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Manager, Demand Planning and Analytics

Date: Jun 25, 2019

Location: High Point, NC, US, 27265

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Ranked as the #1 North American logistics company according to Transport Topics, XPO Logistics is among the most admired companies in the world according to Fortune Magazine. We realize that it takes a phenomenal team to keep us at the top of the industry, so we’re always looking for hardworking people to help us keep our operations running efficiently. As the Manager of Demand Planning and Analytics, you’ll be responsible for the management, strategy and ongoing improvement of labor planning. We’ll count on you to push analytics to the forefront of decision-making. If you’re excited about the challenge of working for a rapidly growing global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with 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:

  • Lead a team of professionals responsible for developing and managing long-range forecasting, capacity/demand planning and monitoring operational performance
  • Leverage data and predictive analysis to clearly articulate problems and influence decisions that support the strategic direction
  • Recommend, develop and implement key performance indicators (KPIs) to improve the business unit
  • Communicate critical information across the enterprise to build awareness of volume, metrics and significant variations in performance
  • Identify areas of improvement with senior management, using high-level analytics
  • Partner with Operations leaders to help guide them through the labor planning process
  • Support the development, implementation and management of the strategic vision, as well as the execution of the objectives of our Planning and Analytics Organization
  • Hire, train, develop and appraise staff effectively; take an active role in leading, mentoring and developing staff in accordance with the business and cultural objectives

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 7 years of experience in a supply chain planning environment or related field
  • Experience in the use of forecast management and order management solutions
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of supply chain concepts, including experience with statistical and business forecasting

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources; able to develop, recommend and implement solutions
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, project management, problem-solving and analytics
  • Proven leadership and teambuilding skills with the ability to effectively mentor, coach and lead a collaborative and diverse group of professionals

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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