As a proven leader in the global aerospace sector, Airbus designs, produces and delivers innovative solutions with the aim to create a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world. These cutting-edge products and services – which span the commercial aircraft, helicopter, defence, security and space segments – benefit from our wide-ranging expertise and continued emphasis on innovation.
In Finland, Airbus Defence and Space Oy employs around 370 people in Helsinki and Jyväskylä. Most of our employees work in Secure Land Communications (SLC) business unit, which offers advanced communication and collaboration solutions, compliant with the highest standards of security and reliability, both for mission and business critical users. We help our customers in public safety organisations such as police, defence, fire & rescue, healthcare & hospitals, airports, transportation, oil & gas, and utilities, collaborate in a smart and secure manner. While offering hybrid solutions to support our customers on a smooth evolution path, we are playing an active role in shaping future communications and collaborations technology and setting the ground for new standards.
Are you interested in a trainee opportunity within a truly global supply chain from the European market leader and an international key player in advanced communication tailored to the needs of Public Safety, Defence and Transport, Utility and Industry (TUI)? We at Airbus Defence and Space Oy are looking for a Purchasing Trainee with a positive attitude to learn more about global supply chain management and willingness to work with our Team of Buyers in Helsinki.
You get to work with meaningful tasks
As a trainee in the Supply Chain / Operational Purchasing Team you will work with our subcontractors and suppliers within a team of experienced co-workers based in Finland and abroad. During the traineeship you will be able to work independently, being responsible for your supplier’s purchase order management and inbound deliveries to our warehouse. The supplier base is formed from both Finnish and international suppliers and you will be in contact with them via email and phone. Communication internally within our company (procurement, finance, product management- and supply chain delivery teams) is also a vital part of the job.
What we expect of you
Our ideal candidate has commercial or technical studies ongoing (from university or university of applied sciences). Airbus is committed to offering students meaningful work experience in the early stages of their career so please note that our trainees need to have a student status throughout their employment.
We expect you to have some level of understanding about supply chain management and purchasing in general. In addition, we see it as a great advantage if you are already familiar with SAP. The person we are looking for has an analytical mindset and has good problem solving skills. In order to succeed in the traineeship you need excellent English skills.
The duration of the trainee period is 5-6 months and will start as agreed in April/May and end in September. The position is full-time during summer months.
Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter via the link below by 31st of January 2023.
We aim to conclude 2 rounds of interviews with the candidates we see are best suitable for the position. Possible changes in the recruitment process structure will be informed to the applicants.
About our Trainee Programme
After your trainee experience at Airbus you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of your function’s activities as well as practical knowledge and know-how that will help you build a strong ground for your professional career. Our current and former trainees have appreciated the learning opportunities and meaningful work tasks our trainee programme offers.
As our trainee, you get to be part of a community of like-minded colleagues. Since our working atmosphere is truly international, you will have the chance to brush up on your language skills and work with people from various backgrounds. We provide insights to our business with regular informative pop-ups and organize fun after work activities.
Our trainees are offered a salary based on recommendations and student credits, meaning that you have the possibility to increase your salary when your studies proceed. In addition, we provide benefits such as lunch and sports & culture benefit, comprehensive occupational health care and a supportive working community where you are appreciated just the way you are.
Want to know more?
We are happy to give you more information about this position! Feel free to contact hiring manager Soila Bonner (+358 40 648 2226) during following time periods: January 13th at 9-9:30am, January 20th at 9-9:30am, and January 28th 9-9:30am.
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