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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Software & Information Technology
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      January 05,2022
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    Professional Development Program - Het Abbott Traineeship in Nederland

    An ultimate career means something more to us. It’s not just about where you work, but the impact you can make. Welcome to Abbott, where we do work that matters!

    Trainee Program Highlights:

    • Our Operations Professional Development Program (OPDP) is an entry-level, three-year rotational program designed to offer real-world operations experience while promoting personal and professional growth. An OPDP member will engage in different assignments within different divisions and across functional areas, including Engineering, Technical, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality, Planning/Material Management, and Global Operations Excellence.
    • Learn how to become an effective leader with every rotation opportunity giving you the tools you need to manage with confidence, agility, and compassion.
    • Upon completion of the three-year program, an OPDP member will graduate out into the next full-time post-program position to continue growing his/her career, contributing as an Abbott professional using the foundation of skills, experience, and network developed during their time in the program.

    Program Rotation Guidelines:

    • Three impactful assignments (12 months each) that drive business results in different divisions and different functional areas.

    • No assignment is repeated; each of them is with a different assignment manager.

    • OPDP members starting the program in July 2022 will complete a three-year program with the final global rotation ending in June 2025.

    Who you are:

    • Master degree graduate (or almost graduate) in Engineering, Science, or related disciplines.

    • Track record of outstanding academic performance and co-curricular activities.

    • Has the capacity to apply skills and knowledge to address operational challenges and add value to the business.

    • Interest in pursuing a career in Operations, Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations, Quality, etc.

    • Has strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, fluent in Dutch and English

    • Eager to learn and has the flexibility and willingness to work on different projects.

    • Previous work experience in internship or co-op work experience

    Candidates must be eligible to work in the Netherlands without Abbott sponsorship, be currently enrolled in their final semester completing a major in a related discipline and possess a willingness to travel abroad (only for the final year), and be placed anywhere throughout the Netherlands.

    What you can expect from us:

    Assignments in Abbott’s rotational development programs are formally structured, three-year paid assignments designed to assist recent graduates to explore new career opportunities and experiences. This is just a shortlist of what Abbott can offer you:

    • Working at #1 Top Employer in the Netherlands for two consecutive years

    • Training and career development with onboarding programs for new employees

    • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives, and an Individual Choice Budget (IKB)

    • A holiday allowance, special leave, and extra vacation days.

    • Abbott takes a holistic approach to employee well-being. We offer programs that support work-life harmony, promote good health, and we make many of these programs available to our employees’ family members.

    Many more once you decide to up for this challenge with us. It’s time to realize your potential and leave your mark. APPLY NOW!

    About Abbott:

    With Abbott, being a global market leader in healthcare is one thing, but there is another great pride and joy in doing “work that matters.” Offering science-based diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional and branded generic pharmaceuticals, the work we do every day supports millions of people to live longer and better.

    Abbott is committed to developing a workplace that is inclusive for all, regardless of race, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality. We strive fiercely to achieve that with more than 110,000 employees around the globe. Diversity and inclusion are a part of who we are, how we lead, and what we believe in.

    How can you apply?

    We would like to receive your application with CV and motivation via our website. Based on the applications received, we will contact you as soon as possible if there is a match. Part of our selection procedure is checking references and submitting a Certificate of Good Conduct. In addition, a behavioral assessment center will be part of the application process. For more information, feel free to reach out by emailing


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