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Global Sales Trainee

RHI Magnesita Trainee Program


About you

You are ready to take your career to 1200 °C and beyond.  You are performance driven, pragmatic and open minded. You pride yourself in being customer focused, “hands-on”, a team player who is not afraid to make decisions? You want to be a future leader and/or expert in the world’s leading refractory company… and of course, you want to be a part of the world’s hottest trainee program!


In addition, you have:

  • Minimum a Bachelors in Finance, Business and/or Economics 
  • 1-2 years of work experience (including internships)
  • Are fluent in English, both verbal and written
  • Are willing to work abroad for one six-month rotation within the program 
  • Are willing and able to relocate to any global region in the future


About our Trainee Program

During this extensive program, you will gain a comprehensive insight into the exciting world of refractories. In a dynamic global environment, your focus will be in Sales. You will gain valuable experience from the first day by participating in important projects in the company’s strategic growth plans; as well as, perform daily functional assignments. At the end of your trainee program, you could be placed anywhere on our global map. The goal of the trainee program is to hire high potentials to cover future expert and leadership positions. Find further details below:


  • You apply for Sales
  • You participate in an 18 to 24-month trainee program, including one cross-functional and one international assignment 
  • You will meet other trainees three times in different international RHI Magnesita locations to connect and complete skills-building trainings 
  • Your training assignments will be project-based and measurable 
  • You will gain insights into product lines, sales strategies, operations, and customer relationship management that affect each stage of our business 


What we bring to the table

We are the acknowledged industry leader in innovative technology. Our company is defined by people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. We have a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages openness, fresh thinking and initiative. We are pragmatic, positive and optimistic.


We offer:

  • Challenging and diverse tasks within an international, multicultural and passionate working environment
  • A responsible position within the Sales function
  • Cross-functional collaboration with open-minded and innovative teams
  • Flat hierarchies with short decision-making processes
  • Full-time position at one of our US based sites.
  • An exciting chance to kickstart your career and develop into a future Leader or Expert


Are you heating up for this Traineeship? If so, apply!


We are looking forward to your online application!


Step 1: Upload your resume and cover letter (indicate the function you are applying for).


Step 2: Send us a short introduction video in August. Instructions will follow.


Step 3: Participate in a personal interview with Leaders of RHI Magnesita in your region.


Step 4: Attend an Assessment Center in your region in October (3rd – 15th).


Step 5: Start your trainee program in January 2022.


Applications via e-mail will not be taken into consideration. For questions please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Team at Americas_Jobs@rhimagnesita.com for the Trainee ship positions in the United States.


About RHI Magnesita


RHI Magnesita is the leading global supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and solutions which are critical for high-temperature processes exceeding 1,200°C in a wide range of industries, including steel, cement, non-ferrous metals and glass. Our purpose is to master heat, enabling global industries to build sustainable modern life. With a vertically integrated value chain, from raw materials to refractory products and full performance-based solutions, RHI Magnesita serves customers globally, with around 12,000 employees in 30 main production sites and more than 70 sales offices. RHI Magnesita pursues an innovative and industry-leading path in technological development and sustainability, including CO2 emissions reduction technology.


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster