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Senior Manager, Linehaul

Company: XPO
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: January 24, 2023

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, Linehaul, you will lead multiple projects in the Linehaul network space to drive improvements in cost, efficiency, and on-time service for XPO's Purchased Transportation network. You'll manage $500 million in spend, formulate processes and programs, and ensure successful achievement of operational goals and objectives. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career 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:

  • Collaborate with direct reports and departmental teams on achieving goals and performance targets
  • Drive for results through leadership and clear communication with team; create continuous improvement opportunities to reduce costs and improve profitability
  • Participate in establishing strategic plans with senior management team; develop IT solutions, BI reports, and third-party transportation providers
  • Partner with field management teams to aggressively search for opportunities to improve operational execution, cost savings and profitability
  • Collaborate with all levels and departments to include executives and leaders of several functional areas, including Engineering, Operations, Maintenance, Finance, IT, BI and Safety
  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for assigned area; manage multiple teams with related activities that represent or significantly impact a sub-function
  • Oversee projects that directly impact business unit strategy
  • Participate in business unit or corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people
  • Continual review and modification of network design
  • Build and maintain partnerships with third party transportation providersWhat you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 5 years of experience in an LTL, supply chain or transportation service company
    • Prior experience purchasing LTL and Truckload transportation
    • Previous supervisory experience in a team-focused environment
    • Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain management techniques and processes
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint); ability to perform and direct moderately complex analysis in Excel
    • Ability to manage personnel on-site and remotely It'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field such as Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Finance, etc., or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
      • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time
      • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and leadership skills
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive materials and information
      • P&L management experience 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, Ann Arbor , Senior Manager, Linehaul, Professions , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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