EMEA Transportation & Customs Analyst

Lichfield, WS138LQ United Kingdom

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Location: Any Anixter UK location

Summary of role

The role is to primarily support the import customs clearance processing for WESCO/Anixter in EMEA. The candidate will work with Sales, Inventory Management, Operations, Tax and Finance teams daily; ensuring the smooth delivery of WESCO/Anixter products across the region.

About Anixter EMEA Transportation, Customs & Compliance Team

  • Our Goal is to be a Customer Service Group who specializes in Transportation, Customs and Compliance.
  • We will provide options for solutions for internal and external customers.
  • We use the best in class service providers in various markets.
  • We use the best carrier at the best price strategy with a commitment to never lose an order because of transportation capabilities.
  • We will measure our transportation partners with the WESCO Carrier Quality Program which is an industry top rated measurement tool.
  • Our global volume and strength will be leveraged but we will continue to operate with local interest, while driving compliance with a continuous improvement environment.

Main responsibilities/Key goals

  • Receiving and processing UK & EU Customs clearance documentation.
  • Coordinate customs clearance instructions to customs brokers.
  • Validating & filing clearance paperwork.
  • HS Code Classification.
  • Calculating duty and tax quotes.
  • Obtaining freight quotes.
  • Tracking shipments.
  • Monthly KPI carrier reporting.

Qualifications/education required

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar environment.
  • Degree education in a related discipline or equivalent work experience.
  • Data management skills with an attention to detail.
  • Fluency in English with other languages being an asset.

Necessary skills, knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of customs deferment accounts, EORI numbers, free trade zones & preferential customs agreements.
  • Knowledge of domestic and international transportation/freight forwarding and trade compliance (Inco terms, Freight Forwarders, EMEA Trade Compliance).
  • Understanding of Commercial Invoices and how EMEA customs function.
  • Knowledge of carriers.
  • Strong computer and keyboard skills, MS XL, MS Power BI, MS Access.

Attitude and/or particular aptitude

  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to deal with conflict.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Highly organized in prioritizing work, multi-tasking, and consistently meeting deadlines within a fast-paced work environment.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Closing Date: 4/12/2020



WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 500® holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were approximately $17.2 billion, including Anixter International. The company employs approximately 18,900 people, maintains relationships with more than 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 11 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 800 warehouse/branch locations in North America and more than 50 countries around the world, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

To see additional opportunities with Wesco, please visit their careers site at: www.wesco.com/careers

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