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Manager, Operations

Requisition Id:  143443
Business Unit:  Brokerage
Location: 

Burnaby, BC, Canada, V5C 6A7

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees are our greatest asset and we’re always on the lookout for inspirational leaders who know how to get the best out of their team. As the Manager, Operations, you’ll oversee several important areas that are critical to keeping our operations running smoothly. We’ll count on your skills and years of experience to be a champion of our company values, ensuring an engaged workforce, loyal customers, efficient operations and a bright future for yourself and XPO.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including extended health benefits (medical, dental and vision), pension, life insurance, disability and more.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Communicate with customers, vendors and operations to ensure customer commitments are met
  • Establish procedures for maintaining overall company quality objectives
  • Provide guidance to supervisors with respect to personnel, quality and safety
  • Hire, train, develop and appraise staff effectively
  • Make recommendations to the facility manager on programs to improve operations
  • Manage equipment and coordinate all maintenance needs with the maintenance team
  • Ensure all records/reports are completed on time and maintained appropriately
  • Adhere to and enforce all safe work practices

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 4 years of operations experience 
  • Managerial/supervisory experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and 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:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or a similar field
  • 5 years of related experience in logistics, transportation or management
  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent written communication skills; capacity to write clearly and informatively while editing work for spelling and grammar
  • Experience presenting organized and thorough information/data appropriate for intended audience
  • Capacity to effectively partner with individuals and groups within the region while utilizing a variety of interpersonal styles and communication methods to effectively adapt to new work structures, processes or cultures

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.

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability 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 should not 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.

 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to accommodations@xpo.com. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. 

 

Accommodation email must include:
•    Your name
•    Job title with location (city/province) and requisition ID
•    A clear description of the disability accommodation that you are seeking