Trainee (m/f) Process Control Technology Covestro

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Trainee (m/f) Process Control Technology

Your tasks and responsibilities

Become a part of our team and work together with engineers from different disciplines. The area of Process Control Technology (PCT) covers the whole topic of electrical power supply, instrumentation and process automation. During your 18 months trainee program you will get to know all aspects of Process Control Technology in the global Covestro organization. You will be rotating jobs through different departments to gain in-depth business experience. An international assignment in one of our global Covestro product sites will complete your trainee program. From the beginning and during your employment you will take over manifold and exciting tasks:

  • You will support PCT projects in the global and local PCT planning departments, leading sub-projects for which you will be solely responsible
  • Furthermore, you will help to develop and to implement best practices and new standards, e.g. in the field of functional safety - following up on what challenge global standards might cause in local sites and how to overcome them
  • In addition, you will lead improvement projects for PCT assets in production units and work closely with the colleagues in the various units
  • You will be responsible for a suitable project or part of an international assignment, gaining experience on the similarities and differences of PCT implementations at Covestro globally You will set up your network in the global organization

During your traineeship an experienced mentor will be available to consult you.

Who you are

  • You hold a university Master´s or PhD degree in electrical engineering or related fields
  • Preferably, you have focused your studies on the aspects of automation or energy technology
  • Good communication skills and an open-minded personality are among your strong points
  • You are curious to meet new challenges and are courageous to review our current and future production units by applying modern process control technology
  • You enjoy working in a team and are willing to work abroad on international assignments
  • Fluency in English and German, both written and spoken, round up your profile

Your application

We offer a competitive salary in an international environment as well as excellent opportunities for professional and personal development. If your background and personal experience fits this profile, please apply online at, submitting a cover letter, your CV and references as well as your salary expectation. Please also indicate your availability/notice period. 


Country: Germany
Location: Leverkusen
Reference Code: 0000013103

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