Specialist Global Customs and Logistics - German Speaker

Referentienummer MIAO03083, Hamburg , Duitsland

Business & Economics

We are collaborating with one of our long-standing clients based in Germany to recruit for a Specialist Global Customs and Logistics  to join the Materials Management & Logistics team..  This a permanent position with the opportunity to be based in Hamburg, Germany,  Schiedam, The Netherlands, or Horsholm, Denmark

Our client’s team  is highly skilled and engaged in meaningful work that contributes to the development of sustainable societies. They are seeking a colleague who shares their passion for smart technologies and a commitment to fostering a sustainable future.


As a Specialist Global Customs and Logistics , your role is integral to ensuring the organization's adherence to stringent legal standards in foreign trade data compliance. With a keen focus on precision and diligence, you undertake a range of responsibilities to guarantee the accuracy and legality of our client’s operations. Let's delve into the key aspects of your role:

  • Validate HS-Codes and Country of Origin Information: Rigorously ensuring that HS-Codes and Country of Origin Information align with legal requirements, maintaining a foundation of compliance for the company.
  • Proactive Engagement with Stakeholders and Suppliers: Actively collaborating with internal stakeholders and suppliers to obtain crucial supporting information.
  • Evaluation of Items and Software/Technology: Applying expertise to evaluate items and Software/Technology, aligning them with military goods regulations and Annex I of the EU Dual Use Regulation.
  • Maintenance of SAP Material Master Data: Constantly monitoring changes in customs tariffs and export regulations, ensuring the maintenance of SAP material master data for a robust foundation of legal certainty.
  • Country of Origin Calculations for Internal Production: Conducting precise country of origin calculations for internally produced items, considering both origin and the value of production materials used.
  • Development and Management of INTRASTAT Reporting: Spearheading the development and management of INTRASTAT reporting processes, enhancing our commitment to compliance.
  • Communication with Authorities and Suppliers: Establishing effective communication channels with authorities such as BAFA and Customs, as well as collaborating closely with suppliers.
  • Evaluation of Items with US Origin: Expertly evaluating items with US Origin in accordance with the Export Administration Regulation (EAR) for compliance

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To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Demonstrate teamworking skills with a proactive can-do attitude.
  • Exhibit good knowledge of export control, INTRASTAT, commodity codes, and origin rules.
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of master data in the respected areas, considered advantageous.
  • Showcase proficiency in SAP, particularly in relevant domains, highlighting a solid grasp of the system.
  • Embrace a development- and maintain a proactive can-do attitude for continuous improvement.
  • Bring advantageous skills in supply chain and/or sales, contributing to a broader understanding of the role.
  • Communicate fluently in both German and English for effective collaboration and communication.
  • Recognize the importance of keeping promises to customers, reflecting a customer-centric mindset.
  • Hold a B.Sc. in engineering or a related field, providing a solid educational foundation.


Please note EU citizenship or multiyear permanent EU work visa is a pre-requisite of the recruitment process for viable candidates.

Do you match the criteria and are you ready for your next professional challenge? Apply now to the vacancy and let us discuss future opportunities.

Depending on the professional and personal situation, the position comes with an attractive benefits package. We would like to explain the offer in a personal conversation.

Please reach out to April Ozen || +31 (0)6 24 896 009 ||


Working at our global client offers a dynamic and innovative environment where employees are encouraged to contribute their skills to shape the future of sustainable technology in the maritime and energy industries. Their  business, transform how vessels perform their journeys in a safe, efficient, and compliant way by leveraging the latest hardware and software technologies. 

With a commitment to sustainability and a focus on creating smart solutions, our client provides employees with opportunities for professional growth and development. The company's collaborative culture fosters a sense of purpose, as individuals work together to address global challenges through cutting-edge technologies and services. Joining our client means being part of a forward-thinking team that values creativity, diversity, and a shared dedication to creating a more sustainable and efficient world.