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Customs Debrecen 19.12.2022

Senior Customs Specialist (f/m/x)

At BMW, our dynamic finance teams are continuously driving our business forward. And we count on everyone to play their part in helping us in reaching ambitious new milestones. The new BMW Group Plant Debrecen is designed as an iFactory according to principles Lean, Green, Digital. This means new production process geared towards electromobility and also new SAP S/4HANA-based financial and logistics processes.If you’re interested in contributing with your customs expertise to our diverse team, which enables more people to enjoy the thrill of driving our vehicles, you will be surely finding an exciting opportunity with us. Fostering a culture where everyone feels empowered, rewarded and supported is the driving force behind our success. Join us in changing the way the world moves for good.Our team in Debrecen is currently searching for a Senior Customs Specialist (f/m/x) responsible for the customs processes, licensing, system implementations,and operative customs clearances.


What awaits you?


  • Setting up processes and partnering with local authorities, as well as internal stakeholders to harmonize our Customs Management with the Hungarian legal requirements.
  • Supporting the roll-out and testing of our newly developed integrated customs software and setting up the key figures for internal reporting and performance measurement (KPIs).
  • Monitoring legal changes, initiating the internal process changes in line with the legislation changes and new requirements and managing internal and external tax- and customs audits and government inquires.
  • Maintaining proper import and export conditions to ensure the Plant- and Customer supply, ensuring the legally compliant and timely submission of customs (and some other tax relevant) declarations, goods-related foreign trade statistics (Intrastat) and export control related reports.
  • Supporting the AEO certification process and simplified customs permits applications including economical customs regime(s).
  • Contributing to the Customs Team in the daily customs operation and clearances, and operational management of external service provider(s) and assurance of proper quality of the related interim customs processes.
  • Advising internal and external process partners and stakeholders, cooperating with other departments on all customs-related challenges. Providing information to internal decision makers at all levels of the hierarchy for supporting the decision-making process.


What should you bring along?


  • 5-10 years of experience working in the Customs field – working in the private sector and/or in a multinational environment would be an advantage.
  • Professional Customs Expert Qualification recognized by the Hungarian or other EU Member States' customs authorities ('Vámügyi Szakértői Hatósági Képzés') is needed; university degree in Economics, Trade or similar qualification would be a plus.
  • Profound knowledge of the European Union Customs Code and Customs Procedures.
  • Knowledge in Intrastat statistical reporting, environmental protection product fee and waste reporting is an advantage.
  • Experience with a Standard Hungarian Customs Software (e.g. Regens, KompaktZoll, Mindsoft); SAP GTS knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Language skills are business fluent English and Hungarian; German proficiency would be an advantage.


Employment Type: Full time employment.

Please kindly be aware that we can only consider applications in English.

A letter of reference or LinkedIn recommendations attached to your candidate profile would be much appreciated.

Senior Customs Specialist (f/m/x)

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BMW Manufacturing Hungary Kft.
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