Graduate Trainee Program - Logistics Management (m/f/x)


We move!

Arvato Supply Chain Solutions is part of Bertelsmann. We combine the advantages of a global corporation with the reliability of a family-run business.  We take care of our 15.000 employees in more than 20 countries who profit from a wide range of benefits and professional development programs.


As a Logistics Management Trainee (m/f/x), you will be part of our 18-month ASPIRE trainee program and gain deep insights into our dynamic logistics projects and processes. Together, we are shaping the logistics world of tomorrow and working to realize our vision - to become the most client-focused and data/IT driven international supply chain management company!


From October 1st, 2021, you will start at our campus in Gütersloh and get to know the diverse tasks of our warehouses during various assignments at our locations in Germany and abroad. In this way, you will prepare for your manager position in the warehouse area or your junior position in project management with us.


We offer

  • We offer you a relaxed and solution-oriented working atmosphere with flat hierarchies that allow entrepreneurial freedom and explorative work 
  • You will share your experiences with other trainees in regular exchange formats and build your network within the Arvato world
  • You will receive a permanent employment contract from day 1, as we want to shape the future of logistics together with you 
  • Take advantage of the opportunity to work on projects at our international locations
  • Benefit from discounted job tickets, bike leasing, company sports courses or Bertelsmann employee discounts

Your ASPIRE trainee program at a glance:

  • You will learn about the diversity of warehouse logistics from the ground up and work through all areas of our warehouses, such as incoming goods, order picking, returns and outgoing goods, in several site assignments in Germany and abroad
  • One of your assignments will take you to the Logistics Engineering department, where you will gain a deep insight into logistics/warehouse planning
  • After you have gained comprehensive knowledge of our operational logistics processes, you can gain your first management experience as a team leader  
  • We equip you! We support your time as a trainee with a variety of personnel development measures such as intercultural management, basic training in agile project management and SAP certification

Your profile

  • You have successfully completed your studies in logistics, supply chain management, transport management or international management (or are about to do so)
  • Ideally, you complement your studies with an apprenticeship in the warehouse sector (e.g. warehouse logistics specialist) or practical experience (project work, internships)
  • Bring ambition, an analytical and conceptual mind and become an expert in logistics
  • You speak fluent English and ideally another foreign language according to the possible Europe-wide location assignments (French, Polish or Dutch)


Learn more about our ASPIRE trainee programs on our career website:


Do you have any questions? Then feel free to contact us:
Marco Lukaszczyk | Senior Manager Recruiting | +49 (170) 4575343 |


We welcome applications from people who contribute to the diversity of our company. To ensure a timely processing, we kindly ask for a convincing online application including your salary expectations, earliest starting date and indication of the reference number 140481.


Data protection is important to us: 
Responsible for data protection in your application is the Arvato Supply Chain Solutions SE, An der Autobahn 22, 33333 Gütersloh. Arvato Supply Chain Solutions SE processes your data in order to stablish an employment relationship on the basis of Art. 6 sec. 1 (b) GDPR / § 26 (1) 1 BDSG. The storage duration for this process is in Germany generally 6 months long and starts with the completion of the application. You can contact the company privacy officer at the above postal address or via the following e-mail address Further information on data protection can be found here:


Company: Arvato Supply Chain Solutions SE – Central Functions 

Country: Germany 

State/Region: Nordrhein-Westfalen 

City: Gütersloh 

Postal Code: 33333 

Job ID: 140481

Date:  May 3, 2021

Gütersloh, NW, DE, 33333

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