Drinks Import Operator

Tilbury, England, gb
Company: Brewster Partners
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-23 06:03:40

The company

Brewster Partners are looking to recruit a Drinks Import Operator for a global logistics company based in Tilbury. The Drinks Import Operator will manage day-to-day operations specifically for beers, wines and spirits customers as part of the sea freight import team.

The job

  • Chasing customs clearance documents from customers prior to vessel arrival.
  • Controlling customs processes to ensure correct management of duties, VAT and excise taxes.
  • Collecting all correct documentation prior to release / delivery of cargo.
  • Arranging haulage with shipping lines / haulers.
  • Ensuring shipments are rated and invoiced correctly.
  • Negotiating and agreeing haulage prices with suppliers.
  • Securing payment cleared funds for duty / VAT invoices prior to release / delivery of cargo.
  • The person

  • Previous experience in drinks import logistics is essential.
  • Able to work to deadlines and meet targets.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • IT literate
  • Proactive problem-solving capability. 
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