Become a management trainee at the KION Group

Are you ready to take your first step on the career ladder – preferably with a company that can help you get ahead? One that offers you the opportunity to take on responsibility and realize your own ideas? Find out everything you need to know about the management trainee program within the KION Group.

Working for KION

We keep the world moving.

Will you be a good fit? Let's find out! Do you want to actively play a role in driving the Internet of Things forward, rather than merely going with the flow? The KION Group is a global leader in industrial trucks, related services and supply chain solutions around the world. Speaking of worldwide: Are you eager to be involved in global projects? We optimize logistics solutions, information systems, and material handling systems in over 100 countries for customers who appreciate innovation. Are you ambitious, know what you are capable of, and want to achieve a lot? Every one of our 32,000 employees has the chance to realize their career goals with us – you can take the first step on our management trainee program.

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The management trainee program

At the heart of the program is your target function, where you will quickly assume responsibility within the KION Group. This will allow you to familiarize yourself with the Group’s many different activities. You will also quickly get to know all the important interfaces within the KION Group that ensure cross-functional collaboration based on partnership and trust.

Over the program’s 18 months, you will get to know several of the company’s locations. You will spend five months at one of our international locations; after all, what would a global management trainee program be without the opportunity to broaden your horizons?

From the outset, you will have the opportunity to play an important role within the KION Group and be a member of an effective and friendly team. In addition to a multifaceted job, you can look forward to exciting career opportunities and above-market remuneration. We look forward to getting to know you and the ideas that motivate you.

Grafik_TraineeProgramm_vertikal_EN 5 months 5 months 4 months 4 months Start date: October 1, 2020 Base camp 1 W elcome to the management trainee program. Y ou will get to know us and the other trainees, whom you will be working with to complete various training modules. Section 1 (home base) During the first five months, you will learn all about your specialist function in detail. Section 2 (cross functional) In the next step, you will become familiar with the most important interfaces within your area and take on interdisciplinary tasks. Base camp 2 During the 5-day base camp, you will have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of individual subjects by participating in a number of trainings. Section 3 (international) The international orientation of the program is complemented by a 5-month assignment at one of our international locations. Section 4 (home base) During the program s final four months, you will have the opportunity to put the many new skills and tasks you have learned to good use in your target function. End date: Ma r ch 31, 2022
Base camp 1 Welcome to the management trainee program. You will get to know us and the other trainees, whom you will be working with to complete various training modules. Start date: October 1, 2020 End date: March 31, 2022 Base camp 2 During the 5-day base camp, you will have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of individual subjects by participating in a number of trainings. 5 months 5 months 4 months 4 months Section 1 (home base) During the first five months, you will learn all about your specialist function in detail. Section 2 (cross functional) In the next step, you will become familiar with the most important interfaces within your area and take on interdisciplinary tasks. Section 3 (international) The international orientation of the program is comple- mented by a 5-month assign- ment at one of our inter- national locations. Section 4 (home base) During the program’s final four months, you will have the oppor- tunity to put the many new skills and tasks you have learned to good use in your target function.

Applying for the management trainee program

We want to attract and develop highly talented people worldwide and prepare them for challenging responsibilities in the KION Group. Show us what you can do! Find out about the individual steps of the selection process and what is particularly important to us. The entire selection process is conducted in English.

Application documents

Telephone interview

Online exam

Assessment center

Job offer

Submit your application documents:

Please use our application form to submit your entire set of documents, including your cover letter and résumé in English as well as references and certificates.

Receive an invitation to a telephone interview:

We look forward to getting to know you during a telephone interview.

Pass the online exam:

If the chemistry is right, and we mutually agree that you are suitable for the management trainee program, you will be asked to prove your cognitive skills.

Make a good impression at the assessment center:

You have almost made it. In the final round of the selection process, the assessment center is your chance to shine by demonstrating additional competencies.

Receive your contract:

Congratulations! You will receive your employment contract and start the management trainee program on October 1, 2020.

Application documents

Submit your application documents:

Please use our application form to submit your entire set of documents, including your cover letter and résumé in English as well as references and certificates.

Telephone interview

Receive an invitation to a telephone interview:

We look forward to getting to know you during a telephone interview.

Online exam

Pass the online exam:

If the chemistry is right, and we mutually agree that you are suitable for the management trainee program, you will be asked to prove your cognitive skills.

Assessment center

Make a good impression at the assessment center:

You have almost made it. In the final round of the selection process, the assessment center is your chance to shine by demonstrating additional competencies.

Job offer

Receive your contract:

Congratulations! You will receive your employment contract and start the management trainee program on October 1, 2020.

 

Contact person

Christine Wallauer

Senior Manager
HR Development

trainee@kiongroup.com

KION GROUP AG
Thea-Rasche-Strasse 8
60549 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

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Contact person

Christine Wallauer

Senior Manager
HR Development

trainee@kiongroup.com

KION GROUP AG
Thea-Rasche-Strasse 8
60549 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Send message