Commercial internship in customs clearance

We are a young logistics company with internal customs clearance. For our customs office at the Swiss-German border in Thayngen near Schaffhausen we are looking for a trainee in customs clearance (100%) with the prospect of a subsequent permanent position as a customs declarant.

You will be trained in the following tasks:

– Independent work in the field of customs clearance / logistics, in particular:

– Processing of import customs clearance / export customs clearance

– Tariff according to Tares

– Regular answering of telephone calls

– Regular telephone and written advice to (new) customers on customs issues and acceptance of customs clearance and transport orders

– Respond to emails on a regular basis

– Reception of walk-in customers on site at the counter

– Preparation of other customs documents (EUR.1, 13.20A, etc.)

– Correspondence and clarifications with customers, customs offices and partners

– Administrative activities

What you bring to the table:

– A completed commercial training (KV apprenticeship), preferably in the field of customs clearance / logistics / wholesale and foreign trade

– General knowledge in the field of transport and/or customs an advantage

– Very good knowledge of German (oral and written)

– At least basic knowledge of English (any other language is an advantage)

– Ideally knowledge in the software connections ATLAS and/or e-dec

– Good computer skills (MS Word, Outlook, Excel)

– PW driver’s license advantageous due to the localities

– A friendly, self-confident, quality-conscious and resilient personality

– A precise way of working

– The willingness to learn new things

– Entrepreneurial thinking

This is what you can expect from us:

– A modern company with a lot of flexibility

– Varied tasks

– A modern office, free coffee/tea/water/parking space.

– Career opportunities + further training opportunities

Your path with us:

– 3-month internship with 1’500.- CHF / month

– subsequent permanent employment at 2’500.- CHF / month (13 salaries) in the 1st year

– subsequent salary of 3’500.- CHF / month (13 salaries) in the 2nd year

– subsequent salary of 4’500.- CHF / month (13 salaries) in the 3rd year

– subsequent salary of 5’000.- CHF / month (13 salaries) in the 4th year (if suitable)

– subsequent salary of 5’500.- CHF / month (13 salaries) in the 5th year (if suitable)

If you are interested, we are looking forward to receiving your complete application documents incl. Motivational cover letter by email to or by mail.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Contact person:
PUREPROGRESS GmbH, Mr. Alexander Haile, Zollstrasse 77, 8240 Thayngen, Switzerland

+41 44 512 14 35

Type of position: Full-time, Internship, Permanent

Salary: CHF1’500.00 – CHF5’500.00 per month

Working hours:

  • 8 hours shift
  • Monday till Friday


  • Free drinks
  • Free parking

Action in the face of COVID-19:
All customers must wear a mask, contact surfaces are regularly disinfected, other cleaning and hygiene measures

Work Experience:

  • customs clearance: 1 year (Desirable)
  • Logistics: 1 year (Desirable)


  • German (Desirable)
  • English (Desirable)