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Young potential trainee program

We are on our most significant journey of our lifetime and we want You to be part of it!

Climate change is one of the most serious challenges we are facing in the society.  Scania’s purpose is to drive the shift towards a sustainable transport system, creating a world of mobility that is better for business, society and the environment. Building on the past. Preparing for the future.

We are looking for future visionaries who make new, sustainable innovations happen. Individuals who are prepared to take on this challenge by boosting your personal development in a value driven organisation with the focus on driving the change towards a better tomorrow. We need a leadership that embraces this transformation.

You already have leadership skills and your ambition is to continue to develop these skills professionally. Your aim is to be a leader that utilises the full potential of individuals and teams, you want to make an impact on humans and society. Sustainability is a way of living.

Young Potential Trainee Program aims to speed up young potentials development, preparing you for a future career in an international environment. The programme is a cross functional cooperation to let you exchange experience and learnings that will provide you with a network and a large knowledge about Scania and TRATON GROUP. 

What’s in it for you?

  • You are employed from day one.
  • Your programme will be built on your personal development plan together with your appointed managerial mentor, based on competence fulfilment set from the programme.
  • You should be prepared to take on assignments globally for a minimum of three months, within TRATON GROUP and within Scania commercial operations.

    The programme runs for 15 months, starting August, 2022. We will start with an onboarding to get an overall view of Scania and TRATON GROUP. Your networking starts here!

    During the programme we will conduct modules based on learnings about Scania, TRATON GROUP, personal development etc.

Former trainee

Are we a match?

Apply and let’s find out. 


The application period is from 14 November 2022 until 8 January 2023.


More information about application:

The programme is aimed to those who holds a Bachelor of Master degree with no more than 2 years of professional experience of work within your field of studies by the start.


As part of the selection process we use web bases test and during the process we look at a combination of your experiences, interests, personal qualities, leadership experience and formal education/qualifications.


When applying you will get to choose the area of competence that suits your profile and interests the most:

*Please note that if you apply for Product Research and Development  a driver’s license for personal car (B) is mandatory since you need to be able to test the products you take part in developing. 

**Please note that if you are interested in Supply Chain Management & Industrial Engineering with the specialization Production and Logistics you can apply for a position in Södertälje, Oskarshamn or Luleå in Sweden. 


Scania & TRATON GROUP have global presence, for this reason fluent in English is a prerequisite and other languages are an advantage.

Foreign applicants

Due to the reason that some assignments during the program will take place outside of Sweden for at least three months you need to be an EU-citizen or have a Swedish permanent residence permit, otherwise we risk to interfere with the migration rules for Sweden. 

If you currently study outside of Sweden or have a foreign degree from your highest studies you need to get your degree verified by the Swedish Council for Higher Education. Please visit to get recognition of your foreign qualifications.  Note that this process can take up to six months.