Import Export Clerk

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Import Export Clerk for a large company based in North Co Dublin

As an Import / Export Clerk within a busy Ocean Department, you will be responsible for researching and planning the best means of transport of specified goods and services required. You will be responsible for ensuring all operations targets in relation to service, quality and productivity are met and ensure compliance with all legal requirements. 

Export Duties will include: 

  • Receive bookings from clients 
  • Check rates/costs at time of booking receipt to ensure accuracy and place booking with the shipping carrier
  • Organising Transport on collection of all sea freight shipments as required
  • Create quotation/booking and convert to shipment on system for each export LCL/FCL consignment
  • Send booking confirmation to customer to confirm all ETD/ETA details on the booking 
  • Arrange customs export SAD and maintain files and adhere to quality systems as set out internally for Revenue regulations and AEO compliance  
  • Issue MBL/HBL for sea shipments and confirm SOB with carrier 
  • Arrange to scan documents and pre-alert destination agents on shipment arrivals from Ireland 
  • Finalise invoicing & costs with billing team  
  • Solve Accounts Queries in a timely manner by email or phone, fast turnaround is required  •         Address all customer queries / communications within a good time frame  

Import Duties will include: 

  • Receive documents from client or third-party agents for import pre-alerts and monitor arrival into Dublin 
  • Confirm customs clearance handling requirements and set up customs entry for clearance, ensure client has a direct representation form on file with Aramex Dublin office before arranging any such clearance 
  • Calculate taxes and send the client the SAD to ensure payment is received in advance of clearance for duty/VAT costs upon arrival.
  • Create quotation/booking and convert to shipment on Aramex shipment for each import LCL/FCL consignment
  • Verify free time period with the carriers to ensure pick up within the free time allowed
  • Book haulier to pick up and deliver finalise POD
  • Finalise invoicing and costs with billing team
  • Solve Accounts queries in a timely manner by email or phone, fast turnaround is required  •         Address all customer queries/communications within a good time frame
  • Set up KPI’s for the coming year as targets within the business to improve skill sets and to keep high standard of handling within the role as required. 

Role Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in sea freight and imports / exports
  • A good understanding of customs/documentation/LCL+FCL booking
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word 
  • Experience delivering strong customer service in a fast-paced, demanding environment 
  • Experience in Customs Clearance is desirable
  • Driven to achieve targets and objectives 
  • Good interpersonal skills but can also work unsupervised and to strict deadlines  •   
  • Accuracy and a high attention to detail
Job Category: Import Export
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: North County Dublin

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