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Warehouse General Manager

Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: Harrisburg, PA, US, 17101

Company: XPO Logistics

Lead our warehouse team to even greater success.

You know how to bring out the best in managers and supervisors, and you have the vision and confidence to get the job done. As the General Manager at XPO Logistics, you’ll be responsible for overseeing the efficient operations of the warehouse, including order fulfillment, shipping/receiving and inventory control activities. As a part of the XPO team, the fastest-growing company in the Fortune 500, you’ll have a starring role in helping us continue to provide daily business 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 more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Maintain high standards for operational activities, ensuring that the quality management system procedures are implemented throughout the warehouse
  • Efficiently develop and manage organizational resources, policies and procedures for increased depth and breadth of capabilities 
  • Ensure compliance with contractual metrics
  • Hire, train, develop and appraise staff effectively and consult with the Human Resources team as appropriate
  • Focus on safety, quality and productivity requirements in accordance with company needs and customer requirements
  • Take an active role in workload planning and volume forecasting for the site
  • Optimize all resources to meet or exceed production, quality, efficiency and customer satisfaction metrics
  • Maintain a safe work environment by adhering to and enforcing safe work practices 
  • Lead by example, demonstrating a positive attitude and encouraging teamwork
  • Communicate well with leadership, team members and other departments

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 7 years of managerial/supervisory experience 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with 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: 

  • Master's degree
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience in supply chain management in a distribution environment
  • Lean, Six Sigma and Continuous Process Improvement knowledge and experience 
  • Experience in an AS9100 or ISO environment
  • Strong problem-solving techniques and statistical analysis skills
  • Ability to monitor and enforce safety measures and policies for all internal team members and external vendors; able to provide coaching for supervisors to ensure a safe work environment
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills
  • Working knowledge of financial accounting and human resources practices

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: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg