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Care for Potential - Trainee Program

It starts with you

Joining the Care for Potential trainee program, you will get the chance to kick-start your career, learning our business and our success factors in a structured way. As part of an international group within a broad range of businesses, you can develop in new directions that fit your needs and interests. This is a unique opportunity to use your potential and passion to contribute and make a difference as we create a more sustainable society. 

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A certified trainee program

Care for Potential has been certified by TraineeGuiden as a program of high quality, fair terms and good structure.

Together we create value every day

The Stena Metall Group consists of eight companies within different industries, all of which contribute to our strive of caring for resources. Every day, we work closely with customers and partners to meet future challenges with new, smart solutions and services.

Our foundation is built on care. Care for each other, for our customers, for resources and society. In the Care for Potential trainee program, we continue to build on that foundation, adding new competence and perspectives that will be crucial for our future success. 

We are recruiting for our trainee experience, and we are looking for new talents to join us. Applications are open the following dates:


2024-03-25 – 2024-04-14


2024-03-25 – 2024-04-28


2024-03-25 – 2024-04-30


2024-04-08 – 2024-04-28

Three Stena employees participating in the Care for Potential trainee program.

It starts with people

The pressure to secure our planet’s resources is constantly increasing. With every new solution and every individual effort, we contribute to a better planet to live on.

Caring for resources starts with people. Our people are key to our success. With all our knowledge, initiatives, and ideas, we find smart innovations that make us even better. We believe in delegated business acumen and our leadership is characterized by honesty and openness. Teamwork is a guiding light in everything we do. Together we make a difference, every day.

What’s in it for you

You get to work and grow in an organization that is committed to make the world a better place.

Travel internationally to our different sites to learn and share best practices and build an invaluable network.

Here you can develop your business acumen skills and excel by taking own responsibility and learn self-leadership.

We provide you the chance to challenge both yourself and us in a safe, creative, and innovative environment with a permanent employment.

Frequently asked questions

In which countries do you recruit Trainees?

For 2024 we will recruit candidates in the following countries: Sweden, Denmark, Poland and Italy. The recruitment process will start the 25th of March, except for Poland where the application opens the 8th of April.

How many candidates are hired in total?

The number may vary each year, but for 2024 we aim to recruit approximately 13 Trainees.

What kind of contract will I have?

From the very first day you join, you will have a permanent full-time employment within Stena Metall Group.

What does Care for Potential mean?

At Stena, we care for resources and our people are the key to our success. In the trainee program we will focus on your potential and your individual development journey to make sure you grow together with the company.

In which company within the Stena Metall Group will I be employed?

Depending on your profile and the company needs, you will be employed where you, based on your competencies and skills, have the best possibility to contribute and create most value.

What is the compensation?

You will receive a competitive salary according to recent market data of each country.

Is travelling included in the program?

In the program you visit companies in several of the different countries where we operate. You’ll be expected to be able to travel both nationally and internationally for several days in a row.

What are the chances of getting a job after the program?

At the end of the 10-month program we aim to offer all our trainees interesting roles that suit their individual competencies, providing they have performed well during the Trainee program. 

Can I apply to the Trainee Program even if I am not living in the hiring country?

You need to have either a citizenship or a residence permit + work permit in the hiring country. Please note that for the 2024 program, fluency in both English and local language is a requirement.

Where will I have my residence?

To participate in the 2024 Trainee Program, you need to live, or be able to reside in one of following cities (accommodation will be arranged by the trainee):
Sweden: Gothenburg, Halmstad, Skellefteå, Örebro, Västerås or Linköping
Denmark: Brondby
Poland: Warsaw, Poznán, Katowice, Gdynia
Italy: Verona or Milano  

Will the program be virtual or on site?

The 2024 Program is designed to be both a digital and an on the job-experience, combining virtual learning activities with practical hands-on projects. Rotation is part of the program.

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