Leading international specialist in food Wholesale

Company type

Large company




Germany, HQ-Düsseldorf


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METRO is a leading international wholesale company with food and non-food assortments that specializes in serving the needs of hotels, restaurants, and caterers (HoReCa) as well as independent traders. Around the world, METRO has some 17 million customers who can choose whether to shop in one of the large-format stores, order online and collect their purchases at the store or have them delivered. METRO also supports the competitiveness of entrepreneurs and independent businesses with digital solutions and thereby contributes to cultural diversity in trade and the hospitality industry. Sustainability is a key pillar of METRO’s business. METRO has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 8 consecutive years. The company operates in more than 30 countries and employs more than 95,000 people worldwide known as #METROheroes. In the financial year 2020/21, METRO generated sales of €24.8 billion.

METRO is recognized as Top Employer Europe in 2023 for the 9th consecutive year, in addition to being honored in 7 METRO/MAKRO Wholesale countries this year. 

How is it working with them? 

FAQ – JobTeaser asks the questions for you

  • What makes your company a great place to work for young talents?

    With METRO, you are choosing a future-oriented company and a community with real role models, enthusiastic teams, and experts. From the very beginning, you will find projects that will take you forward, you will be supported in your further development, and you will enter professional life directly.

  • Is it possible to progress to a full-time position after an internship or apprenticeship?

    Yes, you shape your career path together with your manager receiving feedback minimum once a year. Depending on your responsibilities, performance and willingness to take ownership of your career, your next career step is possible after being two years with METRO.

  • Can students and recent graduates work remotely?

    At METRO we understand the benefits of working from home, so flex work according to prior agreement is definitely an option! Up to 3 days "home office" per week with trust-based working hours (flextime).

  • Do you have any particularly busy recruitment periods throughout the year?

    We have two recruiting campaigns that are based on your semester schedule (Spring/Autumn`). However, please do not hesitate to send in your application whenever or express your interest by applying to our Talent Pool -

Deep dive into their world

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The new METRO corporate film is more reminiscent of a cinema film than a classic corporate film - we are proud to serve you.

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Looking for a management trainee programme that challenges and promotes you? YOU should join the international graduate Programme.

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METRO/MAKRO invites you to a two-year graduate METRO Potentials programme that offers you the chance to shine, travel, lead , and more

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  • International presence

    34 countries

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Company head office

Germany, HQ-Düsseldorf

The METRO/MAKRO ecosystem

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