Operations Manager

XPO Logistics   •  

Kennesaw, GA

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 61 days ago

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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees are our greatest asset and we’re always on the lookout for inspirational leaders who know how to get the best out of their team. As the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing a wide variety of production activities to successfully achieve company and customer objectives. We’ll count on your skills and years of experience to be a champion of our company values, ensuring an engaged workforce, loyal customers, efficient operations and a bright future for yourself and XPO.

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:

  • Oversee all production functions, including labor management, quality assurance and safety
  • Lead and supervise the production department and staff consisting of up to 9 salaried and 500 hourly full-time and seasonal employees
  • Train and evaluate employee performance; recommend or initiate hiring, promotions and transfers, or carry out disciplinary actions
  • Review, generate and implement processes to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Measure work performance; compare results to objectives and take corrective actions
  • Update and communicate information from regulatory agencies, company initiatives or customer requirements
  • Generate and review production reports; research and resolve product discrepancies
  • Proactively communicate with customers regarding production status
  • Work closely with the General Manager to meet financial targets

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of broad technical supply chain experience, including 5 years in operations within the distribution logistics field
  • Experience in a leadership role with oversight of multiple supervisors or superintendents
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and warehouse management systems (WMS)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends
  • Experience in a Red Prairie, Nulogy, SAP or ISO environment
  • Experience working in a food production environment
  • Strong problem-solving techniques and statistical analysis skills

Be part of something big. #LI-LB1

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oreal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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.