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Sr. Customs Specialist in Tilburg

IFF (Nederland) B.V.36, 40 uurNoord-Brabant

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Customs Specialist to join our team. This is a very interesting and diverse role in one of our biggest locations globally, our production facility located at Tilburg in the Netherlands.

Geplaatst op 11 november 2021
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The primary purpose of this position:

As a Senior Customs Specialist you are responsible for the accurate and professional processing of all daily customs formalities and operations for our customs operations at IFF Tilburg. You are the point of contact for import and export. You provide advice on operational matters and support in resolving issues.

In this role you work independently as well as in a team and will ensure compliance of AEO certification, authorizations and permits. The Tilburg customs team consists of two Customs Declaration Officers. You will report directly to the Regional Trade Manager. 


Manage daily customs operations, ensure customs compliance and pro-actively support and advice the EAME-business with continuous improvement activities and solve issues.

Key responsibilities:

•  Liaison with Customs and tax authorities;

•  Monitor and ensure AEO compliance. Organize self-assessments and perform audits;

•  Manage day-to-day customs formalities, incl. handling of all sort of customs declarations, classification, and valuation;

•  Coordinate the workload, tasks, and priorities within the IFF Tilburg customs team;

•  Ensure compliancy, completeness, and correctness of the (monthly) customs declarations (including GPA reporting);

•  Monitor, analyse and interpret applicable customs regulations and procedures for EAME and implement changes;

•  Give guidance and training to internal departments on customs related topics;

•  Lead and participate in projects, business improvements and systems implementations;

•  Perform internal import & export compliance assessments and audits, maintaining relevant reporting and KPI's; providing corrective action, the follow-up, and closure;

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•  Education: Manager Customs and Trade Affairs (MCTA) or equivalent education/experience;

•  5+ years job experience related to Customs Operations;

•  Knowledge of customs procedures in EAME;

•  Strong analytical skills and solution-oriented approach;

•  Ability to work independently and proactively;

•  Team player and able to build a good working network both internal and external;

•  Proficiency in the Dutch and English language;

•  Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office).


•  Project Management skills or project leadership implementation;

•  Strong SAP GTS knowledge and an interest for digital developments in the field of Trade & Customs;

•  Knowledge on excise regulations.

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