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Location: Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland 
Job ID: 63372 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


More than one billion people put their trust in Schindler each and every day. Our many years of experience and innovative drive make us the number one supplier in the Swiss elevator and escalator business. Join the Schindler team and help us improve the world of mobility: Use your abilities and help us move people.


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Import/Export Manager SC EU (m/f/d)


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

Within Supply Chain Europe Organization the Import-Export manager is responsible for ensuring the proper execution of the Import-Export related activities of the organization in the most effective manner, optimizing costs and aligning with legal requirements.


  • Continuous improvement of the utilization process of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and identify new saving opportunities for Import & Export.
  • Review and develop enhancements to Company’s existing trade compliance program.
  • Ensure master data maintenance: supplier origin, material HS code collaborating with Manufacturing, INDU, Procurement and Customer Service.
  • Lead and coordinate application of legal procedure for Export control for banned and restricted countries and dual use.
  • Maintain manufactured product catalogues for customs purposes.
  • Develop team members and upgrade existing skills and performace according to the requirements.
  • Perform preliminary origin assessment (REP’s) and Economic analysis for new product or specific business cases.



We Elevate... Your Best Self

  • 7 years of relevant work experience in the field of customs and trade.
  • 3+ years of experience in a leading role.
  • Extensive knowledge of Swiss, EU and International Customs laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of tariff classification, free trade agreements, export controls.
  • Fluent English, any other language a plus.
  • Working knowledge of SAP and ERP global trade automation solutions.

We Elevate... You


Can You Elevate Us?

People, passion and innovation form the cornerstones of our success as a leading company in our industry. Join us and become part of a highly motivated team that drives the success of our company and strives to achieve the highest quality with dedication and passion. Send us your complete application. .


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health or disability.



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