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Customs & Compliance Controller

Date: Mar 24, 2021

Location: Middlesbrough, UK, NYK, GB

Company: Glanbia

Join us at GPN and inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals!


At Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), our mission is to inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals! We are a global leader in the performance nutrition industry and have a portfolio of nine brands including Optimum Nutrition (ON), SlimFast, Amazing Grass, Body&Fit, Nutramino, ABB, Think! BSN and Isopure. Our products are sold in over 130 countries and our brands are in the top three performance nutrition brands in more than 20 countries. Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN) is headquartered in Dublin, ROI, with operating facilities in Illinois, California, South Carolina, Florida, the UK, the Netherlands, and Australia. GPN employs more than 1,800 people globally and has revenues of approximately $1.5B. We are a values led organisation focused on driving sustainable business performance. Join us on our journey now!


The opportunity where you will make an impact:


We are hiring an additional team member on an 8 month contract. As a Customs & Compliance Controller you will execute activities such that GPN remains fully compliant with Customs & Compliance requirements throughout Europe, from executing customs-related transactions to evolving customs & compliance processes and managing relationships with key internal and external stakeholders such as brokers and government agencies.


  • Manage the day to day import requirements / relationship with our Brokers / Port Health & Customs to ensure import entry accuracy, timely clearance and delivery
  • Supervise all aspects of export orders including managing assigned customs brokers, and the arrangement of health certification for UK export orders at UK warehouse and 3PL facilities
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with local authorities and external partners in all relevant European territories to ensure successful importation and supply of product
  • Ensure that GPN products are classified correctly for any customs processes, including applications for BTI
  • Manage framework purchase orders for C&C service providers and validate invoice submissions via the Ariba system
  • Support IPR/OPR compliance according to processes for reporting and discrepancy resolution
  • Support the wider business in all customs / tariff heading related queries


What you will bring to GPN:

  • Minimum 3 year experience in a customs & compliance role or similar
  • Background / previous experience within the Logistics and or Transport Industry.
  • Knowledge of Customs & Excise import/ export processes & procedures, and rules of origin
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Financial acumen (purchase order set-up, budgets, customs finance experience)
  • Ability to deal at all levels both internally and externally


What we would like to offer you: 

  • The opportunity to advance your career in an organisation that is expanding globally and at the forefront of the healthy lifestyle movement!
  • Join our fast-paced team at our manufacturing facility in Middlesbrough
  • Other benefits to include an employee discount on all GPN products
  • International career opportunities as part of a truly global organisation


Applications for this position close on 7th April 2021.