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Project Manager
Aurora, IL
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Post Date: 01/22/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Experience: 5 - 10 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we're constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance, and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Project Manager, you will lead key strategic projects across the organization. You will work cross-functionally to implement solutions, troubleshoot problems, and monitor the effectiveness of strategic initiatives. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to 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:

  • Independently manage projects through all phases to completion
  • Work with business process owners to identify and scope areas of opportunity
  • Creatively scope, manage, and implement projects to meet business needs
  • Collaborate with all levels, including executives, managers, front line, technical experts, and IT
  • Support other project managers

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical field, or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience, preferably in manufacturing or logistics
  • Lean or Six Sigma experience
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Availability to travel up to 25%

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Master's degree
  • Certification in Lean or Six Sigma and/or PMP
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Be part of something big.

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.

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