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What do you learn during the traineeship?

What does the recruitment process look like?

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ABOUT THE JOB

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. 

About you

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

PROGRAM

The assignments

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."

- Kevin

INTERESTED?

Would you like to apply directly? Then click on the button ‘Apply now’, before June 30 2021, show your interest.

* Thales has the right to share the application details of the candidates with the collaborating consultant agency. Assessments are part of the selection process. 

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

Take the following dates into account:

Apply before 15 May 2021:

Apply between 15 May and 30 June 2021:

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Online
CV selection and cognitive abilities test & personality questionnaire

2

Between 17 – 28 May
Match and theme interviews by Thales and a collaborating consultancy agency

3

Between 7 – 18 June
Assessment by Thales and a collaborating consultancy agency

4

As soon as possible
Offer, contract and matching process

5

1 October
Start traineeship

1

Online
CV selection and cognitive abilities test & personality questionnaire

2

Between 7 – 18 June
Match and theme interviews by Thales and a collaborating consultancy agency

3

Between 28 June – 9 July
Assessment by Thales and a collaborating consultancy agency

4

As soon as possible
Offer, contract and matching process

5

1 October
Start traineeship

ABOUT THALES

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

Mission - We help make the world a safer place

Teamwork - Our succes is based on collaboration

Diversity - The secret of performing teams

Building a future we can all trust

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