Our paid & benefits-eligible trainee and rotational programs for recent graduates are hands-on and designed to develop the next generation of leaders at NFI.
Exposure to Industry Leaders
5-6 month rotation
As an Operations Trainee, you will rotate through all functions within one of our distribution centers or transportation offices to gain a stronger understanding of both the supply chain industry as well as NFI's operations. During your rotations, you'll work through essential operations duties and gain hands-on leadership experience through shadowing and coaching. Key skills include leadership ability, effective communication, and a background in supply chain or knowledge of the industry.
After your program, this role leads to:Warehouse Operations Supervisor | Transportation Supervisor|Project Analyst|Inventory Control Supervisor| & more.
As a Sales Trainee, you will rotate between our Distribution, Transportation, Brokerage, Account Management, Transportation Management, Port Service, and IDS teams to learn the business, industry, and what we sell before learning to sell it yourself. During your program, you'll also get exposure to sales calls, account management, and Quarterly Business Reviews. Key skills include supply chain knowledge, public speaking, and capacity to learn.
After your program, this role leads to:Sales Executive|Account Manager
As an IT Trainee, you will rotate through our Distribution support, project delivery, EDI, and SCI teams to interact with multiple parts of the business and gain supply chain industry knowledge while developing as an IT professional. Key skills include a preferred background in either IT or supply chain, basic IT skills, familiarity with SQL and data manipulation in Microsoft Suite.
After your program, this role leads to: Business Analyst | Application Support Specialist
As an Engineering Trainee, you will rotate through our Distribution and Fleet Services teams to gain industry knowledge and an understanding of process flow and design within our operations. During your program, you will get exposure to SQL, Python, Excel, and 3G/Navitrace. Key skills include LEAN exposure, Six Sigma exposure, general supply chain knowledge, proficiency in Microsoft Suite, and soft skills such as communication and follow-through.
After your program, this role leads to: Supply Chain Engineer
See what our graduate trainees have to say“NFI wants their employees to be successful in their roles and will guide individuals to be better professionally so they can grow in their careers. It provided me with hands-on experience in Distribution, Transportation, Integrated Logistics, and Transportation Management."Alexandria Segich-MaherSales Executive (Previously a Sales Management Trainee)
See what our graduate trainees have to say“I decided to join NFI after learning about the culture and sense of family. The Manager Trainee Program at NFI provides recent graduates with immediate access to developing themselves as a leader from the start. NFI provides every opportunity to promote individual learning, cross-training, and vertical opportunities for employees."Nick RanieriOperations Supervisor (Previously a Management Trainee)
See what our graduate trainees have to say“I grew up seeing NFI trucks in the NJ area and after graduating from South Carolina, I was interested in relocating to New Jersey. I was taught the core functions of the industry as well as the areas with room for growth and improvement."Trent StroupOperations Manager
(Previously a Management Trainee)
Forbes Names NFI One of the Best Employers for Women in the U.S.