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Customs Broker (m/f/x)

Team

Customs

Location

Hamburg

Customs Broker (m/f/x)

Help Flexport grow our presence in Germany.

At Flexport, we know global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone.  Flexport today connects more than 10,000 clients, both consignees and shippers, across 109 countries. Our role is to help businesses of all sizes find the global trade solutions that will empower their success.

Now, more than ever, customers need our support to survive and win. Their success is our success. We work back from what’s best for them to find a solution. That’s why we are building the Platform for Global trade - a strategic model combining customer centricity, supply chain expertise, advanced technology and data analytics. 

We’re looking for Customs Brokers focused on the German market, while also supporting other EU countries to join our growing EU Customs team. This is a unique opportunity to establish and standardize the Customs department alongside our Senior Global Customs Associate in Hamburg. Salivating at the thought of solving real-world problems while streamlining the inefficient industry of global trade? Keep reading!

You will:

  • File Import and Export declarations through the different customs portals, air experience would be a big plus
  • Coordinate the release of goods from the carrier, support and coordinate Customs or other governmental agency examinations that may be required.
  • Provide support, guidance and regulatory interpretation in the following areas: Product Import/Export Documentation, Classification, Customs Clearance, Export Licensing, Technical Data, Denied Party Lists, Broker Management, Incoterms, Hazardous Materials, etc.
  • Provide excellent and timely customer service by proactively informing clients of the status of their shipments using your judgment and knowledge.

You should have:

  • Experience in a similar role within the German market making declarations for import for free circulation, export, transit and other special procedures such as IPR. Diplomas are an advantage.
  • Knowledge of EU Customs law, local German legislation, procedures and additional certificates.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Working proficiency of English & German.
  • High level of computer literacy.
  • Positive attitude with a drive to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it.

About Flexport:

We believe global trade can move the human race forward. That’s why it’s our mission to make global trade easier for everyone. We aim to do this by building the Operating System for Global trade - a strategic model combining advanced technology and data analytics, logistics infrastructure, and supply chain expertise. Flexport today connects almost 10,000 clients and suppliers across 109 countries, including established global brands like Georgia-Pacific as well as emerging innovators like Sonos. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B in funding from SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator. We’re excited about the three big ways we’re moving forward after our recent $1B investment from SoftBank Vision Fund in February 2019.

At Flexport, our ability to fulfill our mission of making global trade easy for everyone relies on having a diverse, dedicated and engaged workforce. That is why Flexport is committed to creating and nurturing an environment where anyone can be their authentic self. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, health status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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