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Deze vacature is niet meer vacant: European Manufacturing Traineeship - Brussels


Oorspronkelijke vacature omschrijving:

Over de werkgever

What do you dream of? A child dreams of a future free from constraints. It’s a great quality that we tend to lose as we grow older.

At Sappi Europe, not only do we still want to dream, we want to make our dreams come true. We will continue to consolidate and reinforce our position as one of the world’s leading producers of coated fine paper. To make our dreams come true, we need the right people to share our key employment values: integrity and trust, freedom with responsibility, courage to explore new avenues and personal development.

When you join us, you will become part of a dynamic company that strives to be the best in whatever we do.The world in which we live and work continues to undergo rapid and significant change. In that context Sappi Europe requires people who are able to understand the world of a sustainable tomorrow.


The traineeship consists of two or more multidisciplinary assignments which will be situated in two different paper production locations in Europe (Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Finland). During each assignment you will be an integral part of a team/department, involved in exciting projects.

In this program you will participate together with other trainees in several workshops. These workshops aim at enhancing your personal and interpersonal skills as well as giving you some foundational insights into how to lead people. You will also get presentations by all business directors. They will provide you with case studies to develop your Sappi Business Knowledge. Visits to our mills, sales offices, customers and suppliers also form an important part of our trainee program. To support you, coaching will be provided on an organizational level as well as on an individual development level.


As a candidate European Manufacturing Trainee, you have at least a Master’s degree in Engineering (Paper, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical). Preferably you already have a first international experience or you’ve studied in multiple countries.


  • You have a maximum of two years’ working experience
  • You communicate fluently in English (both written and spoken) and speak at least one other European language, preferably German, otherwise Italian or Dutch
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and a talent for leadership
  • You are driven and have a hands-on personality
  • You have a large capacity to adapt quickly and are looking for new challenges
  • You are flexible, mobile and willing to travel and work abroad (European Countries)
  • You are internationally oriented You are attracted by a multicultural environment

And of course we count on your enthusiasm and eagerness to learn all about Sappi!

Het aanbod

Sappi offers you a challenging position in our International Company, in combination with an interesting remuneration package. Sappi offers wide-ranging opportunities for highly motivated and committed people. We aim to provide our people with the opportunity to develop their talents and to grow to their full potential. And … our employees have a lot of fun!


Jeroen Warnier +31 43 326 08 00