What is it?

The 6-month Supply Chain Management Traineeship (SMT) starting in August 2024 is designed to build your leadership, project and general management skills, and give you a 360° view on our Supply chain. This programme is rooted in our culture and company strategy, providing experiences in life on the front-line of a brewery, working with our operators to make the beers we're famous for. The programme focuses on a 70-20-10 learning and development approach to maximize learning and give you the best opportunity to grow within an exciting, fast-paced Company.

What will you be doing?

Our Supply Chain Management Traineeship Programme is the first step to an amazing career at AB InBev.

70% We believe that the best way to really develop is by doing. 70% of your learning will come from on the job learning during 3 different projects, lasting 4-6 weeks each, held in different breweries and/or logistics operations within the country you are applying for. You will be focusing on improving process and efficiencies in our breweries and our supply chain. You will cover the entire supply chain from farm to fridge – it’s where we combine growth, service and cost to give us a competitive advantage.

20% 20% of your learning will come from mentorship programmes, coaching, collaboration with key stakeholders & plenty of opportunities for feedback.
You will also receive several International trainings, where you will come together with the other trainee programs to get exposure to the broader business, collaborate on real work challenges & learn from our most senior leaders as you dive into our strategy & operations, whilst living our vibrant culture.

10% Formal trainings, including workshops & online training courses is the final 10% of your learning. You will have a series of trainings, helping you to develop key hard and soft critical competencies to support your journey to becoming the future people leaders of our company.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to get an accreditation in the Brewing/Distilling process to really showcase & leverage your knowledge. 

Post Programme

111% After successfully completing the SMT Program, you can expect to further develop your career within Supply, Logistics & Procurement functions or beyond.

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Who is it for?

Bold. Proud Owner. Agile Learner. Collaborator. Problem Solver. Resilient.

We are looking for candidates with a strong problem-solving and results-driven mindset that are passionate about a career in Supply, Logistics and Procurement. We are looking for leaders that want to optimize processes – so if you have undertaken some form of leadership position either inside or outside of university, you might be a good fit for the SMT programme.

  • To be eligible, you must have graduated (before September 2024 and no more than two years prior) with a Bachelor's, Master's (or equivalent) degree from any of the following disciplines: Engineering (ideally Chemical, Mechanical, Production or Electrical), Natural Sciences (e.g. Physics, Chemistry, Bio-Sciences), Brewing or Food Science or Supply Chain Studies.
  • You should also have no more than 2 years of professional experience (internships/volunteers/student jobs not included).
  • Fluent English is needed, as well as the native language of the country you are applying in.
  • A valid permanent visa/work permit is required in the country of application to be eligible for the programme.
  • During the 6-month program and beyond, you might be required to travel within your country of application and across Europe.

Before applying, take a moment to explore our 10 Principles and how they mold the culture at AB InBev.

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To gain deeper insights into our culture and principles, please visit the following link

What do we offer?

In this programme, you will be empowered to push the boundaries of what is possible. To challenge the status quo and achieve more for our communities, our brands and our future. We know how important it is to have a strong community around you. You will get the support and coaching you need to succeed, with teammates supporting you to achieve your goals. You will get to be creative and curious, working with international teams, dreaming of ways we can make things better, together. Building a global network within AB InBev with control over your career and where it takes you.

Next to a Competitive base salary, we put our people first by providing extra benefits:


Money with solid fill        Competitive Performance Bonus after successful completion of the Programme
Graduation cap with solid fill        Learning & Development opportunities (LinkedIn Learning/ Workday Learning/Mentoring)
Beer with solid fill        Vouchers to taste our delicious beer at a discount
Meditation with solid fill        Wellbeing support Initiatives
Daily calendar with solid fill        Extended parental leave policy
Good Inventory with solid fill        And many other benefits

Where?

The SMT programme is available in:

  • Benelux
  • Germany
  • Canary Islands, Spain
  • United Kingdom

Ready to apply?

Once applications open on September 4th 2023 - you can apply by clicking application button(s) below or using the Search & Apply button on the website, and looking for your desired programme and country.

Our selection process is designed to make sure you’re the right fit for our programme but more importantly, we are the right fit for you. 

Please be advised that you will only be considered for the first application you submit, therefore please make sure you are completely happy with your choice as this decision is final.

Ready to give it a go?

Apply now | SMT | BeNELUX | Leuven 

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