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Vice President, Operations

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: September 15, 2018

Job Description:

Logistics done differently. XPO Logistics, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is looking for a highly skilled professional who knows how to get the best out of their team. As the Vice President Operations, you will be responsible for the success of the total customer experience including overall direction, service, and financial performance, as well as growth for Brokerage operations. If you're ready to grow your career-to go bigger and better-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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day: Execute a cohesive strategy for disciplined growth across all the collective operations including Brokerage and Expedite Oversee and optimize operational processes including sales incentive programs, customer and carrier contractual agreements, key employee hires, and IT applications Develop and execute high-growth financial plans and report on performance against plan Coordinate branch activities through planning with district directors, managers, and supervisors to ensure objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner Achieve significant P&L success through measureable improvements in revenue, margin, cost efficiency, profitability, employee productivity, safety, and compliance Develop compelling sales and marketing initiatives that communicate XPO's value proposition for the Brokerage customer; collaborate and cross-sell with other divisions to strengthen brand awareness as a single-source supply chain partner Develop an effective strategy for attracting and retaining quality partner carriers What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need: Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Logistics 7 years of experience in transportation management Proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications Availability to travel It'd be great if you also have: 10 years of progressive experience in transportation management Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience Proven leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively supervise, coach, and influence employees Confidence to take calculated risks, make strategic, results-oriented decisions, and accept responsibility for the results (positive or negative) Ability to develop insightful, value-added, and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results; produce unambiguous, comprehensive, and accurate interpretations Be part of something big. LI-PW1 XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Or--al, 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. Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Charlotte , Vice President, Operations, Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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