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Young potential trainee program

Are you a graduate with a passion for leadership? Scania's Young Potential Trainee Program offers a 15-month graduate program where you are mentored and guided in self-leadership and are allowed to grow as a leader. Intrigued? Learn more below!

Our purpose

Scania’s purpose is to drive the shift toward 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.


Be part of our journey as we transform the future of transport for a better tomorrow!

Our offer

A 15 month program which starts 19 August 2024 with graduation 21 November 2025. You have full time employment at Scania from day 1!


Our program offers deep insights not only at Scania but also within TRATON Group, our holding company where we collaborate with other brands in a global setting. Through this collaboration we enable you to share knowledge and learnings across the brands, build an excellent network, learn about cultural differences and grow as individuals.


Trainee program consists of five mandatory modules which translates to nine weeks of education. The modules heavily focus on The Scania Way, leadership, self-awareness, individual development and insights to Scania and the industry as a whole and much, much more.


It is mandatory to do a minimum of four, 2-3 month rotations, two at Scania in Sweden, a cross-brand rotation at another brand within TRATON Group and finally a Scania Distributor rotation at one of our dealers in the world. The rotations are flexible which means you decide when it fits you to do them during the program.

Individual development

You'll create an individual development plan together with your hosting manager to continuously follow-up on how you wish to develop, we also conduct trainings in the program on topics such as: Communication, presentation techniques, change management, coaching and more.

Professions - Competence areas

There are six different professions you can choose from, the choice you make should be based on your education and personal interests. The profession defines where you’ll start your learning journey at Scania, please apply to one profession as we will only process you for one trainee position.


Read more about the professions by clicking the images below.

Who are you?

You have an interest in leadership and have proven to have some leadership skills. Most of all you are eager to continue to develop these skills professionally and, to be a leader that utilises the full potential of individuals and teams! You believe that sustainability is a way of living and we want you to take us even further on that journey.

Application and recruitment process

The application period is from 6 November 2023 until 8 January 2024.


At Scania we have a thorough recruitment process to make sure we evaluate all candidates in a fair and equal way while finding the right match for both candidate and Scania.

The process is digital to make it easy for everyone to participate, but also to make sure everyone has the same prerequisites in the process.

The application period  runs between 6 November – 8 January. Selection and interview phase takes place in January/February and a job offer is normally offered by the end of February.

Former trainees

“I searched for a trainee programme at an industrial company working with sustainability, and Scania came up as an interesting company, taking on great challenges in transforming the transport business.”

/Gustav Nacke, Sourcing Manager


“I definitely recommend the YPTP at Scania, it is crazy good actually! It really exceeded my expectations.”

/Naomi Bakker, Portfolio Manager


Naomi Bakker and Gustav Nacke