Customs / Douane Officer

Ostend - Belgium

As a Customs Officer , you will be employed in the Customs Section and is part of the division Supply Centre. This division is located in Ostend and is accountable for the co-ordination between supply and demand of the market.


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As a customs officer you will be employed in the customs section of Daikin Europe N.V. and your main tasks will be:

  • to assure compliance of all Daikin EMEA customs formalities and procedures related to export, import, transit and (bonded) warehousing in respect to the Union Customs Code (UCC) and the F-Gas Regulation
  • follow-up and management of Belgian in-house customs processing and external customs agents in other European member states in view of our AEO Full certificate
  • to ensure and implement best practices to support current and future Daikin European supply strategies for production parts, spare parts and finished unit flows, keeping in mind all relevant requirements
  • become a SAP (both ERP/GTS) key user, including testing related to changes and company projects
  • to execute, coordinate and follow up on the periodical reporting and the budget related to customs, VAT and goods movements




  • For this role we are looking for someone with a Master degree or a Bachelor degree in Logistic Management
  • Preferably you have relevant experience with Incoterms, customs formalities, VAT and logistical processes
  • You have affinity to work in an international trade and customs environment, but keeping a practical focus
  • Confidence in communicating with different parties at all levels is essential (authorities, external providers, international colleagues, etc…) and you work well in team
  • You possess good (business) analytical skills
  • You are able to detect and report problems quickly
  • Good computer skills e.g. Excel (SAP ERP / GTS knowledge is a plus)
  • A good knowledge of English and Dutch is essential (oral & written) - other European languages are an asset
  • Willingness to travel in the EMEA-region


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