Operations Manager - 1st Shift

XPO Logistics   •  

Dulles, VA

Industry: Transportation

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5 - 7 years

Posted 26 days ago

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Communicate with customers, vendors and operations to ensure customer commitments are met
  • Establish procedures for maintaining overall company quality objectives
  • Provide guidance to supervisors with respect to personnel, quality and safety
  • Hire, train, develop and appraise staff effectively
  • Make recommendations to the Facility Manager on programs to improve operations
  • Manage equipment and coordinate all maintenance needs with the maintenance team
  • Ensure all records/reports are completed on time and maintained appropriately
  • Adhere to and enforce all safe work practices, ensuring the warehouse is compliant with OSHA and other appropriate standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of XPO's quality policy

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of managerial/supervisory experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with computerized scanner equipment
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics or a related field
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience in an AS9100 or ISO environment
  • Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement knowledge and experience
  • Experience in warehousing or Third-Party Logistics (3PL)
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment by monitoring and enforcing safety procedures across all departments
  • Strong problem-solving techniques and statistical analysis skills

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights
  • Stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments