Technical trainee programme

Can you see yourself as part of an innovative global company, creating sustainable solutions for tomorrow? Elkem's 2-year trainee programme for engineers emphasises professional development and personal growth through challenging work assignments and projects, personal mentoring and an individual development plan.

When and where do I apply?
We normally hire 4-5 trainees every autumn semester. Start-up is the subsequent year. You can register your application at Vacancies. Application deadline: 21 October 2018.

Who are we looking for?
If the following is a description of you, do not hesitate to apply.

  • Master of Science with great academic results within:
    • Materials technology, mechanical engineering, electro, energy & environment, cybernetics, nanotechnology, mechatronics, physics and chemical engineering
  • Excellent cooperator
  • Accountable initiator
  • Flexible when it comes to tasks and mobility

Our trainee programme in short

  • 3 outplacements at Elkem’s plants and units
  • Local mentor and support by trainee coordinator
  • Trainee gatherings: start-up, plant visits, skiing in Hafjell, Iceland (every other year), closing
  • Training: onboarding, on the job training, internal and external courses
  • Individual development plan
  • Events at universities
  • Blogging

If you would like our trainees’ perspective on the programme, visit our trainee blog.