BASF Trainee program - START IN Coatings with Focus on Procurement in Münster, Germany

Trainee program - START IN Coatings with Focus on Procurement

Job Field:Procurement

Location:Münster, DE

Company:BASF Coatings GmbH

Job Type:Permanent

Job ID:EN56347611ONLE1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

START IN - our BASF trainee program - will immediately begin preparing you for future assignment at BASF by giving you challenging tasks, exciting projects and responsibility. Every START IN program is tailor-made to fit your specific talents. Bring your creativity, passion and pioneering spirit to BASF and start your professional career with us!

What you can expect

With our 18- to 24-months trainee program at BASF Coatings GmbH, we offer you the opportunity to gain deep insights into our company, thereby investing in your professional future.

  • After a successful initial familiarization period, you will work as part of the procurement team, providing active support for the development, implementation and monitoring of purchasing strategies and in the management of (sub)projects.

  • You will assume responsibility for ensuring that all sites of the BASF Group receive a sustainable and competitive supply of products and services related to the relevant raw materials.

  • The trainee program also includes a several-months stay abroad and offers a flexible starting date.

What we expect

  • You hold a degree in science, engineering or business administration with a focus on marketing, sales, supply chain or purchasing, with above-average overall grades.

  • You have also already been able to gain initial practical insight into one of these areas while proving your ability to handle strategic and analytical tasks in the process. Ideally, you are also familiar with topics related to project management.

  • You enjoy taking on responsibility and utilize your communication skills adroitly in order to achieve optimum customer loyalty.

  • A flexible and solution-oriented mindset, as well as good German and fluent English skills complete your profile.

We offer

From the very first day, START IN will support your further professional development as a specialist or manager. You will have the opportunity to learn about your own skills and to grow personally. Beyond this, you will be able to integrate quickly into the company, thanks to a wide range of networking events and seminars as well as continuous support from your personal mentor.

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