Global Trainee Programme at Sandvik
January 13, 2015 Graduate Programme

Do you want to experience the world? Are you driven by a desire to make a difference? Do you hold a Master’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration? If so – we would like to hear from you!

Sandvik is a global industry group, present in 130 countries, with advanced products and world-leading positions in a multitude of areas. Last year, thirteen of the world’s most talented MBA graduates entered our 18-month Global Trainee Program. Selected for their drive and innovative minds, they’ve commenced a performance-driven career path within a company that truly recognizes the importance of professional development. This September marks the start of Sandvik Future Leaders 2015, as we’re giving 15 performance-driven, aspiring leaders an opportunity to embark on the journey of a lifetime. We have three trainee positions available in South Africa.

Your role

During 18 months, you’ll experience the array of cultures that form the Sandvik world, while at the same time learning about our business and exploring the excitement of the manufacturing industry. The program provides challenging and rewarding opportunities in which you will be enabled – and expected – to actively contribute to keeping operations at the forefront in our innovative environment. You will take part in projects of strategic importance, while gaining knowledge about Sandvik and obtaining practical experience of our way of doing business.

Your profile

Apart from being a high performing professional with a Master’s degree, you are an open-minded hard worker with high aspirations, and a thirst for knowledge. Working in a diverse and international environment intrigues you, and your passion to succeed comes with a solid sense of self-motivation, as well as a determination to set the industry standard. Through your high level of emotional intelligence and exceptional communication skills, the program will not only grant you valuable insights in our business operations, but a global network packed with cutting-edge expertise.

Required competencies:

  • Master in Business, Engineering, or Business Administration
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken
  • Ability and willingness to travel globally

Who may apply

Preference will be given to South African citizens. All applicants outside South Africa must ensure that they are able to secure a work permit and permanent residence prior to applying for any advertised positions.

Sandvik is committed to representativity in the composition of its employees, and the creation of job opportunities across all sectors of the South African population.

How to apply

Click here to apply online

Deadline for application is 27 February 2015.

Candidates must be available to start the program in September 2015, and be available for assessments during April 2015.These positions are not available to current Sandvik Employees.

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