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Associate - XPO Graduate Program

Date: Feb 12, 2019

Location: Knoxville, TN, US, 37916

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

In 2018, Fortune named XPO Logistics among the most admired companies in the world, and Forbes listed us as one of America’s best employers in 2017. At XPO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who want to build a career in the transportation industry. As an Associate – XPO Graduate Program, you will learn about logistics and leadership by gaining working knowledge of the different facets of our business including operations, sales, customer support and service, safety and LEAN principles. You will learn first-hand how to lead a team of professionals who strive toward the common goals of providing the best service to our customers and being the leader in the logistics industry. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Participate in a series of rotational assignments, lasting approximately 8 months each, including operations, warehouse, engineering, transportation, sales, LEAN and finance
  • Communicate effectively with the XPO Graduate Program manager, reporting manager and mentor
  • Perform responsibilities relative to the rotational assignment
  • Meet weekly goals and objectives
  • Learn the basic job functions, skills and qualifications of the rotational assignment
  • Take initiative to learn XPO operations with online resources, reading, observing and working alongside several of our associates

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to relocate for future opportunities; flexibility to be placed in any of our locations across the U.S.
  • Availability to work all shifts including days, evenings, nights and weekends, depending on rotational assignment

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain/Logistics or Engineering
  • Industry experience
  • Confidence to take responsibility for your decisions and actions
  • Good time management skills
  • Aptitude for front-line supervisory positions and operations management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


Nearest Major Market: Knoxville