Customs Associate

  • Full Time
  • Mississauga
  • 50000 - 50000

Rhenus Logistics Canada Ltd.

Who we are

Have you worked out the logistics of your career yet?. You will at Rhenus!

The Rhenus Group is one of the leading logistics specialists with global business operations and annual turnover amounting to EUR 7.5 billion. 40,000 employees work at 1,320 business sites in more than 70 countries and develop innovative solutions along the complete supply chain.

Whether providing transport, warehousing, customs clearance or value-added services, the family-owned business pools its operations in various business units where the needs of customers are the major focus at all times.

Join our team and thrive in a dynamic company culture rooted in the values of Entrepreneurship, where innovative thinking is celebrated, Integrity, where honesty and transparency drive our actions, Empowerment, where each team member is encouraged to take ownership and initiative, and Leadership, where we cultivate a collaborative environment that inspires growth and excellence. At our company, these core values aren’t just words on paper – they guide our everyday decisions, foster a supportive community, and drive both individual and collective success.

What you will be doing

Reporting to the Director of Customs, the Customs Broker is responsible for ensuring the smooth clearance of our clients’ goods through Canadian customs.

You will act as a liaison between importers/exporters and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), ensuring compliance with all federal and regional regulations.

You will be contributing to that vision by

Prepare and process import/export documents and other forms on behalf of clients according to customs regulations, laws, and procedures.

Arrange for payment of duties, taxes, storage, and transportation of imported goods and bonds to cover duty goods.

Quote duty and tax rates on commodities for clients and update client profiles with proper HS codes, tariff treatments, change of address, and vendor information.

Ensure entries are done in a timely manner to avoid storage and delays to customers.

Closing of entries within required timeframe to avoid penalties.

Answer customer queries about the status of shipments.

Communicate with agents on customs issues to resolve problems with shipments.

Support duty drawback processes and Canadian Duty Deferral program compliance.

After hours support for team members as needed.

What skills & experience you will bring to us

1 – 2 years of experience in a Customs support role

Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) a strong asset

Strong knowledge of global supply chain and logistics process

Exceptional written and oral communication skills with a focus on relationship building

Mathematical and Financial Skills: Ability to work with numbers, spreadsheets, financial documents, and data entry software

Strong attention to detail required for documentation and daily duties

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to thrive in a high pace environment

Refined problem-solving and negotiating skills

Proficiency in MS Office, with intermediate Excel skills preferred

Ability to provide after hours support as needed

What are some key figures for the role

Ideal starting date is August 5, 2024

You will receive a permanent full-time contract with a 40-hour work week

Parking is available on premises

You will have 15 vacation days per year

Want to apply?. Get in touch today

Ignite your career with us and seize the opportunity to contribute your unique talents to a team that champions innovation and fosters individual growth.

Elevate your professional journey – your next adventure awaits. Our benefits include:

Health and Dental Care

Comprehensive Life coverage

RRSP Matching Program

Employee & Family Assistance Program

On-site gym

Free parking

Generous Paid Time Off

Education/Tuition Reimbursement

Rhenus Logistics Canada is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with disabilities taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation please contact us.

We thank all candidates for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Currently, we are not looking for agency support with this position.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000.00 per year

Casual dress
Dental care
Disability insurance
Life insurance
On-site gym
On-site parking
Paid time off
RRSP match
Tuition reimbursement
Vision care
Flexible Language Requirement:
French not required
Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 2024-08-05