we hire tomorrow's leaders, today 

At Mainfreight we are focused on growing our own people in our own unique style. Whether you join us from university, school or another job, our philosophy is the same: To hire people with the right characteristics, then help them develop the skills they need to lead a team, a branch or a country one day.

The pace of our rapid global expansion is fuelled by the strength, adaptability and mobility of our team. Which is why we’re focused on helping you develop the professional and personal strategies, tools and life skills to step into any role in the business, anywhere in the world.

We believe the specifics of any role can be learned; the game-changer here is leadership competencies.

Which is why we’re committed to growing our own world-class talent pool and promoting from within. Regardless of your age, academic qualifications, nationality or experience, if you’ve got what it takes, we’ll help you go as far as you dare.

Building on your strengths

As a potential future leader you can expect professional development based around your unique mix of skills and talents. We’re big on identifying and growing your personal strengths – and helping you work on any gaps.  Whatever it takes, you’ll get the opportunity to grow as a leader and as a person with Mainfreight.

You’ll work in an environment where assuming responsibility, challenging and making decisions is encouraged. Show us what you've got and we'll help you prepare to take on any role in the business.  

One thing you can count on: your leadership journey will be different to anybody else's! 


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"This is a place where you can learn, develop and master both the professional and life-skills that are essential to a global career with us."