HEINEKEN is a proud, independent and responsible global brewer who wants to inspire and surprise. Today HEINEKEN is the number one brewer in Europe and the number two brewer in the world. We have operations in 120 countries globally, which makes us the world’s most international brewer. We value passion for quality, enjoying life, and respect for our planet. Worldwide people can enjoy our brands. Besides our worldwide premium beer Heineken, we have a huge portfolio with more than 250 brands like Amstel, Brand, Desperadpos en Primus. HEINEKEN is also one of the biggest producers of cider beer with brands like Jillz, Stongbow Gold and Apple Bandit.

HEINEKEN is a very innovative company on all fronts. We are constantly focusing on optimization of the company and production processes. Whether you’re working in one of the breweries that are full of state of the art techniques or you’re located at our headquarter: every day you will face different challenges to solve together with your colleagues.

We are committed to innovation, long term brand investment, disciplined sales execution and focused cost management. Through our ‘brewing a better world’ strategy, we embed sustainability in the business and deliver value to all stakeholders. We have the ‘if you drive, never drink’, ‘dance more, drink slow’ and other campaigns regarding the environment. For example in Zoeterwoude, 50% of the energy we use for brewing beer consists of wind energy and our brewery in Wijlre is completely cased on solar energy. Besides these examples, there are lots of other initiatives to develop and maintain a sustainable future of HEINEKEN. We want our position as world’s most international beer brewer to contribute to positive changes and to create a greener and better world.

What can we offer you?

HEINEKEN Nederland offers a unique Management Traineeship to prepare young talent for the future. We believe that young and entrepreneurial pioneers can enlarge global future success.

Are you looking for an employer who can offer so much more than only a job? An organization that challenges you to get the best out of yourself and to discover the world? HEINEKEN challenges you to broaden your horizon and use your own competencies to its full potential. 

HEINEKEN Management Traineeship

The Management Traineeship of HEINEKEN The Netherlands is a unique experience, designed for the leaders of tomorrow. As Management Trainee you will complete three assignments in 18 months within one track (Supply Chain, Commerce, Finance or IT).

Your contribution as Management Trainee is an essential component in HEINEKEN’s leading position. You’ll bring innovation, allowing us to maintain our competitive position on the global market.

In order to grow both professionally as personally, you will spend one of your 3 missions abroad. The destination? We don’t know yet. What we do know is that this will undoubtedly be a big contribution to your personal growth.

The various tracks within the Management Traineeship are:

  1. Commerce: For people who have a strong affinity with Marketing and Sales. For the ones with big ideas and the drive to achieve.
  2. Supply Chain: For people who have a passion for technology and process optimization. For people who love to inspire others with their knowledge and for team players.
  3. IT: For people who are fascinated by continuous innovation within IT.
  4. Finance: For people who love to see the bigger picture. For people who excel in structuring, organizing and clarifying our ambitious plans.

At HEINEKEN there is a lot of focus on personal growth and development of their employees. We are convinced that people who want to improve their skills will work more efficient, safer and most important have more fun. This is why Management Trainees at HEINEKEN receive a lot of trainings, for both personal as work-specific growth. Last but not least you will learn a lot by just doing with intensive accompaniment. 


Cool! We offer students with all kinds of study backgrounds a change to sign up for the Traineeship.

Any questions? Please feel free to contact one of our Campus Recruiters:

Willemijn Cortenraad (Commerce, Finance and IT) via willemijn.cortenraad@Heineken.com  

Angela Ridder (Supply Chain) via angela.ridder@Heineken.com

Visit the company website for more information about Heineken.