Do you have extensive knowledge of compliance and are you looking for a leadership position? Would you like to work as part of a team for a leading organization in the tech industry? Expeditors is looking for an EMEA Compliance Supervisor to join its enthusiastic compliance team.

About Expeditors

As a leading supply chain partner of top companies worldwide, we ensure that our customers can do business without boundaries. Within this modern organization, top supply chain professionals spread across over 300 locations ensure that logistics operations run smoothly. Our services include consolidation and forwarding of air or sea freight, customs operations, cargo insurance, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized logistics solutions. Taking a fresh look at logistics and using the latest innovations, we strive to challenge and inspire colleagues, customers and partners every day.

The Role

An important step for the physical distribution of goods is their formal handling. For one of our key accounts, we have a Compliance team onsite at the European headquarters in Amsterdam. This Compliance team ensures that international laws and regulations regarding import and export activities are complied with at all times. The EMEA Compliance Supervisor will be part of a Global Onsite Team supporting one of Expeditor's High Tech clients within an import/export operation. The EMEA Compliance Supervisor is responsible for performing the following duties in a timely and efficient manner:

  • Develop and maintain client relationships;
  • Manage customs compliance requests through the customer's own ticketing system and ensure a smooth and timely export/import process flow;
  • Review and approve trade invoices and shipping documents and analyze complex compliance issues;
  • Act as first escalation point for customer questions/problems;
  • Internal policies and procedures such as Standard Work Instructions (SWI), external government regulations and customer policies/requirements;
  • Oversee and monitor team performance and conduct periodic operational reviews to identify areas of concern in the processes;
  • Target and implement process improvements, including SWI's, SOP's.

What do you bring as an EMEA Compliance Supervisor

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience in import or export compliance;
  • 5 years of experience in logistics;
  • Good knowledge of Incoterms;
  • You are proactive and have strong organizational skills;
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, email and various PC-based software;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English.

Expeditors as an employer

Working at Expeditors means working in a modern and professional company that is up to date with the latest innovations. Expeditors employs more than 17,000 professionals worldwide who are active at all the world's major (air) ports, among others. There are also challenging career prospects at Expeditors: Nearly 30% of the employee base grows into senior positions, and employees stay on average for more than 10 years.

As a Compliance Supervisor, you can count on:

  • A position for 38.75 hours per week (full-time);
  • A professional, international and enthusiastic work environment;
  • A personal development plan with a variety of training methods;
  • Growth opportunities within the company (local, regional and global);
  • 25 vacation days;
  • The opportunity to participate in our Employee Stock Program.


Apply via the button and upload your resume and cover letter. If we see enough common ground, we will first meet by phone with our recruitment partner Bluepeaks. After a positive first interview, two more interviews will follow at Expeditors. Do you have any questions about this position or the application procedure? Mail them to Jur Kuipers at

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Do you have any questions?

Jur Kuipers


We will contact you after assessing your application. After this there will be a conversation at our office. We will make an inventory of your wishes and see whether the vacancy is a good match. Is this the case? Then we will introduce you to our client. We will continue to guide you until the start of your first working day!
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