International HR Trainee (f/m/d)

  • Function: Human Resources
  • Location: Cologne, Switzerland, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria
  • Application Period: 10 August 2021 – 28 October 2021

Your future job

The role: 


What you can look forward to when joining as our International HR Trainee:

  • Learning International Human Resources from the scratch in an experienced and friendly team
  • Contributing to interesting and international HR Projects
  • By being involved in day-to-day business and project tasks, you will get to know our company, our people and processes from bottom-up. Each path is individual, you will make the difference! Let us start the journey together.

Main responsibilities:

  • You will support us in people administration with tasks such as the preparation of references, contract documents, the preparation of HR reports and the maintenance of digital personnel files.
  • You take over preparatory measures from onboarding to offboarding of employees
  • You are actively involved in the operational day-to-day business of employee and managerial support not only in Germany but globally since the Industrial Vacuum Division has a global footprint, is operating across countries (strong focus on Asia) and brands like: Atlas Copco Vacuum, Leybold and Edwards
  • You ensure data accuracy in our HR Information System Successfactors
  • You provide recruitment support and provide advice on selection techniques and assessments
  • In addition, you can actively contribute to exciting international HR projects such as:
    • Employer branding, job fairs
    • Mergers & Acquisitions and post merger HR-integration
    • Employee retention programs
    • Talent development
    • Performance enablement

What you can expect from us:

Join our 24-months intense trainee program. 

The program involves but is not limited to:

  • Get to know assessment techniques
  • On the job and blended training sessions
  • Practical job rotation
  • One to one mentorship
  • Best practice sharing through experienced professional managers
  • Annual career and development / Career talk
  • What you learn to master during trainee program?
    • International matrix organization, business, people and cultures
    • Deep insights on HR processes, techniques
    • Contribute to organizational transformation towards more agility and digitalization  
    • Fundamental project management knowledge
    • Practical hands-on competences
    • Confirm specific professional offer based on individual strength and performance.
  • Realize yourself and find out about your passions and potential future career path.

What we expect of you:

  • Successful bachelor’s degree in one of the following courses: Human Resources Management, Economics, Business Administration, (business) psychology, business education or similar; if you completed dual studies you are also welcome
  • First practical experience in HR or another administrative field is beneficial
  • You have a hands-on mentality and are a team player
  • You are committed to achieve goals, drive things forward and have a strong passion that there is always a better way
  • You love dealing with people and being exposed to international cooperation
  • You have a friendly, open communication style
  • You organize your work in a structured way but also know to deal with ambiguity
  • Customer focus is important for you
  • You can manage yourself and have an open mindset and curiosity
  • Very good written and spoken English and German skills, other languages are a plus

Give wings to your dreams
The world is full of opportunities and we can’t wait for you to explore them with us. Our caring culture and leading-edge technology enables us to innovate for a sustainable future. We believe that passionate people make it happen. With us you are empowered to explore opportunities and drive your own professional journey.
We offer a wide range of interesting job roles and many opportunities to grow. This is where it begins –  Join us at the Home of Industrial Ideas.

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