Expeditors Management Trainee - Europe- Based The Netherlands (Schiphol)/Germany (Frankfurt) in Rozenburg, Netherlands
“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder
Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.
17.000+ trained professionals
322+ locations worldwide
Globally unified systems
The European Management Trainee Program is designed to give a view of the core products and services that Expeditors offers and to provide the Management Trainee with the experience needed to develop continuously his/her management & leadership skills during and after the Management Trainee Program.
The program involves not only the operations of each department, but also the finance, sales, retention and managerial/leadership aspects of every product and service. A candidate for this program must be a young professional or newly graduated, self-motivated, hardworking, capable of working with limited supervision, pro active, already possessing some management and leadership skill to develop further and willing to travel within The Netherlands by car/train and if this would be outside of The Netherlands by plane during the program.
Other Locations: London, Paris, Stockholm, Milan, Madrid, Brussels
Include the following. Other duties maybe assigned.
*Participate in Management Trainee orientation
*Complete a monthly recap
*Learn, understand and epitomize Expeditors culture
*Set an example of excellence in every under taking
*Fulfill full-time employee training requirements
*Complete all relevant training as listed on each department’s development map in the PDC.
*Complete management development training
*Complete all required (and complementary) certifications
*Understand and assist with the operations of each department
*Understand the management processes used within in each department
*Assist with the responsibilities and duties of the supervisor(s) of each department
*Understand and work with the operational and financial reporting used by each department
*Assist Department Managers in meeting productivity and expense-to-revenue goals within budgetary guidelines
*Complete at least 2 projects during the Program
*Attend all department, sales, branch, accounting and management meetings if needed
*Attend at least 2 product specific sales or retention calls per department if applicable
*Understand the sales and retention programs for each department
*Learn how to supervise and mentor employees
*Develop interpersonal communication and management skills
Program attributes were picked to identify individuals who demonstrate a high degree of selflessness and focus on team. At the same time, they were meant to identify individuals who are:
Focused on Succeeding
Competitive in Nature
Eager to Learn
Being open for changes and adapt!
Supportive and open minded
Seeing opportunities and not obstacle's
Into challenges and overcome them
In the end, attributes represent character traits that best demonstrate a natural tendency toward individuals who are competitive, comfortable working alone, and who at the same time are focused on the betterment of the organization. A complete list of program attributes was developed to support the application andselection process for MTs – see below:
Motivated Enthusiastic Self-motivated Confident
Respectful Passionate Interpersonal Skills Innovative
Mature Optimistic Persistent Assertiveness
Tenacious Inquisitive Genuine Team Player
Humble Determined Honest Customer Service
The Management Trainee Program is for 1 year and the start dates are each year the 1st of September or the 1st of January.
Expeditors offers excellent benefits:
Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
Unlimit job rotation, promotion
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Training and Education Program
Additional note: Travel costs regarding interviews for this position is not for Expeditors.