Operations Manager

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Boeing, Home Depot, Ikea, L'Or al 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)
 


GENERAL SUMMARY:


 


This Operations Manager I position is part of a resource team responsible the implementation of new business start-ups across the country. This position requires 75% travel for a period of 6 months across various states.  Once start-ups are complete, this position will be located in the Allentown/Philadelphia, PA region.


 


The Operations Manager I provides support to home delivery services for a designated market/ region. Position is responsible for managing daily operations of their assigned facility and assigned motor carriers.  This Operations Manager I position is also responsible for assisting in the training of new clients during new business start-up.


 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES:



  • Manager Motor Carriers operating 6 days per week in multiple locations, assisting in route planning and route monitoring for current day region of deliveries.

  • Pre-screen contract carriers from incoming applicant database for contract eligibility based on DOT standards and company policy.

  • Build relationships with customers to ensure continued operating improvements

  • Work with national sales team on pricing, competitive advantages and disadvantages to facilitate new avenues of growth.

  • Manage expense accurately and meet P&L budget goals.


 


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCIES:



  • Minimum Required Education: Associate€™s degree in a business related field or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum Required Experience: 2+ years logistics management experience; new business start-up experience

  • Desirable Education/Experience: Bachelor€™s degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management and 1-3 CR1  years of logistics or transportation experience

  • Analytical Skills

    • Identifies and resolves problems.

    • Demonstrates attention to detail

    • Identifies opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources and develops/recommends/implements solutions.



  • Communication Skills €“

    • Writes clearly and informatively. Edits work for spelling and grammar.

    • Presents organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience.



  • Time Management Skills -

    • Demonstrates follow-up skills.

    • Provides timely and professional support to all internal/external customers and vendors.



  • Other   -

    • Works with minimal supervision.

    • Establishes and maintains effective, collaborative work relationships both internally and externally.

    • Maintains strict confidentiality.



  • Basic Computer Skills  €“

    • Strong Fluency user of Windows applications and Microsoft Office programs such as MS Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

    • Quickly learns and achieves proficiency in new software applications as needed.



  • Other Technical / Computer Skills -

    • Thorough knowledge of internal company software applications applicable to position/business unit.




 


WORK ENVIRONMENT:


 


Hours of Work/Travel



  • Extended hours including weekends.

  • Hours cover early mornings, evenings and weekends

  • Local travel between branches required weekly

  • 75% travel for the first 6 months across various states


 


Physical Activity


Able to lift up to 25 pounds.




  CR1 Desirable experience should be more than the required.




 


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.




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