Oiltanking currently operates 81 terminals in 23 countries and adds new locations regularly. The storage capacity of these facilities totals 21 million cubic meters. In developing capital-intensive terminal facilities, alone or with partners, the financial strength of our parent company Marquard & Bahls AG is a valuable resource. Oiltanking's managers have considerable autonomy in making decisions that affect customers and business partners. The lean and productive staffs at Oiltanking's facilities likewise exercise a great deal of responsibility. The result is an uncommon flexibility and efficiency in acting to solve problems and honor special requests.
FUEL - The Marquard & Bahls International Trainee Program at Oiltanking
FUEL offers different specialties within Oiltanking:
Our 2-year trainee program is structured into modules. In the first 6-8-month module, you are acquainted with the basics of our business. For instance, you learn how an Oiltanking tank terminal functions, working in shifts and working both in the Operations and in the Customer Sercice department. This is followed by a 10-month module in which you aquire in-depth knowledge of "your" specialty, e.°g. Finance & Accounting, HSSE or Operations & Engineering. The final 6-month module gives you an opportunity to broaden your horizon at our international company group.
The trainee program is supplemented throughout with seminars and training sessions on specific topics and to further your personal development. You have the personal support of a mentor as we jointly lay the foundations for your future with our company!
Our requirements & expectations
You have successfully completed a university degree and have some work experience – ideally in an international environment and/or in our industry. Alternatively, you have completed a vocational training program and have relevant initial professional experience. In your daily work, you want to contribute your own ideas and assume responsibility. You respond openly and flexibly to new topics and bring these qualities to working with your team. Finally, you should be fluent in English for communication in our international setting and of course in the language of the country you are applying in. Other foreign languages are a plus.
The trainee program begins on July 1 every year. However, unsolicited applications are always welcome.
If you would like to apply for a trainee position that is not listed in our job openings below, please send your application to your preferred location directly. You will find the contact details on the “Terminal Quickfinder” of our websiteTo find out more about our international trainee program - click here.
Oiltanking relies on the capability and entrepreneurial spirit of its people and as a corporate citizen of many countries we seek to maximise the hiring and training of qualified local people.
Our success depends on the capabilities and commitment of our employees. Therefore, we invest heavily in personnel development and offer other personnel-training elements that meet the individual needs of our employees, as well as, the requirements of our subsidiaries. If you join Oiltanking, you will have career opportunities around the world.