Kongsberg Automotive provides world-class products to the global vehicle industry. Our products enhance the driving experience, making it safer, more comfortable and sustainable. With revenues of approx. EUR 1.1 billion and approximately 11.500 employees in 19 countries, Kongsberg Automotive is truly a global supplier. The company is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland and has more than 25 production facilities worldwide. The product portfolio includes seat comfort systems, driver and motion control systems, fluid assemblies, and industrial driver interface products developed for global vehicle manufacturers.

Customs Coordinator


Novi, US, MI 48377

Country/Region:  US

About the position

Kongsberg Automotive (KA) is seeking a Customs Coordinator to join our team at our Novi Technical Center. The Coordinator will support Customs department initiatives for the execution of a robust trade compliance program. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and have a continuous improvement mindset. This position currently allows a flexible hybrid work schedule with some in-office time required.


  • Ensuring Customs record retention is executed in accordance with CBP requirements
  • Maintenance of customs related data in SAP, Access databases, and shared drives
  • Support CTPAT implementation
  • Secure and retain entry packages from FTP locations, shared email boxes, and broker websites/portals
  • Use monthly CBP ACE data to determine if brokers have provided all required entry packages
  • Audit entry packages and obtain any missing documentation and track results
  • US Customs Broker referral support: Coordinate responses from plant contacts to support KA’s Customs Service Provider in closing broker requests
  • Maintain SAP Foreign Trade Data with relevant customs related information (Country of Origin, HTS, trade program status, etc.)
  • Monitor KA Customs Service Provider and KA US Customs Brokers for timely resolution of revisions needed to entries prior to entry summary
  • Update the KA Customs Entry Data Warehouse (EDW) by downloading ACE data and obtaining monthly entry reports from KA’s US Customs Broker(s)
  • Run monthly US Import KPI metrics for all KA Importers of Record
  • Complete Monthly Import Compliance Validations and resolve any findings
  • Analyze, prepare, and work with Brokers to submit post entry corrections, tracking submissions to closure


  • Education: Associate’s degree and/or 1-2 years of experience in trade compliance
  • Certified Customs Specialist or other Customs industry designation a plus
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a U.S. import compliance or operations field
  • U.S. brokerage experience is a plus
  • Experienced with MS Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); experience with MS Access is a plus
  • Basic technical knowledge of import invoice requirements and CBP import entry forms
  • Experience using SAP or other ERP systems preferred
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills and a commitment to delivering quality results

Application / Contact

If this description sounds interesting and like the right challenge for you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Kongsberg Automotive considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classifications protected by law.

We want your integrity, accountability, creativity and teamwork mindset and skills

In Kongsberg Automotive we embrace diversity within our workforce. We make recruiting decisions based on experience and skills and pride ourselves on having a strong culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness.

We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds, providing a limitless pool of ideas and opportunities, who will incorporate our core values within their work. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles and offer an unlimited contract within a dynamic and international environment with prospects for personal growth.

Welcome to an outstanding career in Kongsberg Automotive!

Application Id:  1931
Posting date::  Jan 21, 2022