Customs & Shipping Co-ordinator - DFS5211114 in Singapore at DFS

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Customs & Shipping Coordinator is an active contributor in achieving department’s objectives and ensuring the movement of the merchandise into, around and out of DFS is carried out in a timely manner with regards to the Regional and Statutory requirements placed on DFS as a Duty Free importer and retailer. The Customs & Shipping Coordinator is familiar with the company objectives, understand own contributions and works towards the achievement of these objectives.

Key Responsibilities:
Customs & Compliance GENERAL • Ensure compliance with relevant import and export laws and regulations. • Maintain frequent open and effective communication with Freight Forwarders, Customs Brokers and internal team members • Support systems to ensure efficient Customs compliance in the areas of imports and exports IMPORTS • Verify accuracy of import documentation, arrange import clearance and transport and maintain log of activity • Verify accuracy of work done by the appointed broker(s) • Monitor issues effecting clearance and delivery and report through regulatory exception reports. Actively pursue issues to resolution. • Effect earliest possible delivery of imports to the Warehouse • In conjunction with the warehouse be actively involved in resolution of problems associated with deliveries, booking and clearance discrepancies. • Report on cycle time performance. EXPORTS • Prepare export documentation, arrange export clearance and transport • Maintain log of export activities CLAIMS • Prepare and submit value claims for established losses. • Communicate claims with Finance department to ensure proper and timely accounting • Monitor value claims for established losses until resolution Occupational Health & Safety • Provide advice and feedback to Management on any anomalies and or concerns with respect to OHS performance or unresolved issues. • Take all practical measures to minimise, isolate or eliminate hazards in the workplace. Ensure that the workplace is safe and behave in a manner that does not impose any risks to health & safety. • Comply with reasonable instructions from any supervisor or authorised representative of the company regarding health and safety matters. • Actively participate in the Emergency Response procedures. • Report any accidents, injuries or hazards in the workplace to the site TM/Store Management. • Monitor the reporting of accidents/injury and hazards in the workplace using the DFS systems and procedures. Follow up on appropriate actions. General Duties • Complete internal reports and participate in various projects as/when required • Actively pursue opportunities to reduce shipping lead times and cost. • Perform specific compliance tasks in an efficient and timely manner. • Support other functions in the proper co-ordination of merchandise movement • Complete reports for senior management as requested. • Treat all management and fellow team-members with respect to support a team environment. • Perform any other duties as requested in a diligent and conscientious manner. Systems & Procedures • Adhere to company policy and procedures relating to security and stock control, and monitor the team compliance. • Actively facilitate, support and comply with all health and safety policy, procedures and regulations. • Manage the team compliance with Customs regulations and relevant trading laws.

Key Requirements:
• Minimum 5 years experience in similar role • Understanding of HS / Tariff Classification • Customs Brokers Licence advantage