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Senior Manager, Operations

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Naperville
Posted on: June 21, 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. As the Senior Manager, Operations, you will provide strategic leadership and direction for our Transportation Management services offering. You'll also define opportunities for improvement and efficiencies, while identifying areas of growth. 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 with a company that's clearly going places, join us at 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:

  • Define requirements for transportation operations and ensure the implementation of new strategies and initiatives to effectively meet or exceed company requirements and customer expectations
  • Develop and deploy transportation operational and management solutions, and establish business controls and processes to support regional transportation operations
  • Provide direct supervisory control of transportation team to ensure service level standards are met
  • Identify and deploy a broad range of customer cost-saving initiatives through established processes; achieve budget and operating income goals
  • Lead HR development efforts through appropriate training, development and succession planning
  • Identify growth opportunities with current and new customers; perform account management functions for select customers
  • Recognize and manage operational risks/security practices; implement best practices and provide a safe work environment; support legal processes and enable legal dispute resolutionsWhat you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 5 years of experience in logistics or transportation management
    • Working knowledge of and experience in the functional areas of transportation, warehousing, distribution, inventory planning and management, network analysis and materials management
    • Experience with financial management and business integration; HR technical skills
    • Availability to work extended hours, including evenings, nights and weekends; available for travel to customer and multiple operating locationsIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree or MBA in Logistics or a related field
      • 8 years of experience in transportation and logistics management
      • Previous experience in the Oil & Gas Industry
      • Previous experience integrating new business and launching customer accounts
      • Proven leadership and collaboration skills with experience effectively supervising, coaching and influencing employees
      • P&L experience
      • Excellent analytical, communication and time management skillsBe 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 , Senior Manager, Operations, Professions , Naperville, Illinois

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