Trainee (all genders) GOglobal Project Management in Performance Materials, limited to 2 years

Posted 10 Jan 2020

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 202060



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our around 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Grow. Develop. Experience.

Maximize your potential for development and performance and take the chance to grow within our organization. At GOglobal, you will follow a 24-month individual rotation plan, gain international experience and receive exposure to the business as well as visibility at senior management level. On top, you will benefit from competent support by excellent business mentors, from valuable training sessions to foster your professional and personal development and you will gain plenty of opportunities for networking.


Your role:

Throughout this program, you will get to know multiple aspects of the Performance Materials business to prepare you for a future career. After a first assignment at our home base in Darmstadt, Germany, you will be going international to one of our subsidiaries for a second assignment. In the third assignment, you will get the chance to broaden your perspective and experience in a different business area in your home location.

During the program, you gain knowledge of practical applications in project management ((monitoring the execution of projects according to plan, ensuring completeness of project plans, risk management, project roadmaps etc.), project management-tools and our project portfolio. You will learn how to communicate professionally with stakeholders and act as counterpart.

 In addition, you will get a broad perspective of the specialty chemistry world, be exposed to various industries and markets, but also experience cultural differences and learn to effectively collaborate in a diverse, global organization. During all assignments, you will actively contribute to various projects and our core business, objectives being set and you making a contribution to the overall success of Performance Materials.


Who you are:

● Master’s degree in natural science/economics or related fields paired with business administration skills

● Flexible and collaborative team player willing to go the extra mile to drive projects to success as well as working independently, networker with strong communication skills

● International experience and fluency in English (other language skills are a plus)

● First practical experience in the project management area or related fields in the display, semiconductor or surface solutions industry

● High motivation, curiosity and passion to discover solutions to all kinds of exciting challenges


Start of the Program: Sept 1st, 2020

What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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