve safety and sustainability.
You will advise on efficient trade operations and optimised supply logistics to give our customers confidence in their risk management and regulatory trade compliance obligations.
We are on the lookout for someone with extensive experience with Customs and Excise matters with a proven track record, who is ideally University educated or has the equivalent related experience required. You should be fluent in English, with other language skills preferred. The ideal candidate will be intuitive, responsible, confident, and able to work under pressure. Experience with SAP and customs applications (CHIEF/CDS and EMCS) is desired.
What we can offer you:
You’ll receive a highly competitive remuneration package including an annual performance related bonus. You’ll get exclusive access to a huge range of discounts and benefits through our U-Benefits site as well as massive discounts on a fantastic range of products sold by Univar Speciality Consumables.
You’ll get 33 days annual leave per year and can buy or sell days too. We’ll give you access to a generous pension scheme which can be enhanced to well above the legal minimum and peace of mind with death in service benefits. To help support your physical and mental wellbeing you can join our cycle to work scheme, discounted private healthcare plan and will have access to 24/7 counselling and wellbeing support through our Employee Assistance Programme.
What you’ll deliver day-to-day:
+ Develop and review documented procedures and training material
+ Present Customs & Excise training to internal colleagues, explaining and engaging
+ Manage relationship with customs brokers for UK & Ireland
+ Liaise with authorities on any queries to customs or excise
+ Ensure all costs associated to customs activity in the UK & Ireland are accurate
+ Implement internal controls to ensure compliance on customs and excise
+ Work to automate manual processes for Customs and Excise, apply for licenses where required
+ Provide support to the UK & Ireland business, when needed, on difficult HTS code classifications, origin determination and other customs/excise queries
+ Support the sr. Trade Compliance Manager during audits and ad-hoc investigations
+ Stay up to date on Brexit developments in particular and Customs and Excise matters in general
+ You are a UK resident and currently living in the UK.
+ You have the right to work in the UK – an offer of employment is subject to satisfactory proof of this.
+ You are capable of working on your own initiative.
+ You are very comfortable using a PC, Microsoft Office and Customer Relationship Management software, ideally HubSpot and SAP.
+ You have extensive experience with Customs and Excise matters with a proven track record
+ You are friendly, organised and resilient.
Who we are:
With revenues in excess of $9 billion, Univar Solutions are one of the largest chemical distribution businesses in the world. Our portfolio spans almost every industry, ranging from food ingredients and automotive to pharmaceutical, cosmetic and manufacturing industries. We deliver industry-leading products, services and technical support to help our customers find the right solution to their problems.
We are committed to fair employment practices for all our employees, regardless of race, nationality, religion or belief, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, maternity status or any other status protected by law.
+ Serious about safety
+ We do what we say
+ Where people matter
+ Valuable to others
+ Together we win
Sounds like a good fit? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Team who will review your application within 1-2 business days.
You may have worked in the following capacities: Customs & Excise Specialist, Customs Manager, Customs Compliance Officer, Trade Compliance, Logistics Specialist
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.