Trainee-Programm Human Resources

In 18 months as a trainee, you will get to know the entire diversity of HR work. You will work at different locations, be involved in HR projects and quickly take over responsibility.

Info about the programme
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Useful Facts about the Human Resources Programme

On the point

When it comes to jobs and careers, we at Rhenus are real providers of opportunities - because junior staff, specialists and managers can rise above their own abilities with us. But for the smart minds of this world find their way to us, we need strong recruiting and an equally strong employer image. This is where our HR team comes into play - and this is also where your opportunity for a multi-faceted trainee programme in all aspects of HR work in logistics awaits you.

We will show you what is important in the area of human resources, from personnel recruitment to personnel development and HR marketing. You will be involved in our head office, but you will also be on the road in our various business units. Together, we will agree on the focus areas that perfectly match your ambitions, so that your career gets going right from the start and follows a promising course.

Your benefits

We plan the trainee stations individually according to your wishes.

With advice and support at your side. Our mentors will guide you through the trainee programme.

Do you want to refine your skills? That's on your agenda thanks to our trainings.

Your ideas are in demand and are actively promoted directly by you.

And furthermore

And furthermore

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Trainee Community

From the very beginning, you will be linked with trainees from other departments - whether it's a kick-off event or a trainee annual event. Exciting insights are guaranteed.

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Support from the HR team

Our HR team always has an open ear for your wishes and concerns, so no question goes unheard.

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Rhenus from A to Z

During the trainee programme, you will get to know several business areas of the corporate group. This gives you the opportunity to build an effective network.

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Optionally abroad

Through an optional international assignment, you can broaden your horizons and gain valuable experience in other cultures as part of the trainee programme.

These could be your trainee stations

Location: Heilbronn

Project 1: Recruiting & Personalentwicklung

  • Supporting the entire recruiting process: from the job advertisement to suitability-diagnostic procedures to the pronunciation of offers.
  • Development of digital and analogue training offers.
  • Support in the roll-out of a talent management system with a focus on training organisation.

Location: Holzwickede

Projekt 2: HR Business Partner

  • Complete support for employees in personnel-related matters.
  • Preparation of employment contracts, references and other documents.
  • Supporting HR management in group-wide HR initiatives, such as succession planning or integration processes.



Location: Hilden

Projekt 3: HR Marketing

  • Management of the digital employee benefits project, from provider selection to coordination with relevant stakeholders and introduction in the branches.
  • Conception and implementation of series of posts for the social media channels.
  • Support for upcoming projects, events and career fairs.

Lea Egbring |
Slash The trainee programme gave me the best possible start to my career, as the different positions provide orientation and you get to know Rhenus from a variety of different perspectives - which of course always means new and exciting tasks.
Lea Egbring | | Junior Talent Acquisition and Development Manager
Former Trainee Human Resources "Step forward!"

Recruiting & HR Marketing

  • You act as a service provider and consultant for our operational locations in recruiting.
  • Together with the departments, you define requirement profiles and job advertisements.
  • Interviews, potential analyses and assessment centres are also on your agenda.
  • As a consultant for HRmarketing, you create and implement effective measures to bring the Rhenus Group even more into the focus of our target groups.
  • You will position us on career fairs, develop inspiring advertising materials and create well thought-out landing pages.

Personnel development

  • If you prefer to focus on human resources development, you will be responsible for training coordination as well as designing, implementing and improving human resources development tools.
  • You will select external training providers, conduct internal trainings yourself and moderate various workshops.
  • Our junior staff also benefit from your commitment.
  • You develop and supervise our junior staff programmes and organise e-learning, trainings and attention-grabbing events.

HR generalists

  • Of course, our HR generalists would also be happy to support you.
  • From personnel support to assistance with specific personnel projects (employee benefits or similar), many things are possible.
  • Whichever career path you take in the HR department of the Rhenus Group - the possibility of a long career in a managerial position awaits you in the second step.
No suitable trainee programme?
Then maybe in our business fields

No suitable trainee programme?

Do you already know exactly where you want your logistics career to go? Then our trainee programmes in the business segments are right for you. Air & Ocean, Automotive or Road Freight? You decide in which area you would like to help shape the logistics of tomorrow.
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