Management Trainee

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Job Description


The employee will work in different departments and/or locations handling different assignments which could include any or all of the following:


Safety (required duty)

  • Learns the Vopak Safety Fundamentals and abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of SH&E principles and values; champions safety as necessary


Terminal Operations and Engineering

  • Participates in full orientation to the terminal

  • Works 'hands on' in the field within operations to ensure understanding of all operating activities and processes (may include shift work)

  • Assists maintenance and/or engineering with delegated duties

  • Assists with capital improvement projects; works on larger scope and size projects as proficiency increases

  • Assists in developing, monitoring, coordinating and controlling annual expenses and capital budgets for technical projects; assists in annual budget development

  • Develops the necessary information for project identification, bidding, contacts and tracking 

  • Researches 'best practices' for technical aspects of assigned projects

  • Works with the team to prepare and deliver operational and technical support presentations 

  • Assists with research, plans, and designs for systems and capital projects; works on RFP as requested

  • Ensures all assigned projects are in compliance with Company and regulatory requirements

  • Assists colleagues in ensuring allocation of necessary resources


Customer Service

  • Learns customer service responsibilities, processes, and administrative duties; trains on applicable software, database, and other computer programs

  • Manages delegated customer service duties and/or projects as assigned 

  • Functions as part of the customer service team and assists in identifying and implementing operational and service improvements


Commercial Department

  • Assists in writing business plans, business investment justifications, etc. in cooperation with company Finance personnel

  • Seeks out market intelligence; performs market studies; analyzes information as requested

  • Collects and monitors customer developments; works directly with customers

  • Participates in multi-disciplinary teams 

  • Participates in community outreach activities

  • Assists in strategy development 


Finance Department

  • Learns and assists with the budget process to understand key company financial measures and financial reporting

  • Gathers financial and operational data from Company systems; analyzes information

  • Performs risk analyses

  • Learns treasury and cash management principles and objectives

Experience and Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Finance, Economics, Business, Marketing, or related fields (depends upon expected position at end of training program)

  • 1-2 years' relevant work experience in Operations, Engineering or Sales/Marketing



  • Ability to research best chemical plant practices in safety, health, and environmental areas for engineering and construction 

  • Ability to read engineering, construction and other technical specs, drawings, schematics, plans, and similar documents; ability to read and understand complex government regulations and translate/incorporate these requirements into terminal construction, engineering and maintenance plans


  • Ability to collect and analyze market intelligence and studies

  • Experience building and maintain positive customer relationships

Application process

Step 1
Step 2
1st interview
Step 3 (optional)
Online assessment
Step 4
2nd interview
Step 5

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