Shipping Specialist (80-100%)

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to be responsible for the operational handling of all transports for export, import, crosstrade and EU Intra-community on all modes of transport (air, sea, road, courier).
  • You are responsible for the strategic planning and execution of logistics in projects.
  • You take care of the logistic related master data management in our ERP.
  • You verify the origin of goods in certificates of origin & customs documents, incl. the execution of preference calculations.
  • You proactively optimize and document our logistics processes.

Your story

  • You have completed an apprenticeship in the technical or commercial field or similar and a diploma as foreign trade specialist or equivalent. 
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience in the forwarding field, specifically with transports within CH and the EU, including intra-community.
  • You also have experience in data management and your gathered experience in customs is a plus.
  • You have a precise and accurate way of working and a high understanding of commercial and technical contexts and good negotiation skills. 
  • You have excellent software skills (ERP, MS Office, Databases) and a high focus on the service provided.
  • You are an initiative and flexible team player and your strong social skills and high resilience set you apart.
  • You are fluent in German (business fluent) and English and have excellent communication skills.

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal:

Disclaimer: The percentage in the job title means that for this vacancy, you can decide if you want to be employed on a full-time or part-time basis, depending on what works best for your needs.

We do not accept candidates from agencies for our positions.

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