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Director, Planning


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.


At GXO, our employees are our greatest asset. We need leaders who will provide guidance and development opportunities for their teams while ensuring organizational policies and procedures are understood and followed. As the Director, Planning, you will support the development, implementation and management of the strategic vision and the execution of our Planning and Analytics Organization. We look to you to champion GXO values, ensuring a differentiated and engaged workforce. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop your career to a level that will exceed your expectations.  


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: 

  • Guide and drive the development of roadmap, solutions and resources necessary to deliver on our customer commitments  
  • Establish and support the execution of processes to meet customer objectives in the areas of resourcing, financial performance, solutions deployment, quality and customer service while maintaining compliance with all applicable internal and external policies  
  • Hire, train, develop and appraise staff effectively; take an active role in leading, mentoring and developing staff in accordance with business and cultural objectives 
  • Implement and maintain operational processes and procedures; work with the planning and analytics team to ensure implementation of tools, applications and processes are met  
  • Prepare and present data on performance and potential improvements for customer solutions
  • Plan and coordinate organizational activities with operational, development and analytical leads to ensure objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner   

What you need to succeed at GXO: 

At a minimum, you’ll need: 

  • 7 years of progressive experience in supply chain management in a supply chain/distribution environment, including forecast modeling, inventory modeling, orders and supply management  

It’d be great if you also have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field 
  • Experience in major construction and manufacturing environments
  • Experience with major manufacturers of microprocessors including the construction of primary fabrication facilities
  • Ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources, and develop, recommend and implement solutions 
  • Demonstrated experience in solutions development, project management, problem-solving techniques and analytics  
  • Proven leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively mentor, coach and lead a collaborative and diverse group of professionals  
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

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: Portland Oregon

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