Senior Operations Manager at XPO Logistics Supply Chain Corporate Services in High Point, North Carolina

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Logistics at full potential.

At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

GXO Logistics has completed the spin-off from XPO Logistics. As we update our systems, there are places throughout the application where you see references to XPO Logistics/XPO. Please substitute GXO for XPO throughout the application as you answer these questions.

As the Senior Operations Manager, you will travel throughout the US to support implementations for aerospace and automotive customers. Become a part of our rapidly growing dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.

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 startups and new operations throughout the US

  • Conceptualize a future state in relatable terms to site operations teams and executive leaders

  • Train new team members and support to ensure effective and smooth operations during the first few months of new site operations

  • Serve as a culture change agent for the use of standard work

  • Serve as a development and educational resource for team members

  • Frequently interact with and build strong, trusting relationships with internal and external customers

  • Report site deployment and project execution progress using standard reporting templates

  • Travel when needed to existing sites to temporarily run a site or manage a shift

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • 5 years of relevant work experience

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and computerized scanner equipment

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Experience with warehouse automation, standing up new sites, and various Warehouse Management Systems

  • 5 years of leadership experience in a distribution environment

  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time

  • Experience in an AS9100 or ISO environment

  • Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement knowledge and experience

  • Experience in warehousing or Third-Party Logistics (3PL)

  • Experience in an aerospace or automotive distribution or manufacturing environment

  • Strong problem-solving techniques and statistical analysis skills

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights

  • Stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time

  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

  • Tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments

Be part of something big.

GXO 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 GXO 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.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO 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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

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