Who's it with:
Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $300M from investors that include the Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & Wells Fargo.
With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base and we’re excited to continue building a product and service they love. Flexport is looking for Global Customs Associates to join our Customs Team.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to grow their customs career. You'll be working alongside and learning from some of the smartest people in the logistics industry as we challenge the status quo and reduce the friction in global trade.
What you'll do:
You will be taking full ownership in making EU Customs entries under the EU Customs law for high profile clients; a big part of this role is to digitally prepare and file all documentation required for goods to clear EU customs. You will be expected to maintain an up to date knowledge of all regulations and procedures of EU Customs. Reviewing and organising incoming documents to ensure the full EU Customs compliance will be one of the main day to day tasks here at Flexport.
What you'll need:
For this role we are looking for someone with familiarity with EU Customs product classifications and rulings. Experience working as a customs broker in necessary for this role (bonus points if it was at a freight forwarder previously). To progress at this role you will be expected to have excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
At Flexport no task is too big, we love to work and collaborate together as a team as well as work independently which should a second nature to yourself. Our business language is English, but the Amsterdam office is very international so, we welcome anyone to join. Most importantly, to succeed in this role you need to have a can-do attitude. See something broken? Fix it.
Why you'll want it:
This is a rare opportunity for you to join a collaborative and helpful team which will teach you the ins and outs of the industry. This role will give you the platform to start and accelerate your career in freight forwarding.
If you are ready for your next challenge and want to work in an exciting startup environment with a company that really is going places then apply now!