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Director of Operations - 2nd Shift

Date: Mar 4, 2021

Location: Clayton, IN, US, 46118

Company: XPO Logistics

2nd Shift, Monday - Thursday, 4:00pm - 2:00am


Logistics done differently.  

At XPO Logistics, our employees are our greatest asset, and we’re always on the lookout for leaders who will provide guidance and developmental opportunities for their team, while ensuring organizational policies and procedures are understood and followed. As the Director of Operations, you will be responsible for the 2nd shift operations, including the oversight of processes, reporting, improvements and personnel. We will equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career goals. 


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:  

  • Oversee the management of all client distribution and supply chain operations
  • Support organic growth of client account by identifying and implementing additional client value opportunities
  • Manage productivity, quality and safety standards in accordance with company needs and customer requirements  
  • Implement and maintain operational processes and procedures; prepare reports on performance and potential improvements for operations 
  • Provide direction, development and leadership for managers and supervisors
  • Analysis of startup and ongoing personnel requirements for automation solutions based on product profile and activity levels   
  • Establish and meet site objectives in the areas of financial performance, safety, quality and customer service, while maintaining 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 in a timely manner and in accordance with company policies  
  • Plan and coordinate plant activities with departmental managers and supervisors to ensure objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner   

What you need to succeed at XPO:  

At a minimum, you’ll need:  

  • 7 years of managerial/supervisory experience   
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and computerized scanner equipment  
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends 

It’d be great if you also have:  

  • Bachelor’s or master's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business or related field 
  • Experience in supply chain management in a distribution environment 
  • Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement experience 
  • Experience in an AS9100 or ISO environment 
  • Working knowledge of financial accounting and human resources practices   

Be part of something big.


XPO 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 XPO 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.


XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO 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.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Manager, 2nd Shift, Lean Six Sigma, Operations, Management, Night