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Customs Apprentice

DHL Aviation
Pay: £14,613.56
Location: Leicestershire Derby United Kingdom
Category: Entry Level
Available from: Jan 2021
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor & Outdoor
Job reference: E03557916
2020-10-20 2020-12-01

Job Description

DHL Aviation manage Hub & Gateway operations and customs clearance and provides a comprehensive airport-to-airport service to DHL International. In addition, DHL Aviation makes available the services of its network to a wide range of logistics service providers. By ensuring that the aircraft is fully used, DHL Aviation is able to create an expanding Network of routes able to meet its customers changing requirements. From Track&Trace right through to proof of delivery (POD), every shipment receives the same high level of secure management.  

Duties will include:

  • Dealing with the customs department

  • Dealing with shipments and clearance

  • Ensuring that every shipment receives the same level of secure management so it goes through Track&Trace right through to proof of delivery (POD) efficiently

  • Covering customs duties, imports, exports and exceptions

The UK Customs Department is the largest of its kind in Europe. Split between the UK and offshore, the Customs team handle over 4 million shipments annually that require a formal customs declaration. The Customs department at East Midlands Airport is made up of six main departments: Imports, Premier Customs Clearance (PCC), Exports, Exceptions, Quality, and Compliance.  

An apprenticeship at DHL Aviation (UK) Ltd will allow you to gain valuable work experience with the world’s leading postal and logistics Group, Deutsche Post DHL.  

As a Customs Apprentice at DHL Aviation (UK) Ltd. you will study towards your apprenticeship standard in Customer Service Practitioner via Loughborough College and also gain transferable skills through hands on work experience.

This exciting opportunity is ideal for an enthusiastic individual who has excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, and a passion for excellent customer service. This is up to 18-month programme will expose you to the full range of customs duties, imports, exports and exceptions. This role requires a high level of attention to detail as all shipments must be handled in line with HMRC guidelines.  

DHL looks for staff that embody our four key attributes, passion, speed, right first time and a can-do attitude. If you are highly motivated individual, who is enthusiastic about your learning and development and want to join a business who invests in their staff DHL wants to hear from you!  

Personal Qualities :

  • Can-do attitude  

  • Team player

  • Eagerness to learn  

  • Adaptability  

  • Able to use initiative  

  • Enthusiasm  


Skills Required :

  • Computer literate  

  • Good time-keeping  

  • Communication skills  

  • Problem solving  

  • Attention to detail 

Future Prospects :

  • To become a permanent member to the Customs department

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