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Senior Engineer, Solutions Engineering - Hybrid

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Naperville
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:



Solutions driven success. XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 8:00AM-5:00PMAs the Senior Engineer of Solutions Engineering, you'll use rigorous data collection and analysis to craft marketable solutions for clients. You will also identify, propose, and deliver key initiatives that improve the client's supply chain operations and drive efficiency into the XPO account team's internal processes. We will equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop 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:

  • Able to lead all aspects of Supply Chain and Transportation Technology Solutions for Clients including demonstrations, implementation, hands-on execution of configuration, testing and deployment support.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Transportation Management Systems and System Integrations with Clients and Business partners.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support business requirement definition, process design, implementation of processes, and organizational change. Document and maintain functional requirements
  • Research and analyze best practices and Technology driven solutions
  • Develop an understanding of customer processes to enhance cross-functional initiatives and effectively communicate/integrate solution improvements.
  • Develop and Identify cost savings initiatives and manage projects through implementation.
  • Provide value propositions by identifying opportunities through rigorous data collection and analysis; craft marketable solutions for clients
  • Communicate and collaborate project activities to key stakeholders both internally and with clients
  • Help execute process and strategy improvements related to supply chain focused on transportation improvement projects
  • Research root cause of issues - recommend improvements in existing processes and implement action plansWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 2 years of experience in key functional areas: supply chain management, logistics, decision support systems/technology, transportation management, distribution, or procurement functional responsibilities
    • Experience data mining and generating simulations in Microsoft BI, Access, and Excel to identify and scope opportunities within the customer's supply chainIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or other technical and/or analytical field
      • Experience with ILOG, Supply Chain Guru, Appian or data modeling
      • Experience in multiple logistics-related systems and transportation management systems
      • Lean six sigma experience
      • Experience collecting and analyzing data for modeling, network optimization and/or transportation redesign purposes
      • Experience preparing and delivering presentations
      • Strong project management skillsBe part of something big.#LI-Hybrid 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. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.
        The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.
        Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Naperville , Senior Engineer, Solutions Engineering - Hybrid, Engineering , Naperville, Illinois

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