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Coventry, GB Tychy, Slaskie, PL

Customs Clearance Specialist

Customs Clearance Specialist


The Customs Clearance Specialist will ensure that all shipments related to their assigned territory will be completed timely and in a compliant manner. The Customs Clearance Specialist will also support to meet requirements related to origin.


Your main responsibilities will be:


• Organize information related to incoming/outgoing shipments in the system to create customs declarations, as required.
• Generate UCRs in the system and send frontier declaration reports to the customs broker/port agent.
• Collect and upload in the system the information from the port agent needed to complete supplementary customs declarations.
• Follow up, and complete manually any missing information in the customs declaration solution.
• File supplementary customs declarations for the prescribed period.
• Request missing transactional information from Lear UK plants, central logistics, plant logistics service providers and any other impacted stakeholders.
• Perform error checks and clear any error message related to supplementary declarations in the system.
• Support Lear employees on any queries related to information needed to complete customs declarations.
• Coordinate communication with HMRC to clear any queries related to customs clearances.
• Support the implementation of the preferential origin solution.
• Perform systems information audits and generate reports as directed by management team.
• Escalate any relevant issues to the UK Customs Supervisor.


Our requirements:


• High School / University degree in business administration / finance / economics preferred
• Professional qualifications in Customs, Trade or related areas (logistics, supply chain, brokerage)
• Customs experience – at least 3 years – preferably with customs clearance and/or origin
• Experience with Trade Management Solutions
• Fluent in English (other languages such Spanish, German and French are a plus)
• Good communication skills