XPO Logistics

Senior Manager – Ann Arbour – USA

Job Overview

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 providers

What 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

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XPO Logistics

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