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Senior Engineer, Solutions Engineering

Requisition Id:  236042
Business Unit:  Managed Transportation

Naperville, MI, US, 60563


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Senior Engineer of Solutions Engineering, you will use rigorous data collection and analysis to craft marketable solutions for clients. You’ll identify, propose, and deliver key initiatives that improve the client’s supply chain operations and drive efficiency into the XPO account team’s internal processes. We will equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and 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:

  • Provide value propositions by identifying opportunities through rigorous data collection and analysis; craft marketable and creative solutions for clients
  • Present and message ideas simply to clients while gathering customer feedback
  • Strategically identify, propose and deliver key initiatives that improve the client’s supply chain operations and/or drive efficiency into the team’s internal processes
  • Proactively and collaboratively work with operations and procurement to identify and implement cost savings for the client
  • Develop and deliver productivity and engineered solutions for the account, including automation of processes
  • Contribute to the creation of standard operating procedures

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 2 years of experience in key functional areas: supply chain management, logistics, decision support systems/technology, transportation management, distribution or procurement functional responsibilities
  • Experience data mining and generating simulations in Microsoft BI, Access and Excel to identify and scope opportunities within the customer’s supply chain

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or other technical and/or analytical field
  • Experience with ILOG, Supply Chain Guru, Appian or data modeling
  • Experience in SAP
  • Lean six sigma experience
  • Experience collecting and analyzing data for modeling, network optimization and/or transportation redesign purposes
  • Experience preparing and delivering presentations
  • Strong project management skills

Be part of something big.


XPO is a leading provider of world-class 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. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Naperville
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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