Technical trainee programme

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Do you want to contribute in the development of new energy and materials related solutions? 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 3 trainees every autumn semester. Start-up is the subsequent year. You can register your application at VacanciesApplication deadline: Early November 2017.

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, energy and environmental engineering, cybernetics, chemistry, mechanics, metal production & product development, nanotechnology or physics

• 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 the blog.