Stena Recycling Trainee Program

Care for potential.

We believe that together we can create a sustainable tomorrow by caring for our resources. The Stena Recycling Trainee Program, starting March 1st 2022, is a unique opportunity to use your potential and build your career while contributing to something of real value. 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. From the program, your career can develop and grow into a variety of opportunities at Stena Recycling.

It starts with you.

We need you to have:

  • A Bachelor’s or a Master’s degree from fields such as Production Technology, Industrial Engineering, Industrial

  • Economy, Material Processing Technology, Industrial Business or similar

  • Maximum 2 years of relevant full-time working experience after completing your degree

  • Fluent Norwegian and English communicative skills

  • Driving license (cat. B)

It’s nice if you also have:

  • Previous experience from LEAN

  • Knowledge in/previous work experience from waste materials such as plastics, electronics, batteries, or hazardous waste/chemical products

  • An interest in digital transformations

We are looking for trainees who:

  • Truly identify themselves with our employee-ship values – being a team player, having a positive attitude, being a problem-solver and staying curious and alert

  • Can manage and analyze complex situations and see the larger picture

  • Have an interest in circular economy and sustainability

  • Are business oriented and skilled with numbers and mathematics

  • Are committed to a future career within Stena Recycling

The program is designed to be both a digital and on-the-job experience. For the 2022 Trainee Program, we’re looking for people residing in Oslo. You are also expected to be able to travel, both nationally and internationally.

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 blocks that are based entirely on our value chain and our culture. The program will provide you with tools for personal growth, leadership, functional and cross-functional assignments, as well as with a broad international network of colleagues and lots of fun! After your trainee period you will have gained a deep understanding of our business, developed your personal skills and be ready to take the next step forward with us. Together we will create a career with purpose, based on your aspirations and on our business needs.

Why Stena Recycling?

The Stena Recycling Trainee Program offers you 12-month training program with a fixed salary and a permanent employment, within a company that is leading in its field. We challenge and push you to unleash your full potential, all while providing a safe and innovative environment to practice in. With your drive and knowledge, together we will find smart solutions that make us even better.

Application and recruitment process

Apply sooner rather than later! Submit your application November 17th 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 candidate for this program.

Along with your application, you’ll be asked a few short questions. If you reach the next step, within a few days you’ll receive a link to our recruitment assessments. We use assessments early in the process because they help us measure and find potential in a non-bias, inclusive and objective way. If we turn out to be a good match for one another, we will get access to your application and go forward with several candidates for a digital, competency-based interview (which will be held in Norwegian). We plan to conduct interviews week 47 and 48.

To learn even more about the program and our company, please check out our campaign site. For questions regarding the program content, please contact Learning & Development Specialist Kristoffer Gutling at For questions regarding the recruitment process, contact HR Manager Heidi Borgen at Please note that due to GDPR, we only accept applications via this link:

Join us as we drive the industry towards circularity by using our people’s potential. We look forward to your application!

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Søknadsfrist: 26.11.2021Arbeidssted: Flere stederStillingsform: EngasjementHeltid/deltid: Heltid

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Stena Recycling is one of Europe’s leading recycling companies and a partner for developing sustainable circular solutions in many varying types of operations. With more than 3,000 committed employees at 170 facilities in seven countries, we create long-term solutions every day for both customers and society. We believe in delegated business acumen and our leadership is characterized by honesty and openness. Our people are the key to our success and teamwork is a guiding star in everything we do. Together we make a difference, every day.