People & Culture Trainee (all genders)


Full time


Position based in: Vienna, Austria


Start Date: September 2024


Are you ready for new challenges in an international and innovation-driven environment where you can make a difference? The Global Trainee Program 2024 is the start of an exciting journey within RHI Magnesita. The trainee program offers graduates who want to join our People & Culture Competence team the chance to discover and improve their skills and turn into our future leaders and experts. You will be immersed in our organization and land your final position with good knowledge of our business and an extended network!


Apply and join our team, be curious, learn, grow, and develop your career together with us. We promise you are in for a special ride!


About the job

As a trainee in the People and Culture Competence Center, you will be an integral part of our People & Culture team, closely working with our Rewards, Engagement, Digitization & Data sub-departments. You will ensure seamless coordination and alignment of competence center-related activities. You will work on SAP Success Factors, our cloud-based Human Resources Information System (HRIM) software, contributing to our digitalization journey. Together with the Total Rewards team, you will be involved in various projects, including but not restricted to data analytics. Furthermore, you will also engage with the entire P&C regional team, comprising local P&C business partners, talent development experts, and the talent acquisition team to contribute to broader HR initiatives to ensure a seamless people-centered approach.


In addition, your tasks will include:

  • Analyzing, and interpreting rewards and compensation data
  • Engaging in data-driven projects to enhance digital efficiency and effectiveness
  • Closely assisting and collaborating with our engagement team in the preparations of leadership seminars and other employee engagement-related activities

The recruitment process for the Global Trainee Program is a multi-stage process that spans several months from February 2024 to June 2024. The stages include the Video Application stage, the Interview stage, and the Assessment Center stage. Successful candidates will be issued their contracts in June 2024 and will start their position in September 2024. 


About you

You are a strong communicator with a collaborative attitude. With your great enthusiasm and creative mindset, you bring new ideas to the table, not only as an individual but also together with your colleagues. You work well in cross-functional teams and are not afraid to take responsibility and make decisions. With your hands-on mentality, structured approach, and analytical skills, you proactively seek to improve the status quo. You see change as something positive, can adapt quickly and you like to courageously help shaping the future of RHI Magnesita.


What we expect from you in terms of


Education, skills & knowledge

  • A bachelor's or master’s degree in psychology, human resources, business administration, or similar fields of relevance
  • Data analytic skills and high affinity with Microsoft Excel and PowerBI


  • English – Proficient/Fluent
  • Any other language will be considered an asset

Work Experience

  • Initial work experience (internships etc.) in the field of human resources

Why you should work for RHI Magnesita

You will perform in a customer focused environment. We live innovation and appreciate an open and pragmatic way of working. From our leaders we expect to drive our further transformation, to engage our people and to give direction. RHI Magnesita is a company where you can be yourself and where not only your resume and experience, but also your personality counts. We aim for global consistency in compensation policies, but also consider local common practices. RHI Magnesita is committed to support its employees through various means to enable the best possible performance.


We offer

  • Possibility of up to 50% home office incl. allowance
  • Flexible and trust-based working time
  • Attractive remuneration packages including global bonus program
  • Local benefits such as public transport annual pass (Wiener Linien), our own RHI Magnesite Café on site and daily meal allowance for numerous eateries (Europlaza)
  • A variety of health offers (platform for mental & physical health, sponsoring of sports events etc.) and our own Corporate Benefits platform
  • RHIM Academy for your ongoing learning & development, incl. full LinkedIn Learning catalogue

The annual gross salary for this position will start from €50.286,00 on a full-time basis, depending on your qualifications as well as the amount of overtime. We will make sure to offer you a competitive salary package that values your relevant background and that’s in line with market values.


Sounds like you?

At RHI Magnesita everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply. We evaluate applications based on required qualifications and regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status. At RHI Magnesita we appreciate the value of diverse teams.

We kindly ask you to submit your application online and in English. Due to data privacy reasons, applications via e-mail cannot be taken into consideration. Should you have any questions about this position, please contact us at:

Agencies may only submit candidates for positions for which they have been invited to do so by the Head of Talent Acquisition Europe. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of RHI Magnesita and our company will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


About RHI Magnesita

We are the acknowledged technology leader in the refractory industry. Our company is defined by people. We are committed to diversity and know that multiple approaches, perspectives and backgrounds fuel creativity and innovation. It is our aspiration to build a workplace culture where everyone feels valued, engages, and can enjoy a truly inclusive environment and the diverse voices of our employees are heard. We foster a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages open-mindedness, reliability, pragmatism, and innovation.


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