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Manager, Weight and Inspections

Requisition Id:  271082
Business Unit:  LTL

Des Plaines, IL, US, 60018


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 Manager of Weight and Inspections (W&I), you will oversee, report on and implement all W&I initiatives and activities. You’ll provide guidance, direction and training to all W&I Supervisors and Freight Classification Specialists (FCS) within your assigned region. Your years of experience will be utilized maximizing employee engagement and maintaining clear and frequent communication on every level. 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 excited about the challenge of working for a rapidly growing global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with XPO.


Pay, benefits and more.

We’re 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:

  • Provide day-to-day management of regional staff; create work schedules
  • Determine and coordinate training needs for both new hires and existing team members
  • Review quarterly audit performance to identify discrepancies and errors in the inspection and correction processes
  • Prepare and deliver corrective action reports to team and senior management
  • Instruct W&I, operations and sales staff on proper use of National Motor Freight Classifications (NMFC) and rules, in addition to the XPO 199 rules tariff
  • Ensure supervisors are providing mentorship and training to staff on key initiatives and programs to decrease exceptions and improve audit compliance

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 4 years of Weights and Inspection experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Availability to travel up to 50% of the time
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include varying shifts and weekends

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Sales experience
  • Less-than-Truckload (LTL) industry knowledge and experience, including knowledge of hazardous materials and DOT rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of Behavior-Based safety techniques

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: Chicago

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