Job details

Global Customs & Trade Manager (m/f)

Release Date

15. Sep 2017

Place of work

Basel - Switzerland

Functional area

Corporate Management + Services

Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

Manager without direct reports

Employment Type


About us

Join us and become part of our Corporate Logistics Team at our Headquarter in Basel. We are looking for you as Global Customs & Trade Manager.

Your tasks

  • Establishment and expansion of a global customs organization at Straumann’s HQ in Basel
  • Responsible for the customs system at group level
  • Renewing and creating corporate guidelines, customs procedures and ensuring compliance
  • Ongoing monitoring of customs activities, customs laws, country agreements and embargoes
  • Close collaboration with production sites, Corporate Logistics, Purchasing, Finance, Tax and Legal departments and global contact for internal and external customers such as production sites, sales organization, Swiss customs authorities, Tax- and Legal Department
  • Lead customs projects

Your profile

  • BSc in business administration or equivalent
  • Further training as an export manager, training in European and international customs law
  • Several years of experience in international customs, import / export in a global production, trade and sales organization
  • Communicative, self-responsible, persevering personality with strong analytical skills
  • Sound expertise in customs tariffing, preferential tariff management, international customs law
  • Excellent command of spoken and written German and English; French is an asset
  • Good SAP knowledge, e-dec import / export, very good MS Office applications


  • We offer...
  • A creative, inspired and engaged team on a mission: #WeRockDentistry
  • The ability to take ownership for your solution field as an expert
  • The chance to create your footprint in the dental industry
  • An informal, hands-on working environment with opportunities to grow - it's fun to work with us
  • An attractive package - not only money
  • Remarks

    Please note: This is not a position for job starters - we count on your experience.

    Marcus Fischer, Head of Global Talent Acquisition, is your first contact for further questions you might have. Please apply via our online application system and do not send your application via E-Mail.

    For this position we are not asking for profiles of HR Consultancies and Recruiting Agents. Please respect this.

    Contact Information

    Send your application to

    Institut Straumann AG
    Peter Merian-Weg 12
    4002 Basel
    +41 61 965 11 11