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General Manager at XPO Logistics Supply Chain Inc

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Romeoville, Illinois

Job Description:

Lead our warehouse team to even greater success.

You know how to bring out the best in managers and supervisors, and you have the vision and confidence to get the job done. You’re ready to grow as a professional—to go bigger and better. As the General Manager at XPO Logistics, you’ll be responsible for the efficient operation of the warehouse, order fulfillment, shipping/receiving, and inventory control activities. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

If you’re looking for a growth opportunity and a better lifestyle, 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:

  • Maintain high standards of operational activities, ensuring that the quality management system procedures are implemented throughout the warehouse

  • Efficiently develop and manage organizational resources, policies and procedures for increased depth and breadth of capabilities

  • Ensure compliance with contractual metrics

  • Hire, train, develop, and appraise staff effectively and consult with Human Resources as appropriate

  • Focus on safety, quality and productivity requirements in accordance with company needs and customer requirements

  • Take an active role in site workload planning and volume forecasting

  • Optimize all resources to meet or exceed production, quality, efficiency and customer satisfaction metrics

  • Maintain a safe work environment by adhering to and enforcing safe work practices

  • Lead by example, demonstrating a positive attitude and encouraging teamwork

  • Communicate well with leadership, team members and other departments

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 10 years of progressive experience in supply chain management in a supply chain/distribution environment, with 7 years of management experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, warehouse management (WMS), database, and time-keeping systems

  • Experience managing warehouse equipment, its proper usage, and identifying safety concerns

  • English/Spanish language proficiency

  • Availability to work extended hours, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience in an ISO environment

  • Demonstrated planning, project management, problem-solving techniques and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams of staff to achieve results; experience in a leadership role with oversight of multiple managers and supervisors

Be part of something big. #LI-DK1

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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.

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.