Customs Officer – MICHAEL KORS – Venlo

  • Venlo


Michael Kors is always interested in hearing from talented, globally-minded individuals with a passion for fashion.

If you enjoy working in a creative, fast-paced environment, then we would love to hear from you!

“I FEEL really LUCKY to be SURROUNDED by SUCH a GREAT TEAM. I’m not only GRATEFUL that they’ve HELPED me ACHIEVE my GOALS, but also that I CAN GIVE them a PLACE WHERE THEY can ACHIEVE theirs.”


We have an exciting opportunity for a/an  Customs Officer (maternity cover – 12 months contract) in our Venlo’s office.

Department Overview:

The Customs & Compliance department as department is responsible for all customs & compliance related activities within Capri Holdings Ltd (CHL) at the Venlo Distribution Center (VDC). Based on the agreements, all brands (Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo and Versace) are being serviced with regards to customs licenses and customs execution as well as compliance support for EU import- and EU export requirements. The Officer Customs reports to the Senior Manager Customs & Compliance.

What You’ll Do:

  • Assuring the day-to-day customs operation and supports the Customs team in creating the proper customs environment for the smooth processing of the Inbound and Outbound customs execution, including the classification of the products
  • Assuring a proper implementation and maintenance of the applicable customs licenses to be compliant to the latest customs legislation
  • Be responsible for the customs improvements and will work according to the agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Liaising with external agencies, as well as with various functional teams in the business
  • Developing a close network with the global CHL customs and compliance team to enable sharing of knowledge, ideas and best practices
  • Liaising with all departments within Venlo’s Distribution Center, peers in the CHL global compliance team, colleagues from several Michael Kors/Jimmy Choo/Versace departments worldwide, Product Development and Sourcing department
  • Maintaining relationships with Customs authorities in shipping and destination countries, government agencies (e.g. Cites, Chamber of Commerce..), regional Suppliers (systems and products), logistics Service Providers, Customs Agents and forwarders.
  • You’ll Need to Have:

  • Higher level education (HBO)
  • Customs education ‘Vakopleiding Declarant’ of the EVO or an equivalent Customs education
  • At least 3 years customs experience, including AEO and bonded warehousing
  • Good knowledge of the English language (both verbal and in writing)
  • Good listening and questioning skills to present information in a clear and logical manner
  • Well experienced in PC based software (MS Office, WMS (MA-WMi), DMS (LSP))
  • Knowledge of forwarding, transportation, and logistics processes
  • Ability to function as an effective team member and work well in a moderate stressful environment
  • Good planning skills, able to set right priorities
  • Pro-activity, willingness and urge to use own initiative
  • Ability to think outside the box to solve problems
  • Accuracy and eye for detail
  • We’d Love to See:

  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Team development
  • Drive Results
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Functional Skills
  • MK Perks:

    Our purpose is to make all employees and customers #FeelGreat with Michael Kors. When you join our business, we want you to feel like a valued member of the team from Day 1. To make your journey enriching with us, we offer –

  • Cross-brand Discount
  • Exclusive Employee Sales
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Generous Holiday Schedule and Vacation Days
  • Summer Fridays
  • Internal mobility across Capri Brands (Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo, Versace)
  • Hybrid working (3 days a week in the office)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Thrive Wellness Program
  • LifeWorks Employee Assistance Program
  • #FeelGreat program that include the following pillars: Connected Communities/Inspired Innovation/ Responsible Future/Meaningful Experiences
  • Collective health insurance and pension scheme
  • Meal vouchers for lunch
  • Transport reimbursement
  • Health Insurance and Protection Income offered
  • At Capri, we are all responsible for creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We try to inspire change and growth within each other and believe success is a result that comes from our differences. Capri is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusivity regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. M/D/F/V

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