Graduate Trainee 2024

Type: Graduate
Region: East Midlands

Yusen Logistics is working to become the world’s preferred supply chain logistics company. Our complete offer is designed to forge better connections between businesses, customers and communities – through innovative supply chain management, freight forwarding, warehousing and distribution services.

As a company, we’re dedicated to a culture of continuous improvement, ensuring everyone who works with us is committed, connected and creative in making us the world’s preferred choice.

We’ll provide you with a supportive environment, a range of personalised benefits and tailored development opportunities, enabling you to grow and thrive professionally whilst developing a solid foundation for your future career.

So, if you’re ready to dive into an engaging and diverse two year placement in the world of logistics, then apply now!

The role

As a part of the Yusen Graduate Programme, you will complete a number of placements in different UK locations, usually starting from Northampton/Milton Keynes area and therefore, you will need to be flexible and be prepared to move locations during the programme.

The placements will typically cover the following:

  • Warehousing
  • Transport
  • International Freight Forwarding
  • Healthcare
  • Business solutions
  • Continuous Improvement

About you

To be considered as a Graduate Trainee within our Graduate Programme, you will need:

  • At a minimum, a 2:2 logistics or business degree (or equivalent) with an anticipated graduation date of summer 2024
  • Great teamwork and communication skills
  • A full, valid driving licence
  • Other organisations may call this role Trainee Logistics Assistant, Graduate Logistics Co-ordinator, Junior Logistics Operative, Logistics Graduate, or Graduate Logistics Assistant.

Please note, you will need to be flexible and be prepared to move locations during the programme.

The benefits

  • Salary of £29,000 per annum
  • 25 days’ holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • On Site Mental Health First Aiders
  • Free Eye Test
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Free online Fitness Platform i.e., Pilates & Yoga, Mindfulness/Meditation, 24/7 support, advice, diet and Nutrition
  • Employee benefits i.e., up to 25% off gym membership, high street vouchers
  • Free access to 24/7 online GP, mental health support service, Life Events Counselling, Care Concierge Service
  • Tailored development and career opportunities
  • This is a brilliant opportunity for an enthusiastic logistics or business graduate to gain valuable skills and develop a career with our well-established, global logistics company.
  • You will complete various placements (each of them lasting 3-6 months), learning a skillset and allowing you to build comprehensive knowledge of the business.
  • You will also be supported with formal and on the job training and will be matched to a high-level Mentor and Buddy.

Yusen Logistics is an equal opportunities employer, who encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible applicants regardless of their personal circumstances. We make our recruiting decisions solely based on the skillset and experience. Diversity allows us to create an inclusive environment, where our employees can strive and grow their potential.

So, if you’re ready to kickstart your logistics career as a Graduate Trainee, please apply via the button shown. 

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