Customs & Logistics Specialist (m/f/d) - Solar Trade

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Olivier van Noortweg 1a, 5993 SL, Maasbree, Netherlands
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BayWa r.e. is the home for change makers. We r.e.think energy – how it is produced, stored and can be best used to enable the global renewable energy transition that is essential to the future of our planet.  At BayWa r.e. we effect change globally. With locations in 30 countries, we have over 4,500 people already working across the world, collaborating with local businesses to proactively shape the future of the energy sector.

With a network of over 20 locations worldwide, more than 1,400 employees and over 30 years of experience, the Business Entity Solar Trade within BayWa r.e. group is one of the world’s leading distributors of photovoltaic components.

Throughout the B2B sector we supply and support our cooperation partners and installers with innovative photovoltaic products. We also offer trainings and organize roadshows to keep our customers up to date.

The experts for our own mounting system, novotegra, provide first installation support directly on site. In addition, we offer full system configurations and a digitalized customer journey via our planning tool Solar-Planit and our webshops.

We are close to our customers and work together to protect what is most important to us all: Our planet!

Due to our dynamic growth, we are establishing a purchasing entity for our EMEA region to optimize our purchasing and inventory management into the region.

About the role

Due to our dynamic growth, we are looking for a Customs & Logistics Specialist (m/f/d) - Solar Trade, ideally from Venlo otherwise also remotely within the Netherlands

What You Will Do

  • You will support management in setting out and implementing of the customs & trade compliance policy
  • You will ensure customs compliance and customs process optimization by establishing the system of internal controls on customs & logistics process
  • You will support other departments (e.g. purchasing, logistics) from multiple legal entities with their questions about customs clearance procedure, goods storage and shipment delivery
  • You will write & monitor the work instructions and procedures
  • You will act as the first point of contact for customs broker & customs authorities in case of questions or goods inspections
  • You will work with all stakeholders on daily basis with the aim of developing an excellent working relationship
  • You will take care of performing partner screening including due diligence in collaboration with other departments

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree level (HBO) in logistics, supply chain management or business administration or comparable qualification
  • 2 years of experience in the customs & logistics field
  • Ideally an assistant declarant degree
  • Basic knowledge of the customs and trade compliance processes and curious to discover customs & logistics area even more
  • Working for a freight forwarding company is a plus
  • Ability to think in processes and to recognize possible improvements and do not hesitate to propose them
  • High level of accuracy as well as planning and priorization skills 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English and Dutch as well as abililty to build and maintain relationships both internally and externally
  • Knowledge and experience with ERP systems (NetSuite, AP+) would be a plus

What We Offer You

  • Being part of a highly motivated ever-growing and multicultural team that drives forward the energy revolution 
  • Innovative and fast-changing market and working environment
  • Mobile working  
  • Flexible working hours  
  • Modern office atmosphere  


We look forward to your application! 

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

At BayWa r.e. we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.
All employment is decided based on qualifications, potential, merit, and business need.
We do not discriminate on the basis of origin, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
  • Julia Seres
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist
  • +49 89 383 932 6093
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