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Analyst, Procurement

Requisition Id:  321355
Business Unit:  Brokerage

Chicago, IL, US, 60601


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 Analyst, Procurement, you will coordinate the purchasing activities associated with supply-based performance. You’ll create purchase orders, monitor supplier metrics, resolve problems with the delivery of goods and/or services, and work with other functional areas as necessary to ensure service level objectives are met. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. Join us at XPO, and we’ll equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop your career 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:

  • Handle and monitor blanket and discrete purchase orders 
  • Monitor Carrier supplier performance
  • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions to ensure service performance
  • Act as the primary point of contact between carriers and the company
  • Work with Customer Service and program participants to resolve critical carrier supply issues 
  • Communicate carrier non-compliance to Procurement Manager
  • Report out regularly on Carrier Issues and KPI’s
  • Gain a clear understanding of the customer’s network, operations, carrier base, modes, strategies, and challenges
  • Interact with senior procurement management, account management, customer associates and carriers
  • Delegate daily load assignments to Carrier Reps and work with the Ops & Sales teams to find capacity options on every load, every time

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 1 year of experience as a carrier buyer  
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including intermediate to advanced Excel skills

It’d be a great if you also have:

  • Availability to travel
  • Ability to communicate effectively across the organization

Be part of something big.


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.


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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: Procurement, Buyer, Supply, Operations