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Senior Manager, Solutions Engineering

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Naperville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly expanding global company that rewards hard work and dedication? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America's best employers by Forbes. As the Senior Manager, Solutions Engineering, you will be responsible for providing innovative, timely and professional solutions to help keep our operations running smoothly. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Lead and develop a team of professional supply chain engineers, analysts and project managers, continually increasing collective capabilities and skills
  • Manage projects to completion and ensure savings commitments are met
  • Develop and standardize a beneficial approach to customer's supply chain challenges, employing analysis, innovation, and prior experience
  • Perform analyses, data mining and simulations to identify and scope opportunities within the customer's supply chain
  • Define supply chain requirements and solutions approach while ensuring the gathering of accurate information and performing detailed solution design
  • Identify gaps in existing customer supply chain data availability; develop measurement plan, execute collection activities, and ensure data integrity
  • Identify, select, and deploy use of optimization/decision support tools to perform global supply chain studies, packaging and material flow analyses, routing optimization and transportation rate analyses
  • Build and integrate supply chain cost models to quantify total cost of ownership opportunities and subsequent savings
  • Instruct team in Lean methodologies; deliver verifiable productivity via Lean methodology

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 5 years of experience in one or more key functional areas: supply chain management, logistics, decision support systems/technology, transportation management and distribution or procurement functional responsibilities

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Excellent attention to detail; quick learner with creative problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to influence and guide others in the decision-making processes throughout the project life cycle
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

Be part of something big.

XPO 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 XPO a great place to work.

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.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

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 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: Naperville

Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Engineer, Supply Chain Manager, Supply, Manager, Logistics, Engineering, Operations, Management

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Keywords: XPO Logistics, Naperville , Senior Manager, Solutions Engineering, Other , Naperville, Illinois

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