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Senior Director, Operations

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Carol Stream
Posted on: September 18, 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 Director, Operations, you will provide leadership for our freight forwarding products, act as the functional lead for strategic development within the overall market and enhance and grow new business opportunities with established customers. We'll count on your skills and years of experience to be a strong advocate of our company values, ensuring an engaged workforce, loyal customers, efficient operations, and a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, 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:

  • Support Director/Manager level employees at multiple sites with daily operational activities
    • Meet or exceed established business and profit growth targets; remain accountable for product P&L at the business unit level.
    • Assist senior leadership with critical matters related to the business
    • Establish and ensure operational implementation and compliance with processes and procedures for handling the freight product
    • Maintain strategic relationships with appropriate vendors, including pricing and service standards; coordinate with the vendor base to ensure strategic compliance with XPO goals and objectives
    • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
    • Support sales in developing new customers in the market and onboarding those customers to operations
    • Assist in the development and implementation of new product and service offerings to meet customer needs in alignment with their goals and objectives
    • Manage a team, focusing on specific growth opportunities and trends to leverage industry benchmarks and provide year-over-year improvement of KPI measurements What you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
      • 7 years of experience in operations for a carrier, freight forwarder/NVO and/or consolidator/Third-Party Logistics (3PL) organizationIt'd be great if you also have:
        • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or Logistics
        • Availability to occasionally travel between branches, regions and corporate headquarters
        • 10 years of progressive transportation management experienceBe 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, Carol Stream , Senior Director, Operations, Professions , Carol Stream, Illinois

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