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Customs Documentation Administrator

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explore location Administration & Support Services Full Time

Job description

Company description

Customs Operation Support Centre Europe/Africa (COSC EA) in Älmhult, Sweden consists of approx. 45 co-workers. Our assignment is to secure a well-functioning import and/or export process for more than 30 countries in the region, on different levels of details.  We give daily support and coordination in customs related topics within legal matters, goods flow and IT-knowledge to secure availability, affordability and ensure compliance.

Job description

We are now looking for a two new colleagues for permanent positions.

We offer you a position in an inspiring environment where collaboration and high tempo are mixed with a lot of laughter and great team spirit. Your application can be the beginning of a long-term relationship and we hope you want to contribute with your experiences and passion for IKEA's future!

As Customs Documentation Administrator, the main assignment is to secure efficient and effective handling of incoming customs documents and certificates. This means registrate certificates in our digital customs solution to enable the lowest duty possible for cross-border activities in 11 countries in the region. We handle both original documents delivered via post, documents via e-mail and downloading documents from a digital document archive solution. You will control and investigate various issues to secure compliance in every certificate according to countries legislations and free trade agreements. You will also contribute to the development of how we work and reaching our goals within the department.



You have plenty of energy and are curious to learn and we see that you are a person that is driven and dares to challenge both yourself and people around you. You have a logical mind and understands different IT solutions and digital connections quickly. You are also comfortable working with repetitive tasks, due to this is a big part of the assignment in this role.

You are a service-minded person with a clear and respectful way of communicating.
You are motivated by working in a routine-based environment with high pace.
You enjoy working in a structured way both on your own, within the team and with relevant stakeholders.
You can prioritize your work to deliver assignments with high quality.
You can analyze with focus on details and follow up on relevant goals and deviations.

You should be:

  • Comfortable with working and navigating in digital IT solutions
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office tools, preferably deeper knowledge in Excel
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • Have a work Permit in Sweden

We believe that you have:

  • Experience/Education within the field of customs and import operation, logistics and/or supply chain
  • IKEA Culture & Values close to heart
  • Basic knowledge in Swedish

More Information

Please note the position is based in Älmhult, Sweden (No Relocation Support for this position).  

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Sanna Dahlström, Team Leader via If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process you are welcome to contact people & culture recruiter specialist Olivia Swärd via

Please apply in English before 2022-09-29. Please note that we will be interviewing continuously, which means that we may close the application process earlier than stated if we find the right candidates. Please submit your CV and cover letter and send us your application today!