Customs Specialist (Ref. No.: R-07372)

Adient Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 500 EUR/monthBase gross monthly salary starting from 1500 EUR (Our salary is fair and competitive and can be higher than the starting minimum written in the advert)

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

For our Bratislava Business Center we are currently seeking to recruit a

Customs Specialist


Develop and implement a plan for performing the following activity for all Adient operations throughout EMEA.
Ensure that the information declared to the governmental customs authorities is correct – including tariff classification, origin, free trade agreement eligibility and value of the goods.
Where necessary, collaborate with GCTC’s Centers of Expertise to determine the correct tariff classification, origin, free trade agreement eligibility and value of the goods.
Ensure customs declarations are timely and accurately filed according to legal and corporate requirements.
Resolve all shipment issues.
Perform all record keeping processes and maintain records of all import and export customs clearances.
When necessary, collaborate with other Adient personnel and Adient’s agents to ensure timely clearance of Adient’s cross border shipments.
Report key performance indicators of trade compliance to GCTC leadership.
Maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with all applicable laws.
Assist other GCTC personnel in the handling of all international trade audits and controversies (penalties, disclosures, judicial or administrative proceedings, etc.) that arise between Adient and the customs authorities in EMEA. This will involve analyzing the facts and circumstances of GCTC’s compliance program in light of applicable Customs laws.
Working with other GCTC personnel, Supply Chain managers and other groups within ADIENT, collect information on current duty spend, forecast future costs, and identify duty savings opportunities in current and future transactions. Develop plans to achieve identified duty savings and work with other GCTC personnel and other ADIENT organizations to implement those plans.


Demonstrated knowledge in the subject matter (e.g. laws within Europe that govern the import and export of goods)
3 years’ experience in a customs and trade compliance related position.
Excellent English communication skills both written and verbal. German language skills a plus.
Ability to work within teams and independently with minimal supervision.
Strong analytical and presentation skills.
Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Office, and compliance related IT systems and tools maintained by governmental authorities.
Detail oriented, and adaptive to change.

What we offer:

Base gross monthly salary starting from 1500 EUR (Our salary is fair and competitive and can be higher than the starting minimum written in the advert)
13th salary
oMeal vouchers fully paid by employer
Language courses
Flexible working time, extra holiday entitlement, wedding allowance, child birth allowance, jubilee allowance, relocation allowance
Health, safety and ergonomics events, training sessions
Active life with colleagues full of various sports activities (swimming, yoga, tennis, volleyball etc.)
Multisport card
Massage at workplace, modern relax areas and game room

Adient is committed to equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We are looking forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest availability date. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact Daniel Drabik on +421 257 271 020.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)


Brief description of the company

Adient is the leading automotive seating supplier.

With more than 4,000 employees and eight locations in Slovakia, the new company is one of the key employers in Slovakia’s automotive industry.

Adient’s only business center worldwide is in Bratislava. Approximately 900 employees in Bratislava support the company’s business around the globe in finance, information technology, purchasing, sales, human resources, transport and logistics and project management.

In Trencin, Adient operates the biggest automotive technology center across Slovakia. More than 500 employees there develop a wide range of highly innovative products for the cars of tomorrow.

In Zilina, the company produces complete seat systems and automotive fabrics, in Lucenec foam components for seats as well as metal components for head restraints and in Martin seat covers.

With 85,000 employees operating in 238 manufacturing/assembly plants in 34 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing – and into more than 25 million cars every year.

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Number of employees

1000 and more employees


Contact person: Bratislava Business Centre
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3847803  Dátum zverejnenia: 14.1.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month