Publisert: 28.11.23

Supply Chain Trainee

Do you want to build your competence within Supply Chain & Operations? Orkla Foods Europe is currently looking for a highly motivated Supply Chain Trainee for a two-year program! 


The Supply Chain Trainee role 
You will take part in the supply chain development of one of the largest branded consumer goods companies in the Nordics. Your role as a Supply Chain trainee will be to support change projects, from initial assessment to diagnostics, design, planning, implementation and subsequent capturing of financial benefits. This program will provide you with an exceptional network and a vast array of future possibilities within Orkla Foods Europe, in Scandinavia, Baltics and Central Europe.


The Trainee Program 
In the role as Supply Chain Trainee in Orkla Foods Europe you will be a part of a two-year program where you will be placed in positions at factories and central functions in Norway and Europe. Our Supply Chain Trainee will follow a clear development program including various courses combined with hands on on-the-job-training. You will be a part of the Orkla Foods Europe Operations Team. The team is a highly dynamic and energized team, driving the strategic change and operational improvements needed to secure the long-term success of Orkla Foods Europe. It encompasses a mixture of experienced Supply Chain professionals, former management consultants, and newly graduated “Young Professionals”.

In addition, you will be part of our trainee network consisting of trainees in Orkla Foods Norway. The network organizes gatherings with professional and social content. You will be closely coached by your own mentor, local manager and manager of the trainee program (Vice President Operations). Starting your career here will give you access to a wide array of future possibilities within Orkla Foods Europe on both a local and global level. Together we will support you to become one of our future leaders!
Do you fit the profile?

If the Trainee role catches your interest, you are hopefully a curious individual with an interest in Supply Chain and manufacturing. As a guide, we believe you have the following qualifications:

  • Master of Science from a leading institution
  • Interest in Supply Chain, production, logistics, project management and digitalization
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High commitment and creativity
  • Ability to make what is complex more tangible
  • Social and able to interact with people in different positions throughout the company
  • Curiosity combined with a strong desire to learn and the ability to make it happen
  • Fluency in at least one Scandinavian language plus English is required
  • Like traveling because it is required in the role


What can we offer you? 

  • You will work with an amazing network of passionate people
  • Gain hands-on experience out in Orkla Foods Europe Supply Chain
  • You will have the autonomy to influence the entire value chain
  • Interact with key stakeholders in the organization
  • Give you access to a wide array of future possibilities within Orkla Foods Europe on both a local and global level
  • This program will give you the opportunity to explore different roles, locations, and subject areas, and you can influence the direction of the program.


The role of Supply Chain Trainee reports to Vice President Operations Orkla Foods Europe (program manager).
Place of work:

Extensive traveling required; Move to/Live in Norway during trainee program is a must. Flexibility is essential, and living close to the factory will be natural. A wish to live outside of Norway in a period of time.

Application deadline: 
3th of December 
For any questions related to this position, please contact Ida Ringård Magnfält, VP Operations Orkla Foods Europe: [email protected] or Cecilie Virik, HR Assistant Orkla Foods Europe [email protected]

Start date 
Start-up will be in August 2024. Place of work to be determined by further agreement.


How to Apply:
Please click on the link and follow the steps to creating a profile to apply for this position. We do not accept applications via mail.
We look forward to receiving your application!

Om Orkla Foods Europe

Orkla Foods Europe holds leading market positions in several categories, including frozen pizza, ketchup, soups, sauces, bread toppings and ready-to-eat meals, and offers well-known local branded products to consumers in the Nordics, Baltics and Central Europe. Grandiosa, Toro, Felix, Hamè, Nora, Stabburet, Vitana and Abba are some of the many Orkla Foods Europe's popular brands. Orkla Foods Europe has 6.500 employees, operates in 10 countries, and has a turnover of approx 17 billion NOK.

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