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Vestas Factory

Customs Specialist (f/m/d) - Hamburg 
DE, Hamburg | Professional | Full-Time 

Do you have a solid knowledge in customs compliance and regulation? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in a growing industry? Then take a closer look at Vestas.


Sales > Global Supply Chain > EMEA Customs

Customs in Vestas EMEA have the overall responsibility to secure a well-functioning import and export process to fulfill the business need in markets across the EMEA region with the possible lowest cost, meanwhile to ensure that we are conducting our business in compliance with internal and external rules and regulations. The Customs Specialist (f/m/d) will take the lead on customs compliance issues for Vestas in the EMEA region.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead handling of customs compliance issues in coordination with the producer business units (PBUs) and sales business units (SBUs)
  • Operationally address customs handling in the EMEA region
  • Identify and address savings potential related to customs handling
  • Work strategically with the PBUs and SBU on how to operate within the customs regulations in the EMEA region
  • Secure that relevant stakeholders are kept updated on customs issues and changes to regulations that may have compliance or cost impacts
  • Manage the customs broker business in EMEA
  • Assist the SBUs with due diligence calculations
  • Assist in strategic planning of customs operations to help reduce overall operating costs


Qualifications and work experience

  • Bachelor degree or similar
  • Experience from similar customs compliance function in international environment
  • Experience from Customs Broker Business
  • Some additional training in customs compliance will be recommended
  • Several years’ experience from similar customs compliance function
  • Some experience from customs broker business
  • Solid knowledge in customs regulations
  • Communicate throughout the organization and outside the organization (customs and authorities)
  • Ability to maneuver and communicate among authorities and within Internal stakeholders
  • Ability to outline processes and suggest implementation strategies
  • Solid understanding of international trade terminology
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English and German


What we offer

We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring environment at the world’s leading wind turbine producer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

You will become part of a highly professional environment with a strong technical commitment. You will get a unique opportunity to influence the building of complex projects and your own position in an informal and rapidly developing environment.

It is the policy of Vestas to afford equal employment opportunity without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, or national origin, and to afford equal opportunity to veterans and individuals with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, provincial, or local law.


Additional information

Please apply online. Primary work location is Hamburg.

Travelling: around 10%

For additional information regarding the position, please contact our Senior Recruiter Anja Barth on +49 (040) 4677 85305.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 97 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled 83 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,400 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.