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Senior Project Manager, Operations

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Nashville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Senior Project Manager, Operations, you will travel throughout the U.S. leading key strategic projects across the business, working cross-functionally to implement solutions, drive performance and monitor the effectiveness of strategic initiatives. If you're ready to grow your career, we have an opportunity for you 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:

  • Utilize your understanding of all aspects of building new sites to effectively and efficiently implement an automated distribution environment
  • Conceptualize a future state in relatable terms to site operations teams and executive leaders
  • Serve as a culture change agent for the use of standard work at all levels of the organization
  • Manage multiple projects to ensure the overall progress of XOS deployment program in terms of stated goals, targets and KPIs are met
  • Frequently interact with and build and maintain a strong, trusting relationship with client
  • Report site deployment and project execution progress using standard reporting templates
  • Work and train operations staff within our warehouse management system and tools

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in transportation and logistics
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Availability to travel up to 75%
  • Lean Expert and/or Six Sigma Blackbelt certified, Lean Master
  • PMP certification
  • Experience with MS Project
  • WMS and warehouse automation implementation experience
  • Strong change management skills
  • Excellent customer service/client relation skills
  • In-depth understanding of third-party logistics systems including warehouse management and order management systems

Be 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.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Project Manager, Lean Six Sigma, Operations, Technology, Management

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