Import & Logistics Coordinators - Customs

£26,000 yearly
  • Yusen Logistics
  • Milton Keynes MK7 8BN, UK
  • 25 Jan, 2021
Full time Transport & Logistics

Job Description

The company
Yusen Logistics is working to become the world’s preferred supply chain logistics company. Our complete offer is designed to forge better connections between businesses, customers and communities – through innovative supply chain management, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services. As a company we’re dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring everyone who works with us is committed, connected and creative in making us the world’s preferred choice.

We are currently recruiting 2 Import & Logistics Coordinators to be based in our Tilbrook office (MK7 8BN) to provide excellent customer service to the Customs & Logistics clientele of Yusen Logistics (UK) Ltd. They will drive improvements to the working procedures and ensure shipments are managed efficiently and ‘right first time’

The roles will offer a salary of up to £26K and an opportunity to work from home 2 days per week (subject to business requirements)

The roles will follow the rotational shift pattern:
- Tuesday-Saturday 6.00 AM–3.00 PM or 2.00 PM–11.00 PM
- Sunday-Thursday 6.00 AM–3.00 PM or 2.00 PM–11.00 PM


Key responsibilities:
1. Customs Activities:
o Work closely with clients and suppliers to ensure smooth seamless service levels are achieved.
o Complete Customs clearance as per customer instructions and adhering to HMRC Regulations
o Complete Transit procedures in line with Customer instructions and adhering to HMRC Regulations
o Act as direct point of contact for clients, ensuring that all operational, Customs requirements and enquiries are responded to on time and concluded accurately and courteously

2. KPIs reporting and management:
o Prepare KPI reports and present to clients as required.
o Maintain systems with accurate and real-time data
o Monitor and control all cost and revenue at job-file level
o Complete regular audits on the Customs activity to ensure adherence with HM Customs procedures / client instructions
o Confirm and process all job-file invoicing where required
o Ensure total accuracy of all information and high standards of operational service are met at all times


Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
• Excellent Customer Service skills
• Strong numeracy & literacy with good attention to details
• Proactive approach with ability to prioritise and manage the workload
• Knowledge of Incoterms and HMRC
• Knowledge of Customs Procedures & Regulations and Freight Forwarding will be a plus
• Highly organised with ability to work under pressure and to deadline
• Strong team work skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel (intermediate level)

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

Yusen Logistics is an equal opportunities employer, who encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of their personal circumstances. We make our recruiting decisions solely based on the skillset and experience. Diversity allows us to create an inclusive environment, where our employees can strive and grow their potential.