Customs Supervisor

Location: Airport Oaks, Auckland
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Reference: BBBH829_1581393504
Job Published: February 11, 2020

The Company: An international freight forwarding company that has a solid global history spanning over 100 years. They specialise in import & export for general cargo, full containers and conventional loads and manage the end to end process which includes customs clearance and deliveries.

The Role: We are seeking a Customs Supervisor to lead a team of three customs broklers. The ideal candidate will have sound customs experience and the ability to classify a broad range of commodities and mentor a junior and intermediate broker.

Duties include:

  • Classifying and compiling a broad range of commodities
  • Liaise directly with NZ Customs on tariff classification, duty concessions and duty refunds
  • Liaising with MPI regarding BACC compliance
  • Keeping up to date with any customs and MPI regulatory chances
  • Exercising a controlling role in regards to the utilisation of the companies deferred payment account
  • Provide consultation to both sales staff & clients covering NZ customs requirements or tariff
  • Mentoring and training of an intermediate and junior customs broker


  • 5+ years customs brokerage experience
  • Great understanding of NZ Customs and MPI regulations
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Mentoring skills and a great team player
  • Cargowise experience is preferred

If you are seeking a new challenge, enjoy working in a team environment, mentoring staff members and taking on more of a leadership role, this could be yours.