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Supervisor, Operations - 2nd Shift

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Job Description:

2nd Shift, Monday-Friday, 2:00PM- 10:30PMLogistics done differently. At XPO Logistics, we believe that providing superior support and solutions to our customers drives our success, and we want to put you behind the wheel. As the Supervisor, Operations, you will be responsible for overseeing daily operations and supplier performance. You'll also ensure that all transportation, communication and customer service issues and requests are resolved in a manner that meets or exceed the customer's expectations. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you build a career you can be proud of. 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:

  • Review all available freight for linehauls and routes to ensure the lowest cost options are maintained within a private fleet
  • Manage Load Planners who are responsible for building routes, updating tracking information and dispatching fleet drivers, as well as dockworkers who load/unload and stage freight
  • Investigate and resolve internal issues that impact job performance, employee morale and customer satisfaction, as well as issues submitted by customers, suppliers or clients
  • Practice continuous improvement by reviewing procedures and work habits, and implementing steps to lower costs while increasing performance; introduce Lean concepts into the operation at all levels
  • Schedule daily workload based on input from customer, dispute requests from suppliers, PRRs and warning letters
  • Monitor and prioritize weekly disputes and escalation requests from customer and supplier; compile supplier dispute data and chart supplier on-time shipping performance
  • Track and document delivery performance; update and maintain organized files on all shipping documents and analyze root cause reasons for poor shipping performance
  • Maintain a safe work environment that is free from harassment, drugs and workplace violence; promptly document and report all issues, concerns and incidents to management What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 2 years of experience in transportation or logisticsIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in a related field
      • Experience working with a Transportation Management Systems (TMS), preferably Oracle Transportation Management
      • Experience with process improvement initiatives
      • Strong leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively supervise, coach and influence employees
      • A willingness to work cross-functionally on multiple accounts
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including presenting clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience 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. XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO 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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Pontiac , Supervisor, Operations - 2nd Shift, Hospitality & Tourism , Pontiac, Michigan

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