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Product Analyst

Date: Jun 18, 2019

Location: Southfield, MI, US, 48076

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we invest over $450 million per year in technology and innovation so we can deliver world-class service to our customers. As the Product Analyst, you will assist in driving the business product vision and feature definitions to ensure impact of developed solution is achieved. You will participate in and may lead in user requirements gathering sessions, take feedback to product team to analyze and assess feasibility, and work closely with User Experience (UX) Designers to make sure features are communicated and designed to work optimally. If you’re ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly growing global company, join us at 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Meet established acceptable time lines for completion
  • Chart and monitor progress toward product completion for each component
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure the delivery of the agreed-upon rollout plan
  • Gather and document feedback from end users on the products and recommend improvements; participate in product documentation, release notes and training documentation
  • Coordinate development and testing with the Development and Quality Assurance (QA) teams
  • Design web, desktop and reporting interfaces
  • Develop wireframes, mock-ups and user stories
  • Document data mapping among multiple applications
  • Collaborate with Operations, Sales and other departments to ensure that customer requirements are met and to close any potential gaps

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3 years of experience designing web software products and designing and optimizing business processes
  • 3 years of experience gathering business requirements and documenting in an agile environment
  • Basic experience with wireframing tools such as Omnigraffle, Balsamiq or similar
  • Proven track record of progressive experience, preferably in software development and product management
  • Some understanding of business process design and optimization such as order-to-cash
  • Freight brokerage or logistics experience

It’d be great if you also have:

  • MBA
  • Computer Science or similar Engineering degree
  • Ability to travel between our U.S. and Canadian offices 25% of the time
  • Business analyst experience
  • Management consulting experience
  • Experience as a programmer and/or scrum master
  • Proven analytical skills with the ability to prioritize work and deliver results
  • Excellent communication skills with both application engineers and business users

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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