Customs Clearance Apprentice

Who are we… At DFDS people mean the world to us. We aim to attract and retain the best talents, provide challenge and opportunity for personal development. We also make sure that you know what a difference you make to our business and how you can be proud of building one of Northern Europe’s largest shipping and logistics companies.

The Role….. A vacancy has arisen for a Customs Clearance Apprentice at DFDS Ltd based in Immingham. The role is to deliver an array of HMRC services for both our internal agency customers and our external customers. This person should always be dynamic and conscientious with a high focus on delivering a good customer service. In addition to this, the ideal candidate would carry out a 1 year Apprenticeship in Business Administration.


Hours of work will be 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday; a high degree of flexibility will be expected when the operation requires.  A duty phone will be issued and there will be a need for occasional weekend attendance.



  • Having the ability to work individually and also as a part of a team
  • Responsible for Import and Export clearances for our internal and agency customers.
  • Supporting external customers with a variety of customs activities.
  • Credit controlling for VAT and Duty payments.
  • To undertake relevant training as appropriate.
  • Strong computer skills will be required.


What we do for you… We offer you an interesting workplace and a key role in a growing international company. You will get to work with many different professional groups. For the right candidate there will be great opportunities for professional growth.


Interested… If you have previous similar experience and a passion and drive for success in a fast-paced deadline driven environment please submit your CV in English to recruitment@dfds.com to apply for this position. Please be aware we will review CVs as they come in.



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Sean Harfield