Junior Professional Programme Road Freight

Our Junior Professional Programme offers you the perfect career entry into the world of freight forwarding.

Info about the programme
Drei junge Mitarbeiter arbeiten gemeinsam an einer lebensgroßen Weltkarte mit Stecknadeln

Facts about the Junior Professional Programme

The program in short

With our Junior Professional Programme you can draw on all the experience and skills you have already gained in this exciting logistics sector. Ideally, you will combine a specialised commercial apprenticeship with further training as a transport specialist or hold a Bachelor’s degree with a focus on Logistics. As a junior professional, you will get to know the locations of Rhenus Freight Logistics throughout Germany during 6-month project assignments and will be extensively prepared for your first entry-level position. Now it’s time to gather impressions, contribute ideas and build a strong network. Always at your side: An experienced mentor and the management. You can look forward to orientation and room to manoeuvre in equal measure.

Your advantages

You start with a thorough onboarding – we welcome you and familiarise you with our logistics world.

Your personality can grow beyond itself with us. Training and honest feedback help with this.

Personal mentoring guarantees that your questions are always heard.

Once you have passed your probationary period, you will be offered permanent employment.

Und darüber hinaus

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You can look over the shoulder of the management, take on responsibility and expand your skills in various training courses.

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Every assignment is different, every project brings new insights – thus, your wealth of experience grows with each passing day.

These could be your trainee stations

Standort: Unna

Project 1:Operational Project - Optimisation of Local Traffic

  • Carrying out data analyses, creating reports and deriving optimization options.
  • Compilation of tariff comparisons and routing tables.
  • Analysis of the workload progression.
  • Development of the disposition plan.

Standort: Kirchheim

Project 2: Management Assistant

  • Conduct mass transit and use assessments and analyses.
  • Recording of repair requirements at the site.
  • Process analysis and derivation of recommendations for action.
  • Preparation of an exposße and sales portfolio.

Standort: Hilden

Project 3: Processes and Development

  • Design of new processes and support of the implementation in cooperation with the business unit.
  • Preparation of reports and project status reports.
  • Support in the preparation of training courses and their implementation.
  • Support in the development of concepts for the integration of IT systems.

Standort: Forst

Project 4: Management Assistance - Intergration Process

  • Integration of a new location into the Rhenus Road Freight world.
  • Process recording in the depoartments as well as analysis and development of measures.
  • Introduction of new systems and working methods.
  • Supporting individual employees in settling into the new corporate culture.

Felix Brockt
Felix Brockt | | Junior Professional | Rhenus Road Freight

After the programme is before the new career goal

Operational Management Position

  • In an operational management position – e.g. as Head of Customer Service – you will steer and develop your team with entrepreneurial vision.
  • You will implement and optimise internal team processes and also coordinate cross-departmental workflows with precision.
  • With a trained eye for detail, you will assess key quality indicators and confidently initiate all necessary measures.
  • In this role, you will use statistics, service evaluations, reporting and forecasts to ensure the long-term and sustainable satisfaction of our customers.

Project Management

  • If your career path takes you in the direction of project management, one of your tasks will be to put our logistics processes to the test.
  • You will skilfully identify optimisation potential and provide conclusive recommendations for action.
  • In order to continuously improve our supply chain, you will plan, manage and implement numerous (sub-)projects.
  • As the technical contact person, you will be responsible for all project phases, monitor the achievement of milestones and deliver complete status reports. In doing so, you routinely use the tools and methods from the exciting field of logistics project management that are optimally suited to the respective project.

Strategic Assistance

  • Do you like to plan far ahead and get involved at the highest level? Then you are in the right place in the area of strategic assistance.
  • You will support the management in operational business as well as in strategic issues, project-related or in relation to our general development.
  • Among other things, this involves the development and introduction of new products or reaching our target groups. Your agenda will therefore include strategic decision-making as well as clearly structured analyses and presentations.
No suitable trainee program?
Then it might be with the "Step-forward!" programs

No suitable trainee program?

Our "Step forward!" trainee programs are suitable for all those who would like to actively participate in different projects. No matter which specialized division you choose - Logistics, Sales, Finance & Controlling or HR - you will get to know the entire Rhenus Group.