Customs Team Leader

  • Permanent
  • Witham, Essex
  • Salary: Negotiable


Are you experienced in Customs, including managing documentation and all HMRC obligations? Do you have strong numerical skills, with an excellent customer focus? We have an exciting opportunity for you!

Pursuit Resources are currently recruiting for a Customs Team Leader for our client, a well-established, award-winning logistics company based in the Essex area.

The Customs Supervisor is responsible to manage the team of Customs operatives who, together with the team, will ensure that all clearance processes are completed in a compliant and timely manner. The Supervisor will ensure that the team work in harmony with other internal departments within the organisation and within the team itself, to ensure all parties are performing to the highest standard with a mindset that customer satisfaction is paramount, ensuring all Customs SLAs are met.

The supervisor is responsible for managing the team on a day-to-day basis, ensuring that the individuals understand their own work flow and the importance of that work flow are, but not limited to:

  • The achievement of a successful end-to-end shipping process.
  • Ensuring the highest standards of customer service, ensuring
  • Customs compliance within the team
  • Resolving any areas of non-compliance and solving problems in an effective and timely manner
  • Managing and motivating the team with effective and open communication, to ensure that they achieve their targets.

Our client is looking for:

  • Demonstrate experience within an operational Customs environment, managing International Logistics Customs documentation for at least 3 years
  • Demonstrate experience of managing HMRC obligations around Customs/import/export
  • Numerical skills essential, with excellent data handling and developing others in this area
  • Skilled negotiator, communicator and relationship manager when dealing will all parties involved in the import/export Customs process

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an industry-leading, rapidly growing company who offer great internal development opportunities, benefits & onsite parking!

If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail please contact Samantha Chambers on 01245 362500.

Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website – or alternatively find us on social media under ‘@pursuitgroup’. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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