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Fareham, GB

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Customs Compliance Coordinator

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Wärtsilä Marine Power, Parts Services, WGLS is now looking for a Customs Compliance Coordinator to coordinate customs related operations in the United Kingdom. Location for this position is in Fareham, UK.


You will support Global Customs Management team by ensuring customs compliance according to applicable laws, rules and regulations, and serve as a subject matter expert in the area of customs compliance in terms of interpretation, guidance, integration, compliance and assessment. Moreover, you will support efforts to execute a customs compliant supply chain and co-ordinate related supply chain risk assessment and mitigation strategies and ensure proactive monitoring and communicating the impact of customs compliance.


In this position, you will be responsible for:


  • Being the single point of contact in customs matters locally to internal and external stakeholders (customers)
  • Relationship with authorities such as local customs
  • Following up and coordinating customs clearances, incl. brokerage management
  • Identifying locally value-adding opportunities, minimize compliance risks and minimize (import) duties, the use of simplified entry procedures and local clearance authorisations
  • Ensuring the integration of necessary customs compliance work activities into other functions' work streams to deliver customs compliance reliability
  • Inbound transportation


 We hope you have:


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in relevant field 
  • Good understanding of the global customs compliance environment, rules and regulations with skills to translate those to clear business requirements and concrete actions
  • Experience of using SAP/ERP systems
  • Fluent skills of using Microsoft Office tools
  • Work experience working with customs compliance related challenges and proven track record of solving those 
  • Willingness to solve challenging situations with positive reinforcement to ensure sustainable internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • Team player with strong customer service attitude with the ability to work also effectively independently
  • Experience in working within a global and multi-cultural environment
  • Fluent written and spoken English with good presentation and communication skills


Why you and us?  


  • You are valuated – as your true self. We are authentic and honest, and we are committed in supporting a diverse and inclusive work community.  
  • Your growth is supported. We empower you to develop yourself beyond your potential. 
  • You get to make a difference – together. We cooperate while making an impact trough sustainability and innovation 


Contact & next steps 

Submit your application before the deadline 12.2.2023 through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application you’ll receive a confirmation email. We try our best to get back to everyone within 2-3 weeks after application deadline.  


Last application date: 12/02/2023 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 


This is Wärtsilä 

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