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Date:  27-Jul-2022
Job Req ID:  6362
Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  BE

Title:  Customs Manager - based in Belgium


Have you dreamt of developing an exciting career within a global company?

The successful candidate will own, promote and continuously develop Kellogg’s business strategy for Customs & International Trade.  He or she will be required to:




    • Develop & document the company’s Customs Strategy
    • Regularly review against the latest legislation & European Kellogg strategy (Supply Chain, Tax, Commercial, etc) to optimize Kellogg’s Customs position (identify duty savings) on importation & exportation.
    • Develop effective working relationships with both internal stakeholders and external advisors.
    • Leading and Managing Kellogg Customs and Trade team in Kellogg Shared Service Centre (GBS). The Kellogg Customs and Trade team will report to this role.
    • Maintain effective working relationships with Customs authorities.
    • Ensuring Kellogg complies with Customs and international trading regulations
    • Be the principal point of contact for:
      • customs audits and reviews - and those of other jurisdictions
      • customs and import VAT enquiries, including being the main interface with customs authorities in the different territories with customs presence.
    • Track the development & issue of Foreign Trade Agreements and changes to the rules of preferential origin (ROO)
    • Communicate any major changes to the ROO to the Markets impacted
    • Ensure that the origin of Kellogg Finished Products is accurately determined (supported by Regulatory, RQNT & finance functions)
    • Producing and maintaining Long Term Supplier Agreements for Kellogg & Pringles Manufacturing Plants
    • Producing and maintaining Long Term Supplier Agreements for Distributors – as required, e.g. CEE & Netherlands
    • Ensuring Long Term Supplier Agreements are obtained from CoManufacturers and are kept up to date
    • Short term - Maintain the EUR1 database and list of non-compliant products
    • Input into Procurement Strategy for sourcing Raw Materials from inside the EU
    • Ongoing monitoring of AEO status & validity of invoice declarations
    • Maintain the rules to be used for accurate determination of customs value for both imports and exports
    • Sets the criteria that need to be used by the GBS team to validate the import and export declarations
    • Be the “Go-To” person – both internally and externally - on all aspects of Kellogg’s Customs & Trade Management





  • Management experience – would be a plus
  • Previous experience with:           
  • import checks
  • compliance activities
  • long term declarations
  • legislation
  • customs audits
  • Good level of English
  • SAP
  • Excel


Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success.

With our extensive benefits package including flexible working, which enables you to take control of your work/life balance, we really have our people at the heart of our organisation. 

We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site. If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact  

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

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