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Senior Manager, Operations

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Job Description:



Logistics done differently.XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Boeing, Home Depot, Ikea, L'Oréal and many others. We're growing worldwide. And we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you. (NYSE: 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 the opportunity to participate in a company bonus. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Grow and develop the strategic sourcing specialists and value added services department for providing capacity solutions for brokerage
  • Grow current and new value-added services for our carrier base
  • Assist in the execution of all operations initiatives in Freight Brokerage and Expedite
  • Work and implement strategies for Sales and Operations
  • Improve buy rates, negative margin accounts/lanes, core carrier usage, and productivity.
  • Mentor and lead a team of Carrier Procurement Representatives:
  • Use data to drive operational and productivity improvements:
  • Clearly understand goals, policies, and procedures of XPO Logistics
  • Maintain confidentiality of company informationWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 5 years of professional experience in the transportation and logistics industryIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
      • 7+ years of professional experience, preferably transportation-related experience
      • 2-4 years of non-asset based brokerage experience
      • Experience in a management or leadership role
      • Conflict resolution experience; ability to prioritize; work effectively within time limits
      • Analytical experience interpreting data to drive decisions
      • Demonstrated ability to influence and lead cross-functional teamsBe 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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Ann Arbor , Senior Manager, Operations, Executive , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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