Customs Specialist

IKEA Components s.r.o.

Place of work
Továrenská 2614/19, Malacky
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 700 EUR/month13th salary

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for a Customs Specialist to our site in Malacky. In this role you will be responsible for ensuring smooth import and export customs daily operation with efficiency and lower cost, to fulfil country specific rules and regulations.

Do you want to join us on our journey?

As a Customs Specialist you will be accountable for:
• Daily handling of customs relevant information and secure contact and support to-or-from other IKEA units, external service providers and authorities to ensure timely, accurate and compliant inbound and outbound procedures in accordance with applicable to customs rules and regulations.
• Perform controls, analysis and investigations on operational issues/deviations, follow up on results and develop working methods for handling common issues.
• Maintain and register product master data according to country specific requirements.
• Handle claims for missing and wrong certificates and maintain working methods for certificate claim.
• Secure effective communication with other IKEA units and stakeholders as well as external parties for establishing and optimizing processes, and contribute to increased customs compliance awareness in IKEA value chain.
• Execution of internal customs audits. Preparations and coordination of external customs audits.
• Responsibility and supervision of compliance with customs procedures in AEO and Simplified customs procedures and responsibility of managing customs licences.
• Work with and lead projects (such as AEO application or others), contribute to the development of our systems and working methods to secure compliance and continuous improvements.
• Develop internal competence/knowledge and train co-workers.
• Manage customs KPI’s and contribute to reaching your teams and the departments goals according to business plan.
• Support to manage broker performance, coordinate tender and price negotiate process; Be involved in customs broker cost budgeting and follow-up cost
• Other tasks assigned by line manager.

Employee perks, benefits

What can IKEA Components offer you?
IKEA offers an exciting and empowering work environment in a global marketplace. As the world’s leader in life at home, you have exceptional opportunities to grow and develop along with and within IKEA. You will get to work in a flexible and friendly environment that is characterized by humour and a willingness to share. At IKEA Components we pride ourselves with an open and warm climate and a prestige less approach.

Information about the selection process

In case of your interest, please send us your CV in English

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

You are an experienced specialist with a special customs course (OCK) and you have at least 3 years working experience in import, export or logistics area.

Furthermore you probably have:
• good ability to communicate in a clear way
• you are good at planning, prioritization and creating structure
• good analytical and tactical skills with focus on both details and big picture
• good ability to drive, implement and live in change
• good reporting and summarizing
• intermediate English in both writing and speaking
• experience of working in different culture is a plus
• understanding of international trade and customs regulations
• capability to read technical drawings


Brief description of the company

IKEA Components s.r.o. started its business activities in 2000. We are part of IKEA's supply chain and we are focusing on the best solutions in the field of purchasing, industrial packaging and distribution of furniture fittings designed for sale in the IKEA sales network.
Our main focus is packaging and distribution. Packages and cartons with forging are packed on modern automatic lines and semi-automatic machines. We have high performance and modern technology in our automatic warehouse. Each day we pack and distribute about 1 million packages.

Number of employees

500-999 employees

Company address

IKEA Components s.r.o.
Továrenská 2614/19
901 20 Malacky


Contact person: Petra Balážová
E-mail: send CV
ID: 3870503  Dátum zverejnenia: 10.3.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month