2 years


18 June, 2024

Customs Bonded Warehouse Keeper

Job description

The Customs Bonded Warehouse Keeper is responsible for the efficient management and operation of the bonded warehouse, ensuring compliance with customs regulations and the safe keeping of all goods stored within.

This role involves overseeing the receipt, storage, inspection, and release of cargo under Transit Entry T1, as well as maintaining accurate records and facilitating necessary inspections.

About the role

  • Receive and process cargo under Transit Entry T1 in the BWIMS (Bonded Warehouse Inventory Management System) and ASYCUDA (Automated System for Customs Data) platforms.
  • Collaborate with bond officers and declarants to verify the accuracy of received cargo against documentation.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of all goods warehoused, ensuring availability for examination by customs officials at any time.
  • Stack and arrange goods in the bonded warehouse to facilitate access and examination of every package as required by customs regulations.
  • Monitor and report on the warehousing period of all goods stored in the warehouse, ensuring compliance with customs regulations.
  • Coordinate with line supervisors to provide and manage labour and materials necessary for storing, examining, packing, marking, weighing, and stocktaking of warehoused goods.
  • Maintain accountability for all goods stored in the bonded warehouse from entry to release, ensuring compliance with customs regulations.
  • Conduct regular inspections and self-audits of the bonded warehouse to ensure compliance with set standards and regulations.
  • Conduct periodic comprehensive stocktaking of all goods in the bond to reconcile physical inventory with records.
  • Provide daily manual and electronic standage to verify actual goods received and exited compared to entries in the system.
  • Update and reconcile manual registers to ensure accuracy and consistency with electronic records.
  • Prepare and submit weekly and monthly stock reports to immediate supervisors and customs authorities.
  • Manage filing and documentation processes, including IM7s, IM4s, and Ex8 entries, in compliance with customs regulations.
  • Ensure proper hygiene maintenance of bonded warehouse stores, including cleaning, removing cobwebs, scrubbing floors, and dusting.

About you

  •  Bachelor’s degree in Procurement, Logistics, Warehouse Management, or a relevant field.
  • 2 years of working experience in a similar role within a customs bonded warehouse environment.
  • Proficient understanding of the BWIMS system and other relevant customs software.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate records in a regulated environment.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple responsibilities effectively.