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Mainfreight New Zealand

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

2021 Graduate Programme

The Mainfreight Development Programme seeks those willing to get stuck in and are keen to embrace all kinds of challenges and new experiences.
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Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job
Number of Vacancies
Start Date

Application dates

Applications Open
18 Oct 2021
Applications Close
24 Oct 2021

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
Qualifications Accepted
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration
International Business
Office Studies
Project Management
Event Management
Human Resources
Hospitality Management
Retail & Merchandising
Marketing & Advertising
Public Relations
Transport, Logistics & Procurement
Media Studies
Fashion Design
Film & TV
Fine Arts
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
Creative Writing
Performing Arts
Creative Arts (all other)
Gender Studies
Indigenous Studies
International Development
Peace & Conflict
Refugees & Forced Migration
International Studies
Modern Languages
Translating & Interpreting
Librarianship & Curatorial Studies
Policy Studies
Political Science
Public Administration
Social Work & Sociology
Theology & Comparative Religion
Humanities (all other)
Social Science (all other)
Liberal Arts
Interior Design
Landscape Architecture
Construction Management
Property, Land & Real Estate
Quantity Surveying
Sustainable Development
Urban Design & Town Planning

Working rights

New Zealand

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
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The Mainfreight Graduate Development Programme

The Mainfreight Development Programme seeks those willing to get stuck in and are keen to embrace all kinds of challenges and new experiences.

Have you recently graduated?

Mainfreight has a rolling recruitment process, so that we are able to meet the needs and wants of our ever changing customer base, and we are looking for new team now who can start in 2021. If the below sounds like you and you are ready to start in the next two to three months apply now.

Your First 12 months at Mainfreight.

Roll up your sleeves for a practical and hands-on learning experience at the core of our business. Bringing value to your role, team and branch you will have the ability to grab opportunities with both hands and help paint the world blue.

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.

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.

What do I need to be eligible?

We see your qualifications as just a part of who you are. We don’t look for specific degrees, we are keen to take on people with all different perspectives to provide diverse ways of thinking and approaching challenges. We're just as interested in your sports and interests, your part time jobs and how you'll fit our special culture.

To be considered for this position you must:

  • be a New Zealand citizen or resident
  • pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test
  • pass a background check
  • Provide evidence of a COVID 19 Vaccination
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Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
New Zealand