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Job Req Number:  81963
Time Type: Full Time



Senior Customs Specialist (Compliance)


Move forward as Senior Customs Specialist at DSV in Machelen or Puurs.


About the role:

Are you a detail-oriented professional with a passion for customs compliance? We are looking for a Senior Customs Specialist to ensure our operations meet all regulatory requirements. You will play a key role in advising our teams, conducting audits, and maintaining crucial permits.



  • Provide substantive assistance and advice on customs matters (and excise duties);
  • Conduct dossier audits and maintain and follow up on permits;
  • Ensure timely clearance of various customs procedures;
  • Advise operations, sales, and management on customs legislation and procedures;
  • Oversee compliance with legal provisions;
  • Perform audits (including all related internal and external reports) according to  management guidelines, typically at the relevant locations;
  • Initiate and implement improvements;
  • Support requests for rectification, refunds, or additional payments and handle any objections and appeals;
  • Proactively collaborate on implementing customs solutions for new clients;
  • Provide project-based support for customs activities and processes;
  • Act as the first point of contact for Customs for queries that operational customs staff cannot answer;
  • Help develop and deliver customs training;
  • Draft and maintain procedures related to Customs and Excise.


We are DSV, we grow

DSV is a global provider of transport and logistics services. With offices in more than 80 countries and a growing network of partners, there is no place in the world we cannot reach via transport by air, sea, rail, courier or road or where we can offer storage in warehouses.


In Belgium, we operate from over 18 branches, with more than 1,400 colleagues. Together we rise to the challenge of a rapidly changing environment. We make quick decisions at every level and combine ambition and teamwork. This is how we move forward and make a difference together.


Are you the perfect match?

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in customs and compliance;
  • In-depth knowledge of customs regulations, tariff classifications, and international trade lawsPlus point if you have knowledge of Descartes (customs system);
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail;
  • You have a strong knowledge of Dutch and English
  • You are a team player and enjoy working in an international environment


It all counts for this vacancy of Senior Customs Specialist in Machelen or Puurs. Furthermore, it is of course important that you feel at home with us. That will certainly be possible if you like to keep going, have guts and want to grow with DSV.


Why choose for DSV?

Working for DSV means working for one of the top players in the logistics market. DSV is enterprising, competitive, and wants to grow as an organization. That is why we are looking for people who want to grow with us. Besides a challenging job in an international environment, we also offer:


  • We are a challenging work environment with plenty of opportunities for further professional growth and development.
  • We have a direct and open corporate culture (Danish company)
  • You get a permanent contract with an attractive benefits package;
  • Group insurance, hospitalization insurance, meal vouchers 7 euro, eco vouchers, 33 vacation days, possibility to lease an electric bike, home office and gliding times



Move forward

Send your resume with motivation or leave your details and we will contact you. Any questions about this vacancy? Our corporate recruiter Cedric Rogiers will answer all your questions via +32 (0)4 76 88 67 71 or



DSV – Global Transport and Logistics

DSV is a dynamic workplace that fosters inclusivity and diversity. We conduct our business with integrity, respecting different cultures and the dignity and rights of individuals. When you join DSV, you are working for one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. You’ll join a talented team of more than 75,000 employees in over 80 countries, working passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services. DSV aspires to lead the way towards a more sustainable future for our industry and are committed to trading on nature’s terms.

We promote collaboration and transparency and strive to attract, motivate and retain talented people in a culture of respect. If you are driven, talented and wish to be part of a progressive and versatile organisation, we’ll support you and your need to achieve your potential and forward your career.

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