"In my current role as a manager, I use the learnings from my time as a trainee every day"
Position: Senior Manager Programs and Sales
Plant: Willis, US
The trainee program gives a unique possibility to build a broad and solid platform for your future career.
During the program, you get to know yourself better by working a lot with identifying strengths, as well as areas for improvement, in order for you to take a leading role further on.
Your personal development is archived through development plans and regular feedback from experienced managers, and advice from mentors on how to accomplish your targets. As a trainee in Kongsberg Automotive, you are given high responsibility quite early in the program, at the same time, you are expected to deliver quite a lot, but you have support from managers, trainee coordinators and mentors.
In my current role as a manager, I use the learnings from my time as a trainee every day
You get a broad understanding of how Kongsberg Automotive is organized and how decisions are made, by being involved in a broad variety of task, processes and projects. Through the program you also learn about the automotive industry, and get an understanding for the systems and philosophies that are used by the industry worldwide.
I was lucky to join Kongsberg Automotive as a trainee, and have had very supportive managers
Iwona Burczynska, Program Manager,