Customs Expert

About the role

Location: Belgium - Beringen

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent


We rise to the challenge.


As Customs Expert you ensure groupwide compliance with Customs, Excise, and Export Control rules and regulations. You will act as a central point of contact in Customs, Excise and Trade compliance matters in Beringen for various internal stakeholders as well as Customs, Excise and Foreign Trade Authorities in Beringen. You will report to the Customs and Trade Compliance Manager.  


With your knowledge you will give expert support in case of procurement and supply chain issues regarding Customs, Excise and Export Control matters, in VAT & Intrastat matters regarding Customs and Excise interface, and to group projects in Customs, Excise and Expert Control matters. You will also support Customs, Excise and Foreign Trade audits in Beringen.


Furthermore you will: 


  • Follow-up of the administration of licenses of local Borealis entities and Borealis AG Beringen and renew if necessary;
  • Ensure up-to-date AEO documentation and procedures and compliance with group strategy;
  • Prepare working instructions for external agents, logistics service providers, and subcontractors;
  • Actively monitor legal developments, inform the organization, and implement changes if applicable;
  • Handle Duty suspensions;
  • Manage Preferential Origin Process;
  • Troubleshoot for CSR’s and sales managers.

About you

You hold a Master’s degree in business administration (or equivalent education), and customs specialist certification or similar post-graduate qualification. You already have at least 10 years of experience in Customs, Excise and Export Control matters. To succeed in this role, you should have a good knowledge of company structure, processes, policies and procedures. You are also a master in using SAP system and you know the basics of VAT.  You have a strong customer focus while doing things with good communication skills and you will be able to manage effectively in a multicultural context. Finally, fluency in written and spoken English and Dutch is necessary in this role. 

About Borealis and our offer

We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Maite Rosez (Randstad), Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


Borealis is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced and circular polyolefin solutions and a European market leader in base chemicals, fertilizers and the mechanical recycling of plastics. We leverage our polymers expertise and decades of experience to offer value adding, innovative and circular material solutions for key industries. In re-inventing for more sustainable living, we build on our commitment to safety, our people and excellence as we accelerate the transformation to a circular economy and expand our geographical footprint. | |


We go beyond boundaries. Together.




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