Engineering Trainee Program (Europe)

We are searching for young professional Engineers to participate in an elaborate two-year trainee program in preparation for a career with our international automotive company. Provided with a permanent contract from the start, you will pass several stations along the manufacturing process including: program management, sales and R&D disciplines within our core product lines (sealing, fuel & brake and fluid transfer). You will receive support from experienced mentors within the European Leadership team along with opportunities to work abroad in European locations. Internal and external training opportunities will complete the trainee program in preparation for new opportunities at Cooper Standard. Start your career with us now!


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or Chemicals, Master's Degree a plus
  • Fluent in English, other European languages advantageous
  • Authorization to work in European Community is strongly preferred
  • Able and willing to travel as necessary, both internationally and domestically
  • Problem solving and intercultural awareness


  • Permanent contract from the start
  • Attractive compensation package
  • Relocation benefits and support during your rotations
  • Opportunities for your personal development
  • An internal and external training plan
  • Working in a world-class environment
  • Support of experienced mentors during the trainee program

For more information on the European Trainee Program please contact: