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Zumtobel - International Trainee Programme

Industry Other
Functional area
  • Operations
  • Research & Development
Duration 24 months
Region Europe
Language requirements
  • English (Fluent)
  • Another European language
Mentorship program Yes
Preferred study background Engineering
Recruitment process
  • Online application
  • Telephone interview
  • Face-to-face interview
  • Assessment center
Contact person Mrs. Zdenka Hempe
+43 (0) 5572 509 349
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Required skills

Leadership 7
Team working 7
Problem solving 7
Communication 6
Creativity 6
Commercial Awareness 6
Pressure Resistance 7
Flexibility 7
Networking 7


We are looking for you.
If you are a university graduate (Bachelors, Masters, Ph.D.), our TraineeZ programme offers you a great opportunity to enter the world of lighting.
You want to work in a challenging environment, be part of international project teams, and like to work abroad for a couple of months?

During our 18 - 24-months TraineeZ programme you are working for selected departments and divisions of our Group. Within the scope of your individual development plan, we do not only challenge you, but also support you. An experienced manager will be your mentor to help you find your way and gain in-depth knowledge of our company. But not everything is pre-planned – there will be enough room for you to develop your own initiatives and shape your development programme according to your own ideas.

We belong to the best.
How about you?

After the trainee programme, we can offer you every opportunity only global players like us can: exciting challenges, international career opportunities and high-quality training. But there’s still more: despite our internationality and size you quickly will be able to turn you own ideas into reality - provided that you are a real team player, find creative ways of solving problems, are achievement-oriented, like to assume responsibility and feel comfortable while dealing with other cultures.

The TraineeZ programme offers you:

  • Four to five assignments in diverse functions, divisions and locations, including at least one in a different country
  • Project assignments combined with day-to-day business, at home and abroad
  • Advice and support from members of senior management (Mentoring Programme)
  • Clear goals and regular feedback for assignments
  • Individual further training
  • Wealth of opportunities for networking with other trainees, specialists and executives


  • University degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • Hands-on business experience in your field of study through internships
  • International experience
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of other European language an advantage
  • Creative, result-focused, strong analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse team, can-do attitude, strong communication skills
  • Mobile