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Technology Graduate Programme

Date: 14-Sep-2022

Location: Northampton, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Logistics is an industry that is rapidly growing, and we want you to be a part of it. 


As a strategic partner for blue-chip companies and a leading innovator of advanced warehouse automation and robotics, GXO are the number one pure-play contract logistics provider, supporting businesses in some of the world’s most complex and high-growth industries. 


We see endless opportunities to drive innovation, engineering the next generation of logistics by shaping the future of our industry with cutting-edge solutions to unlock further potential for the multi-national companies we serve. 


GXO employs over 100,000 across the world, with locations in countries across Europe, America and Asia - partnering with customers such as ASOS, EE, Heineken, Carrefour, Waitrose, Virgin Media, Nestlé, zooplus and LVMH, to name only a few. 


What does the technology graduate programme entail? 


Our technology graduate programme is broken down into three eight-month placements in varied locations throughout the UK, including the possibility of international travel. With the opportunity to get involved with both centralised and client-based placements, be prepared to see the diversity of roles we have here at GXO. 


Designed to give you experience in wide variety of areas, one of your placements will be centred around the building blocks of technology - from applications to BI, infrastructure and networks. Secondly, you’ll gain insight and make an impact in our project delivery lifecycle through active project exposure. Lastly, we can offer you experience within our global service function including incident management and service improvement. 


This will ensure you gain a well-rounded view of our business and allow you to build key relationships at all levels to support the acceleration of your career. You’ll need to be dedicated, driven and up for a challenge, but we’re confident that we can give you the tools to develop into a full-time, permanent role at the end of the programme and build a successful career in our technology-led industry. 


What training and development will I receive? 


With a focus on your continued development and growth, your GXO graduate journey will be underpinned by a bespoke development plan. Enabling you to achieve your potential and internationally recognised certifications including Lean and Agile methodologies, as well as leadership skills and access to our bespoke global learning platform, GXO University. 


What do I need to be considered? 


Candidates should be degree-qualified with a demonstrable passion for innovation and technology. 


We are looking for candidates with a passion for innovation and technology. You will need enthusiasm, logic, an inquisitive nature with a drive to make to impact and deliver results. 


What support will I receive? 


You will be given responsibility from day one, along with an amazing support network of colleagues, mentors and senior managers, some of whom also came through the same programme themselves! 


Our Graduate Academy team are always on hand to offer advice through regular one-to-ones, graduate webinars and tailored development events. The team are here to ensure that you are getting the most out of all your placements while guiding you through your GXO journey. 


If you’re looking for a career (and not just a job) that will challenge but also reward you, the GXO Graduate Academy is the place to launch your career. 


Sound good so far? If so, we’d love to hear from you – apply today and one of the team will be in touch to talk you through the process and answer any initial questions you may have.


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are Disability Confident Committed as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.