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Senior Project Manager

Date: May 17, 2019

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US, 85001

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America’s best employers by Forbes. At XPO, we are constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Senior Project Manager NT, you will support the development and lead the implementation of the XPO Operating System (XOS), as well as influence all levels of operations to drive culture and performance improvement within the supply chain network. Become a part of our growing, 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:

  • Directly support development and deployment of the XPO Lean Management platform for selected supply chain sites
  • Conceptualize a future state in relatable terms to site operations teams and executive leaders, and develop the change management plan in order to effectively and efficiently implement
  • Serve as a change agent for culture change and the use of leadership standard work at all levels of the organization
  • Track overall progress of XOS deployment program in terms of stated goals particularly around cost savings and training targets
  • Report site deployment and project execution progress using standard reporting templates

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 8 years of experience in a distribution center environment, supply chain management or a related field
  • Experience leading large scale, multi-site and/or multi-regional transformational supply chain projects
  • Expert experience with Lean tools such as value stream mapping, 5S, standard work, 5 Why Analysis, etc.
  • Expert experience with analytical tools such as flowcharts, Pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, run charts, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma tools as well as change management techniques
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Lean Expert and/or Six Sigma Blackbelt certified, Lean Master
  • Availability to travel 75% or more of the time as needed, occasionally on short notice

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: Phoenix