Customs Operation Specialist Job at Volvo Cars in Göteborg

Job Description

Everything we do starts with people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.

Sweden Customs Operations – Your new colleagues

Sweden Customs Operations is responsible for imports, exports and transits for goods arriving to and departing from the Swedish factories in Gothenburg, Olofström and our consolidation centers in Gothenburg, Gent & Czech Republic as well as supporting our affiliates (Polestar, Lynk & Co etc). We are a part of the Global Customs Operations Team with colleagues in Belgium, China and USA.

Our team is in the middle of a transformation journey aiming at taking the next steps in development, so you will therefore have a great opportunity to be part of forming and setting innovative, efficient and standardized processes, focusing on securing service towards our stakeholders.

Volvo Cars Customs is utilizing multiple customs procedures and regimes in the course of our business. You will therefore be working with Outward Processing Relief, End-Use, Suspensions, Quotas and Inward Processing Relief etc.

What you’ll do

You are the driver of improvement activities in the Customs Operations team, focusing on activities that will enable working processes that supports the Global Customs strategy. You will use your creativity and collaboration skills defining, developing and implementing the standards for our way of working. Part of your time will also be spent in the day-to-day activities performed by Sweden Customs Operations.

Some of your main tasks:
Analyse & find improvement opportunities in the daily Customs Operations work

Drive improvement initiatives based on the Global Customs Operations Strategy

On a rolling schedule, support the daily operations work to submitting import & export declarations and related tasks

Drive activities within the Global Customs Operations Roadmap

Be operational customs contact towards national (customs) authorities

Document and take ownership of compliant work instructions and customs processes and keep them up to date.

Support management of operational KPI’s on country level and apply corrective and preventive measures

Investigate and/or escalate potential savings and duty optimizations

Introduce new colleagues to the job

Do you fit the profile?

We are looking for a colleague who is not afraid to challenge status quo and is motivated by change. Your ability to “see the bigger picture” and take proactive measures is highly appreciated. To be successful in this role, we believe that you have previous experience from customs related tasks and a solid understanding of the customs declarations process.

You have proven experience in process development, stakeholder management and change management.

As a person you are someone with an analytical mindset, you demonstrate ownership and courage in complex situations, and you have great communication skills!


If you have any questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact hiring Manager Robert Lind at robert.lind.2@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact recruiter Dalila Kendic at dalila.kendic@volvocars.com.

Please apply via our career site no later than the 4th of December and note that due to GDPR we do not accept applications via email.

Welcome with your application!

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

About Company

Company: Volvo Cars

Company Location:  Göteborg

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