The Trainees 2016

Lina Andreasson

Business Development Trainee Corrugated Solutions, Solna
Education:
Master in Business and Management from Stockholm School of Economics
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? What really caught my interest was the structure of the program. I think the combination of being part of the program but also having one specific role at your home department is great. This gives me the chance to contribute through my role within Business Development and at the same time learn as much as possible about the company.

Edin Besirevic

Improvement Coordinator BKOM, Frövi
Education:
Master of Science in Industrial and Management Engineering from Luleå University of Technology
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? You will gain an in-depth view of the whole value chain, from tree planting and harvesting to end-client sales at an oversea sales office. You will visit nearly all of the companies’ production plants and gain constantly competence improvement during the Trainee program.

Eric Birkfeldt

Maintenance Engineer Trainee, Gruvön
Education:
MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? I recommend graduates to apply to the Trainee Program because BillerdKorsnäs is a large company producing sustainable products, they invest in new innovations and there are great opportunities to make a professional career.

Britta Björklund

Business development trainee Cartonboard, Frövi.
Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Uppsala University and Master’s degree in Forest Economics from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? First of all BillerudKorsnäs do really invest in their Trainee program, which of course make you feel special and make you want to engage in the program. But it is so much more than the investment from the company, it is a company you want to work for! It gives me energy working for a company that looks positive at the future and believes that it is we (the people within

Maria Bond

Product and Business development, Consumer Board Tetra Pak, Gävle
Education:
Design and Product development engineering from Linköping University
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? A trainee program is a perfect start for a future career. The BillerudKorsnäs program is a perfect choice for those who, like I, believe in the future of forest industry. This is a great opportunity to learn so much about the process and get a chance to influence for a sustainable future.

Sofia Carlson

Trainee in the Research and development department, Skärblacka
Education:
Civilingenjör in Ekosystemteknik and M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from Lund University.
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? Because BillerudKorsnäs is a company that have a lot to offer, both for the employees and for a more sustainable world. It is a great opportunity to learn about the whole process at the same time as you work with specific tasks and receives education and personal development. Lastly and most importantly is that it is incredibly fun!

Simon Eliasson

Process engineer, Karlsborg
Education:
MSc Sustainable Energy Technology from Luleå University of Technology
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? You can really feel that the company is investing in you. You will have the chance to meet people from all over the company, learn a lot during the education modules and develop as an engineer.

Roa Eliwi

Reliability engineer, Gävle
Education:
Mechanical engineering
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? If you are interested in working in an innovative company that makes you challenge yourself then you would end up in the right place.

Linnea Gustafsson

Process Engineer, Gruvön
Education:
M.Sc. in Energy and Environmental Engineering from Karlstad University
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? It’s a great opportunity to learn about the whole organization and to get to know a lot of people. You never get the same opportunities at a regular job. The activities we’ve had together with the trainee group so far have been really fun and we’ve learned so much already.

Andreas Hallesjö

Maintenance Engineer, Skärblacka
Education:
Master of Science in Design and Product development from Linköping University
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? I recommend others to apply to the program because it is a unique opportunity to visit and see several different parts of BillerudKorsnäs. It also means that you get the chance to meet a lot of interesting people during the year.

Emma Hellqvist

Business Development, Solna
Education:
Industrial management engineering with energy and environmental profile at Karlstad University
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? The biggest difference from a lot of other trainee programs, and what I think makes BillerudKorsnäs Trainee program the best, is that you have a specific job and get real assignments. If you feel that it is a wrong match with your role there is still a possibility to change within the company.

Erika Nygårds

Development engineer, Gruvön
Education:
Master of Science Engineering towards Mechanical Engineering from Karlstad University
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? The program is well structured and has a clear goal. You get the chance to get a wider overview of the company during the year and, if sustainability is important for you, this is the right company to work for.

Gustaf Rutström

Maintenance Engineer Trainee, Karlsborg
Education:
Marine Engineer at Kalmar Maritime Academy affiliated with Linnaeus University
Background:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? It’s the perfect environment for personal development and to put one’s skills to the test.

Jon Åkesson

Finance Trainee, Gävle
Education:
Degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics, Umeå School of Business and Economics
Work experience:
Why BillerudKorsnäs? I warmly recommend the program. You can feel that it is a plan behind all events and the educations. Two good parts in the program is that you will visit all mills and see the production. All trainees will also work a month abroad in one of BillerudKorsnäs sales offices that are located all around the world. What an opportunity!