Customs Manager

Location: Mangere
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Reference: BH-2464
Job Published: November 20, 2023
The company: A well established New Zealand owned International Freight Forwarding company who are very successful in their own right.
providing excellent service offerings to their clients across the entire supply chain.

The role: We are seeking an experienced Customs Manager or a Customs Supervisor who is looking for that step up into management, to support and manage a team of 6 customs brokers and 2 compilers.

Duties & responsibilities:
  • Oversee the day to day customs team functions
  • Supervise and support the customs team ensuring work flow and productivity is maintained.
  • Maintain and enhance current SOP's as required
  • Conduct monthly team meetings
  • Prepare customs entries, classify commodities and concessions where applicable
  • Manage compliance with NZ Customs, MPI, NZFSA, NZTA regulations
  • Liaise directly with clients and internal parties
Skills & experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience supervising or management experience specifically in customs operations.
  • Have a current NZ Customs declaration code and pin number.
  • Sound  knowledge of NZ Customs and MPI regulations and procedures
  • Sound international freight forwarding experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to mentor a team and provide a positive environment.
  • Experience using Cargowise preferred but not essential.
Are you ready to tackle the new year with a fresh start ? If you have the experience we are seeking this is a great time to get the ball rolling and start the new year with a bang.  

To find out more, apply online to Rosalee Fitisemanu