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Import Office Employee at Amsterdam Airport

Are you ready for your next international adventure? How does it sound to have an office job at one of the biggest airports in Europe? If this excites you, then you would be best to keep on reading!

  • City Schiphol
  • Hours per week 38 to 40 hours per week
  • Salary Between €2000 and €2300 per month
  • Education Mbo
  • Category Administrative / Secretarial
  • Contract type Temporary, view of permanent employment

About the function

Every day there are several cargo planes coming into Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. These airplanes contain customer products and packages of goods. Given that this cargo comes from abroad, this requires the handling of several administrative documents. You can think of all the international rules concerning import laws, custom guidelines, and other regulations. 

As a member of the Import Office, you will play an important role in handling all the relevant administration concerning the incoming cargo. Are you well organized and not afraid to talk to people? Are you happy to work in one of the biggest airports in Europe? Then you are more than suited for this job!

No single day is the same when you would be working for the Import Office at Schiphol. Different airlines have various working methods. Therefore you must be able to think on your feet. An airline has a service level agreement (SLA), meaning they have certain guidelines to uphold. Since you have a good memory, this will not be a problem for you. 

You are not simply working with documents. On the contrary, you will be talking to different people throughout the day. You will be speaking to drivers about deliveries, to internal employees and external customers, or to people from airlines or certain departments.

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About the company

Schiphol Airport is one of the biggest airports in Europe. It is one of the more important transfer hubs in the world when it comes to international flights. Schiphol is therefore an important company for the Dutch economy. Did you know that per year there are roughly 71 million people who transfer through Schiphol? 

But obviously Schiphol is more than just a transfer station for people. Thousands of cargo flights transfer through this airport on a yearly basis. Something like an Import Office is an important mechanism in the international transfer of products and goods.

LabourLink is a recruitment agency that offers international jobs to English speaking applicants. We help companies in The Netherlands to find new employees, often from fellow European countries. 

Do you have questions about your paperwork? Or could you use help finding a place to live? We are more than happy to assist you. Our core business is to help internationals settle down in The Netherlands. Making you feel welcome is what we do. If you are an international already living in The Netherlands, it goes without saying that we are happy to help you as well. 

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What we need

You are currently living in The Netherlands or have at least been registered here for at least 8 years. Understanding of the Dutch language is a plus, however excellent command of the English language is also good enough. 

In addition, you have 2 years or experience in a similar position. Experience with air fight related processes or something similar is advised. A degree on level MBO 3 or an equal college level for internationals is required.

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What we offer

  • A job at a dynamic and international organization

  • Decent pension payment 

  • Salary between €2100 - €2300 

  • Parking- and travel costs partly paid for 

  • Free use of public buses around Schiphol

  • Fringe Benefits and 25 holidays 

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Additional information

Are you excited to apply after reading about this opportunity? Please send us your motivation and resumé. You could apply in either Dutch or English. 

Do you have questions about this job? Feel free to get in touch with us.

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Our recruiter

Cesco van Polanen Petel
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