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International Management traineeship

Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Nieuwerkerk a/d IJssel

Job description

The international management traineeship at our partner Van Hessen is special and ensures that they can train people internally for the specialist work at Van Hessen. You cannot learn their profession from a book, which is why you travel all over the world during your traineeship*. In this way you will become acquainted with the complete production lines and production processes of Van Hessen. These processes run from the gutrooms (separate rooms in or directly next to a slaughterhouse) to the selection plants and from purchasing to sales. As a trainee you really get to know Van Hessen inside and out and that knowledge is necessary to make a career within the Van Hessen group!

We are always looking for new trainees who would like to participate in their specially developed program. 


International management traineeship
In this international management traineeship you will travel around the world for about 18 months. During this period, you'll get to know every layer of the company, every link in the chain. This knowledge will be of added value for your promising career within Van Hessen. During the traineeship, you will further develop yourself towards a position that matches your affinity, study background and skills. This could be a management role, for example, or a position as a product specialist or process engineer. 


What do they offer you (Bachelor/Master/HBO)?

  • A paid international management Traineeship of ± 18 months with a salary between €2.750,- and €3.050,- gross per month based on a 40 hours working week;
  • An international working environment; your activities may take place in China, Morocco, New Zealand, Australia, Brazil, Europe and the United States*;
  • A unique opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade and grow within this special world;
  • No standard office job because you are always on the road;
  • Working with colleagues who feel passion and love for the product and the profession;
  • In addition to the Management Traineeship, they also understand that you need a holiday now and again, which is why they offer you 25 days of holiday per year;
  • Good additional benefits such as a bonus scheme, pension and more.

While you will be deployed in many different countries during this challenging and unique period of one to two years, you will never be alone and will be guided and supported by a tutor and mentor. So that you can get the best out of yourself in your development process. Soon you will travel to different locations around the world to learn and understand the production processes. You will visit slaughterhouses, our subsidiaries and companies from the meat processing industry and of course the customers. During the traineeship you will increasingly specialize and take on projects independently. You are given more and more responsibilities and you are prepared for the unique work at Van Hessen.

Job requirements

Who are you?

You have a college or university degree in the field of International Business, International Management, Food Industry, Commercial and Business Economics, Business Administration, Economics, Management or related disciplines. You speak and write good English. A second language, such as Spanish or German, is an advantage. You have a strong character, are quick to make contact, can think critically and have a don't talk the talk, but walk the walk mentality.


Where are you going to work?

Sounds good, right! But what do they do exactly? Van Hessen is one of the leading global players in the sourcing, processing and distribution of natural casings, meat products and pharmaceuticals. They process animal by-products from slaughterhouses into high-quality foodstuffs and raw materials for the pharmaceutical industry. Their products are 100% natural and, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of the employees, of a very high and consistent quality. They strive to exceed themselves every day.


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