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Lead Investigator, Employee Relations - GXO Logistics


Logistics at full potential. 


At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


GXO Logistics has completed the spin-off from XPO Logistics. As we update our systems, there are places throughout the application where you see references to XPO Logistics/XPO.  Please substitute GXO for XPO throughout the application as you answer these questions.


Logistics at Full Potential.

This role will support the recently announced GXO part of the organization, which represents the intended spinoff of our global contract logistics business.  GXO stands for ‘Game Changing Opportunities’; with ~100,000 people comprising GXO’s global team, we are on a journey toward a new era, together. We’re a bold, future-focused company, driven by technology. If you’re excited about reaching your full potential, we have an opportunity for you.


As the Lead Investigator, Compliance, you will be responsible for coordinating and conducting independent compliance investigations, in close collaboration with Human Resources.


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:

  • Assist in reviewing compliance reports and identifying issues to be investigated.
  • Oversee and conduct compliance investigations across the organization
  • Promptly identify and escalate issues relating to areas of legal or compliance risk.
  • Act as the point of contact for advice and mentorship on investigation issues for your area of responsibility
  • Lead complex compliance and employee relations investigations; effectively summarize findings and mitigation opportunities in written reports.
  • Coordinate information requests and EEOC and agency claims
  • Liaise closely with the Human Resources team in managing, assessing and conducting investigations;
  • Review the overall accuracy and completeness of investigations on the case management system
  • Prepare timely and accurate analytical reports on investigation issues and trends
  • Assist in developing and implementing a standardized investigative process across the region
  • Deliver investigative training as required

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 4 years of related work experience
  • Experience managing and conducting investigations
  • Knowledge of compliance, labor law, legal terminology and related practices
  • Familiarity with data protection laws and the coordination of data protection requirements in the investigative process

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business Management, Law, Human Resources or a related area
  • Master’s or law degree
  • 7 years of experience conducting investigations
  • Experience working in Human Resource

Be part of something big.



GXO 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 GXO 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.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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