Trainee Strategy & Operations

Job Type:


38 hours/week




Dutch Only

Are you looking for a dynamic work environment? With ‘never a dull moment’? And have you got what it takes to contribute to the further growth and professionalisation of a leading player in the Dutch food industry? In that case, you’ve come to the right place! Because at Van Loon Group, we’re looking for a post-graduate:


Trainee Supply Chain

Kick-start your career at one of the most sustainable and dynamic companies
in the Dutch food industry.


Apply your expertise

Put the knowledge and skills you acquired during your degree straight into practice! We have various supply chain projects you can really get your teeth into, for example strategy deployment or production site capacity optimization. Prepare data-driven analyses, draw up improvement proposals and work on optimising the supply chain design.

What makes you tick?

If you’re approachable and eager to learn, and are someone who’s looking for a chance to quickly grow personally and professionally, we need to talk! Especially if you also have an affinity with the food production industry, or want to explore ways to develop the sector. And if you’re accurate, love data and numbers, and have an intrinsic drive to improve processes, you’ll love this opportunity to join our team.

Your background

We’re looking for someone with a degree in, for example, technical Businessmanagement, Mechanical Engineering or Supply Chain Management.

  • You are able to write, read and speak Dutch
  • Of course, we’re interested in any work you’ve done before, during or after your degree, but you don’t need to have extensive experience – we’ll train you!
  • You just need drive and ambition
  • You also need to be analytical, entrepreneurial, critical and have strong communication skills



What do we have to offer you?

  • A versatile career with growth opportunities within an ambitious, multi-site, family-owned company
  • A position for 38 hours with flexible working hours and possibilities for working from home
  • An attractive salary of between €3,000 and €3,200 gross per month, depending on your knowledge and experience and based on 38 hours per week
  • 25 days holiday per year, plus Dutch national holidays, with the possibility to purchase additional days off
  • Unlimited access to ‘Goodhabits’ online training courses
  • Travel expenses in accordance with the Dutch Collective Labour Agreement for butchers
  • Good pension scheme
  • Group discount for supplementary health insurance
  • Laptop


Interested? Get in touch!

Send us your CV and letter of application and we’ll get back to you within five working days.
You’ll be pleased to know that the recruitment process will consist of just two interviews, the first of which will be with Robbert van Wingerden, Manager Business Control, and one other colleague.  We’ll also give you an extensive tour of our operation, so you get a clear picture of the job, and of us!

If you have any questions about the job, or would like to know more about Van Loon Group, you can phone our recruiter, Patricia Boxelaar on +31 (0)6 3856 0675. Or send her a WhatsApp message. Alternatively, you can email her at


We’re looking forward to hearing from you!