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Procurement Trainee - Packaging Master Data Department - Gdansk

Welcome to Global Shared Services in Gdansk

Arla is a global farmer-owned organisation that is behind many well-known and loved brands, including Arla Apetina®, Castello®, Lurpak® and many, many more.


As a Procurement Trainee in PLM Packaging Master Data Dept under the Packaging Optimisation team,  you will be located in our Global Shared Services in Gdansk and you will report to the Head of Packaging Master Data department, who is located in Arla Foods Headquarters Denmark.

In the Global Shared Services office you won’t find factory machines or farmers. Instead, you will join over 400 colleagues dedicated to supporting all of Arla with IT, HR, financial and procurement operations. Joining us, you will take part in our mission to make a real difference for colleagues near and far.


With over 10 years of existence in Gdansk, we offer you a lot of knowledge and the opportunity to partake in challenging and exciting innovation projects. As a part of the Arla organisation, you will also enjoy a Scandinavian, collaborative work culture. We are all on first name terms with each other, and we truly appreciate diversity and individuality.


About the job

Our passion is our products and all of them are packed in different kind of packaging in order to take best care of our products. Arla’s packaging suppliers are very important part of Arla’s Product image!

Your working area will be updating the supplier documentation that ensures that our primary packaging is align with the EU regulations.

You will be a part of international team, cooperating with you colleagues from different countries like UK or Sweden. This job is to be carried out in cooperation with the responsible packaging engineer with whom you will have a daily contact.  

Who are you? 

To be successful in our company you have to: 

  • Be available to work 10-15 hours weekly, preferably within business hours (during the summer holiday full time availability is appreciated)
  • Communicate well in English speaking and writing and technical terms
  • Ideally be a student/graduate of Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Technical Physics, Biotechnology or similar studies, with an interest in packaging material, food contact material or similar topics
  • Have attention to details, accuracy and quality awareness
  • Be independent and have good time management and problem solving skills
  • Be customer orientated
  • Be an engaged person who likes challenges.  


What do we offer? 

  • Paid internship with 6 months temporary employment contract (part time job)
  • Work in an international team & matrix structure, 
  • Friendly atmosphere & comfortable work place, 
  • Professional induction in the position, 


… while in the office you can also use some of below: 

  • Modern office space with beautiful view and high standard furniture (i.e. adjustable desks)
  • Spacious canteen, delicious coffee and tea available on every floor in special designed spots

Application and contact

If you want to drive innovation and help your colleagues worldwide, then seize this exciting opportunity.


Please apply via below link.


COVID-19 Notice:
We are busy producing dairy products so we can continue #fillingtheshelves and #feedingthenation. Recruiting talent to Arla thus stays one of our top priorities also during these difficult times. Necessity is the mother of invention, so we have moved to virtual hiring and onboarding processes for most of our recruitments to enable candidates and our recruitment teams to get close while respecting social distancing. If at the final stages of a recruitment, a candidate would prefer to meet in person, we take all the necessary precautions to ensure everyone's safety.


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