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Global Customs and Trade Specialist - Exclusive

Sector Location Job type Salary
CHF 120,000-140,000
Date added
21 December, 2022

Job Description

We are currently searching for a Global Customs and Trade Specialist in collaboration with our client, a global manufacturing business with offices in Zug, Switzerland.


This role can be based out of Zug, Switzerland or from their office in southwestern Germany.


Global Customs and Trade Specialist – Exclusive, Zug, Switzerland / Germany


As Global Customs and Trade Specialist you will work closely with the Logistics function and report to the Global Customs Head. Other responsibilities include:


  • Origin declaration management and process review
  • Lead Trade Affairs, Import/Export and Customs management across various regions including Europe, the US and Asia
  • Product classification and complete due diligence on relevant documentation in order for all customs processes to run accordingly
  • Provide expertise on trade agreements and regulations and execute Customs activity
  • Integrate Customs and Trade practices into new entities that have been recently acquired by the business
  • Manage the tariffing/classification and maintenance of foreign trade in SAP system
  • Support internal and external stakeholders in all foreign trade related requests
  • Monitor documentation and archiving of foreign trade documents as well as applications for export permits (BAFA) and binding tariff information (VztA)


Having previously operated in a Customs, Trade, or Import/Export role we are looking for a Global Customs and Trade Specialist who has the following skill sets and subject matter expertise in:


  • Customs and foreign trade agreements and requirements
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level
  • Supply Chain and Logistics Services knowledge with a customer service mindset
  • SAP and associated modules
  • At least 5+ years’ experience in Customs, Logistics or Supply Chain related roles, with exposure to global manufacturing businesses an advantage
  • Fluent in English, German would be a huge advantage
  • Ability to travel when needed (approx. 15-20% on average)