Customs and Import Specialist
Nestle - La Tour de Peilz, Vaud, Switzerland
12.06.2019 | Employee | 100%

Customs and Import Specialist

Customs and Import Specialist


"I want to create a better world and build a better business"


Nestlé Suisse, La Tour-de-Peilz, Switzerland                  Defined period of time contract,

                                                Act. rate 100%

                                            (from June 2019 to January 2020 )


The Nestlé Group is the World's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness Company with an annual turnover of 83.6 billion Swiss francs and more than 328'000 employees worldwide. We offer an attractive and dynamic international working environment with constant opportunities for development, reflecting our conviction that people are our most important asset.


To reinforce the Logistic Transport & Customs Department of our Operating Company Nestlé Suisse SA we are currently looking for a Customs and Import Specialist.

As a Customs and Import Specialist, you will help us to standardize and streamline our processes and ways of working for import and customs activities in the Swiss Market.


Key responsibilities


Customs (75%)

  • IPR OPR process optimization (between Finance / Logistics and Corporate affairs), taking into account customs foreign trade and reserve Suisse aspects
  • Implementation of new ways of working with selected Brokers for customs clearance
  • Implementation of new ways of working with Customs Center of Competence (in Barcelona) 
  •  Further development and optimization of customs-relevant IT applications in cooperation with software providers and other stakeholders
  • Regular customs value verification / Customs declaration checks
  • Classification and determination of the goods origin as well as update of the Masterdata in  SAP


Import (25%)

  • Support to the team managing the  execution of the day to day Imports related activities (customs clearance, road & sea international transportation booking, etc) be it outsourced or in-house


Required Profile


  • Completed training forwarding clerk with advanced training or customs declarant (HF)
  • Extensive knowledge of technical and legal principles for IPR OPR  / Customs standards as well as the will to continue to develop the existing processes
  • Safe handling of the customs tariff including and preferential costing
  • Process and goal-oriented way of working; analytically and structured
  • Very good knowledge of SAP
  • Experience in order processing as well as import / export


Show us that you are process oriented, organized and that you can be a real support for the team. Your expertise will make a real difference for the position. Reveal us your ideas and your ambitions. If you are interested in this opportunity, we look forward to hearing from you! Apply in English at


The Nestlé Group is the world's largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billion Swiss Francs in sales in 2018. It is present in 190 countries around the world, has 413 factories and its 308,000 employees are committed to Nestlé's purpose of enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favourites. Company performance is driven by its Nutrition, Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey where it was founded more than 150 years ago. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on

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