Freight Operations Supervisor

XPO Logistics Montgomery , NY 12549

Posted 2 months ago

Can you build a team greater than the sum of its parts?

At XPO Logistics, recently named one of the world's most admired companies by Fortune Magazine, we need a Freight Operations Supervisor who can bring out the best in their team. If you know how to inspire people to continuously raise the bar, while taking responsibility for all day-to-day operational responsibilities, you might be an ideal fit for our growing company. As a member of our team, you'll have the support to excel and the resources to build a career you'll be proud of. If you're looking for an outstanding growth opportunity, we hope you'll consider a career with XPO.

Pay, benefits and more.

We're 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:

  • Supervise staff during various inbound, city and/or outbound freight operations

  • Ensure production goals are met by managing tonnage, payroll and other administrative functions

  • Plan hourly employee schedules to meet daily operations goals

  • Enforce all company, FMCSR, OSHA and DOT policies, rules, regulations and laws

  • Coach, train and develop employees in a manner consistent with company policies

  • Act as a champion of our values, demonstrating them and holding your team to the same high standards

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • 2 years of related work experience

  • Knowledge of the Less-than-Truckload (LTL) industry, hazardous materials regulations and DOT rules and regulations

  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Transportation, Distribution or Logistics, 4 years of related work or military experience

  • 2 years of supervisory experience

  • LTL industry experience

  • Positive attitude with the ability to multitask and motivate your team

  • Exceptional leadership, communication and administrative skills

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally

  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery

  • Work outside in inclement weather

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.

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: Middletown

Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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Freight Operations Supervisor

XPO Logistics