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Custom Import Manager – Rotterdam

Full Time
Rotterdam Netherlands
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Custom Import Manager- Rotterdam

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                               Custom Import ManagerRotterdam

About Company:
Nature Bio Foods BV is pioneer in organic business in Europe emerged as a trustworthy & innovative global leader in providing authentic organic ingredients to the world of consumers by creating a holistic, integrated & sustainable business model that inspires, promote & supports thousands of farming families across the world. Nature Bio Foods is well recognized worldwide for its long years of remarkable performances, quality products and trustworthiness. Nature Bio Foods is certified with Skal, Naturland, Demeter, Fairtrade and many other Standards of Organic and Sustainability. Nature Bio Foods conducts Processing, Packaging Cleaning, Co2 treatment and Warehousing operations out of Maasvlakte – Rotterdam and some third party operations out of many countries in Europe.


  • Key Result Areas (KRA) for a Customs and Import Manager**
    1. Customs Compliance
    – Ensure adherence to all customs regulations and laws from the customs broker for organic
    and Conventional food shipments.
    – Keep up-to-date with changes in customs laws and regulations.
    – Prepare and submit accurate customs documentation and declarations and liase and work
    with Customs agent of the company
    2. Import Operations Management:
    – Oversee the entire import process from order placement to delivery.
    – Coordinate with suppliers, freight forwarders, and customs brokers. transporters, 3p
    Warehouse providers.
    – Ensure timely and cost-effective importation of goods with no Demmurages and Detentions
    3. Documentation and Record Keeping:
    – Maintain accurate records of all import transactions.
    – Ensure all import documentation is complete and compliant.
    – Implement and manage electronic documentation systems including Agrims and other Food
    imports related documents
    4. Vendor and Supplier Management:
    – Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers and service providers.
    – Negotiate contracts and terms with suppliers.
    – Evaluate supplier performance and address any issues.
    5. Cost Management:
    – Monitor and control import-related costs, reduce any Demurage and Detention
    – Identify opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements.
    – Prepare and manage budgets for import activities.
    6. Risk Management:
    – Identify and mitigate risks associated with imports.
    – Develop contingency plans for potential disruptions.
    – Ensure compliance with import controls and sanctions.
    7. Process Improvement:
    – Continuously review and improve import processes and procedures.
    – Implement best practices in customs and import management.
    – Leverage technology to streamline import operations.
    8. Regulatory Liaison:
    – Serve as the main point of contact with customs authorities.
    – Address any issues or disputes with customs officials.
    – Ensure timely resolution of any compliance or regulatory matters.
    9. Training and Development
    – Train staff on customs regulations and import procedures.
    – Ensure team members are knowledgeable about compliance requirements.
    – Provide ongoing development opportunities for the import team.
    10. Reporting and Analysis
    – Generate regular reports on import activities and performance.
    – Analyze import data to identify trends and insights.
    – Present findings and recommendations to senior management.

The conditions of employment we offer:
 An exciting and challenging role in a rapidly growing international company;
 A fulltime position (40 hours contract);
 A workspace at Maasvlakte port, Rotterdam;
 Good working conditions and a pleasant and dynamic work environment;
 A good remuneration package;
 An informal and professional company culture of team spirit with a can-do attitude.

Behaviour skills:
Good Communication skills.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Tina de Kloe (HR Manager) via

Acquisition as a result of this vacancy is not appreciated.



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