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Project Manager

Date: Mar 28, 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 Project Manager NT, you will be responsible for understanding the important details of assigned projects and how they support the overall business strategy. You’ll develop collaborative working relationships with business partners and senior leadership team members to design world-class solutions for our customers. We will equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career goals.  

 

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:  

  • Create cohesive project programs and plans with identifiable critical paths, task dependencies, risk and issue mitigation processes, and major milestones 

  • Manage the approved plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time and quality parameters  

  • Provide leadership for project execution for both internal departments and external clients; offer direction and guidance to the project team and communicate project requirements to internal and external stakeholders 

  • Act as a liaison between functional groups within XPO and clients during implementation or program changes/updates; ensure clear lines of communication among all teams  

  • Apply comprehensive technical knowledge and management experience to analyze and resolve complex work problems; design and implement solutions as needed  

  • Build strong relationships and collaborations with senior leadership to support company goals  

  • Develop customer presentations that illustrate solution components and value propositions   

What you need to succeed at XPO:  

At a minimum, you’ll need:  

  • 4 years of experience in project management in a distribution, logistics or manufacturing environment  

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Project and Visio  

It’d be great if you also have:  

  • Bachelor’s degree  

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule in order to broaden learning opportunities  

  • Availability to travel 25-40% of the time  

  • Strong ability to multitask and prioritize workload 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  

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.


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