Customs & Trade Compliance Manager EMEA – Sun Chemical – Maastricht

Sun Chemical


Sun Chemical, a member of the DIC Group, is a leading producer of packaging and graphic solutions, color and display technologies, functional products, electronic materials, and products for the automotive and healthcare industries. Together with DIC, Sun Chemical is continuously working to promote and develop sustainable solutions to exceed customer expectations and better the world around us. With combined annual sales of more than $8.5 billion and 22,000+ employees worldwide, the DIC Group companies support a diverse collection of global customers.


  • Coordination and control of the Sun Chemical Customs & Trade Compliance in the EMEA region, taking into account corporate governance requirements and country-specific requirements.
  • Technical management / Professional Leadership of the operational teams with a focus on customs & Trade Compliance tasks
  • Ensuring legally compliant in the areas of import and export processing, preference management, CTN Classification (HS/TARIC) and operational trade controls
  • Continuous further development of the customs and foreign trade-specific area of ​​responsibility with regard to compliance, effectiveness and efficiency, including the creation of technical concepts, initiation and description of the necessary improvements in the IT-supported processes and the promotion of their implementation.
  • Professional responsibility for Customs & Trade Compliance issues in various projects
  • Professional contact for internal and external business partners for service responsibility in the area of ​​Customs & Trade Compliance
  • Identification of training requirements and organization of relevant training and education in EU and HMRC Customs & Trade Compliance

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent is desirable, but not essential for applicants with relevant experience
  • Knowledge of UK and EU tax laws applicable to import and export of goods
  • Knowledge of multi-modal transport and logistics
  • Competent in the use of MSOffice (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)
  • Ability to problem solve and analyse data 
  • Able to take ownership and responsibility of their work and think for themselves while being receptive to feedback to continuously improve the quality of the development

    We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k)+match and life insurance. Eligibility of benefit timing may vary.


    It is Sun’s policy that applicants for employment are recruited, selected, and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to the position being filled. Sun prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identify, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

    Employment agencies are an important component of our talent acquisition strategy, and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. We will not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies for any employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Sun Chemical or directly to hiring managers in any form without a signed contract on file, and search engagement for that position, will be deemed unsolicited in nature, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means. Additionally, any resume submitted without a contract in place will be considered property of Sun Chemical and no fees will be paid to the agency if the candidate is hired.

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