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Director, Engineering and Solutions

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

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 Director of Engineering and Solutions, you will be responsible for providing innovative, timely and professional solutions to help keep our operations running smoothly. As part of the XPO team, you’ll have a starring role in making sure we continue to provide game-changing 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Establish and maintain standards, including preparing a variety of staffing and efficiency analyses, identifying cost savings opportunities, coordinating operations startups, and conducting other studies as needed
  • Provide technical support and direction to the Industrial Engineers; determine startup and ongoing personnel requirements based on activity levels and product profile
  • Collaborate with HR, Compliance and the Safety Manager to coordinate and deliver training on safety, environmental, equipment and process requirements 
  • Create equipment and operation supply lists and purchase requisitions
  • Develop time estimates for process documentation, conversion of existing processes, and the development, testing and implementation of new processes
  • Publish startup milestones
  • Partner with the Information Technology team to identify, document and test new IT functionality

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering
  • 10 years of strong engineering and managerial experience in industrial engineering, with specific expertise in operational layout and material flow in distribution center environments
  • Proficiency with Windows applications and Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Project; ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications 
  • Proven ability to train and develop individual talent and teams

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master's degree 
  • Availability to travel 50% or more at times, depending on business needs
  • Excellent attention to detail; quick learner with creative problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated work style, with the ability to influence and guide others in the decision-making processes throughout the project life cycle
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience 

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.

 

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.


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