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Senior Director of Operations at XPO Logistics Supply Chain Inc in Lebanon, Indiana

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

You know how to bring out the best in managers and supervisors, and you have the vision and confidence to get the job done. As the Senior Director of Operations at XPO Logistics, you will leverage your skills and years of experience to drive results, maximize employee engagement and maintain clear and frequent communication on every level. As a part of the XPO team, you'll have a starring role in helping us continue to provide outstanding solutions to our global customers.

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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Oversee the day-to-day management of the facilities

  • Ensure that the quality management system procedures and processes are implemented and maintained

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

  • Implement and maintain operational processes and procedures, report on performance and initiate improvements for operations

  • Establish and meet site objectives in the areas of financial performance, safety, quality and customer service; provide accurate and timely submission of key quality, financial and safety reports

  • Effectively hire, train, develop and appraise staff; take immediate corrective action as necessary and consult with Human Resources team as appropriate

  • Coordinate plant activities through planning with departmental managers and supervisors to ensure objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner

  • Provide direction, development and leadership to managers and supervisors

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

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with computerized scanner equipment

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Master's degree

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Experience in an AS9100 or ISO environment

  • Experience in supply chain management in a distribution environment

  • Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement experience

  • Strong problem-solving techniques and statistical analysis skills

  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills

  • Working knowledge of financial accounting and human resources practices

  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a champion for consistently maintaining a safe work environment; able to lead by example and coach senior team members on properly enforcing safety practices

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.

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.