Commercial Traineeship

Date: May 16, 2023

Location: Zaandam, NH, NL, 1506 MA

Company: Bunge

Location : Zaandam 

City : Zaandam 

State : Noord-Holland (NL-NH) 

Country : Netherlands (NL) 

Requisition Number : 28487 



Are you aspiring a commercial career? Looking to make a difference in one of the biggest global companies in agri-business? How about applying for our Commercial Trainee role, based in Zaandam? Read the vacancy below and learn more about it! 


Bunge’s Europe and Asia Traineeship Program is an 18 month program, designed for highly motivated people who have kickstarted their career within the last 2 years. Are you Passionate, Bold and Driven like us and are you ready to bring your skills and ideas to thrive in an international and essential company? Join us, together with many other international trainees in September 2023!


Program Overview:

Through “hands-on” experience and unique rotational learning opportunities in our company across departments and offices, you will experience different aspects of your role and our business, you’ll build various skills and take part in projects and continuous improvement initiatives. Upon successful completion of the program, you will continue your career at Bunge in a full-time position that suits best with your career aspirations.


Benefits of joining Bunge in our Traineeship

  • On the job, virtual and classroom learning and development opportunities;
  • 1-year access to Headspace (self-awareness and mental health App);
  • Participate in a Mentoring Program;
  • Work on real business challenges and gain exposure to cross-functional business experts and senior leadership;
  • Gain field experience in Bunge locations and network with your team peers, program colleagues and our leaders.
  • Be part of a multinational, extraordinary team of curious, entrepreneurs and innovative individuals.
  • We offer a permanent position in Bunge at the start of the Traineeship Program.


What do you bring to the traineeship:

  • A recently completed education at Bachelor or Master level in Economics, Business Administration, Hospitality or similar. A Master level is preferred;
  • Excellent commerical and social skills and an eagerness to find solutions to complicated situations;
  • You’re adaptable to change and passionate about continuous improvement;
  • A strong motivation to learn, grow and develop as a team and individually;
  • Excellent English language skills. Other languages are a benefit;
  • The eagerness to consider work outside your home country based on company opportunities;
  • Up to 2 years previous work experience and international exposure (through travels, study-aboard, etc.) is seen as an advantage.


Interested to join the program?

Apply now by hitting the Apply button. We are looking forward to see your CV and motivation in English.


What does the selection process look like?

You apply to the role via;
After we’ve selected your application, one of our talent acquisition specialists calls you for a first introduction;
You interview (via teams or live) with your future manager and potentially other future colleague(s);
We provide you with a case to prepare individually and present your outcome to the final selection committee. In parallel, you complete a Predictive Index behavioral test.


When you are selected you will be presented with an offer to join our program starting early September 2023


We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionate, bold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect


Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient


Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.



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