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Customs Clearance Operative Apprenticeship Burhill Logistics Ltd

Customs Clearance, newly formed team since Brexit, handling EU shipments now requiring customs clearance. Supporting overall business with warehousing and forwarding team for clearances from outside the EU.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38 to £356.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Monday - Friday,1 hour for lunch. Between the hours of 0800-1630, 0830-1700, 0900-1730.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001770485

  • Positions

    1 available

Customs Clearance, newly formed team since Brexit handling EU shipments now requiring customs clearance.

Supporting overall business with warehousing and forwarding team for clearances from outside the EU. 

This includes office duties such as:

  • Data input
  • Taking calls from clients and colleagues
  • Dealing with queries from other departments 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Able to work on own initiative
  • IT knowledge
  • Team player

Personal qualities

  • Punctual
  • Personable
  • Presentable
  • Meticulous
  • Keen to learn
  • Friendly
  • Conscience
  • Ambitious

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum 7 GCSEs (or equivalent) Grade C/Score 4/5 and above including maths and English
  • A-levels/BTEC courses to have been completed

Future prospects

Burhill have several core departments the apprentice can gain different experiences in to gain experience in an industry that is gaining higher profile due to Brexit and the Covid Pandemic World applying demand and supply pressures to supply chains.

Freight – managing both global import and exports.

Warehousing – warehouses in both Felixstowe and Liverpool.

Transport – arranging trailers from the warehouses into the UK and across Europe.

Customs clearance – processing entries through the UK border.

These are supported by financial and commercial departments.

It is a busy dynamic industry with customer service to the fore at Burhill. Learning the operational aspects to the industry is critical to grow a successful career.

Things to consider

There may be potential for UK travel accompanied by a senior member of staff.

Occasion overtime maybe required at busy periods.

Customs qualification would be encouraged and supported by Burhill.


About the employer

Burhill are a medium sized employer based in Felixstowe, with 33 employees in the Felixstowe office team and an additional 10 warehouse staff in our own run facility.

We also have a 50% warehousing company in Liverpool, Burhill DCR Logistics, with a further 30 employees and a sister company at Heathrow, Burhill Cargocare, offering air-freight and customs services (7 employees).

The Felixstowe office is in the heart of the industry just 600 metres from the port.

Employer

Burhill Logistics Ltd

Address

Pd House

Parker Avenue

Felixstowe

IP11 4HF

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Training

Training provider

W S TRAINING LTD.

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by W S Training Ltd

Contact

Rachael Jones 07793444962 rjones@wstraining.co.uk

Business Administrator level 3 standard.

It is a busy dynamic industry with customer service to the fore at Burhill.

Learning the operational aspects to the industry is critical to grow a successful career.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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