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Industrial Engineering Supervisor

Date: Mar 2, 2021

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. As the Engineering Supervisor, you will be responsible for developing labor standards, preparing staffing and efficiency analyses and identifying cost savings opportunities. You will also assist other programs by estimating cost and pricing for each opportunity and preparing proposals and coordinating operational startups. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and 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:

  • Train, develop, and provide technical support and direction to industrial engineering staff
  • Lead preparation of proposals for new business and renewal opportunities
  • Identify locations and facilities
  • Analyze the receiving, inventory and fulfillment data provided within RFPs to estimate activity levels and profile to support operational engineering
  • Identify facility upfits and equipment requirements
  • Engineer facility and equipment layouts, processes and flows
  • Engineer the staffing requirements
  • Work with functional support groups to develop and prepare solutions, and with Technical Writers to prepare proposals
  • Present solutions to perspective clients
  • Lead operational and process improvement projects for operations when requested

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work or military experience
  • 3 years of Industrial Engineering experience
  • Ability to use AutoCAD to draft, modify and produce detailed facility layouts
  • Familiarity with Six Sigma/Lean Methodology practices and principles
  • Proficiency with Windows applications and Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Project; ability to quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Experience engineering distribution center operations
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
  • Lean/Six Sigma designation

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: Greensboro

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