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.
18,000 trained professionals
Globally unified systems
The Management Trainee Program is designed to give an overview of all of the products and services that Expeditors offers and to provide the trainee with the experience needed to continue his / her career at Expeditors in any number of exciting positions within a branch from operational to supervisory roles.
The program involves not only the operations of each department, but also the finance, sales, retention and managerial aspects of every product and service.
A candidate for this program must be self-motivated, hard working, capable of working with limited supervision, and willing to travel during the program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Participate in Management Trainee orientation
Complete a monthly recap of activities
Update the Management Trainee Database
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
Complete management development training
Track the progress of training in each department
Complete all relevant 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
Attend at least 2 product specific sales or retention calls per department
Understand the sales and retention programs for each department
Learn how to supervise and mentor employees
Develop interpersonal communication and management skills
Certifications / Courses Required :
During your training there will be many courses and certifications you are required to complete as a Manager Trainee. You will only have to take the courses that are available in your country / region.
This will be in addition to all Expeditors employee, and department training. Additional requirements may be added.
Dangerous Goods Certifications
Air / Ocean LATAM
IATA / FIATA certification
Customs Broker License
Sales Certification-Level 1
Insurance Specialist Course
Improving Training : The Facilitation Course
Forecasting Performance : The interviewers course
Manager’s Awareness Course
Assessing Employee Performance
Negotiations : In Search of Mutual Benefits
The Presentations Course
Growing and Retaining Branch Revenue : A Sales Course for Department Managers
Hiring for the Right Customer Service Attitude
MBA, MIB with about two years related experience and / or training desirable but not essential.
Skills Required :
Effective interpersonal skills, including proven abilities to listen, comprehend, effectively communicate clearly and concisely to obtain positive results
Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Power-point)
Good organizational skills
Behavior Required : Detail oriented
Can do attitude
Ability to work well under pressure
Proactively promotes the company’s mission statement and 10 cultural attributes
Willing to travel and relocate (if applicable)
Expeditors offers excellent compensation benefit program.
Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
Social Insurance and Housing Fund
Group Medical & Accident Insurance
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Training and Personnel Development Program
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.