Come On Board As A Graduate
Keen to hear more about a career in the supply chain industry? Read on.
Have you just left university and looking for a career?
The Mainfreight Development Programme seeks those willing to get stuck in and are keen to embrace all kinds of challenges and new experiences.
Roll up your sleeves for a practical and hands-on learning experience at the core of our business. Bringing value to your role, team, branch you will have the ability to grab opportunities with both hands and help paint the world blue.
Join a team that strives to help continue Mainfreight’s growth in a global market. Rise to the challenge and the world’s your oyster!
Are you ready to paint the world BLUE?
What would my first year look like?
Mainfreight is more than just a business; we are involved in transporting, warehousing and global supply chain solutions for our customers. To understand the fundamentals you would spend a minimum of 12 months in the operations.
Loading freight into trucks and trains, coordinating with international customers importing and exporting freight into or out of New Zealand, picking and dispatching orders around the country – these are a few of the different responsibilities you might do in your first year of Mainfreight.
A real job with real responsibility and real benefits. This might be in Transport, Warehousing or Air & Ocean. Make the most of this time learning the nuts and bolts of the business, this will hold you in good stead for your Mainfreight career.
Where can I go in the future?
The opportunities for growth are endless within Mainfreight if you are willing to make the most of your time in the operations. As we promote from within, we fill all roles in the business from team who have started on the floor.
Future roles in the business are endless, offering positions in Sales, Account Management, Operations, Customer Services, Supply Chain Management, Management, IT, Training & Development and many others nationally and overseas.
Our Development Programme is about building a career that makes the most of your strengths and keeps you motivated, challenged and reaching.
How do I apply?
Once you have learnt the fundamentals of Mainfreight on the operations floor, you will move into other areas of the business where you will get the right mix of autonomy and support. We believe that smart people can learn the specifics of any role so our focus is on helping you develop personal and professional skills that will allow you take on any role in the business.
We are an ever-changing business and we are constantly reviewing new ways to help our team develop the world-class skills that will lead our business into the future.
Our ongoing team development programmes around the world currently includes:
- A full induction programme
- Learning the business from the operations floor-up
- Structured leadership programmes
- Personal development courses