Imports and Exports Manager – Harwich, Essex.

  • Salary: Negotiable/Competitive – Dependent on Experience
  • Status: Full Time / Permanent
  • Location Harwich

Surya Foods is one of the largest suppliers of authentic world foods in the UK and the company behind the fastest growing rice brand, Laila – part of the rapidly expanding, family run Flying Trade Group (FTG) which boasts an annual UK turnover in excess of £160 million, operating in over 30 countries.

As a result of continued growth, we are recruiting for an experienced Imports & Exports Manager you must be customer focused and be able to supervise a small team.


  • Imports and Exports customs clearances and procedures
  • Liaison with shipping lines, Port health, RPA and APHA / DEFRA.
  • Customs procedures like Bonding, Inward Processing Relief, AEO, Transit documents etc
  • Licensing requirements for POAO, CAP goods both for UK and EU
  • Understanding of commodity codes and BTI process
  • Manage a team of import / export executives and support their development

The ideal candidate for the role of Imports & Exports Manager will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role within a Foods Company or Clearing House.
  • Knowledge of regulations, processes and compliance for importing & exporting goods
  • Post-Brexit hands on experience
  • Ability to coordinate cross-site, multi-functional teams.
  • Strong PC application skills including compliment of Microsoft Office Software
  • Possess strong analytical skills to be able to review data and apply informed decisions

If you have the necessary experience and want to work in a growing business with great people, we would love you to apply.


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