Logistics done differently.
At XPO Logistics, we're constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Director of Engineering and Solutions, you will be responsible for providing innovative, timely and professional solutions to help keep our operations running smoothly. As part of the XPO team, the fastest-growing company in the Fortune 500, you'll have a starring role in making sure we continue to provide game-changing business solutions for our global customers.
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:
Establish and maintain standards, including preparing a variety of staffing and efficiency analyses, identifying cost savings opportunities, coordinating operations startups, and conducting other studies as needed
Provide technical support and direction to the Industrial Engineers; determine startup and ongoing personnel requirements based on activity levels and product profile
Collaborate with HR, Compliance and the Safety Manager to coordinate and deliver training on safety, environmental, equipment and process requirements
Create equipment and operation supply lists and purchase requisitions
Develop time estimates for process documentation, conversion of existing processes, and the development, testing and implementation of new processes
Publish startup milestones
Partner with the Information Technology team to identify, document and test new IT functionality
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you'll need:
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering
10 years of strong engineering and managerial experience in industrial engineering, with specific expertise in operational layout and material flow in distribution center environments
Proficiency with Windows applications and Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Project; ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications
Proven ability to train and develop individual talent and teams
It'd be great if you also have:
Availability to travel 50% or more at times, depending on business needs
Excellent attention to detail; quick learner with creative problem-solving and analytical skills
Self-motivated, with the ability to influence and guide others in the decision-making processes throughout the project life cycle
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
Be part of something big.
XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oral, 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: Greensboro
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