Do you want to kickstart your career in an international high-tech environment? And are you looking for a traineeship where you can develop your personal skills? Our second Thales traineeship starts in October 2021. Do you want to be our new Thales trainee?
As a Thales trainee you will have the opportunity to grow fast, develop yourself and move in a relative short period of time to a (senior) position at Thales with responsibilities that matter. You will work on three interdisciplinary assignments within approximately two years. The fourth assignment will be the start of your first job within Thales.
Are you a young ambitious talent with 0-3 years work experience? Do you have interest in becoming a specialist or a generalist? Do you have ambitions to develop yourself within an international high-tech environment? And are you in possession of a Master certificate and European Nationality? Maybe this Thales traineeship is interesting for you!
Our ideal candidate knows how to act –with others– in a fast-changing world, has excellent communication skills and has technical feeling and affinity. To become one of our future leaders or specialists it is important that you are autonomous, open, curious and resilient. You are a highly capable thinker. Furthermore, you are able to build your own network, you have great self-insight and perform as a personal leader.
What’s in it for you
Become part of a great team in a high-tech, innovative international organization
(International) opportunities for growth in tech-, management- and commercial roles
Attention for personal development and own initiative
40 leave days per year, travel expenses and a flexible benefits à la carte package with options like purchase/sale of leave hours, internet costs, bicycle plan, company fitness, trade union contribution or relocation costs
Excellent work conditions, a permanent Thales contract and a competitive salary
A personal mentor on senior executive level and an in- and external coach throughout a period of 2 years
The subjects of the assignments you will work on are actual, exciting, interdisciplinary and challenging, based on a ‘real need’ and results. This gives you immediate responsibilities and exposure to senior management, the corporate organization and external parties. As much as possible you will have influence of the choice of your assignments.
Of course, these challenging assignments will require your flexibility. You could be deployed to our different sites (Hengelo, Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven) and potentially in an international assignment (i.e. U.K., Germany) or at one of our clients.
Some examples of subjects
Procurement- New Product Introduction (NPI)
IT Operations - Design a New Performance Indicator (PI) over data driven decision making
Marketing Naval- Marketing & Business Intelligence
Chief Technical Office - Build a Country Strategic Plan
Offset -Build a ‘business case’ database consisting of ideas for future industrial cooperation projects
Finance - Transformation of Sales Administration
Assignments at Quality, IT, Supply Chain, Site Management, IT Management, HR
"As a thales trainee you get to quickly and broadly orientate yourself within the organization. The work is challenging, the guidance is good and together with the other trainees we form a close team."
The application period has been extended! Interested? Apply before 15 July.
Please note that the interviews and assessment take place in the months of July and August.
Online CV selection and cognitive abilities test & personality questionnaire
July and August Match and theme interviews by Thales and a collaborating consultancy agency
July and August Assessment by Thales and a collaborating consultancy agency
As soon as possible Offer, contract and matching process
1 October Start traineeship
With 80.000 talents working in 68 countries, we are one of the biggest high-tech employers in the field of safety and security. In the Netherlands, where 2.000 employees are based, we are located in four cities: Huizen, Delft, Eindhoven and Hengelo (HQ). Together with an extensive ecosystem of knowledge partners, customers and suppliers, we work on radars for naval vessels, cyber security solutions, transportation systems, communication equipment for land forces, cryogenic cooling solutions and research & development for radar tech (in collaboration with TU Delft).
Passion - We live our passion for technology
Development - We offer wide-ranging career options