Customs Manager (m/f/d) Classification

Date: May 31, 2024

Location: Darmstadt, DE

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 41099

Are you interested in high-quality, natural, and tasty nutrition?

We are! It’s our ambition to shape the future of nutrition.

Döhler is a leading global producer of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, beverage, lifestyle and nutrition industries. We use innovative technology to process plant-based raw materials and enrich products such as lifestyle drinks, cereals, dairy, and confectionery goods for almost every well-known brand. Close to 10.000 dedicated employees in more than 70 countries share one common goal - to ensure that millions of people around the world enjoy the products created by us.

We strive to inspire and empower our employees in everything we do, and we invite you to join our team – together WE BRING IDEAS TO LIFE.

Your role

  • In cooperation with other departments (Sales, BU, Development), you will optimize our products by adapting and changing recipes in compliance with customs and excise regulations
  • You are the contact person for all questions relating to customs tariff law for the Group-wide specialist departments and provide support with your knowledge
  • Your tasks include the customs tariff classification of products as part of the master data material system in SAP as well as checking and monitoring the classified products in cooperation with Sourcing, Production, Quality and RPD
  • You will be responsible for systematically checking the tariff classification of active materials and applying for (non)binding tariff information from customs authorities
  • You will be responsible for setting up and developing an automated tariff classification system as part of a global tariff classification tool and embedding it in SAP
  • You will assess internal and external company processes with regard to customs tariff and excise tax aspects
  • You document the various process steps in our internal company system and proactively drive quality and optimization in your area of responsibility
  • You will work on projects to further automate processes in the area of customs, foreign trade and excise tax law, e.g. preference calculation or tax warehouse processing


Your profile

  • You have sound professional experience in the areas of development, quality assurance or production, ideally from the food industry
  • You have already benefited from your product knowledge in daily business and see yourself as an expert in recipe management
  • You have knowledge of customs law and tariff classification or enjoy familiarizing yourself with this area
  • Ideally, you have experience in European excise law
  • You have worked successfully in projects and are experienced in the use of SAP, ideally you have already worked with GTS
  • You quickly understand complex interrelationships, your working method is proactive and analytical
  • With your open way of communicating, you know how to proactively contribute and convince with suggestions
  • Your working languages are German and English


Your Benefits

  • Culture: Friendly and informal atmosphere, family-owned company, flat hierarchies, short communication channels, and helpful colleagues
  • Impact: You are an integral part of our business success and make an important contribution to the future of nutrition
  • Empowerment: You can fully unleash your potential and have the opportunity to take on responsibilities
  • Digitalization: We maintain excellent partnerships with market-leading innovators, allowing you to access and work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Anniversary and special payments
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Additional benefits: Christmas parties, events, financial benefits, and online shop discounts (e.g., IT leasing, mobile phone contracts, shopping, and travel discounts, etc.)
  • Welcome@Döhler: Onboarding event for all new colleagues, as well as several weeks of individual training
  • Döhler Academy: You have the opportunity to continuously develop your education further through internal and external training programs
  • Food is taken care of: On-site cafeteria with regional and varied cuisine and complimentary drinks
  • Stay fit: Take advantage of local sports offerings at reduced prices
  • Mobility: Subsidized Germany ticket or JobRad
  • Insurance benefits such as company pension plans and accident insurance
  • Global growth trajectory: Challenging and internationally oriented work at our headquarters in Darmstadt
  • Attractive location in Darmstadt: Easily accessible by train, bus, on foot, or by car


Equal opportunities for all

We welcome applicants, who are just as diverse as we are - regardless of age, ancestry, disability, ethnic origin, gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, social background or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Become a part of our team and apply online trough our career portal to the attention of Nadine Schmidt. Please note that we are unable to consider or return application documents sent by mail.