Trainee program in Procurement 

As a Procurement trainee, you will gain intensive insights into this function in a leading global specialty chemicals group!

Do you want to immerse yourself in the world of procurement of a multinational group? If your answer is yes, we invite you to explore our procurement trainee program.  

During the 15-month trainee program in Procurement, you will get to know the work processes of an international group and rotate between various workstations. You will also be mentored by experienced managers from the Procurement organization.

We offer you:

  • Flexibility
  • Further training opportunities
  • Mentoring
  • International experience

You will develop your skills on-the-job by taking on your own projects and through seminars and training sessions on topics like project management, presentation skills, and intercultural communications.

In addition, you will have the opportunity to get involved in a project with a social and sustainability angle along with other Evonik trainees.

A 3-month stay abroad is also part of the program.


Apply Now!

Become part of our global Procurement team from September 01, 2023 (or later in 2023), and kick-start your management career in the Evonik Group. Please apply online with complete application documents by April 11, 2023. For a complete application, please submit not only a cover letter and resume, but also employer and degree references and, if applicable, current grade summaries from your studies.

Preferably Master's degree in economics, natural sciences, or engineering, with affinity to procurement/supply chain and above-average academic results. Good to very good knowledge of German and English.

After the successful completion of the Procurement trainee program, permanent employment with Evonik is guaranteed. Examples of possible roles are Sourcing Manager, and Manager of Procurement Processes.

  • Flexible working time models  
  • Remote work  
  • Onboarding and mentoring programs  
  • Additional insurance   
  • Support for mental fitness   
  • Employee restaurants and food offerings 
  • Sports and fitness offerings
  • Support with childcare facilities, childcare subsidy, children's holiday program
  • Support services for care of relatives (e.g. leaves of absence)