No matter where you start, you have the opportunity to grow – both as an individual and as a professional. At Scania, personal and professional development is part of the job. International contacts are a natural part of everyday life at Scania, with opportunities to live and work abroad.
It starts with you. Scania's trainee program gives you an unique start for your career and opportunities for you to develop into a key position within our global organization. You can become a manager, leader or specialist, it's up to you. From day one you are one of us and you directly get a feeling for the company's culture and during 14 months you will fast receive a holistic view of the company. The program starts with a thorough introduction and thereby practice and theory. This gives you the opportunity to create your own valuable professional network and to receive a wide experience of the company before you enter your first employment. Today there are many former trainees in key positions within Scania, some of them in the executive board, including our CEO.
Scania's operations are based on the company's core values, its focus is on working methods and dedicated employees. Ideas from employees for improvements are continually encouraged and discussed, our employees are our most valuable asset. We think long term and therefore we have great resources for career and competence development. We also want you to be able to have a good balance between your work and your private life. We act now, but think long term.
The program is in total 14 months long. During the introduction (first 6 weeks are common) you will have lectures by managers within Scania, study visits, courses, driving theory for trucks and assembly practice. Then you will continue with four practice period of each three months, one of them is placed in Europe. Between the practice periods the trainees will create their own seminar weeks to learn our core processes.
In Södertälje there are trainee positions within Research and Development, Production, Sales and Marketing, Purchasing, Finance, Business Control and IT. If you are interested in Production there are also locations to work in Oskarshamn and Luleå.