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Senior Manager - Operations Support - 1st Shift

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Perris, CA, US, 92571

Company: XPO Logistics

1st Shift, Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm


Logistics done differently.

XPO Logistics, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is looking for a highly skilled professional who knows how to get the best out of their team. As the Senior Manager - Operations Support, you will create a highly engaged workforce that continuously performs improvement activities. You’ll coach and mentor your team to ensure that all responsibilities are performed in alignment with the company’s values and within the framework of XPO’s Lean Operating System. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.


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/direct all support functions of the distribution center, including site safety and security, administration, quality/continuous improvement, quality management, maintenance and training
  • Lead the site’s safety program to ensure all safety procedures comply with company policies, as well as local, state and federal rules and regulations; advise Operations on safety concerns and preventive actions
  • Oversee all peak planning and new initiatives developed by the customer
  • Provide operations team support to ensure service-level standards and contractual customer obligations are met
  • Identify growth opportunities with current customers by promoting enhanced service and/or cost savings to the customer; partner with site leadership in customer visits, conference calls and problem-solving efforts
  • Track, record and maintain quality data; monitor operations and quality processes and troubleshoot issues
  • Manage warehouse storage expansion/contraction strategy and ensure sufficient space to accommodate inbound and outbound volumes
  • Drive cost savings and change management by ensuring all major initiatives are planned, documented, communicated, coordinated and validated to provide uniform execution, team understanding and buy-in
  • Communicate with the customer to establish goals and objectives for project teams, scheduling and coordinating resources to deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Lead the training team to develop peak strategy, ensure all new hires meet expectations and provide continuous education to existing team members on process improvements and new procedures

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 5 years of managerial/supervisory experience
  • Experience in lean manufacturing principles
  • Proven working experience in project management and problem solving
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and with computerized scanner equipment
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule as needed, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics or a related field or equivalent related work or military experience
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Experience in an AS9100 or ISO environment
  • Experience in warehousing or Third-Party Logistics (3PL)
  • Solid organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to multitask
  • Ability to coach and mentor in a fast-paced environment

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights
  • Stand, sit or walk for extended periods of time
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel 
  • Tolerate hot or cold warehouse environments

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: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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