Our goals - Your path

The Packaging Procurement Trainee in the Global Procurement team will gain a holistic overview of key packaging procurement initiatives at Sika during a 16-month rotational traineeship program. The program is set to start in March or April 2024 an will be structured in 3 phases:

Phase 1: gaining and understanding of procurement activities and support activities in two different procurement categories

Phase 2: rotations to different departments such as Operations, EHS/Labeling, Sustainability, Marketing & Sales, and Packaging Innovation. Simultanously working on two backbone projects: streamlining the Packaging Specification creation Process (Pack Spec) and Supply Chain / Packaging Efficiency Projects

Phase 3: the last 6 months of the traineeship will be an abroad assignment either in Sika China (BFM) or within Europe

Your expertise - Our strength

  • Master's degree in Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • Project Management Skills
  • Capable of independent collaboration with other functions and divisions
  • High proactiveness, flexibility, and analytical thinking
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English, Spanish is a plus

Going Beyond. Together.

  • Trust is the foundation of everything we do at Sika: we trust in the competence and capabilities of all our employees – every day.
  • Built on a foundation of pioneering and entrepreneurial spirit, Sika empowers its people to propose and develop new ideas.
  • For such a large company, we have a surprisingly flat hierarchy with direct decision-making processes and decentralized organizational units.

About Sika

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a globally leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and transportation industry. More than 33,000 employees across 103 countries generated annual sales of CHF 10.5 billion in 2022.