Imports Manager | Fresh Produce | Bedfordshire

England, Bedfordshire
Closing date
24 Sep 2020
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Imports Manager | Fresh Produce | Bedfordshire

We are looking for an experienced and effective Imports Manager to join a very successful Fresh Produce business. This role is a key part of the business and ensures that their produce enters the UK as efficiently as possible. You will be the main point of contact with the freight and clearing agents in the UK, ensuring as smooth a process as possible.

The Role:-
You will be responsible for ensuring all of their produce (primarily in sea freighted containers) is cleared and forwarded in an effective way.
You will be assisting the Procurement Director in negotiating shipping contracts and price analysis as well as preparing all the documents for customs clearance.
You will be utilising a number of different systems, including Datafreight, CHIEF, CNS and DEFRA - PEACH. You will also need to be experienced with HMRC policy and processes.

The Candidate:-
You will have at least 3 years of experience in an Import / Clearance position with in depth experience of shipping legislation and processes. Experience of moving Fresh produce is a definite benefit but not essential.
You will have direct report to support with the admin requirements so experience of people management is a plus.
You will be a key point of contact to a number of departments so good communication skills are a must.

If this role sounds of interest, then please get in touch with Morten Andresen on 01780 480530 or apply via the link.

MorePeople is a specialist recruitment business providing permanent and interim solutions for the Produce & Horticulture, Food, Agriculture and Garden & Leisure sectors across the UK and internationally. Our focus is on retail and foodservice supply chains, from ‘own label’ suppliers to blue chip brands.

Founded in 2000 by two passionate foodies with vast experience of working in the industry, our team comprises extremely knowledgeable ex-industry professionals and professional recruiters who are passionate about the sectors. We take a functional approach to recruitment with dedicated teams for Commercial, Technical, Operational, HR and Finance roles. The majority of placements are for permanent, full-time professional roles ranging from Junior Managers to Senior Directors.

Contact Us
  • Acanthus House
  • 10a Belton Street
  • Stamford
  • PE9 2EF
  • GB
  • 01780 480530
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