Sr. VP Operations

XPO Logistics   •  

High Point, NC

Industry: Manufacturing


15+ years

Posted 40 days ago

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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know that our success depends on our ability to provide the highest level of support and solutions to our customers. As the Senior Vice President of Operations, you will ensure that the business development efforts in multiple verticals are effective and must have or be able to develop relationships at senior levels with major potential and existing clients. You will also be responsible for effectively communicating the vision for the business and creating a highly-engaged, motivated team to execute the business plan. We look to you to champion XPO values, ensuring a differentiated and engaged workforce.

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:

  • Implement and maintain operations processes and procedures, report on performance and initiating improvements for operations
  • Establish and meet site(s) objectives in the areas of financial performance, safety, quality, and customer service in compliance with all applicable internal and external policies
  • Provide accurate and timely submission of key quality, financial, and safety reports
  • Hire, train, develop, and appraise staff effectively; take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy
  • Coordinate plant(s) activities through planning with departmental directors, managers, and supervisors to ensure objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Provide direction, development and leadership to Directors, Managers, and Supervisors

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Operations Management
  • 15 years of progressive career advancement in supply chain
  • Senior Executive leadership experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 50% to 75% of the time
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business information

It’d be great if you also have:

  • MBA
  • Ability to develop key members of the team to achieve superior performance
  • Proven abilities as a collaborative, innovative and strategic thinker who is decisive and has a strong results-orientation; demonstrates high sense of urgency, personal energy and stamina to handle multiple priorities and extensive time demands
  • Strong communication skills to build and nurture new and existing business relationships while comfortably presenting XPO’s vision, strategy, and value proposition
  • Demonstrated high level of personal integrity

Be part of something big.

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.