Kampen, NL Drunen, NL

Function:  Supply Chain Management
Job Category:  Support Functions

Import/Export Specialist

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?


We are now looking for 


Import/Export Specialist 


to join our team and the preferred location for this position is Kampen or Drunen, NL.


What will you be doing 


As Import/Export Specialist you will act as operational support and backup of Key User and report to the Manager Customs Compliance.


Your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Provide support on operational customs import export (control) inquiries and tasks.
  • Continuous review of customs regulatory changes that may have an impact on inbound/outbound shipping activities. Implementation of change in an expedient manner, to avoid interruption of workflow, penalties and/or fines, or loss of import/export privileges.
  • Participate in process improvements activities & projects to drive efficiency and productivity.
  • Assist in AEO/Internal Controls & Self-Auditing.
  • Assists in Procedures, Guidelines, Working Instructions.
  • Assist in Trainings & E-Learnings

The below will enable you to shine in this role: 


  • Detailed knowledge and experience about the European Customs Code and Export Control regulation are a must.
  • Experience in applications, SAP, Customs software, Microsoft Excel.
  • Analytical skills, Process oriented, Stress resistant.
  • Ability to work transactional, conceptual and in matrix structure.
  • Hands-on approach, Pro-active.
  • Ability to think and communicate at conceptual level.
  • Multi-tasking, Precise.
  • Communication and English/Dutch language skills are essential. 

Why you and us 


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.  

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely.


That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.  


Contact & next steps


If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application through our careers portal. 


We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.  


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? 

Last application date: 30/04/2023 


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 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com