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eXplore Tires Supply Chain Management Trainee Program

Take on the challenge of interesting project tasks and on-the-job training in an international and performance-oriented working environment.

It’s your future – determine your flow!

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The eXplore Tires Supply Chain Trainee Program at a glance

The 18 months Supply Chain Trainee program prepares the Trainees with international and functional flexibility as well as a profound knowledge for Central, Market and Plant functions.

What can you expect?

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The Supply Chain Management Trainee Program consists of three program phases. The first six months you will learn about the day-to-day business and relevant tools, systems and processes in your home location – a market, plant or central organization in EMEA/AMERICAS/APAC. 

During the second phase of the program, you will work together in multicultural business teams with Supply Chain trainees from different regions getting to know the tools, systems and processes of the central organization. Within the six months, you will not only have the opportunity to get to know central functions but also to start to work operational. 

In the final phase, you will have the chance to deepen your international experience, learning on the job in a market/ plant/ central organization. The full 18 months of international experience will increase your understanding and knowledge of all reporting and planning processes and you will broaden your strategic view to understand the “big picture” of Supply Chain Management in our global organization. 

After having successfully completed the trainee program, you will have the chance to demonstrate and strengthen the knowledge you have acquired in a key function within Continental Supply Chain Organization.

What could your future look like?

The Supply Chain Trainee Program offers you a unique 18-months working experience in a multicultural business team in Continental’s Tire division. You will gain valuable international experience while working operational, completing interesting and challenging projects and tasks. You will have the opportunity to build up a network and start a successful career in a global corporation.

Depending on your performance and willingness to work abroad, you will take on responsibility at an early stage. Your future will offer:

  • Exciting job challenges
  • Career opportunities on a global scale
  • Performance-oriented working environment
  • Early operational responsibilities
  • Open culture, open doors, and open views

What do we expect?

  • Above average university degree, bachelor or master in Science, Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience in Supply Chain Management / Procurement preferable
  • Project experience desired
  • Worldwide mobility
  • Fluent in English and preferably in a further foreign language
  • Ambition for high performance
  • Open-minded, responsible  and self-driven team player
  • High level of analytical skill set
  • Problem solving, delivering results, leading & steering ability
  • Passion for the Automotive Industry as well as Supply Chain Management


Does this profile match your skills? We are looking forward to receiving your application!

The trainee program starts every year March 1st and we are hiring in various locations worldwide.

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