Trainee Product Management

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Location: Belgium - Wemmel


The ASSA ABLOY Group was created in 1994 by the merger of ASSA in Sweden and Abloy in Finland. Since then, ASSA ABLOY has grown from a regional company to an international group. With 50 quality brands, 150 operating companies and 47,500 professionals, we are the world market leader. in Door Opening Solutions.


Within the EMEA Group we have the 'Graduate Development Programme'. This is an international development programme organised by ASSA ABLOY. The aim of the Graduate Development Programme is to recruit, develop and retain high potentials. ASSA ABLOY Benelux will be participating in the traineeship from September 2020. The traineeship will last for eighteen months, with the intention of subsequently offering a job within the ASSA ABLOY organization. You will go through the first half year of the traineeship in Belgium, location Wemmel. Then you go on a project abroad for three months and the last nine months you return to Belgium. It is possible to join ASSA ABLOY at short notice in the role of Junior Product Manager to get acquainted with Product Management. However, the traineeship will start in September.

What are you going to do?

The traineeship that we offer from September 2020 is especially for candidates who want to further develop themselves in Product Management. You will work within our Benelux Product Management Team and report to the Product Manager Digital Access Systems.

One of our progressive concepts is Digital Access Systems (DAS). This category includes digital keys (CLIQ®), digital door fittings (SMARTair® / Aperio®), and new digital access solutions (Flow). The traineeship mainly focuses on the articles in this product group. The first two months of the traineeship will be devoted to getting to know DAS' product range and its positioning in the market. You can think of creating a benchmark with the competition, updating the content of the customers/partners, taking stock of missing content (online/offline) and defining potential new sales channels.

Once you have gained sufficient knowledge you will also go outside to visit installation and OEM partners. Repeat visits consist of helping the customer to promote resale. Furthermore, you will complete the product roadmap together with the EMEA team and Product Management team.

After the first six months, you will spend three months at an ASSA ABLOY sister company abroad to gain knowledge and experience. During the last nine months of the traineeship, you will be active in Belgium again and continue where you left off before you went abroad.

What do we ask of you as a trainee?

You have recently graduated and you have a Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant technical discipline. Furthermore, you are communicative, proactive, driven, eager to learn and ambitious. In addition, you have a passion for Product Management. With your perseverance, hands-on mentality and independence you can develop yourself into a true professional.

Why choose a traineeship?

The traineeship offers you the opportunity to become acquainted with a listed company in a dynamic market. You will get a job in which your personal development is central. In addition to good supervision, the traineeship will be rewarded with an appropriate salary and excellent fringe benefits.

Are you interested?

If we have aroused your enthusiasm and you are interested in a traineeship at ASSA ABLOY, please send a concise letter and CV, indicating your motivation for applying for the traineeship at ASSA ABLOY. You can mail to For more information about the traineeship, please contact Marieke Mulder (HR Director Benelux), by phone +31(0)649938369 or per e-mail