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Transport Logistics & Customs Specialist (f/m/d)

Date:  09-May-2022
Country/Region:  CH
City:  ELSAU
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  23088

Hug Engineering is one of the leading suppliers for low to zero-emission solutions. We produce systems for Diesel and gas engines used in Marine, Power Generation and Mobile applications. We belong to the Faurecia Group with a total annual turnover of more than 20.2 billion euros. Become part of our success story, take on challenging tasks and grow with new challenges. Let’s work together for a clean tomorrow!


You will work closely with Purchasing, Sales, Project Management, Aftersales & Service, Operations and Financial Accounting, as well as our freight forwarders, customs brokers and suppliers to ensure that all import/export/crosstrade shipments are freight and customs compliant.


Job Description:

  • Be the main contact for our freight forwarders, customs brokers

  • Work closely with our suppliers and colleagues in the countries of sourcing to ensure completeness and correctness of shipping documents

  • Control, validation, management and archiving of export documents as well as import documents (CH/EU)

  • Tariffing and classification of goods in the customs tariff as well as checking of origin & customs documents

  • Carrying out preference calculations for internal products

  • Preparation of customs documents for customs valuation purposes across the supply chain

  • Establishment of a transport and customs service provides panel and service provider contract negotiations incl. price lists and payment terms

  • Transport organisation & handling of all local transports for export, import, domestic, crosstrade with all types of transport (truck, air, sea)

  • Collect, prepare, review and archive al customs documentation inbound and outbound shipments to ensure completeness and correct information filling including importer of record, tariff classification, customs value, origin, etc. 

  • Active participation in the development and improvement of transport logistics processes and transport planning within the division 

  • Project activity in the digitalisation of goods origin management


Your credentials: 

  • Successfully completed education with a focus on international freight forwarding logistics / customs

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in transport logistics, customs, foreign trade in an industrial environment

  • Very good planning & organisational skills and efficiency in operational tasks

  • Negotiating skills quality / cost awareness, as well as a pragmatic approach with a sense for innovative processes

  • Knowledge of freight & customs cost structures

  • High willingness to serve, flexibility and ability to work under pressure

  • Independent, solution-oriented and structured working style

  • Strong written and oral presentation skills

  • Confident German and fluent English are mandatory, other foreign languages are a plus

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