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Freight Operations Supervisor

Date: Apr 17, 2019

Location: Kansas City, KS, US, 66115

Company: XPO Logistics

Can you build a team greater than the sum of its parts?

At XPO Logistics, recently named one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune Magazine, we need a Freight Operations Supervisor who can bring out the best in their team. If you know how to inspire people to continually raise the bar, while taking responsibility for all day-to-day operational responsibilities, you might be an ideal fit for our growing company. As a member of our team, you’ll have the support to excel and the resources to build a career you’ll be proud of. If you’re looking for an outstanding growth opportunity, we hope you’ll consider a career with XPO.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We’re 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:

  • Supervise staff during various inbound, city and/or outbound freight operations
  • Ensure production goals are met by managing tonnage, payroll and other administrative functions
  • Plan hourly employee schedules to meet daily operations goals
  • Enforce all company, FMCSR, OSHA and DOT policies, rules, regulations and laws
  • Coach, train and develop employees in a manner consistent with company policies
  • Act as a champion of our values, demonstrating them and holding your team to the same high standards

What you need to succeed at XPO: 

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree, 4 years of related work experience or equivalent military experience
  • Knowledge of the Less-than-Truckload (LTL) industry, hazardous materials regulations and DOT rules and regulations

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends
  • Transportation, distribution or logistics education
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • LTL industry experience
  • A positive attitude with the ability to multitask and motivate your team
  • Exceptional leadership, communication and administrative skills

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally)
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery

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: Kansas City