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Manager Operations Support
Fort Worth, TX
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Post Date: 01/23/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Experience: 5 - 10 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take the lead? Fortune named XPO Logistics among the most admired companies in the world, and we are on the Forbes list as one of America's best employers. At XPO, our employees are our greatest asset, and we need leaders like you to coach and inspire them. As the Manager of Operations Support for the Implementations Launch Team, you will ensure the establishment, implementation and maintenance of processes needed for the Quality Management System. You'll promote awareness of customer requirements and have the organizational freedom to resolve matters pertaining to quality, helping us maintain superior levels of product/service conformity. 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 more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Drive key quality, inventory and other critical metrics across the site by utilizing continuous improvement tools and processes
  • Lead associates in executing daily roles, while working in a safe and efficient manner
  • Schedule, review and monitor work instructions with supervisors and associates in designated areas of responsibility
  • Ensure review of facility/department training status and schedule training according to set frequency; ensure training requirements are met in a timely manner
  • Write specifications for new developments and system enhancements
  • Analyze client requirements, determine fit and customizations, develop proposals, gather supporting data for cost estimates, and present XPO's capabilities and solutions to prospective clients
  • Serve as project manager for system implementations and upgrades; provide ongoing support as needed
  • Support implementations by delivering documented implementation plans, configuring systems, training users and providing post-implementation support
  • Perform process and data modeling
  • Generate project ideas and solutions
  • Implement change within and across departments
  • Utilize and maintain warehouse management system processes to deliver appropriate work documents and outcomes

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline
  • 5 or more years of experience in the utilization of Lean Six Sigma methodologies
  • Previous experience leading value stream assessments and Lean improvement events (Kaizen events)
  • Proven ability to communicate well with leadership, team members, internal departments and client representatives

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Willingness to travel at least 75% of the time, and sometimes 100% of the time for short durations
  • Experience with the implementation of new distribution centers
  • Experience improving business processes
  • Distribution and e-commerce experience, with heavy utilization of continuous process improvement methodologies
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization; strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Results-oriented work style; highly-organized with a strong sense of urgency and the ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Objective and open-minded; an out-of-the-box thinker, problem-solver and change agent
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive attitude and promote teamwork in meeting goals and objectives

Be part of something big. #LI-KD1

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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