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Customs Officer

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23 Dec 2022
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MBDA Missile Systems - Together. For the future of defence.

Salary: Up to £40K dependent on experience + bonus + benefits

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Customs Officer in Henlow. You will be working as part of the Customs team to assist with the day-to-day customs operations, assisting with the running of the IPR, OPR and Bonded warehousing controls and all other imports into the business across the UK.

What are we looking for?
  • Experience in technical and practical aspects of Customs
  • Knowledge of Customs systems IPR and Customs warehousing
  • Preferably experience in supervising a Customs warehouse -
  • Ability to make and understand all Customs entries
  • Ability to foster and maintain excellent working relationships
  • Ability to produce professional and concise documentation
  • A working knowledge and understanding of Tariffs , CPC's, incoterms and the rules of origin
  • Knowledge of Known consignor (preferred) or willingness to learn.

What is in it for you?

This is a critical role to ensure MBDA's compliance with HMRC regulations. We are ideally looking for someone who enjoys a challenge and who wants to make an impact on delivery.

This role will provide you with exposure to all parts of the business, and all the equipment teams and suppliers that deliver them

The Role
  • Manage the day-to-day imports, tariff classifications and origin advise.
  • Communicate with Freight forwarders, customs brokers and service providers in relation to customs related topics.
  • Aid the UK Customs team in bringing all customs activities in-house and help implement any systems or process changes that may be required
  • Assist with growing the IPR /OPR CW into the wider business.
  • To keep up to date with HMRC Customs requirements and changes.
What to expect:
We offer opportunities for career progression, paid overtime (subject to level), bonus scheme, comprehensive pension package, annual salary review, collaborative working environment and excellent on-site facilities.

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve appropriate clearances.


Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.



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