Freight Customs & Insurance Specialist


Basel, CH

Flexible Work Arrangement:  Onsite
Job Category:  SCM (Procurement, Logistics, Stores)
Career Level:  Professional
Requisition Id:  1884

Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.

Position Summary

As Freight Customs & Insurance Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth flow of goods across international borders. As part of the team your goal will be to make sure that cost-efficient principles are applied on the entire process of goods delivery. In this role you will also support regarding optimizing costs and operational efficiencies while delivering excellent customer service. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliant and solid processes in the field of customs and trade
  • Develop and implement global guidelines and procedures for compliance with customs regulations
  • Point of contact on customs matters, including classification, valuation, and determination of origin
  • Coordinate with freight forwarder, brokers & other third parties to collect and deliver goods
  • Enter quotation request in a TMS
  • Follow up with Customs & Freight invoices, release invoices in our ERP, SAP
  • Monitor changes in customs regulations worldwide and advising internal teams on necessary updates
  • Collaborate with other departments, such as compliance, taxes, and legal, to ensure customs compliance across all areas of the company
  • Manage and supervise the work of customs brokers and external service providers
  • monitor exports for foreign trade law aspects and compliance with relevant legal regulations (including Foreign Trade Act, Dual-Use Regulation, and embargoes)

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree or specialized vocational training of at least 3 years with relevant further education
  • Several years of work experience and corresponding knowledge in the field of freight, customs /export control environment are required
  • Good understanding of Supply Chain and Logistics processes
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), German highly beneficial
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Package
  • Good Knowledge in customs software
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • customer-centric mindset
  • Good understanding of the aerospace industry and the regulatory framework is an advantage

If you are interested in a multicultural, challenging and innovative working environment and your profile matches our requirements, we are looking forward to receiving your online application in English.