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Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Customs Specialist  with a established and fast growing Freight Forwarder.

The positions focus is dealing with Imports and Exports within the German market as well as assist with clients in other EU countries.


  • Assist and advise on regulatory interpretation with Import/Export Documentation, Classification, Customs Clearance, Export Licensing, Technical Data, Denied Party Lists, Broker Management, Incoterms, Hazardous Materials, etc.
  • Develop and Implement German customs processes across the EU region for the organisation.
  • Input Import, Export and NCTS declarations through the different customs portals.
  • Assist with onboarding all new clients and deal with any enquiries they may have.
  • Act as a main point of coordination between import customers (internal and external) and various EU Customs Divisions.
  • Organise the release of goods from the carrier, Customs or other governmental agency examinations that may be required.
  • Individually draft appeals and requests for refunds with the Tax Authorities.
  • Provide all clients the statuses of their shipments in an appropriate manner using your judgment and knowledge.


  • Over 3 years’ experience in a Customs Brokerage position dealing with the German market
  • Ability to deal with declarations for import for free circulation, export, transit and other special procedures such as IPR
  • Diplomas in Logistics, Shipping or Supply Chain are an advantage
  • Knowledge of EU Customs law, local German legislation, procedures and additional certificates
  • Previous experience with ATLAS, AGS & CHIEF is an advantage
  • Fluency in German & English is essential

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Job Summary

Reference: 12747

Location: Hamburg, Germany

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Posted: 10 Aug 2021