Abbott Customs Administrator in Cootehill, Ireland

Job Title: Customs Administrator

This is a great opportunity to join a market leader within the Nutrition Manufacturing Industry and work in a dynamic global environment. You will ideally have 2+ years of relevant experience in a customs administrator role.

Abbott Cootehill manufacture product which is exported and while importing or exporting products we most comply with all applicable company policies, customs requirements, antiboycott rules, embargo and trade control laws, rules and regulations.

The ideal candidate will have good experience dealing and working within a customs environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the alignment of Product Classification and Valuation of our product

  • Be accustomed and engage fully with the use of special trade programmes – IP, Bonded Warehouse. The successful candidate will take leadership and management in the area of IP and Bonded Warehouse and co-ordinate AEO audits.

  • Work closely with customs brokers and freight forwarders and complete all associated documentation for this purpose.

  • The successful candidate will work as an advisory to the business and support all requirements of the Country of Origin Marking and also audit accordingly.

  • S/he will ensure all Post-Entry Amendments are completed accurately and maintained accordingly.

  • Supplier Declarations will form a core element of the role and successful candidate will ensure all associated paperwork and declarations are aligned with necessary guidelines.

  • S/he will manage budgets and report on the Global Duty Spend periodically.

  • Ensure that submissions to revenue are provided accurately and on time.

  • As one of the key stakeholders of this area s/he will work closely with purchasing/materials to identify potential duty charges and ensure appropriate measures are in place to ensure compliance

  • Other ad hoc finance duties and projects as required

Education Required

  • Third level relevant qualification – eg Diploma in Business & Finance or equivalent. Accountancy qualification an advantage

  • Associated customs training in AEO an advantage

Knowledge and skills

  • Minimum 2 year’s experience in a similar role

  • Strong knowledge of classification of goods

  • Relevant experience in a similar industry desirable

  • Ability to work under pressure and on their own initiative

  • Proven ability to prioritize objectives and duties

  • Excellent PC literacy and keyboard skills required, particularly advanced Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent communication (both verbal and written) and administrative skills

  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email