Import Clerk

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Import Clerk

Apple Resourcing UK Ltd
12 May 2022
Basildon, Essex, Basildon, Essex, United Kingdom
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Apple Resourcing are looking for an experienced Import Clerk to join our client, a UK leading Importer and Wholesale Distributor, on a full-time permanent basis in Basildon.

Working hours are Monday- Friday 9am-5pm, Salary NEG DOE + Benefits !


  • Process import shipments and provide documentation to facilitate customs clearance and container release
  • Checking and processing import documents and entering on to the TIMS system
  • Checking and compiling import documentation to allow for customs entry
  • Checking commodity codes are correct and scanning/forwarding to clearing agent
  • Checking and lodging additional documentation for items with import controls to the appropriate regulatory body
  • Completing CHEDS and PDDs
  • Lodging original bills of lading and arranging for containers to be released
  • Processing import clearance advices; checking containers are cleared, landed and released before passing over to the warehouse for booking
  • Checking customs entries to ensure the correct amount of duty and additional duties have been paid
  • Receipt costing goods to ensure the correct shipment costs are allocated
  • Negotiating rates for and arranging air freight shipments
  • Re-claiming duty where over paid
  • Arranging return shipment of rejected goods, providing the required documentation and re-claiming duty when required
  • Providing weekly reports on new shipments processed
  • Providing weekly reports on new shipments processed
  • Processing purchase orders
  • Inputting data onto the mainframe system
  • General clerical and administration duties


  • Must have previous Import Sea freight experience
  • Previous customs experience
  • IT – Excel spreadsheets, Inhouse Operational Cargowise System
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

If you have the relevant skills and experience required please apply now, alternatively you can send your CV to or call us on 01277 699778 for a confidential chat.


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