Stena Recycling is hiring trainees

Stena Recycling believes that together you can create a sustainable tomorrow by caring for our resources. The Care for Potential Trainee Program, starting on September 2nd, 2024, offers a unique opportunity for individuals to utilize their potential and develop their careers while contributing to something of real value.


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The purpose of the program is to provide ambitious young professionals with a structured framework and on-the-job training, as well as hands-on education and invaluable experiences. The program is designed to be both a digital and on-the-job experience with occasional travels, both nationally and internationally. From the program, your career can develop and grow into a variety of opportunities within Stena Recycling and Stena Metall Group.

Using your potential, you’ll embark on a trainee journey designed around your potential, your passion, and your strengths. From start to finish, you’ll experience a varied and challenging program, built on themes that are based entirely on our value chains and our culture. The program will provide you with tools for personal growth, leadership, functional and cross-functional assignments, project management as well as a broad international network of colleagues and lots of fun! After your trainee period you will have gained a deep understanding of the business, developed your personal skills and be ready to take the next step forward with the company, based on your aspirations and on the business’s needs.

It starts with you

Stena Recycling needs you to have:

  • A degree from fields such as Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Maximum 2 years of relevant full-time working experience after completing your degree
  • Fluent Danish and English communicative skills
  • Driving license (cat. B)

It’s nice if you also have one or several:

  • Previous commercial experience – business-2-business or business-2-customer
  • Knowledge in/previous work experience from sustainability/circularity
  • Industry working experience
  • Plastic material knowledge

Stena Recycling is looking for trainees who:

  • Truly identify themselves with the employee-ship values – being a team player, having a positive attitude, being a problem-solver and staying curious and alert
  • Have an interest in and want to develop skills within self-leadership, team-leadership and project management
  • Can manage and analyze complex situations and see the larger picture
  • Have an interest in sustainability
  • Are business oriented with a commercial mindset
  • Prosper in digital settings

Location: Brøndby

Why Stena Recycling?

The company offers you a 10-month training program with a fixed market-based salary and a permanent employment, within a group consisting of companies that are leading in their fields. Stena Recycling challenges and pushes you to unleash your full potential, all while providing a safe and innovative environment to practice in. Together you will find smart solutions that make the company even better.

Application and recruitment process

Apply sooner rather than later! Submit your application April 14th at the latest but please note that selection will be running continuously. Please attach your CV and a cover letter containing a short description (in English, 200 words maximum) of why you are the right fit for this program.

In the process, Stena Recycling uses both survey questions and recruitment assessments. Also the company uses assessments early in the process because they help measure and find potential in a more non-bias, inclusive and objective way. The company plans to conduct interviews throughout April and May.

To learn even more about the program and the company, please check out their website. For questions regarding the recruitment process, contact HR Partner Maria Trangeled at

Please note that due to GDPR, Stena Recycling only accepts applications via the “Apply” – button in this link.

Stena Recycling is looking forward to your application!