Functional Trainee Program FTP - Sustainability

  • Adidas
  • Herzogenaurach, Germany
  • Mar 30, 2017
Full time Environmental Science/Engineering EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Green Business Sustainability

Job Description

Being a sustainable business is about striking the balance between shareholder expectations and the needs and concerns of our employees, the workers in our supply chain and the environment. We truly believe that acting as a responsible business in society is not only an ethical obligation, but will also contribute to lasting economic success.

Are you currently in the home stretch of your academic career and ready for the next challenge? Do you have a passion for sports and want to build your career in a global, sustainable company?  Is your number one goal to work in Sustainability in the adidas Group? Welcome to the Sustainability functional trainee program! We offer an 18-month program where you could rotate through the following Sustainability areas:

  • Social Environmental Affairs
  • Global Operations – FTW/APP Development
  • Global Brand Sustainability
  • Sustainability EMEA
  • Concept to Consumer
  • Global Workplaces

Your profile

  1. University degree with a strong academic record in Business Administration, Engineering, Environmental or Chemical Science
  2. Experience from studies or work abroad
  3. First working experience of up to 18 months in the field of Sustainability and familiarity with environmental management systems (preferable)
  4. Sound technical understanding (product and manufacturing processes) (preferable)
  5. Experienced in managing x-functional projects with global outreach (preferable)
  6. Good data management skills
  7. Advanced PC skills, in particular in the processing and presentation of qualitative, quantitative and complex information
  8. International mindset/experience     
  9. True affinity and passion for sport and interest in the sporting goods/fashion industry
  10. Living the 3 Cs
    1. Creativity
    2. Confidence
    3. Collaboration
  11. Complex thinking ability and creative problem solving
  12. Strong customer focus and mindset                                          
  13. Excellent communication skills in English (written/verbally)
  14. Energetic team player & creator      

You can apply for the FTP regardless of your citizenship. If you will make it to the final round and receive an offer, the offer would be pending on the approval of the residence and work permit for Germany. We will support you in obtaining those.

Please submit your application by April 17th, 2017

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