Train Maintenance - Graduate Programme

We are Arriva

Arriva is one of the largest providers of passenger transport in Europe, employing around 55,000 people and delivering more than 2.2 billion passenger journeys across 14 European countries each year. Arriva is part of Deutsche Bahn (DB) and is responsible for DB's regional passenger transport services outside Germany.

Arriva was established in Sweden in 1999 and today we have more than 3000 employees. Our headquarters is located at Liljeholmen in Stockholm. Each year we help more than 170 million passengers to reach their destinations. We focus on customer service and safety to ensure more people use public transport. We would like you to join us on our journey!

Our programme

The Arriva Graduate Programme is our 18-month scheme for attracting and developing talented young people.

During the programme, you will be doing placements in different business areas. It is possible that one of these placements is an international one, to one of the 14 European countries that Arriva operates in. You will attend a set of graduate events and training modules where you gain knowledge about Arriva’s operations, strategy and business model and where you will meet Arriva’s senior managers and Graduates from other countries. Apart from your main assignments, you will be working on an international project together with other Arriva Graduates. You will be carefully supported by your mentor and will become part of an international Graduate network.

Even after the Graduate Programme we will continue to support your development. Show us good performance and we will show you the great growth opportunities that Arriva can offer you.

Together we are Arriva

Arriva is a business run by people for people, delivering high quality services to our customers.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a Graduate to join our Train division team.The Train division comprises areas like Maintenance, Workshop and Development and Sustainability.

As we want to give you a broad understanding of our business, during the programme you will be doing a set of placements. The type of projects, tasks and responsibilities that you will take on during the programme are in the range of building models of development for the maintenance and supplier costs for the purchasing department, Production planning, Vehicle optimisation and Maintenance optimisation and planning. After successfully completing the Graduate Programme, you may expect a job that fits your background and capabilities.

To apply, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • You have successfully completed a Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in the area of Industrial Economics or Mechanical Engineering
  • You are encouraged to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • You possess leadership potential and/or substantial technical knowledge
  • You have strong communication skills and you are fluent in English and Swedish
  • You are an early adopter and (nationally/internationally) mobile
  • You have a high-performance and achievement orientation
  • Your are interested in innovation
  • You are able to think creatively and outside the box

If you believe that you fit this profile, apply now and you may be one of the candidates to start the Arriva Graduate Programme on September 4th 2017!

It is mandatory to add your CV and motivation letter to the application. You may also add recommendation letters and other documents that you may consider relevant.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Today
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Sweden, Stockholm
  • Region: Europe
  • Type: Graduate Programme

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Science
  • Structural

Visit Arriva

To Apply

Click here to apply » Remember - you found this opportunity on Gradcracker!


When you apply to one of your 'Followed' companies tell them in your cover letter/CV you have followed them on Gradcracker. It shows that your application is targeted.