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Customs Classification Specialist

Job Description

We are partnering with a global leading technology company that is seeking a Customs Classification Specialist based in any of their European offices, such as Krakow, Amsterdam, Malmesbury, Bristol, Cologne, Paris.

This individual will be reporting to the Customs & International Trade Manager and is responsible for the improvement of the companies classification programme across the EMEA region.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Global Customs Team and engage with key internal stakeholders, including operations, supply chain, legal and finance, external stakeholders. 
  • You will offer support & direction through trade analytics, process design and improvements, risk management, trade awareness, and self-compliance. 
  • Engage with business operations on ad-hoc queries, ensuring smooth customs clearance process and correctly paid duties and taxes.
  • Provide guidance and advice to support HS classification and purchasing guidance for various functions within the company, including RDD & logistics whilst ensuring we meet legal requirements 
  • Responsible for the ownership HS code master data in our ERP system, which will include new item creation process, and maintenance of existing data to ensure data completeness and accuracy. 
  • Actively monitor classification changes globally, updating internal databases and processes accordingly.
  • Establish an efficient classification process using our software, and you will create and deliver classification trainings to internal and external stakeholders, as required.

Requirements:

  • Varied experience in customs compliance, import and export processes, in an international environment, across multiple jurisdictions
  • Knowledge and experience with customs classification, with at least three years’ experience working in the WCO Harmonized System
  • Ability to work within a corporate environment managing stakeholders to ensure full support 
  • Experience in classification of home appliances, mechanical and electrical would be desirable 
  • Experience working in SAP would be advantageous


Benefits:

  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Lifestyle
  • Free on-site lunches, fruit and hot drinks
  • Digital lifestyle assist (concierge)
  • Electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme
  • Ability to purchase additional holiday
  • Health
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee assistance programme, digital GP, prescription service, fertility treatment support