Customs Specialist

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Wolverhampton
Closing date
30 Dec 2022

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Defence , Engineering, IT
Job Role
Software Developer
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We are currently seeking a Customs Specialist to join our teams located within our HS Marston facility.

Position summary:

Reporting to the site Global Trade "GT" & Customs Manager, the Customs Specialist is responsible for a variety of activities relating to customs compliance and for providing cover in the absence of the GT Specialist. Key responsibilities are:
  • HTS classification of Company products and imported items.
  • Allocation of CPC codes to imported items.
  • Provision of import clearance instructions to agents for all imported items.
  • Liaison with internal departments to resolve customs compliance matters.
  • Ensuring that documentation is obtained & reviewed in a timely manner and auditable records maintained for all imported items in accordance with HMRC and Company requirements.
  • Maintaining the validity of the Company's IPR authorisation from HMRC.
  • Management of the IPR process to ensure timely submission of quarterly IPR returns in line with the Company's IPR authorisation from HMRC.
  • Approval of freight forwarder charges for imported items.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of the Company's AEO accreditation.
  • Ensuring conformance to existing and new customs and import compliance regulatory requirements.
  • Participating in external and internal audits
  • Any other duties assigned from time to time by the GT & Customs Manager.
  • Previous Customs Compliance experience is essential.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills (eg: SAP, MS Office).
  • A high degree of accuracy and record keeping.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experience within the Aerospace and Defence sectors desirable.
About us:

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global
aerospace and defence industry. Our Wolverhampton, Wobaston Road facility provides a wide range of heat transfer and fluids management products and services for the military and commercial aerospace markets, motorsport and electronics industries.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy.

Join us as we take flight!

Our competitive benefits package includes:
  • Competitive base salary
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Ability to buy and sell holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • A flexible benefits programme where you can select a number of additional benefits - Critical Illness, Travel Insurance etc.
  • Discounts with a number of major retailers
  • A fantastic pension scheme which operates a double match up to 10%
Diversity Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.

Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.

This position may involve access to export controlled information and hardware where an export license would be required for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Employment will be subject to satisfactory security checks, export license approval, and if required, completion of a non-disclosure agreement.


Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.

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