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Associate, Graduate Program

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Naperville
Posted on: November 17, 2021

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. As an Associate - XPO Graduate Program, you will learn about logistics, leadership, and operations by gaining a working understanding of operations, solutions, commercial and financial requirements, sales, customer support and service, safety, LEAN principles, and other facets of our business. You will learn first-hand how to lead a team of professionals who strive toward the common goals of providing the best service to our customers and being the leader in the logistics industry. If you're ready to build a career you can be proud of—we have the opportunity for you to grow with XPO. 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:

  • Participate in a series of rotational assignments, lasting approximately 8 months each, which may include operations, warehouse, engineering, transportation, sales, LEAN, finance, and other departments
  • Communicate effectively with the XPO Graduate Program manager, reporting manager, and mentor
  • Perform responsibilities relative to the rotational assignment
  • Meet weekly goals and objectives
  • Learn the basic job functions, skills, and qualifications of the rotational assignment
  • Take initiative to learn XPO Logistics operations with online resources, reading, observing, and working alongside several of our associatesWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • Experience with Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Willingness to relocate for future opportunities; flexibility to be placed in any of our locations across the United States
    • Availability to work all shifts including days, evenings, nights, and weekends depending on rotational assignmentIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Engineering or similar
      • Transportation and logistics industry experience
      • Confidence to take responsibility for your decisions and actions
      • Good time management skills
      • Aptitude for front-line supervisory positions and operations management
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audienceBe part of something big. 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 , Associate, Graduate Program, Professions , Naperville, Illinois

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