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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

  • Fortune 500

  • 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

  • Proactive

  • 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

  • Medical insurance

  • 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.