Trainee Global Supply Chain Management & Strategy

Trainee Global Supply Chain Management & Strategy

locationIngelheim am Rhein, Deutschland
PublishedPublished: 17.5.2023
Supply Chain Manager


At Boehringer Ingelheim we develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company, we focus on long-term performance. We believe that, if we have talented and ambitious people who are passionate about innovation, there is no limit to what we can achieve; after all, we started with just 28 people. Now, we are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture.


BI Discover - The trainee program from Boehringer Ingelheim:
Prepare your future.

You have just finished your Master's degree? Apply for our BI DISCOVER trainee program. During the program you will rotate through many departments and be involved in projects. We will provide you with a senior manager as a mentor - who will support you in your development. 

From day 1 you are part of BI DISCOVER, our cross-functional trainee community. You and your trainee colleagues take part in training sessions (such as negotiation management, change management), leadership talks and much more. And after work? Of course, there's also plenty on offer. Your initiative is always needed: You have an idea for a project? Then let's go! We are looking forward to your impulses. Also important: Feel free to go abroad for a rotation. We offer you many opportunities. Sounds good? Apply now. We are looking forward to meeting you.

Seize this opportunity: Your application is the first step in our multi-stage selection process. This is followed by a virtual initial interview and finally an assessment center in July/August, in which we can determine whether we are a good match, so that you can start your career with us around September 2023.

Tasks & responsibilities

  • Our mission in Supply Chain Management is to provide patients worldwide with innovative medicines - today and in the future. You will strengthen our teams in different areas and due to rotation gain valuable insights into the entire global value chain of Boehringer Ingelheim.
  • With the support of your mentors and experienced colleagues, you will dive deep into our daily business and not only participate in projects - as you gain experience, you will also lead projects on your own.
  • In this context, you will work together with your colleagues on the analysis and optimization of information and material flows to constantly improve our supply chain efficiency.
  • Do you want to work internationally? Whether it's global projects, management discussions or "classic" activities, you'll always be working in close contact with interfaces from the various global business units and therefore be able to build a network with colleagues from all over the world.
  • For your personal and professional development, you will take part in interdisciplinary and competence-based training courses as well as communication trainings.
  • At the end of your trainee period, you will be well prepared for the challenges in supply chain management - together we will then decide which position your path will lead you to.


  • You have a Master’s degree in Business Administration/ Economics with a focus on Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Data Science, or alternatively a Master's degree in Business Informatics, Industrial Engineering or comparable
  • You are enthusiastic about topics related to Supply Chain Management and the challenges of digitalization
  • It is a plus to already have knowledge in the area of data analytics or experience in the process industry FMCG / Life Science or SAP
  • You score with intercultural competences and enjoy achieving impressive results together with others. Therefore, you use your fluent language skills in English, German language skills are a plus.
  • Your analytical and conceptual skills, as well as a high willingness to learn and self-initiative distinguish you
  • It is equally important that you fit in with us personally: You are communicative, committed and like to take responsibility


This is where you can grow, collaborate, innovate and improve lives. 

We offer challenging work in a respectful and friendly global working environment surrounded by a world of innovation driven mindsets and practices. In addition, learning and development for all employees is key, because your growth is our growth. We also offer a competitive salary, generous amount of vacation time, and numerous benefits towards your wellness & financial health and work-life balance. Plus, an onsite gym (Ingelheim), in-house doctor and best-in-class cafeterias and coffee bars to keep you energized and healthy. To learn more about what benefits could be waiting for you, please visit our Career area

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Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


Please contact our Recruiting EMEA Team, Tel: +49 (0) 6132 77-173173

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