To strengthen our growth ambition for the future we are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious trainees for the Zeelandia Group.

Will you be our new Trainee?

What’s in it for you?

We are offering our trainees a great opportunity to get into action. During our 3 years traineeship, we offer you the amazing chance to develop yourself for a future leadership / senior specialist role. You will have all the possibilities to explore different areas of expertise, for example within the Supply Chain, Finance, Human Resources, ICT, Export, Marketing, and R&D. You will cooperate with international colleagues and build a global network with high exposure to industry experts & senior management. During this process, you will be taking a deep dive into our international operation group and the markets we serve. You will experience a steep learning curve all the way and build depth and breadth of knowledge & skills. We encourage you to unleash your potential with broad experiences. Because only by doing so, you will accelerate your growth and turn your talents into future success.

The traineeship

  • You will start in an existing function/role/project within an OpCo (Operating Company of Zeelandia) or within the group organization.
  • Besides the role, you will work with colleagues and other trainees on an (international) assignment/project.

The ideal trainee has the following profile

  • You have a Bachelor's or Master's degree.
  • You have a maximum of one year of working experience.
  • You have a high proficiency in English both spoken and written.
  • You like working in an international company with a lot of different stakeholders and cultural differences.
  • You have a high drive to challenge yourself and are eager to step out of your comfort zone.
  • You have a pioneer mentality and you feel comfortable and positively challenged when not everything is sorted out.
  • You feel at home in a continuous improvement environment.
  • You take ownership and responsibility for your own development.
  • You are broadly employable in different roles within the company:
    • On operational/tactical/strategical level.
    • Within a function or general.
    • Willingness to work internationally (to travel and/or work/move temporarily to other locations).
  • You are willing to travel, work and live abroad.

What do we offer?

Besides the benefits that come with this traineeship, we offer you a good remuneration package, a good work-life balance, and a challenging program in an ambitious, international and dynamic environment where you have the opportunity to make a difference. We would like to start as soon as possible with our traineeships and we will consult with you about the starting moment.


If this sounds like you, please send your resume and cover letter by email: For questions regarding the interview process please contact
We also welcome you to discover Zeelandia traineeship experience from our trainees:

Learn more about Zeelandia

The Royal Zeelandia Group is a family-owned company that is founded in 1900 and is still headquartered in Zierikzee Netherlands. Over the years Zeelandia has become a global player in the bakery ingredients business. Today, over 3,000 employees worldwide are dedicated to developing our bakery products and services tailored to local tastes and needs all over the world. Zeelandia has operations in over 30 countries and sales in about 100 countries.

Together with our customers, we explore the world of bakery. Thinking differently, we find inventive ways to create bakery success. We are constantly searching for new opportunities and new ingredients to improve products and processes.

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