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Project Manager

Date: Apr 24, 2019

Location: Ann Arbor, MI, US, 48105

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Project Manager, you will lead key strategic projects across the enterprise. You’ll work cross-functionally to implement solutions, troubleshoot problems and monitor the effectiveness of strategic initiatives. Join XPO, the fastest-growing company on the Fortune 500, and you’ll have a starring role in helping us continue to provide daily freight solutions for our global customers.

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:

  • Independently manage projects through all phases to completion
  • Work with business process owners to identify and scope areas of opportunity  
  • Creatively scope, manage and implement projects to meet business needs
  • Collaborate with team members at all levels, including executives, managers, front line leaders, technical experts and IT
  • Support other project managers as needed

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical field or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of experience, preferably in manufacturing or logistics
  • Lean or Six Sigma experience
  • Experience in project management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Availability to travel up to 25%

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree
  • Lean or Six Sigma Certification and/or PMP
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Access 
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

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.


Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit