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Senior Director, Driver Recruiting

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Dublin, OH, US, 43017

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

XPO Logistics, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is looking for a highly skilled professional who knows how to get the best out of their team. As the Senior Director, Operations, you will be responsible for developing and implementing growth and retention strategies while leading the intermodal driver recruiting and onboarding teams. You will also partner with executive and organizational leadership to increase driver onboards, reduce driver turnover, and assess hiring structure, processes and strategies. If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, come join us at XPO.


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 more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Partner with organizational leadership, corporate safety and business executives to develop a capability map and workforce plan outlining the current recruiting landscape and defining the capabilities needed for the future
  • Lead the driver recruitment program by developing and implementing an effective plan, process, materials and cadence for recruiting efforts to meet driver growth targets
  • Develop and manage advertising budgets and strategies, driver retention tracking and improvement plans, identifying critical talent to build the team, driver recruiting themes, vendor management, development, rewards and other key recruiting initiatives
  • Develop and deliver a plan to build truck and driver capacity and culture within the organization; collaborate with internal and external business units and partners to implement best practices
  • Stay current on internal and external driver acquisition best practices and trends, share and apply them regularly, and lead other driver acquisition initiatives
  • Ensure we deliver exceptional customer service to our valued drivers and client customers

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 7 years of transportation and recruiting leadership experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA or advanced degree in a related field
  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule as needed, which may include planned and unplanned early mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement experience
  • Proven ability to deliver results and prioritize tasks in a fast-moving, dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and business acumen to manage a team and meet KPIs and business growth objectives
  • Ability to collect and analyze market, business and/or technical information to draw conclusions and make educated recommendations impacting operations

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: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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